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Nasdaq, Inc. (NASDAQ: NDAQ) – Analysis of a Large Market Cap Stock

Nasdaq, Inc. (NASDAQ: NDAQ), is in the industry Diversified Investments. Based in USA, Nasdaq, Inc. has a market cap of 11502.15. Therefore, Nasdaq, Inc. is a large market cap stock. Today it is currently trading at 70 (0.76%), with an average volume 779.88, its volume today is 196819.

Investors has seen a return of equity of 8.60%. Performance year to date of 21.04% and sales growth for the past five years is 1.30%.

Currently Nasdaq, Inc., has an EPS of 2.88, which has grown by 4.40% this year. EPS is also projected to grow 13.99% next year, and 10.68% for the next five years. For the past five years EPS growth has been 5.50%. Sales growth quarter over quarter is 11.20%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter coming to a value of -46.10%.

As with most large market cap stocks, it has a good dividend yield of 1.84%. The ability for Nasdaq, Inc. to pay for the 1.84% dividend yield is 36.20% payout ratio. Also generally volatility for large market cap stocks are lower so for Nasdaq, Inc., volatility for the week has been 1.45%, and for the month 1.13%.

It has been a long while for Nasdaq, Inc., since its IPO date on 07/01/2002. Investors at the moment see that Nasdaq, Inc., has a long term debt/equity of 0.65, with total debt/equity coming to 0. The ability for Nasdaq, Inc. to pay these debts is as follows; current ratio is 1.1 and quick ratio comes to 1.1.

In terms of value, Nasdaq, Inc. has a P/E value of 24.11, combined with a forward P/E of 16.42. While PEG ratio ideally wants to be as low as possible, and it is 2.26. The same goes for P/S and P/B, you want these value to be lower, to represent a potential undervalued company, and they have a P/S and P/B of 3.25 and 2.01 respectively. We see that there is a P/Cash flow of 19.2 and a P/Free cash flow of 31.

The management of the company has seen, a return of investment of 6.50% and return on assets of 3.70%. Nasdaq, Inc. is comprised of insider ownership at 0.90% and institutional ownership of 77.10%.

With a gross margin of 61.00% and operating margin of 24.60%, this means there is a profit margin of 13.80%. Total shares outstanding is 165.57, with shares float coming to 134.16. The 200-day simple moving average is 10.17% and the 20-day simple moving average is 0.86%.

Nasdaq, Inc. is based in USA, in the very big sector Financial. Recently Nasdaq, Inc. has seen performance for this week at 1.18%. While for the month it has been -0.59%. Longer term we see that it has been 9.26% for the quarter and for the half year 8.73%. For the year performance has come to 38.81%.

It will be interesting to see how Nasdaq, Inc. does in the future, and for investors alike. As stated above, it has an EPS growth projection for the next five years of 10.68%. What do you think is the future for Nasdaq, Inc.?

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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