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Is this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for Cintas Corporation (NASDAQ:CTAS)?

The company in question is, Cintas Corporation (NASDAQ:CTAS) currently with a stock price of 107.98 (0.63% today). The market cap for Cintas Corporation is 11517.58, and is in the sector Services, and Business Services industry. The target price for Cintas Corporation is 94.78. Currently Cintas Corporation is trading with a P/E of 27.65, and a forward P/E of 24.95. Average volume for Cintas Corporation is 704.43 and so far today it is 235943.

Performance in the last year for Cintas Corporation has been 24.84%. For EPS growth, Cintas Corporation has seen a growth of 12.80%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 6.75%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been 19.60% over the last five years and could be 11.70% for the next five years. Cintas Corporation has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at 9.70%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at 34.10%. The 20-day simple moving average is 13.12%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to 19.50%.

Since the IPO date for Cintas Corporation on the 3/26/1990, Cintas Corporation has seen performance year to date to be 17.85%. With Cintas Corporation trading at 107.98, the dividend yield is 0.98%, and the EPS is 3.88.

So could Cintas Corporation, be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 27.65. The PEG is 2.36, P/S is 2.41 and the P/B is at 5.93. The P/cash is 29.78, with P/free cash flow at 48.45.

Cintas Corporation ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is 2, and the quick ratio is 1.8. This is with long term debt/equity at 0.54, and total debt/equity at 0.67.

In terms of margins, Cintas Corporation has a gross margin of 43.20%, an operating margin of 15.80% and a profit margin of 13.80%.Payout ratio for Cintas Corporation is 17.40%. Return on assets come to 15.60% with return on investment coming to 14.10%.

Insider ownership for Cintas Corporation, is at 0.10% and institutional ownership comes to 70.50%. Outstanding shares are at 107.34. While shares float is 87.39. The float short is currently 5.69%, and short ratio is 7.05.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.

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