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Is this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for Calpine Corp. (NYSE:CPN)?

The company in question is, Calpine Corp. (NYSE:CPN) currently with a stock price of 12.98 (-0.35% today). The market cap for Calpine Corp. is 4597.75, and is in the sector Utilities, and Electric Utilities industry. The target price for Calpine Corp. is 17.53. Currently Calpine Corp. is trading with a P/E of *TBA, and a forward P/E of 16.05. Average volume for Calpine Corp. is 4494.67 and so far today it is 1654485.

Performance in the last year for Calpine Corp. has been -19.83%. For EPS growth, Calpine Corp. has seen a growth of -72.10%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 85.58%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been 31.50% over the last five years and could be 5.10% for the next five years. Calpine Corp. has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at -19.30%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at -259.50%. The 20-day simple moving average is 0.67%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to -7.63%.

Since the IPO date for Calpine Corp. on the 01/10/2008, Calpine Corp. has seen performance year to date to be -10.02%. With Calpine Corp. trading at 12.98, the dividend yield is *TBA, and the EPS is -0.01.

So could Calpine Corp., be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is *TBA. The PEG is *TBA, P/S is 0.75 and the P/B is at 1.6. The P/cash is 21.38, with P/free cash flow at 10.1.

Calpine Corp. ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is 1.3, and the quick ratio is 1.1. This is with long term debt/equity at 4.03, and total debt/equity at 4.1.

In terms of margins, Calpine Corp. has a gross margin of 40.60%, an operating margin of 9.90% and a profit margin of 0.00%.Payout ratio for Calpine Corp. is *TBA. Return on assets come to 0.00% with return on investment coming to 5.90%.

Insider ownership for Calpine Corp., is at 0.30% and institutional ownership comes to 96.60%. Outstanding shares are at 353.13. While shares float is 353.13. The float short is currently 5.58%, and short ratio is 4.38.

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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