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Thursday, January 3, 2013

Potential Takeover Candidate? (NASDAQ: SYKE)

Shares of SYKE traded higher by 0.07% or $0.01/share to $15.04. NASDAQ is trading at a price to book ratio of 1.09. This indicates that the shares are relatively cheap compared to book value which means the market is pricing in going concern value. The PEG is 1.25. The price to sales ratio came in at 0.59. Hence, the firm is extremely cheap relative to its top line sales figures. On average, 174449 shares of SYKE exchange hands on a given day and today's volume is recorded at 88969. These financial metrics combined make this company seem undervalued. Value investors may have an eye on this one, especially if the stock gets cheaper.

Sykes Enterprises, Incorporated (Sykes) is engaged in providing outsourced customer contact management solutions and services in the business process outsourcing (BPO) arena.