Essential Considerations for GSK Investors

GSK marked a -4.0% change today, compared to -0.0% for the S&P 500. Is it a good value at today's price of $38.68? Only an in-depth analysis can answer that question, but here are some facts that can give you an idea:

  • GSK plc, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the research, development, and manufacture of vaccines, and specialty and general medicines to prevent and treat disease in the United Kingdom, the United States, and internationally.

  • GSK belongs to the Health Care sector, which has an average price to earnings (P/E) ratio of 27.53 and an average price to book (P/B) of 3.61

  • The company's P/B ratio is 11.4

  • GSK has a trailing 12 month Price to Earnings (P/E) ratio of 14.1 based on its trailing 12 month price to earnings (EPS) of $2.75 per share

  • Its forward P/E ratio is 8.3, based on its forward earnings per share (EPS) of $4.65

  • GSK has a Price to Earnings Growth (PEG) ratio of 2.07, which shows the company is overvalued when we factor growth into the price to earnings calculus.

  • Over the last four years, GSK has averaged free cash flows of $7.83 Billion, which on average grew -3.8%

  • GSK's gross profit margins have averaged 67.5 % over the last four years and during this time they had a growth rate of 1.8 % and a coefficient of variability of 5.86 %.

  • GSK has moved 13.5% over the last year compared to 25.0% for the S&P 500 -- a difference of -11.5%

  • GSK has an average analyst rating of buy and is -16.82% away from its mean target price of $46.5 per share

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