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Is this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for HCA Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:HCA)?

The company in question is, HCA Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:HCA) currently with a stock price of 74.6 (0.78% today). The market cap for HCA Holdings, Inc. is 28203.1, and is in the sector Healthcare, and Hospitals industry. The target price for HCA Holdings, Inc. is 90.86. Currently HCA Holdings, Inc. is trading with a P/E of 12.78, and a forward P/E of 10.49. Average volume for HCA Holdings, Inc. is 2404.72 and so far today it is 1463879.

Performance in the last year for HCA Holdings, Inc. has been -18.19%. For EPS growth, HCA Holdings, Inc. has seen a growth of 19.80%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 7.06%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been 12.60% over the last five years and could be 11.16% for the next five years. HCA Holdings, Inc. has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at 4.30%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at 39.80%. The 20-day simple moving average is -4.00%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to 1.36%.

Since the IPO date for HCA Holdings, Inc. on the 3/10/2011, HCA Holdings, Inc. has seen performance year to date to be 9.45%. With HCA Holdings, Inc. trading at 74.6, the dividend yield is *TBA, and the EPS is 5.79.

So could HCA Holdings, Inc., be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 12.78. The PEG is 1.15, P/S is 0.69 and the P/B is at *TBA. The P/cash is 40.81, with P/free cash flow at 9.85.

HCA Holdings, Inc. ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is 1.7, and the quick ratio is 1.4. This is with long term debt/equity at *TBA, and total debt/equity at *TBA.

In terms of margins, HCA Holdings, Inc. has a gross margin of 83.40%, an operating margin of 14.10% and a profit margin of 5.90%.Payout ratio for HCA Holdings, Inc. is 0.00%. Return on assets come to 7.30% with return on investment coming to 18.90%.

Insider ownership for HCA Holdings, Inc., is at 20.30% and institutional ownership comes to 73.50%. Outstanding shares are at 381.02. While shares float is 300.79. The float short is currently 3.29%, and short ratio is 4.12.

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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