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Google Inc., builds products and provides services to organize the information and make it universally accessible and useful. It provides Search, a service that delivers relevant search results in response to user queries; Product Listing Ads that offer product information. BALANCE SHEET Google Inc. earned $3.3 billion, or $9.94 per share, during the opening three months of the year. That was a 16 percent increase from $2.9 billion, or $8.75 per share, last year. If not for certain expenses, Google said it would have earned $11.58 per share. Revenue climbed 31 percent from last year to $14 billion. After subtracting advertising commissions, Google's revenue totaled $11 billion — about $335 million below analyst estimates. The first-quarter numbers show that a recent decline in Google's average ad prices is easing. That's an indication that marketers are starting to pay more for the ads that Google distributes to smartphones and tablet computers. Google's average price, or the "cost per click" to advertisers, has fallen from the previous year in six consecutive quarters, including the opening three months of the year. GOOG PE stands at 24.83 below the industry average of 67.86 and above the S&P 500 average of 16.70. The stock is currently trading 9% below its intrinsic value of $874.82 this suggests that the stock is undervalued at these levels. GOOG's current Price/Sales of 5.03 is above the average of its industry of 2.33. The beta of 1.15 implies higher volatility of the stock with respect to the S&P 500. GOOG’s Total Debt/Equity is 7.70 and is acceptable for our model. At the end of the quarter, Google had $50.1 billion in cash and cash equivalents. The company pays no dividend. I believe GOOG is still a buy
This thread is for those who like to discuss about the Fundamental Valuation (Relative valuation / Discounted Cash Flow valuation) of stocks listed on NYSE. I am waiting for your thoughts in this thread and their usefulness in trading. We all know valuation is done by Research analyst and if the current market price is below (above) than the Intrinsic value of the stock, then the stock is Undervalued (overvalued) and we do the trading accordingly. Awaiting more inputs to this thread so that it helps in trading decision making. Happy Learning
Walgreen Company is the world's largest drug retailer, operates retail drug store and general merchandise. It is engaged in the retail sale of prescription and non-prescription drugs and general merchandise. The stock closed the last trading session at $40.13. In the past year, the stock has hit a 52-week low of $28.53 and 52-week high of $42.00. Technical indicators for the stock are neutral. WAG has a market cap of $37.93 billion and is part of the services sector. BALANCE SHEET Net earnings for the first quarter ended November 30, 2012 were $413 million or $.43 per diluted share. This was a 25.5% decrease in net earnings over the same quarter last year. Quarter net earnings and net earnings per diluted share, respectively, was $59 million, or $.06 per diluted share, in acquisition-related amortization, $34 million, or $.04 per diluted share. Net sales for the quarter ended November 30, 2012 decreased by 4.6% to $17.3 billion. VALUATION WAG PE stands at 18.16 above the industry’s average of 17.26. The stock is currently trading 6% below its intrinsic value of $42.80 this suggests that the stock is undervalued at these levels. WAG’s current Price/Sales of 0.54 is at the average of its industry of 0.52. The beta of 1.28 implies higher volatility of the stock with respect to the S&P 500. The firm pays a 2.6% dividend yield. WAG’s Total Debt/Equity is 34.70% The company has demonstrated neutral technical signs, the company stands on very sound financial footing but lower sales makes us cautious at current price level. WAG stock is 8.43% higher year to date. My overall score for WAG is 5.00/10.00 I am neutral on the stock.
Exxon Mobil Corporation engages in the exploration and production of crude oil and natural gas, and manufacture of petroleum products. Last Price: $88.36 Highlights: Exxon Mobil is the world's largest publicly traded integrated oil company and the largest producer of natural gas in the United States with a daily production of 3,712 mmcf. The stock closed yesterday’s trading session at $88.36. In the past year, the stock has hit a 52-week low of $77.13 and 52-week high of $93.67. Technical indicators for the stock are bullish. XOM has a market cap of $397.80 billion and is part of the basic materials sector. BALANCE SHEET XOM profit in the fourth quarter was $9.95 billion, or $2.20 per share, compared with $9.4 billion, or $1.97 per share, in the same period a year earlier. Oil and gas output fell 5.2 percent to 4.29 million barrels oil equivalent per day, Exxon said. Profit at Exxon's exploration and production business fell 12% to $7.76 billion. At its chemicals unit, profit more than doubled to $958 million, and refining earnings were $1.77 billion, up sharply from $425 million a year earlier. VALUATION XOM PE stands at 9.11 below the industry’s average of 9.87. The stock is currently trading 6% below its intrinsic value of $93.90 this suggests that the stock is undervalued at these levels. XOM's current Price/Sales of 0.88 is above the average of its industry of 0.87. The beta of 0.85 implies lower volatility of the stock with respect to the S&P 500. The firm pays a 2.60% annual dividend yield. XOM’s Total Debt/Equity is 8% and is acceptable for our model. My view: The company has demonstrated neutral technical signs. The current P/E ratio of 9.11 and dividend yield of 2.60% makes this stock very attractive for value investors. XOM stock is 4.29% higher year to date. I will buy the stock and keep it my portfolio as a long term investment and not for trading.