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Is this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for Cincinnati Financial Corp. (NASDAQ:CINF)?

The company in question is, Cincinnati Financial Corp. (NASDAQ:CINF) currently with a stock price of 75.57 (-0.50% today). The market cap for Cincinnati Financial Corp. is 12343.6, and is in the sector Financial, and Property & Casualty Insurance industry. The target price for Cincinnati Financial Corp. is 74.75. Currently Cincinnati Financial Corp. is trading with a P/E of 19.6, and a forward P/E of 24.54. Average volume for Cincinnati Financial Corp. is 532.44 and so far today it is 280000.

Performance in the last year for Cincinnati Financial Corp. has been 37.72%. For EPS growth, Cincinnati Financial Corp. has seen a growth of 21.30%, and is looking to grow in the next year to -3.33%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been 10.60% over the last five years and could be -3.32% for the next five years. Cincinnati Financial Corp. has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at 4.20%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at -30.00%. The 20-day simple moving average is 0.11%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to 11.50%.

Since the IPO date for Cincinnati Financial Corp. on the 3/26/1990, Cincinnati Financial Corp. has seen performance year to date to be 30.39%. With Cincinnati Financial Corp. trading at 75.57, the dividend yield is 2.54%, and the EPS is 3.86.

So could Cincinnati Financial Corp., be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 19.6. The PEG is *TBA, P/S is 2.34 and the P/B is at 1.78. The P/cash is 22.57, with P/free cash flow at 17.63.

Cincinnati Financial Corp. 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 0.12, and total debt/equity at 0.12.

In terms of margins, Cincinnati Financial Corp. has a gross margin of *TBA, an operating margin of 17.90% and a profit margin of 12.10%.Payout ratio for Cincinnati Financial Corp. is 48.20%. Return on assets come to 3.30% with return on investment coming to 9.40%.

Insider ownership for Cincinnati Financial Corp., is at 2.20% and institutional ownership comes to 63.70%. Outstanding shares are at 163.34. While shares float is 149.6. The float short is currently 2.19%, and short ratio is 6.15.

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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