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Is this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for AmSurg Corp. (NASDAQ:AMSG)?

The company in question is, AmSurg Corp. (NASDAQ:AMSG) currently with a stock price of 64.97 (-1.14% today). The market cap for AmSurg Corp. is 3628.4, and is in the sector Healthcare, and Specialized Health Services industry. The target price for AmSurg Corp. is 93. Currently AmSurg Corp. is trading with a P/E of 20.86, and a forward P/E of 13.35. Average volume for AmSurg Corp. is 1100.07 and so far today it is 282711.

Performance in the last year for AmSurg Corp. has been -16.59%. For EPS growth, AmSurg Corp. has seen a growth of 135.50%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 13.59%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been 13.00% over the last five years and could be 8.53% for the next five years. AmSurg Corp. has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at 18.10%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at 22.50%. The 20-day simple moving average is -1.40%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to -10.16%.

Since the IPO date for AmSurg Corp. on the 12/04/1997, AmSurg Corp. has seen performance year to date to be -13.53%. With AmSurg Corp. trading at 64.97, the dividend yield is *TBA, and the EPS is 3.15.

So could AmSurg Corp., be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 20.86. The PEG is 2.45, P/S is 1.28 and the P/B is at 1.6. The P/cash is 48.97, with P/free cash flow at 8.71.

AmSurg Corp. ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is 1.5, and the quick ratio is 1.5. This is with long term debt/equity at 1.17, and total debt/equity at 1.18.

In terms of margins, AmSurg Corp. has a gross margin of 93.20%, an operating margin of 23.40% and a profit margin of 6.20%.Payout ratio for AmSurg Corp. is 0.00%. Return on assets come to 2.80% with return on investment coming to 11.20%.

Insider ownership for AmSurg Corp., is at 0.90% and institutional ownership comes to *TBA. Outstanding shares are at 55.21. While shares float is 53.57. The float short is currently 19.93%, and short ratio is 9.7.

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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