Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY), is firmly in the large market cap category with market cap of 91.04 B. To be considered a large market cap stock companies have to be valued at more than $10 billion. The current price for Eli Lilly and Company is 82.34 (with a change from open of 0.39%), this in conjunction with a target price of 88.95. Volume today has so far reached 2538037, with an average volume of about 3826.44. The GAP for this stock, is 0.17%.
The P/E ratio is 39.99, bringing the forward P/E to a value of 18.84. The current EPS for Eli Lilly and Company, is 2.06, with a EPS growth for this year coming to a value of 14.10%. Performance has been interesting with performance year to date coming to 11.95%.
Looking further into the growth statistics for Eli Lilly and Company, EPS is looking like it will grow 6.17% in the next year. Looking even further it is projected to be 12.77%. Quarter over quarter is -125.30% for EPS growth and for sales growth quarter over quarter it is 7.50%. Looking at past EPS growth statistics we see that for the past five years it has been -8.00%. Sales growth for the past five years has in fact been -2.70%.
Looking at the ownership, we see that the insider ownership is at 11.50% and institutional ownership is 77.60%. Shares outstanding is 1105.64, while shares float is at a value of 1100.66. Float short for Eli Lilly and Company is 0.93% and the short ratio is 2.66.
In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 0.54, while the total debt/equity comes to 0.73. The ability to meet these debts, means that the current ratio is 1.2, and the quick ratio is 0.9. The most recent gross margin is 73.80% and their operating margin is 12.90%. The profit margin is 10.10%.
Eli Lilly and Company has seen returns on assets of 5.80%, and on investment, 11.60%. Return on equity is 15.00%. Price/Earnings to growth ratio is 3.13. Price/Sales ratio is at a value of 4.22, with Price/book ratio coming to 6.2 and Price/cash is 25.97, and finally Price/Free cash Flow is 28.85.
The simple moving averages are 3.45% and 4.82% for 20 day and 200 day simple moving average respectively. For the 52 week high and low the 52 week high is -5.05% and the 52 week low is 28.30%.
Eli Lilly and Company has a dividend yield of 2.53%, with a current price of 82.34. The ability to pay this means the payout ratio is 99.20%. This is in an industry, Drug Manufacturers – Major, with equally high dividends from other companies in this sector, which it is Healthcare. Eli Lilly and Company is based in USA.
Performance in the Drug Manufacturers – Major industry means that Eli Lilly and Company has seen performance for the past week of 1.78%, with performance for the month coming to 5.16%. Looking at the data for the quarter it is at a value of -2.05%, and for the half year the performance is 11.48%. Volatility for this week is 1.20% and for the month this is 1.21%.
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