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Vantiv, Inc. (NYSE: VNTV) – Is this large market cap stock undervalued?

Vantiv, Inc. (NYSE: VNTV), is firmly in the large market cap category with market cap of 10782.58. To be considered a large market cap stock companies have to be valued at more than $10 billion. The current price for Vantiv, Inc. is 56.3 (with a change from open of -0.11%), this in conjunction with a target price of 62.98. Volume today has so far reached 1261800, with an average volume of about 1423.46. The GAP for this stock, is 0.30%.

The P/E ratio is 58.4, bringing the forward P/E to a value of 18.65. The current EPS for Vantiv, Inc., is 0.96, with a EPS growth for this year coming to a value of 17.00%. Performance has been interesting with performance year to date coming to 18.73%.

Looking further into the growth statistics for Vantiv, Inc., EPS is looking like it will grow 13.50% in the next year. Looking even further it is projected to be 14.33%. Quarter over quarter is 66.10% for EPS growth and for sales growth quarter over quarter it is 13.40%. Looking at past EPS growth statistics we see that for the past five years it has been 48.20%. Sales growth for the past five years has in fact been 22.10%.

Looking at the ownership, we see that the insider ownership is at 0.20% and institutional ownership is *TBA. Shares outstanding is 191.52, while shares float is at a value of 155. Float short for Vantiv, Inc. is 2.46% and the short ratio is 2.68.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 2.73, while the total debt/equity comes to 2.84. The ability to meet these debts, means that the current ratio is 0.9, and the quick ratio is 0.9. The most recent gross margin is 53.10% and their operating margin is 15.00%. The profit margin is 5.70%.

Vantiv, Inc. has seen returns on assets of 3.00%, and on investment, 8.60%. Return on equity is 19.60%. Price/Earnings to growth ratio is 4.07. Price/Sales ratio is at a value of 3.19, with Price/book ratio coming to 8.22 and Price/cash is 53.19, and finally Price/Free cash Flow is 19.66.

The simple moving averages are 2.65% and 7.17% for 20 day and 200 day simple moving average respectively. For the 52 week high and low the 52 week high is -5.57% and the 52 week low is 34.02%.

Vantiv, Inc. has a dividend yield of *TBA, with a current price of 56.3. The ability to pay this means the payout ratio is 0.00%. This is in an industry, Business Services, with equally high dividends from other companies in this sector, which it is Services. Vantiv, Inc. is based in USA.

Performance in the Business Services industry means that Vantiv, Inc. has seen performance for the past week of 1.66%, with performance for the month coming to 6.19%. Looking at the data for the quarter it is at a value of 2.27%, and for the half year the performance is 26.15%. Volatility for this week is 1.73% and for the month this is 1.88%.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.

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