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Is this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for Murphy USA Inc. (NYSE:MUSA)?

The company in question is, Murphy USA Inc. (NYSE:MUSA) currently with a stock price of 69.8 (-0.20% today). The market cap for Murphy USA Inc. is 2782.21, and is in the sector Services, and Specialty Retail, Other industry. The target price for Murphy USA Inc. is 83.4. Currently Murphy USA Inc. is trading with a P/E of 13.08, and a forward P/E of 13.93. Average volume for Murphy USA Inc. is 288.96 and so far today it is 93200.

Performance in the last year for Murphy USA Inc. has been 26.93%. For EPS growth, Murphy USA Inc. has seen a growth of -34.60%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 6.65%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been 0.60% over the last five years and could be 14.00% for the next five years. Murphy USA Inc. has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at -53.00%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at 5.10%. The 20-day simple moving average is -5.06%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to 3.67%.

Since the IPO date for Murphy USA Inc. on the 8/19/2013, Murphy USA Inc. has seen performance year to date to be 15.15%. With Murphy USA Inc. trading at 69.8, the dividend yield is *TBA, and the EPS is 5.35.

So could Murphy USA Inc., be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 13.08. The PEG is 0.93, P/S is 0.24 and the P/B is at 3.63. The P/cash is 10.94, with P/free cash flow at 36.37.

Murphy USA Inc. ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is 1.3, and the quick ratio is 0.9. This is with long term debt/equity at 0.86, and total debt/equity at 0.9.

In terms of margins, Murphy USA Inc. has a gross margin of 8.60%, an operating margin of 2.60% and a profit margin of 2.20%.Payout ratio for Murphy USA Inc. is 0.00%. Return on assets come to 13.40% with return on investment coming to 13.60%.

Insider ownership for Murphy USA Inc., is at 0.90% and institutional ownership comes to 80.20%. Outstanding shares are at 39.78. While shares float is 36.54. The float short is currently 4.50%, and short ratio is 5.69.

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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