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Is this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for Citrix Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CTXS)?

The company in question is, Citrix Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CTXS) currently with a stock price of 86.95 (-2.66% today). The market cap for Citrix Systems, Inc. is 13559.4, and is in the sector Technology, and Business Software & Services industry. The target price for Citrix Systems, Inc. is 87.55. Currently Citrix Systems, Inc. is trading with a P/E of 37.84, and a forward P/E of 16.5. Average volume for Citrix Systems, Inc. is 1335.38 and so far today it is 2749154.

Performance in the last year for Citrix Systems, Inc. has been 30.20%. For EPS growth, Citrix Systems, Inc. has seen a growth of 35.50%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 8.80%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been 6.50% over the last five years and could be 14.75% for the next five years. Citrix Systems, Inc. has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at 8.50%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at 200.20%. The 20-day simple moving average is 3.33%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to 11.81%.

Since the IPO date for Citrix Systems, Inc. on the 12/8/1995, Citrix Systems, Inc. has seen performance year to date to be 18.08%. With Citrix Systems, Inc. trading at 86.95, the dividend yield is *TBA, and the EPS is 2.36.

So could Citrix Systems, Inc., be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 37.84. The PEG is 2.57, P/S is 4.06 and the P/B is at 6.66. The P/cash is 11.73, with P/free cash flow at 15.22.

Citrix Systems, Inc. ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is 1.1, and the quick ratio is 1.1. This is with long term debt/equity at 0.64, and total debt/equity at 0.

In terms of margins, Citrix Systems, Inc. has a gross margin of 81.40%, an operating margin of 12.30% and a profit margin of 11.20%.Payout ratio for Citrix Systems, Inc. is 0.00%. Return on assets come to 6.80% with return on investment coming to 10.80%.

Insider ownership for Citrix Systems, Inc., is at 0.70% and institutional ownership comes to 97.80%. Outstanding shares are at 151.79. While shares float is 150.01. The float short is currently 6.63%, and short ratio is 7.45.

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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