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Is this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for Curtiss-Wright Corporation (NYSE:CW)?

The company in question is, Curtiss-Wright Corporation (NYSE:CW) currently with a stock price of 86.42 (0.03% today). The market cap for Curtiss-Wright Corporation is 3993.81, and is in the sector Industrial Goods, and Diversified Machinery industry. The target price for Curtiss-Wright Corporation is 95.5. Currently Curtiss-Wright Corporation is trading with a P/E of 21.88, and a forward P/E of 19.26. Average volume for Curtiss-Wright Corporation is 185.5 and so far today it is 110526.

Performance in the last year for Curtiss-Wright Corporation has been 33.69%. For EPS growth, Curtiss-Wright Corporation has seen a growth of 16.60%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 9.55%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been 13.80% over the last five years and could be 9.83% for the next five years. Curtiss-Wright Corporation has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at -2.30%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at 6.40%. The 20-day simple moving average is -2.92%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to 8.61%.

Since the IPO date for Curtiss-Wright Corporation on the 11/05/1987, Curtiss-Wright Corporation has seen performance year to date to be 26.71%. With Curtiss-Wright Corporation trading at 86.42, the dividend yield is 0.60%, and the EPS is 3.95.

So could Curtiss-Wright Corporation, be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 21.88. The PEG is 2.23, P/S is 1.86 and the P/B is at 3.02. The P/cash is 10.42, with P/free cash flow at 10.6.

Curtiss-Wright Corporation ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is 2.7, and the quick ratio is 1.9. This is with long term debt/equity at 0.76, and total debt/equity at 0.76.

In terms of margins, Curtiss-Wright Corporation has a gross margin of 35.70%, an operating margin of 13.80% and a profit margin of 8.20%.Payout ratio for Curtiss-Wright Corporation is 13.30%. Return on assets come to 5.90% with return on investment coming to 10.30%.

Insider ownership for Curtiss-Wright Corporation, is at 0.50% and institutional ownership comes to 79.80%. Outstanding shares are at 46.23. While shares float is 40.03. The float short is currently 1.81%, and short ratio is 3.91.

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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