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Is this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for Webster Financial Corp. (NYSE:WBS)?

The company in question is, Webster Financial Corp. (NYSE:WBS) currently with a stock price of 37.54 (0.81% today). The market cap for Webster Financial Corp. is 3420.87, and is in the sector Financial, and Regional РNortheast Banks industry. The target price for Webster Financial Corp. is 37.65. Currently Webster Financial Corp. is trading with a P/E of 17.72, and a forward P/E of 16.11. Average volume for Webster Financial Corp. is 644.87 and so far today it is 134032.

Performance in the last year for Webster Financial Corp. has been 7.04%. For EPS growth, Webster Financial Corp. has seen a growth of 3.50%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 10.31%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been 30.30% over the last five years and could be 8.35% for the next five years. Webster Financial Corp. has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at 8.20%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at -3.30%. The 20-day simple moving average is -0.66%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to 5.28%.

Since the IPO date for Webster Financial Corp. on the 12/12/1986, Webster Financial Corp. has seen performance year to date to be 2.25%. With Webster Financial Corp. trading at 37.54, the dividend yield is 2.69%, and the EPS is 2.1.

So could Webster Financial Corp., be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 17.72. The PEG is 2.12, P/S is 4.3 and the P/B is at 1.44. The P/cash is 7.63, with P/free cash flow at 24.84.

Webster Financial Corp. ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is *TBA, and the quick ratio is *TBA. This is with long term debt/equity at 0.1, and total debt/equity at 0.1.

In terms of margins, Webster Financial Corp. has a gross margin of *TBA, an operating margin of 80.30% and a profit margin of 24.30%.Payout ratio for Webster Financial Corp. is 44.50%. Return on assets come to 0.80% with return on investment coming to 20.70%.

Insider ownership for Webster Financial Corp., is at 0.90% and institutional ownership comes to 95.30%. Outstanding shares are at 91.86. While shares float is 90.69. The float short is currently 5.97%, and short ratio is 8.39.

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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