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Is this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for Western Refining, Inc. (NYSE:WNR)?

The company in question is, Western Refining, Inc. (NYSE:WNR) currently with a stock price of 27 (-0.92% today). The market cap for Western Refining, Inc. is 3066.99, and is in the sector Basic Materials, and Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing industry. The target price for Western Refining, Inc. is 26.27. Currently Western Refining, Inc. is trading with a P/E of 9.75, and a forward P/E of 15.52. Average volume for Western Refining, Inc. is 3231.96 and so far today it is 655477.

Performance in the last year for Western Refining, Inc. has been -35.77%. For EPS growth, Western Refining, Inc. has seen a growth of -22.60%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 33.03%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been 89.10% over the last five years and could be *TBA for the next five years. Western Refining, Inc. has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at -25.50%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at -49.70%. The 20-day simple moving average is 4.87%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to 6.40%.

Since the IPO date for Western Refining, Inc. on the 1/19/2006, Western Refining, Inc. has seen performance year to date to be -20.17%. With Western Refining, Inc. trading at 27, the dividend yield is 5.58%, and the EPS is 2.8.

So could Western Refining, Inc., be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 9.75. The PEG is *TBA, P/S is 0.37 and the P/B is at 1.52. The P/cash is 15.47, with P/free cash flow at 15.23.

Western Refining, Inc. ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is 1.8, and the quick ratio is 1.1. This is with long term debt/equity at 1.24, and total debt/equity at 1.24.

In terms of margins, Western Refining, Inc. has a gross margin of 11.70%, an operating margin of 7.30% and a profit margin of 3.20%.Payout ratio for Western Refining, Inc. is 52.90%. Return on assets come to 4.60% with return on investment coming to 23.50%.

Insider ownership for Western Refining, Inc., is at 8.00% and institutional ownership comes to 66.80%. Outstanding shares are at 112.55. While shares float is 83.26. The float short is currently 18.03%, and short ratio is 4.64.

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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