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Is this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for American Capital, Ltd. (NASDAQ:ACAS)?

The company in question is, American Capital, Ltd. (NASDAQ:ACAS) currently with a stock price of 16.88 (-0.47% today). The market cap for American Capital, Ltd. is 3658.27, and is in the sector Financial, and Asset Management industry. The target price for American Capital, Ltd. is 17.75. Currently American Capital, Ltd. is trading with a P/E of *TBA, and a forward P/E of 16.79. Average volume for American Capital, Ltd. is 1527.59 and so far today it is 2661805.

Performance in the last year for American Capital, Ltd. has been 34.50%. For EPS growth, American Capital, Ltd. has seen a growth of -145.30%, and is looking to grow in the next year to -17.21%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been -17.40% over the last five years and could be 6.10% for the next five years. American Capital, Ltd. has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at -15.50%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at 113.70%. The 20-day simple moving average is 0.41%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to 8.85%.

Since the IPO date for American Capital, Ltd. on the 09/02/1997, American Capital, Ltd. has seen performance year to date to be 22.99%. With American Capital, Ltd. trading at 16.88, the dividend yield is *TBA, and the EPS is -0.89.

So could American Capital, Ltd., be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is *TBA. The PEG is *TBA, P/S is 5.6 and the P/B is at 0.83. The P/cash is 4.15, with P/free cash flow at 11.4.

American Capital, Ltd. 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 0.18, and total debt/equity at 0.18.

In terms of margins, American Capital, Ltd. has a gross margin of 87.60%, an operating margin of 56.40% and a profit margin of -36.40%.Payout ratio for American Capital, Ltd. is *TBA. Return on assets come to -3.80% with return on investment coming to 3.70%.

Insider ownership for American Capital, Ltd., is at 0.30% and institutional ownership comes to 70.10%. Outstanding shares are at 215.7. While shares float is 209.99. The float short is currently 1.33%, and short ratio is 1.83.

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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