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Cheapest Large Caps with Highest Expected Growth as of January 2012

Here is a current sheet of America’s cheapest large caps that have the highest expected growth for next fiscal year. Stocks from the sheet have a market capitalization of more than $10 billion as well as an expected earnings per share growth of at least 20 percent for the next fiscal year but have a P/E ratio of less than 20 and a P/S ratio of less than 2. The list is sorted by dividend yield. Twenty-five stocks fulfilled these criteria of which four are yielding above 3 percent. Two stocks have a strong buy recommendation.

These are my favorites:

3. Time Warner Cable (TWC) has a market capitalization of $22.03 billion. The company employs 47,500 people, generates revenues of $18,868.00 million and has a net income of $1,313.00 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $6,819.00 million. Because of these figures, the EBITDA margin is 36.14 percent (operating margin 19.56 percent and the net profit margin finally 6.96 percent).

The total debt representing 51.11 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 254.30 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 14.52 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $4.31. Last fiscal year, the company paid $1.60 in form of dividends to shareholders.

Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 16.02, P/S 1.17 and P/B 2.61. Dividend Yield: 2.78 percent. The beta ratio is 0.71.

2. Caterpillar (CAT) has a market capitalization of $68.31 billion. The company employs 121,513 people, generates revenues of $42,588.00 million and has a net income of $2,782.00 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $6,238.00 million. Because of these figures, the EBITDA margin is 14.65 percent (operating margin 9.30 percent and the net profit margin finally 6.53 percent).

The total debt representing 44.39 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 262.55 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 27.60 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $6.54. Last fiscal year, the company paid $1.74 in form of dividends to shareholders.

Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 16.14, P/S 1.60 and P/B 6.23. Dividend Yield: 1.74 percent. The beta ratio is 1.86.

3. Comcast Corporation (CMCSA) has a market capitalization of $71.04 billion. The company employs 102,000 people, generates revenues of $37,937.00 million and has a net income of $3,668.00 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $14,572.00 million. Because of these figures, the EBITDA margin is 38.41 percent (operating margin 20.97 percent and the net profit margin finally 9.67 percent).

The total debt representing 26.50 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 70.83 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 8.35 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $1.40. Last fiscal year, the company paid $0.38 in form of dividends to shareholders.

Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 18.69, P/S 1.86 and P/B ratio 1.63. Dividend Yield: 1.73 percent. The beta ratio is 1.04.

Take a look at the full list of cheap large capitalized stocks with highest expected earnings per share. The average P/E ratio amounts to 13.76 while the forward price to earnings ratio amounts to 10.21. P/S ratio is 1.07 and P/B is 1.75. The expected earnings growth for next year amounts to 293.84 and 15.63 percent for the upcoming five years.

Related stock ticker symbols:

TEF, SLF, MFC, PTR, MMC, TWC, TRV, AMAT, NTT, FCX, JCI, CAT, CMCSA, PCAR, BHI, AA, MS, HAL, NWSA, STI, HOT, DTV, AIG, HCA, MITSY,

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