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Is this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for Allied World Assurance Company Holdings, AG (NYSE:AWH)?

The company in question is, Allied World Assurance Company Holdings, AG (NYSE:AWH) currently with a stock price of 43.89 (0.09% today). The market cap for Allied World Assurance Company Holdings, AG is 3777.68, and is in the sector Financial, and Property & Casualty Insurance industry. The target price for Allied World Assurance Company Holdings, AG is 42.33. Currently Allied World Assurance Company Holdings, AG is trading with a P/E of 22.34, and a forward P/E of 16.28. Average volume for Allied World Assurance Company Holdings, AG is 556.64 and so far today it is 126129.

Performance in the last year for Allied World Assurance Company Holdings, AG has been 14.22%. For EPS growth, Allied World Assurance Company Holdings, AG has seen a growth of -81.90%, and is looking to grow in the next year to -2.92%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been -27.50% over the last five years and could be -11.60% for the next five years. Allied World Assurance Company Holdings, AG has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at 10.20%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at 1514.70%. The 20-day simple moving average is 7.48%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to 18.81%.

Since the IPO date for Allied World Assurance Company Holdings, AG on the 07/12/2006, Allied World Assurance Company Holdings, AG has seen performance year to date to be 17.91%. With Allied World Assurance Company Holdings, AG trading at 43.89, the dividend yield is 2.37%, and the EPS is 1.96.

So could Allied World Assurance Company Holdings, AG, be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 22.34. The PEG is *TBA, P/S is 1.45 and the P/B is at 1.09. The P/cash is 6.46, with P/free cash flow at 8.35.

Allied World Assurance Company Holdings, AG 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 0.37, and total debt/equity at 0.37.

In terms of margins, Allied World Assurance Company Holdings, AG has a gross margin of *TBA, an operating margin of 9.60% and a profit margin of 6.80%.Payout ratio for Allied World Assurance Company Holdings, AG is 65.00%. Return on assets come to 1.30% with return on investment coming to 3.20%.

Insider ownership for Allied World Assurance Company Holdings, AG, is at 2.26% and institutional ownership comes to 92.60%. Outstanding shares are at 86.15. While shares float is 85.1. The float short is currently 0.77%, and short ratio is 1.17.

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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