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Is this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for Herbalife Ltd. (NYSE:HLF)?

The company in question is, Herbalife Ltd. (NYSE:HLF) currently with a stock price of 61.59 (-1.35% today). The market cap for Herbalife Ltd. is 5793.5, and is in the sector Consumer Goods, and Personal Products industry. The target price for Herbalife Ltd. is 18.6. Currently Herbalife Ltd. is trading with a P/E of 21.39, and a forward P/E of 11.4. Average volume for Herbalife Ltd. is 2111.78 and so far today it is 489193.

Performance in the last year for Herbalife Ltd. has been 12.16%. For EPS growth, Herbalife Ltd. has seen a growth of 16.90%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 13.47%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been 11.40% over the last five years and could be *TBA for the next five years. Herbalife Ltd. has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at 3.40%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at -128.40%. The 20-day simple moving average is -1.94%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to 5.32%.

Since the IPO date for Herbalife Ltd. on the 12/16/2004, Herbalife Ltd. has seen performance year to date to be 16.43%. With Herbalife Ltd. trading at 61.59, the dividend yield is *TBA, and the EPS is 2.92.

So could Herbalife Ltd., be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 21.39. The PEG is *TBA, P/S is 1.28 and the P/B is at 145.19. The P/cash is 6.19, with P/free cash flow at 11.32.

Herbalife Ltd. ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is 1.1, and the quick ratio is 0.9. This is with long term debt/equity at 28.26, and total debt/equity at 40.19.

In terms of margins, Herbalife Ltd. has a gross margin of 81.00%, an operating margin of 10.00% and a profit margin of 5.50%.Payout ratio for Herbalife Ltd. is 0.00%. Return on assets come to 10.10% with return on investment coming to 27.80%.

Insider ownership for Herbalife Ltd., is at 0.30% and institutional ownership comes to *TBA. Outstanding shares are at 92.8. While shares float is 86.65. The float short is currently 29.48%, and short ratio is 12.1.

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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