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Is this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for American Financial Group Inc. (NYSE:AFG)?

The company in question is, American Financial Group Inc. (NYSE:AFG) currently with a stock price of 76.33 (0.77% today). The market cap for American Financial Group Inc. is 6569.04, and is in the sector Financial, and Property & Casualty Insurance industry. The target price for American Financial Group Inc. is 81.5. Currently American Financial Group Inc. is trading with a P/E of 19.42, and a forward P/E of 12.84. Average volume for American Financial Group Inc. is 227.88 and so far today it is 51446.

Performance in the last year for American Financial Group Inc. has been 11.24%. For EPS growth, American Financial Group Inc. has seen a growth of -20.70%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 3.44%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been -10.30% over the last five years and could be 8.00% for the next five years. American Financial Group Inc. has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at 2.80%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at -61.30%. The 20-day simple moving average is 2.68%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to 7.92%.

Since the IPO date for American Financial Group Inc. on the 04/06/1983, American Financial Group Inc. has seen performance year to date to be 6.81%. With American Financial Group Inc. trading at 76.33, the dividend yield is 1.65%, and the EPS is 3.9.

So could American Financial Group Inc., be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 19.42. The PEG is 2.43, P/S is 1 and the P/B is at 1.32. The P/cash is 4.24, with P/free cash flow at 7.06.

American Financial Group 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 0.2, and total debt/equity at 0.2.

In terms of margins, American Financial Group Inc. has a gross margin of *TBA, an operating margin of 10.30% and a profit margin of 5.30%.Payout ratio for American Financial Group Inc. is 27.40%. Return on assets come to 0.70% with return on investment coming to 7.90%.

Insider ownership for American Financial Group Inc., is at 0.40% and institutional ownership comes to 61.60%. Outstanding shares are at 86.72. While shares float is 69.07. The float short is currently 0.78%, and short ratio is 2.35.

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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