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Stock Under Review: IHS Markit (NASDAQ: INFO)

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IHS Markit trades as part of the business services industry and trades as part of the industrials sector. 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 1.07% with an open at 58.07 and a close of 58.38. It reached an intraday high of 58.71 and a low of 57.85.

SeekingAlpha:  IHS, Informa exchange business units

Liquidity:

The stock has a market cap of $23.3b with 399.7m shares outstanding, of which the float is 396.3m shares. Trading volume reached 1,619,759 shares compared to its average volume of 1,399,071 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 1.53% and in the past 30 trading days it returned 5.99%. Over three months, it changed 10.17%. In one year it has changed 15.15% and within that year its 52-week high was 59.14 and its 52-week low was 44.52. INFO stock is 31.13% above its 52 Week Low.

Our calculations show a 200 day moving average of 53.14 and a 50 day moving average of 55.73. Currently INFO stock is trading 9.85% above its 200 day moving average.

Business Wire:  IHS Markit and Informa to Exchange Business Units

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 43.89. 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 30.09. 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 -10.60%.

Below was the last reported quarterly diluted earnings per share:

Feb19 0.27
Nov18 0.20
Aug18 0.26
May18 0.28
Feb18 0.59

Base on our calculations, the intrinsic value per share is 44.47, which means it may be overvalued by -31.29%.

Indicators to Watch:

The current calculated beta is 0.80.

Business Wire:  Alternative Data Provides Significant and Sustainable Investing Edge, Reveals Greenwich Associates Research

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 5.60 and price-to-book is 2.80.

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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