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Is this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for Allegion Plc (NYSE:ALLE)?

The company in question is, Allegion Plc (NYSE:ALLE) currently with a stock price of 67.56 (1.53% today). The market cap for Allegion Plc is 6482.99, and is in the sector Services, and Security & Protection Services industry. The target price for Allegion Plc is 79. Currently Allegion Plc is trading with a P/E of 32.68, and a forward P/E of 17.61. Average volume for Allegion Plc is 591.46 and so far today it is 345510.

Performance in the last year for Allegion Plc has been 13.90%. For EPS growth, Allegion Plc has seen a growth of -16.90%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 11.61%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been -4.60% over the last five years and could be 12.74% for the next five years. Allegion Plc has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at 12.60%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at 48.50%. The 20-day simple moving average is -2.85%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to 2.48%.

Since the IPO date for Allegion Plc on the 11/18/2013, Allegion Plc has seen performance year to date to be 1.49%. With Allegion Plc trading at 67.56, the dividend yield is 0.72%, and the EPS is 2.04.

So could Allegion Plc, be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 32.68. The PEG is 2.57, P/S is 2.98 and the P/B is at 45.89. The P/cash is 38.34, with P/free cash flow at 25.95.

Allegion Plc ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is 1.8, and the quick ratio is 1.3. This is with long term debt/equity at 10.32, and total debt/equity at 10.67.

In terms of margins, Allegion Plc has a gross margin of 43.80%, an operating margin of 13.50% and a profit margin of 9.10%.Payout ratio for Allegion Plc is 21.40%. Return on assets come to 8.50% with return on investment coming to 12.90%.

Insider ownership for Allegion Plc, is at 0.30% and institutional ownership comes to 94.80%. Outstanding shares are at 97.43. While shares float is 95.73. The float short is currently 1.70%, and short ratio is 2.75.

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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