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Is this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for Ameriprise Financial, Inc. (NYSE:AMP)?

The company in question is, Ameriprise Financial, Inc. (NYSE:AMP) currently with a stock price of 96.4 (-0.70% today). The market cap for Ameriprise Financial, Inc. is 15820.2, and is in the sector Financial, and Asset Management industry. The target price for Ameriprise Financial, Inc. is 110.56. Currently Ameriprise Financial, Inc. is trading with a P/E of 11.72, and a forward P/E of 9.21. Average volume for Ameriprise Financial, Inc. is 824.34 and so far today it is 921100.

Performance in the last year for Ameriprise Financial, Inc. has been -10.95%. For EPS growth, Ameriprise Financial, Inc. has seen a growth of 2.00%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 12.77%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been 17.00% over the last five years and could be 9.44% for the next five years. Ameriprise Financial, Inc. has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at -8.20%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at -11.50%. The 20-day simple moving average is -2.68%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to 2.70%.

Since the IPO date for Ameriprise Financial, Inc. on the 9/15/2005, Ameriprise Financial, Inc. has seen performance year to date to be -7.18%. With Ameriprise Financial, Inc. trading at 96.4, the dividend yield is 3.11%, and the EPS is 8.23.

So could Ameriprise Financial, Inc., be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 11.72. The PEG is 1.24, P/S is 1.36 and the P/B is at 2.29. The P/cash is 5.19, with P/free cash flow at 8.75.

Ameriprise Financial, 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 0.73, and total debt/equity at 2.05.

In terms of margins, Ameriprise Financial, Inc. has a gross margin of 47.40%, an operating margin of 18.20% and a profit margin of 12.50%.Payout ratio for Ameriprise Financial, Inc. is 33.20%. Return on assets come to 1.00% with return on investment coming to 7.90%.

Insider ownership for Ameriprise Financial, Inc., is at 0.10% and institutional ownership comes to 86.80%. Outstanding shares are at 164.11. While shares float is 160.57. The float short is currently 1.18%, and short ratio is 2.3.

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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