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Is this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for Brunswick Corporation (NYSE:BC)?

The company in question is, Brunswick Corporation (NYSE:BC) currently with a stock price of 48.04 (-0.28% today). The market cap for Brunswick Corporation is 4434.97, and is in the sector Consumer Goods, and Recreational Goods, Other industry. The target price for Brunswick Corporation is 59.07. Currently Brunswick Corporation is trading with a P/E of 19.1, and a forward P/E of 12.03. Average volume for Brunswick Corporation is 1068.12 and so far today it is 172225.

Performance in the last year for Brunswick Corporation has been -2.65%. For EPS growth, Brunswick Corporation has seen a growth of 17.70%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 15.06%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been 39.80% over the last five years and could be 15.00% for the next five years. Brunswick Corporation has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at 8.80%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at 3.00%. The 20-day simple moving average is 0.91%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to 4.18%.

Since the IPO date for Brunswick Corporation on the 12/31/1981, Brunswick Corporation has seen performance year to date to be -3.65%. With Brunswick Corporation trading at 48.04, the dividend yield is 1.25%, and the EPS is 2.52.

So could Brunswick Corporation, be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 19.1. The PEG is 1.27, P/S is 1.03 and the P/B is at 3.18. The P/cash is 8.99, with P/free cash flow at 19.87.

Brunswick Corporation ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is 1.9, and the quick ratio is 1.1. This is with long term debt/equity at 0.32, and total debt/equity at 0.33.

In terms of margins, Brunswick Corporation has a gross margin of 27.30%, an operating margin of 8.10% and a profit margin of 5.60%.Payout ratio for Brunswick Corporation is 22.10%. Return on assets come to 7.60% with return on investment coming to 14.10%.

Insider ownership for Brunswick Corporation, is at 0.70% and institutional ownership comes to 98.30%. Outstanding shares are at 92.05. While shares float is 89.43. The float short is currently 5.55%, and short ratio is 4.64.

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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