IHS Markit provides critical information, insights, and analytics worldwide, including solutions in customer workflows, and strategy, planning, and analysis that provides information, research, and tools, which support a range of commercial decisions and processes comprising capital investments, country-entry strategies, acquisitions, annual strategic planning processes, and monthly/quarterly productions and sales forecasts. The combined company will be based in London, England.
INFO Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation
DCF Fair Value Target:
The table below illustrates the output of a discounted cash flow forecast using a variety of scenarios for IHS Markit Ltd. To summarize, we found that IHS Markit Ltd ranked in the 35th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. We should note, though, that the most conservative analysis suggests this stock will yield negative results -- and thus may be a potential short opportunity. As for the metrics that stood out in our discounted cash flow analysis of IHS Markit Ltd, consider:
The compound growth rate in the free cash flow of IHS Markit Ltd over the past 5.12 years is 0.17%; that's better than 62.05% of cash flow producing equities in the Industrials sector, where it is classified.
84% of the company's capital comes from equity, which is greater than 68.29% of stocks in our cash flow based forecasting set.
Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash Flow
Return Relative to Current Share Price
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