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Is this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for Cosan Limited (NYSE:CZZ)?

The company in question is, Cosan Limited (NYSE:CZZ) currently with a stock price of 8.33 (0.64% today). The market cap for Cosan Limited is 2192.21, and is in the sector Utilities, and Diversified Utilities industry. The target price for Cosan Limited is 26.43. Currently Cosan Limited is trading with a P/E of 11.85, and a forward P/E of 8.62. Average volume for Cosan Limited is 1565.95 and so far today it is 1339885.

Performance in the last year for Cosan Limited has been 148.95%. For EPS growth, Cosan Limited has seen a growth of 168.90%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 98.14%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been 0.00% over the last five years and could be 3.53% for the next five years. Cosan Limited has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at 0.90%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at 349.90%. The 20-day simple moving average is 18.45%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to 55.84%.

Since the IPO date for Cosan Limited on the 09/04/2007, Cosan Limited has seen performance year to date to be 128.04%. With Cosan Limited trading at 8.33, the dividend yield is 1.09%, and the EPS is 0.7.

So could Cosan Limited, be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 11.85. The PEG is 3.36, P/S is 0.52 and the P/B is at 1.16. The P/cash is 1.56, with P/free cash flow at *TBA.

Cosan Limited ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is 1.1, and the quick ratio is 1. This is with long term debt/equity at 3.33, and total debt/equity at 3.84.

In terms of margins, Cosan Limited has a gross margin of 33.50%, an operating margin of 24.30% and a profit margin of 4.50%.Payout ratio for Cosan Limited is 0.00%. Return on assets come to 1.20% with return on investment coming to 7.20%.

Insider ownership for Cosan Limited, is at 38.10% and institutional ownership comes to 64.90%. Outstanding shares are at 264.76. While shares float is 168.37. The float short is currently 0.71%, and short ratio is 0.77.

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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