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Is this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for ABM Industries Incorporated (NYSE:ABM)?

The company in question is, ABM Industries Incorporated (NYSE:ABM) currently with a stock price of 38.11 (0.08% today). The market cap for ABM Industries Incorporated is 2149.62, and is in the sector Services, and Business Services industry. The target price for ABM Industries Incorporated is *TBA. Currently ABM Industries Incorporated is trading with a P/E of 31.06, and a forward P/E of 20.44. Average volume for ABM Industries Incorporated is 224.88 and so far today it is 78379.

Performance in the last year for ABM Industries Incorporated has been 37.60%. For EPS growth, ABM Industries Incorporated has seen a growth of -19.60%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 7.44%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been -4.80% over the last five years and could be *TBA for the next five years. ABM Industries Incorporated has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at 3.80%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at 1973.30%. The 20-day simple moving average is -0.97%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to 12.39%.

Since the IPO date for ABM Industries Incorporated on the 7/19/1984, ABM Industries Incorporated has seen performance year to date to be 36.44%. With ABM Industries Incorporated trading at 38.11, the dividend yield is 1.73%, and the EPS is 1.23.

So could ABM Industries Incorporated, be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 31.06. The PEG is *TBA, P/S is 0.45 and the P/B is at 2.14. The P/cash is 41.66, with P/free cash flow at 45.45.

ABM Industries Incorporated ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is 1.6, and the quick ratio is 1.6. This is with long term debt/equity at 0.22, and total debt/equity at 0.22.

In terms of margins, ABM Industries Incorporated has a gross margin of 10.60%, an operating margin of 1.60% and a profit margin of 1.80%.Payout ratio for ABM Industries Incorporated is 41.90%. Return on assets come to 4.00% with return on investment coming to 4.70%.

Insider ownership for ABM Industries Incorporated, is at 1.30% and institutional ownership comes to 93.80%. Outstanding shares are at 56.45. While shares float is 52.41. The float short is currently 2.54%, and short ratio is 5.92.

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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