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

The company in question is, ManpowerGroup Inc. (NYSE:MAN) currently with a stock price of 72.34 (0.84% today). The market cap for ManpowerGroup Inc. is 4988.8, and is in the sector Services, and Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry. The target price for ManpowerGroup Inc. is 78.41. Currently ManpowerGroup Inc. is trading with a P/E of 12.27, and a forward P/E of 11.38. Average volume for ManpowerGroup Inc. is 739.6 and so far today it is 497007.

Performance in the last year for ManpowerGroup Inc. has been -14.91%. For EPS growth, ManpowerGroup Inc. has seen a growth of 1.80%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 6.87%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been 29.60% over the last five years and could be 9.95% for the next five years. ManpowerGroup Inc. has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at 3.30%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at 19.70%. The 20-day simple moving average is 2.39%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to -2.16%.

Since the IPO date for ManpowerGroup Inc. on the 10/05/1988, ManpowerGroup Inc. has seen performance year to date to be -13.95%. With ManpowerGroup Inc. trading at 72.34, the dividend yield is 2.40%, and the EPS is 5.85.

So could ManpowerGroup Inc., be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 12.27. The PEG is 1.23, P/S is 0.26 and the P/B is at 2.1. The P/cash is 9.13, with P/free cash flow at 8.14.

ManpowerGroup Inc. ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is 1.4, and the quick ratio is 1.4. This is with long term debt/equity at 0.34, and total debt/equity at 0.35.

In terms of margins, ManpowerGroup Inc. has a gross margin of 17.10%, an operating margin of 3.70% and a profit margin of 2.20%.Payout ratio for ManpowerGroup Inc. is 28.20%. Return on assets come to 5.80% with return on investment coming to 12.90%.

Insider ownership for ManpowerGroup Inc., is at 0.10% and institutional ownership comes to 98.40%. Outstanding shares are at 69.54. While shares float is 67.23. The float short is currently 3.79%, and short ratio is 3.44.

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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