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Is this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for Media General, Inc. (NYSE:MEG)?

The company in question is, Media General, Inc. (NYSE:MEG) currently with a stock price of 17.9 (-0.67% today). The market cap for Media General, Inc. is 2334.31, and is in the sector Services, and Broadcasting РTV industry. The target price for Media General, Inc. is 18.33. Currently Media General, Inc. is trading with a P/E of *TBA, and a forward P/E of 23.49. Average volume for Media General, Inc. is 769.01 and so far today it is 768032.

Performance in the last year for Media General, Inc. has been 25.31%. For EPS growth, Media General, Inc. has seen a growth of -152.90%, and is looking to grow in the next year to -5.89%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been 29.20% over the last five years and could be 2.00% for the next five years. Media General, Inc. has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at 13.20%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at 1031.40%. The 20-day simple moving average is -0.16%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to 4.57%.

Since the IPO date for Media General, Inc. on the 09/09/1975, Media General, Inc. has seen performance year to date to be 11.58%. With Media General, Inc. trading at 17.9, the dividend yield is *TBA, and the EPS is -0.33.

So could Media General, Inc., be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is *TBA. The PEG is *TBA, P/S is 1.67 and the P/B is at 1.63. The P/cash is 91.9, with P/free cash flow at 58.5.

Media General, Inc. ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is 2.3, and the quick ratio is 2.3. This is with long term debt/equity at 1.54, and total debt/equity at 1.55.

In terms of margins, Media General, Inc. has a gross margin of 56.90%, an operating margin of 4.70% and a profit margin of *TBA.Payout ratio for Media General, Inc. is *TBA. Return on assets come to *TBA with return on investment coming to 2.00%.

Insider ownership for Media General, Inc., is at 0.70% and institutional ownership comes to 97.30%. Outstanding shares are at 129.54. While shares float is 127.36. The float short is currently 5.41%, and short ratio is 8.97.

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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