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Is this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for Leidos Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:LDOS)?

The company in question is, Leidos Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:LDOS) currently with a stock price of 41.91 (0.62% today). The market cap for Leidos Holdings, Inc. is 6345.79, and is in the sector Technology, and Information & Delivery Services industry. The target price for Leidos Holdings, Inc. is 47.29. Currently Leidos Holdings, Inc. is trading with a P/E of 11.31, and a forward P/E of 13.24. Average volume for Leidos Holdings, Inc. is 3977.41 and so far today it is 412461.

Performance in the last year for Leidos Holdings, Inc. has been 31.01%. For EPS growth, Leidos Holdings, Inc. has seen a growth of 173.60%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 0.03%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been -10.60% over the last five years and could be 10.00% for the next five years. Leidos Holdings, Inc. has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at 2.50%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at 10.80%. The 20-day simple moving average is 3.75%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to 14.29%.

Since the IPO date for Leidos Holdings, Inc. on the 10/17/2006, Leidos Holdings, Inc. has seen performance year to date to be 2.72%. With Leidos Holdings, Inc. trading at 41.91, the dividend yield is 3.07%, and the EPS is 3.68.

So could Leidos Holdings, Inc., be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 11.31. The PEG is 1.13, P/S is 1.32 and the P/B is at 2.7. The P/cash is 9.47, with P/free cash flow at 30.07.

Leidos Holdings, Inc. ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is 1.8, and the quick ratio is 1.6. This is with long term debt/equity at 0.97, and total debt/equity at 0.97.

In terms of margins, Leidos Holdings, Inc. has a gross margin of 11.90%, an operating margin of 7.90% and a profit margin of 5.40%.Payout ratio for Leidos Holdings, Inc. is 36.10%. Return on assets come to 7.70% with return on investment coming to 9.70%.

Insider ownership for Leidos Holdings, Inc., is at 0.60% and institutional ownership comes to 34.60%. Outstanding shares are at 152.36. While shares float is 148.97. The float short is currently 3.46%, and short ratio is 1.3.

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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