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

The company in question is, Vantiv, Inc. (NYSE:VNTV) currently with a stock price of 53.31 (0.21% today). The market cap for Vantiv, Inc. is 10189.14, and is in the sector Services, and Business Services industry. The target price for Vantiv, Inc. is 63.12. Currently Vantiv, Inc. is trading with a P/E of 55.3, and a forward P/E of 17.66. Average volume for Vantiv, Inc. is 1565.93 and so far today it is 563600.

Performance in the last year for Vantiv, Inc. has been 23.40%. For EPS growth, Vantiv, Inc. has seen a growth of 17.00%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 13.50%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been 48.20% over the last five years and could be 14.33% for the next five years. Vantiv, Inc. has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at 13.40%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at 66.10%. The 20-day simple moving average is -4.20%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to 1.98%.

Since the IPO date for Vantiv, Inc. on the 3/22/2012, Vantiv, Inc. has seen performance year to date to be 12.42%. With Vantiv, Inc. trading at 53.31, the dividend yield is *TBA, and the EPS is 0.96.

So could Vantiv, Inc., be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 55.3. The PEG is 3.86, P/S is 3.02 and the P/B is at 7.78. The P/cash is 50.27, with P/free cash flow at 18.58.

Vantiv, Inc. ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is 0.9, and the quick ratio is 0.9. This is with long term debt/equity at 2.73, and total debt/equity at 2.84.

In terms of margins, Vantiv, Inc. has a gross margin of 53.10%, an operating margin of 15.00% and a profit margin of 5.70%.Payout ratio for Vantiv, Inc. is 0.00%. Return on assets come to 3.00% with return on investment coming to 8.60%.

Insider ownership for Vantiv, Inc., is at 0.60% and institutional ownership comes to *TBA. Outstanding shares are at 191.13. While shares float is 155. The float short is currently 1.27%, and short ratio is 1.26.

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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