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Is this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for Darling Ingredients Inc. (NYSE:DAR)?

The company in question is, Darling Ingredients Inc. (NYSE:DAR) currently with a stock price of 13.32 (0.91% today). The market cap for Darling Ingredients Inc. is 2239.38, and is in the sector Industrial Goods, and Waste Management industry. The target price for Darling Ingredients Inc. is 17.92. Currently Darling Ingredients Inc. is trading with a P/E of 20.12, and a forward P/E of 16.99. Average volume for Darling Ingredients Inc. is 1383.39 and so far today it is 380906.

Performance in the last year for Darling Ingredients Inc. has been 22.34%. For EPS growth, Darling Ingredients Inc. has seen a growth of 22.20%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 38.75%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been -2.20% over the last five years and could be 3.00% for the next five years. Darling Ingredients Inc. has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at 2.10%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at 938.00%. The 20-day simple moving average is -3.93%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to 2.26%.

Since the IPO date for Darling Ingredients Inc. on the 09/09/1994, Darling Ingredients Inc. has seen performance year to date to be 25.48%. With Darling Ingredients Inc. trading at 13.32, the dividend yield is *TBA, and the EPS is 0.66.

So could Darling Ingredients Inc., be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 20.12. The PEG is 6.71, P/S is 0.67 and the P/B is at 1.11. The P/cash is 14.19, with P/free cash flow at 14.

Darling Ingredients Inc. ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is 2.2, and the quick ratio is 1.4. This is with long term debt/equity at 0.96, and total debt/equity at 0.97.

In terms of margins, Darling Ingredients Inc. has a gross margin of 22.40%, an operating margin of 4.60% and a profit margin of 3.30%.Payout ratio for Darling Ingredients Inc. is 0.00%. Return on assets come to 2.20% with return on investment coming to 3.40%.

Insider ownership for Darling Ingredients Inc., is at 0.20% and institutional ownership comes to 98.60%. Outstanding shares are at 169.65. While shares float is 162.52. The float short is currently 1.97%, and short ratio is 2.31.

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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