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Stock to Watch: IHS Markit (NASDAQ: INFO)

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IHS Markit is part of the industrials sector and is in the business services industry. The company CEO is Lance Uggla. IHS Markit is a provider of data and analytics to corporate and sovereign clients across various industries. It products include economic forecasting, cost modeling, risk assessments and scenario analysis, competitive benchmarking and consulting.

Previous Intraday Trading Performance:

The INFO stock showed a previous change of 0.13% with an open at 55.16 and a close of 55.08. It reached an intraday high of 55.31 and a low of 54.89.

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Liquidity:

The stock has a market cap of $22.0b with 399.7m shares outstanding, of which the float is 396.3m shares. Trading volume reached 1,242,732 shares compared to its average volume of 1,836,198 shares. Based on the current average volume and close price, the trading liquidity is good.

Historical Trading Performance:

Over the last five trading days, IHS Markit shares returned 0.35% and in the past 30 trading days it returned 2.82%. Over three months, it changed 8.49%. In one year it has changed 12.89% and within that year its 52-week high was 55.99 and its 52-week low was 44.52. INFO stock is 23.72% above its 52 Week Low.

Our calculations show a 200 day moving average of 52.58 and a 50 day moving average of 53.72. Currently INFO stock is trading 4.76% above its 200 day moving average and may be a good opportunity to buy.

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Earnings:

The last annual fiscal EPS for the company was reported at 1.33 that ended on 30th of November 2018, which according to the previous close, that is a PE of 41.41. Based on 7 analyst estimates, the consensus EPS for the next quarter is 0.45. The TTM EPS is 1.94, which comes to a TTM PE of 28.39. Historically, the PE high was 86.70 and the PE low was 26.90. If the stock reached its PE low, that would represent a price of 52.19, which is a decrease of -5.25%.

Base on our calculations, the intrinsic value per share is 45.57, which means it may be overvalued by -20.86%

Indicators to Watch:

Based on the latest filings, there is 0.90% of insider ownership and 141.90% of institutional ownership. Short-interest is 0, which is 0.00% of shares outstanding. The short-interest ratio or days-to-cover ratio is 0.00.

The current calculated beta is 0.82

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Fundamental Indicators:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on equity is 4.98%, return on assets is 2.64%, profit margin is 9.88%, price-to-sales is 5.33 and price-to-book is 2.64.

Company Scores:

All scores are out of six:
 0  :Valuation Score
 1  :Past Performance Score
 3  :Financial Strength Score
 3  :Future Growth Score
 0  :Dividend Score
 1  :Overall Score

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John Jones
Worked for several Wall Street firms: Salomon Smith Barney, UBS, and Charles Schwab. Has developed skills and gained extensive experience over the years that is used today to uncover winning penny stocks.Also was an attorney for small businesses in Scottsdale, Arizona. That experience and understanding of law provides a unique perspective and edge in discovering quality companies in various industries.