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Is this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for Equity One Inc. (NYSE:EQY)?

The company in question is, Equity One Inc. (NYSE:EQY) currently with a stock price of 29.28 (0.21% today). The market cap for Equity One Inc. is 4209.73, and is in the sector Financial, and REIT РRetail industry. The target price for Equity One Inc. is 31.5. Currently Equity One Inc. is trading with a P/E of 54.82, and a forward P/E of 43.22. Average volume for Equity One Inc. is 705.14 and so far today it is 217655.

Performance in the last year for Equity One Inc. has been 19.18%. For EPS growth, Equity One Inc. has seen a growth of 37.50%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 22.91%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been 50.50% over the last five years and could be 5.80% for the next five years. Equity One Inc. has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at 2.00%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at -27.60%. The 20-day simple moving average is -4.48%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to 0.74%.

Since the IPO date for Equity One Inc. on the 5/14/1998, Equity One Inc. has seen performance year to date to be 10.08%. With Equity One Inc. trading at 29.28, the dividend yield is 3.01%, and the EPS is 0.53.

So could Equity One Inc., be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 54.82. The PEG is 9.45, P/S is 11.44 and the P/B is at 2.31. The P/cash is 127.96, with P/free cash flow at *TBA.

Equity One Inc. ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is *TBA, and the quick ratio is *TBA. This is with long term debt/equity at 0.76, and total debt/equity at 0.

In terms of margins, Equity One Inc. has a gross margin of 74.20%, an operating margin of 32.10% and a profit margin of 19.70%.Payout ratio for Equity One Inc. is 164.30%. Return on assets come to 2.20% with return on investment coming to 3.90%.

Insider ownership for Equity One Inc., is at 0.40% and institutional ownership comes to 69.20%. Outstanding shares are at 144.07. While shares float is 93.33. The float short is currently 1.88%, and short ratio is 2.49.

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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