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

The company in question is, Hubbell Inc. (NYSE:HUBB) currently with a stock price of 102.85 (1.28% today). The market cap for Hubbell Inc. is 5689.85, and is in the sector Technology, and Diversified Electronics industry. The target price for Hubbell Inc. is 109. Currently Hubbell Inc. is trading with a P/E of 20.92, and a forward P/E of 17.35. Average volume for Hubbell Inc. is 165.64 and so far today it is 84522.

Performance in the last year for Hubbell Inc. has been -2.20%. For EPS growth, Hubbell Inc. has seen a growth of -13.00%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 10.00%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been 5.90% over the last five years and could be 9.63% for the next five years. Hubbell Inc. has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at 4.00%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at 5.50%. The 20-day simple moving average is -2.78%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to 1.34%.

Since the IPO date for Hubbell Inc. on the 05/04/2015, Hubbell Inc. has seen performance year to date to be 3.04%. With Hubbell Inc. trading at 102.85, the dividend yield is 2.48%, and the EPS is 4.85.

So could Hubbell Inc., be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 20.92. The PEG is 2.17, P/S is 1.65 and the P/B is at 3.58. The P/cash is 16.33, with P/free cash flow at 39.79.

Hubbell Inc. ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is 2.5, and the quick ratio is 1.6. This is with long term debt/equity at 0.63, and total debt/equity at 0.67.

In terms of margins, Hubbell Inc. has a gross margin of 32.60%, an operating margin of 14.40% and a profit margin of 8.00%.Payout ratio for Hubbell Inc. is 50.20%. Return on assets come to 8.20% with return on investment coming to 15.00%.

Insider ownership for Hubbell Inc., is at 0.10% and institutional ownership comes to 83.70%. Outstanding shares are at 56.03. While shares float is 55.09. The float short is currently 1.59%, and short ratio is 5.27.

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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