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Is this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for IPG Photonics Corporation (NASDAQ:IPGP)?

The company in question is, IPG Photonics Corporation (NASDAQ:IPGP) currently with a stock price of 82.53 (0.59% today). The market cap for IPG Photonics Corporation is 4363.42, and is in the sector Technology, and Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry. The target price for IPG Photonics Corporation is 96.9. Currently IPG Photonics Corporation is trading with a P/E of 18.3, and a forward P/E of 15.79. Average volume for IPG Photonics Corporation is 230.05 and so far today it is 195810.

Performance in the last year for IPG Photonics Corporation has been 8.27%. For EPS growth, IPG Photonics Corporation has seen a growth of 19.40%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 12.49%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been 31.90% over the last five years and could be 12.00% for the next five years. IPG Photonics Corporation has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at 7.50%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at 9.00%. The 20-day simple moving average is -2.01%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to -3.36%.

Since the IPO date for IPG Photonics Corporation on the 12/13/2006, IPG Photonics Corporation has seen performance year to date to be -7.97%. With IPG Photonics Corporation trading at 82.53, the dividend yield is *TBA, and the EPS is 4.48.

So could IPG Photonics Corporation, be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 18.3. The PEG is 1.52, P/S is 4.71 and the P/B is at 3.06. The P/cash is 6.11, with P/free cash flow at 28.71.

IPG Photonics Corporation ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is 8.9, and the quick ratio is 7.1. This is with long term debt/equity at 0.03, and total debt/equity at 0.03.

In terms of margins, IPG Photonics Corporation has a gross margin of 54.70%, an operating margin of 36.40% and a profit margin of 25.90%.Payout ratio for IPG Photonics Corporation is 0.00%. Return on assets come to 15.90% with return on investment coming to 19.00%.

Insider ownership for IPG Photonics Corporation, is at 15.50% and institutional ownership comes to 61.30%. Outstanding shares are at 53.18. While shares float is 37.13. The float short is currently 7.84%, and short ratio is 12.66.

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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