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Is this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for Gartner Inc. (NYSE:IT)?

The company in question is, Gartner Inc. (NYSE:IT) currently with a stock price of 87.77 (-0.60% today). The market cap for Gartner Inc. is 7346.56, and is in the sector Technology, and Information Technology Services industry. The target price for Gartner Inc. is 100.2. Currently Gartner Inc. is trading with a P/E of 40.14, and a forward P/E of 27.93. Average volume for Gartner Inc. is 306.79 and so far today it is 93621.

Performance in the last year for Gartner Inc. has been 4.08%. For EPS growth, Gartner Inc. has seen a growth of 1.90%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 12.73%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been 16.40% over the last five years and could be 14.38% for the next five years. Gartner Inc. has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at 11.30%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at -5.40%. The 20-day simple moving average is -3.05%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to -3.64%.

Since the IPO date for Gartner Inc. on the 10/05/1993, Gartner Inc. has seen performance year to date to be -2.65%. With Gartner Inc. trading at 87.77, the dividend yield is *TBA, and the EPS is 2.2.

So could Gartner Inc., be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 40.14. The PEG is 2.79, P/S is 3.18 and the P/B is at *TBA. The P/cash is 16.51, with P/free cash flow at 24.36.

Gartner Inc. ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is 0.9, and the quick ratio is 0.9. This is with long term debt/equity at *TBA, and total debt/equity at *TBA.

In terms of margins, Gartner Inc. has a gross margin of 61.30%, an operating margin of 13.10% and a profit margin of 8.00%.Payout ratio for Gartner Inc. is 0.00%. Return on assets come to 8.40% with return on investment coming to 27.60%.

Insider ownership for Gartner Inc., is at 3.00% and institutional ownership comes to 92.80%. Outstanding shares are at 83.2. While shares float is 79.92. The float short is currently 1.84%, and short ratio is 4.79.

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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