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Is this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for United Bankshares Inc. (NASDAQ:UBSI)?

The company in question is, United Bankshares Inc. (NASDAQ:UBSI) currently with a stock price of 37.17 (0.43% today). The market cap for United Bankshares Inc. is 2834.23, and is in the sector Financial, and Regional РMid-Atlantic Banks industry. The target price for United Bankshares Inc. is 38. Currently United Bankshares Inc. is trading with a P/E of 19.25, and a forward P/E of 18.03. Average volume for United Bankshares Inc. is 400.32 and so far today it is 79669.

Performance in the last year for United Bankshares Inc. has been 2.36%. For EPS growth, United Bankshares Inc. has seen a growth of 3.20%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 4.74%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been 3.70% over the last five years and could be 4.00% for the next five years. United Bankshares Inc. has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at 7.20%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at -11.50%. The 20-day simple moving average is -2.37%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to 1.60%.

Since the IPO date for United Bankshares Inc. on the 3/26/1990, United Bankshares Inc. has seen performance year to date to be 2.71%. With United Bankshares Inc. trading at 37.17, the dividend yield is 3.57%, and the EPS is 1.92.

So could United Bankshares Inc., be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 19.25. The PEG is 4.81, P/S is 6.51 and the P/B is at 1.31. The P/cash is 2.31, with P/free cash flow at 33.38.

United Bankshares Inc. ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is *TBA, and the quick ratio is *TBA. This is with long term debt/equity at 0.11, and total debt/equity at 0.11.

In terms of margins, United Bankshares Inc. has a gross margin of *TBA, an operating margin of 85.30% and a profit margin of 31.00%.Payout ratio for United Bankshares Inc. is 67.80%. Return on assets come to 1.00% with return on investment coming to 15.30%.

Insider ownership for United Bankshares Inc., is at 0.90% and institutional ownership comes to 53.80%. Outstanding shares are at 76.58. While shares float is 73.42. The float short is currently 12.93%, and short ratio is 23.72.

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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