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Is this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ:HSIC)?

The company in question is, Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ:HSIC) currently with a stock price of 164.31 (0.01% today). The market cap for Henry Schein, Inc. is 13332.11, and is in the sector Services, and Medical Equipment Wholesale industry. The target price for Henry Schein, Inc. is 173.88. Currently Henry Schein, Inc. is trading with a P/E of 27.82, and a forward P/E of 22.72. Average volume for Henry Schein, Inc. is 483.08 and so far today it is 323700.

Performance in the last year for Henry Schein, Inc. has been 23.29%. For EPS growth, Henry Schein, Inc. has seen a growth of 4.80%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 10.01%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been 10.30% over the last five years and could be 11.27% for the next five years. Henry Schein, Inc. has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at 9.30%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at 4.10%. The 20-day simple moving average is -4.46%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to -0.93%.

Since the IPO date for Henry Schein, Inc. on the 11/3/1995, Henry Schein, Inc. has seen performance year to date to be 3.87%. With Henry Schein, Inc. trading at 164.31, the dividend yield is *TBA, and the EPS is 5.91.

So could Henry Schein, Inc., be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 27.82. The PEG is 2.47, P/S is 1.2 and the P/B is at 4.54. The P/cash is 209.62, with P/free cash flow at 25.93.

Henry Schein, Inc. ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is 1.7, and the quick ratio is 0.9. This is with long term debt/equity at 0.24, and total debt/equity at 0.32.

In terms of margins, Henry Schein, Inc. has a gross margin of 28.10%, an operating margin of 6.70% and a profit margin of 4.40%.Payout ratio for Henry Schein, Inc. is 0.00%. Return on assets come to 7.50% with return on investment coming to 14.10%.

Insider ownership for Henry Schein, Inc., is at 1.10% and institutional ownership comes to 94.60%. Outstanding shares are at 81.14. While shares float is 80.91. The float short is currently 2.93%, and short ratio is 4.91.

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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