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Is this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for SEI Investments Co. (NASDAQ:SEIC)?

The company in question is, SEI Investments Co. (NASDAQ:SEIC) currently with a stock price of 44.27 (0.59% today). The market cap for SEI Investments Co. is 7147.66, and is in the sector Financial, and Asset Management industry. The target price for SEI Investments Co. is 50.8. Currently SEI Investments Co. is trading with a P/E of 23.05, and a forward P/E of 19.93. Average volume for SEI Investments Co. is 658.2 and so far today it is 340401.

Performance in the last year for SEI Investments Co. has been -8.24%. For EPS growth, SEI Investments Co. has seen a growth of 5.90%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 15.24%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been 9.90% over the last five years and could be 13.50% for the next five years. SEI Investments Co. has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at 1.80%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at -3.30%. The 20-day simple moving average is -3.05%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to -2.33%.

Since the IPO date for SEI Investments Co. on the 3/26/1990, SEI Investments Co. has seen performance year to date to be -15.58%. With SEI Investments Co. trading at 44.27, the dividend yield is 1.18%, and the EPS is 1.91.

So could SEI Investments Co., be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 23.05. The PEG is 1.71, P/S is 5.3 and the P/B is at 5.53. The P/cash is 11.6, with P/free cash flow at 29.93.

SEI Investments Co. ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is 6.2, and the quick ratio is 6.2. This is with long term debt/equity at 0, and total debt/equity at 0.

In terms of margins, SEI Investments Co. has a gross margin of 80.70%, an operating margin of 26.10% and a profit margin of 23.70%.Payout ratio for SEI Investments Co. is 26.70%. Return on assets come to 20.60% with return on investment coming to 14.90%.

Insider ownership for SEI Investments Co., is at 7.40% and institutional ownership comes to 73.20%. Outstanding shares are at 162.41. While shares float is 126.71. The float short is currently 3.02%, and short ratio is 5.82.

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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