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Is this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for ViaSat Inc. (NASDAQ:VSAT)?

The company in question is, ViaSat Inc. (NASDAQ:VSAT) currently with a stock price of 72.45 (0.82% today). The market cap for ViaSat Inc. is 3576.47, and is in the sector Technology, and Communication Equipment industry. The target price for ViaSat Inc. is 72.4. Currently ViaSat Inc. is trading with a P/E of 169.88, and a forward P/E of 67.1. Average volume for ViaSat Inc. is 194.6 and so far today it is 49239.

Performance in the last year for ViaSat Inc. has been 8.16%. For EPS growth, ViaSat Inc. has seen a growth of -47.40%, and is looking to grow in the next year to -11.56%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been -12.10% over the last five years and could be 21.90% for the next five years. ViaSat Inc. has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at 5.40%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at -30.80%. The 20-day simple moving average is -2.43%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to 1.79%.

Since the IPO date for ViaSat Inc. on the 12/03/1996, ViaSat Inc. has seen performance year to date to be 17.78%. With ViaSat Inc. trading at 72.45, the dividend yield is *TBA, and the EPS is 0.42.

So could ViaSat Inc., be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 169.88. The PEG is 7.76, P/S is 2.49 and the P/B is at 3.04. The P/cash is 75.61, with P/free cash flow at *TBA.

ViaSat Inc. ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is 2.1, and the quick ratio is 1.4. This is with long term debt/equity at 0.89, and total debt/equity at 0.89.

In terms of margins, ViaSat Inc. has a gross margin of 31.10%, an operating margin of 2.80% and a profit margin of 1.50%.Payout ratio for ViaSat Inc. is 0.00%. Return on assets come to 0.90% with return on investment coming to 2.20%.

Insider ownership for ViaSat Inc., is at 0.10% and institutional ownership comes to 96.40%. Outstanding shares are at 49.77. While shares float is 46.1. The float short is currently 12.95%, and short ratio is 30.69.

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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