Large Cap Services Stocks With Strong Current Ratios to Watch Now

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information about the most liquid large cap companies in the Services sector.  Liquidity is measured by the company’s current ratio, which is the ratio of its current assets to its current liabilities.  Current assets are liquid assets that can be readily converted to cash, or which are cash, and current liabilities are those liabilities (debts) due within the next quarter (90 days).  A current ratio higher than one indicates that the company has more current assets than it does current liabilities.  A current ratio lower than one indicates that the company may have trouble paying its short-term debts with cash and cash equivalents on hand.  The minimum market capitalization for this screen is $10 billion.

  • Liberty Media Corp (Starz) (NASDAQ:LSTZA): This company has current assets of $1,746,000,000 against current liabilities of $168,000,000, for a current ratio of 10.39. The stock recently traded at $69.09 and its market capitalization is $17,334,980,000. About the company: Liberty Media-Starz owns and operates cable television channels and Internet businesses.  The Company operates cable television channels that televise movies; offers satellite Internet access; operates fantasy sports games; and offers online games, information and entertainment for sports fans.
  • Bed Bath + Beyond Inc. (NASDAQ:BBBY): This company has current assets of $4,073,838,000 against current liabilities of $1,322,440,000, for a current ratio of 3.08. The stock recently traded at $50.06 and its market capitalization is $12,478,080,000. About the company: Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. operates a nationwide chain of retail stores.  The Company, through its retail stores, sells a wide assortment of merchandise principally including domestics merchandise and home furnishings as well as good, giftware, health and beauty care items and infant and toddler merchandise.
  • American Tower Corporation (NYSE:AMT): This company has current assets of $1,404,174,000 against current liabilities of $542,195,000, for a current ratio of 2.59. The stock recently traded at $47.37 and its market capitalization is $18,746,990,000. About the company: American Tower Corporation owns, operates, and develops wireless communications and broadcast towers in the United States.  The Company leases antennae sites on multi-tenant towers for a diverse range of wireless communications industries, including personal communications services, paging, and cellular.  American Tower also offers a variety of network development services.
  • eBay Inc. (NASDAQ:EBAY): This company has current assets of $11,065,340,000 against current liabilities of $4,516,514,000, for a current ratio of 2.45. The stock recently traded at $29.15 and its market capitalization is $37,567,330,000. About the company: eBay Inc. operates an online trading community.  The Company’s service is used by buyers and sellers for the exchange of products and services such as coins, collectibles, computers, memorabilia, stamps and toys, as well as concert and sporting tickets.  eBay also offers, through a subsidiary, secure online payment services.
  • Coach, Inc. (NYSE:COH): This company has current assets of $1,452,388,000 against current liabilities of $593,017,000, for a current ratio of 2.45. The stock recently traded at $52.63 and its market capitalization is $15,452,380,000. About the company: Coach, Inc. designs, produces, and markets primarily leather goods. The Company’s products include handbags, business cases, men’s and women’s accessories, luggage and travel accessories, leather outerwear, and gloves. Coach, together with a licensing partner, offers watches, footwear, furniture, and eyewear.
  • Kohl-s Corporation (NYSE:KSS): This company has current assets of $5,645,000,000 against current liabilities of $2,710,000,000, for a current ratio of 2.08. The stock recently traded at $44.29 and its market capitalization is $12,449,450,000. About the company: Kohl’s Corporation operates a chain of family-oriented department stores. The Company’s stores feature apparel, footwear and accessories for women, men and children; soft home products such as sheets and pillows; and housewares targeted to middle income customers. Kohl’s also offers online shopping as well as offers store credit cards.
  • NTT DoCoMo, Inc. (ADR) (NYSE:DCM): This company has current assets of $27,894,234,501 against current liabilities of $14,536,232,173, for a current ratio of 1.92. The stock recently traded at $17.76 and its market capitalization is $78,637,638,465. About the company: NTT DOCOMO, INC. provides various types of telecommunication services including cellular phones, satellite mobile communication, and wireless LAN Network. The Company also sells cellular phones, and other equipment.
  • Dollar General Corp. (NYSE:DG): This company has current assets of $2,367,825,000 against current liabilities of $1,365,373,000, for a current ratio of 1.73. The stock recently traded at $30.78 and its market capitalization is $10,512,460,000. About the company: Dollar General Corp. operates a chain of discount retail stores located primarily in the southern, southwestern, midwestern and eastern United States. The Company offer a broad selection of merchandise, including consumable products such as food, paper and cleaning products, health and beauty products and pet supplies, and non-consumable products such as seasonal merchandise.
  • Limited Brands, Inc. (NYSE:LTD): This company has current assets of $2,592,000,000 against current liabilities of $1,504,000,000, for a current ratio of 1.72. The stock recently traded at $32.72 and its market capitalization is $10,063,930,000. About the company: Limited Brands, Inc. owns and operates specialty stores throughout the United States.  The Company, through its retail stores, offers a wide range of products, including women’s apparel, women’s lingerie, beauty products and accessories, personal care, and home fragrance products.  The Company’s stores also offer products via the Internet.
  • Chunghwa Telecom Co., Ltd (ADR) (NYSE:CHT): This company has current assets of $4,164,282,889 against current liabilities of $2,493,964,105, for a current ratio of 1.67. The stock recently traded at $32.74 and its market capitalization is $25,620,637,826. About the company: Chunghwa Telecom Co. Ltd. provides local, domestic, and international long distance services.  The Company also offers wireless telecommunication, paging, and Internet services.

(Note: Selected financial data are sourced from screener.co.  All data are assumed to be accurate.)

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