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Is this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for AECOM (NYSE:ACM)?

The company in question is, AECOM (NYSE:ACM) currently with a stock price of 27.72 (-0.40% today). The market cap for AECOM is 4360.68, and is in the sector Services, and Technical Services industry. The target price for AECOM is 35.25. Currently AECOM is trading with a P/E of 48.32, and a forward P/E of 8.42. Average volume for AECOM is 1213.23 and so far today it is 312329.

Performance in the last year for AECOM has been -4.72%. For EPS growth, AECOM has seen a growth of -144.40%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 6.57%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been -20.20% over the last five years and could be 7.52% for the next five years. AECOM has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at -3.10%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at 481.10%. The 20-day simple moving average is -9.77%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to -9.10%.

Since the IPO date for AECOM on the 05/10/2007, AECOM has seen performance year to date to be -7.33%. With AECOM trading at 27.72, the dividend yield is *TBA, and the EPS is 0.58.

So could AECOM, be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 48.32. The PEG is 6.42, P/S is 0.24 and the P/B is at 1.21. The P/cash is 6.94, with P/free cash flow at 7.55.

AECOM ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is 1.2, and the quick ratio is 1.2. This is with long term debt/equity at 1.11, and total debt/equity at 1.21.

In terms of margins, AECOM has a gross margin of 3.70%, an operating margin of 2.30% and a profit margin of 0.50%.Payout ratio for AECOM is 0.00%. Return on assets come to 0.60% with return on investment coming to 2.60%.

Insider ownership for AECOM, is at 0.30% and institutional ownership comes to 87.10%. Outstanding shares are at 156.69. While shares float is 152.36. The float short is currently 5.08%, and short ratio is 6.37.

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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