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Is this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for TELUS Corporation (NYSE:TU)?

The company in question is, TELUS Corporation (NYSE:TU) currently with a stock price of 33.41 (-0.30% today). The market cap for TELUS Corporation is 19924.39, and is in the sector Technology, and Wireless Communications industry. The target price for TELUS Corporation is 33.82. Currently TELUS Corporation is trading with a P/E of 17.95, and a forward P/E of 12.03. Average volume for TELUS Corporation is 176.11 and so far today it is 147600.

Performance in the last year for TELUS Corporation has been 8.56%. For EPS growth, TELUS Corporation has seen a growth of -0.80%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 4.51%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been 7.00% over the last five years and could be 6.40% for the next five years. TELUS Corporation has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at 0.80%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at 24.50%. The 20-day simple moving average is 1.28%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to 10.04%.

Since the IPO date for TELUS Corporation on the 6/11/1996, TELUS Corporation has seen performance year to date to be 23.53%. With TELUS Corporation trading at 33.41, the dividend yield is 4.22%, and the EPS is 1.86.

So could TELUS Corporation, be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 17.95. The PEG is 2.81, P/S is 2.03 and the P/B is at 3.14. The P/cash is 59.49, with P/free cash flow at *TBA.

TELUS Corporation ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is 0.5, and the quick ratio is 0.4. This is with long term debt/equity at 1.34, and total debt/equity at 1.56.

In terms of margins, TELUS Corporation has a gross margin of 56.10%, an operating margin of 15.30% and a profit margin of 11.30%.Payout ratio for TELUS Corporation is 73.80%. Return on assets come to 5.30% with return on investment coming to 6.90%.

Insider ownership for TELUS Corporation, is at 0.20% and institutional ownership comes to 77.00%. Outstanding shares are at 596.36. While shares float is 587.39. The float short is currently 0.82%, and short ratio is 27.49.

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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