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Is this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for AptarGroup, Inc. (NYSE:ATR)?

The company in question is, AptarGroup, Inc. (NYSE:ATR) currently with a stock price of 76.05 (0.61% today). The market cap for AptarGroup, Inc. is 4820.37, and is in the sector Consumer Goods, and Packaging & Containers industry. The target price for AptarGroup, Inc. is 79.83. Currently AptarGroup, Inc. is trading with a P/E of 24.48, and a forward P/E of 21.66. Average volume for AptarGroup, Inc. is 231.6 and so far today it is 48302.

Performance in the last year for AptarGroup, Inc. has been 10.25%. For EPS growth, AptarGroup, Inc. has seen a growth of 8.50%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 9.61%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been 4.50% over the last five years and could be 9.26% for the next five years. AptarGroup, Inc. has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at 4.30%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at 1.80%. The 20-day simple moving average is -1.67%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to 0.09%.

Since the IPO date for AptarGroup, Inc. on the 4/23/1993, AptarGroup, Inc. has seen performance year to date to be 5.29%. With AptarGroup, Inc. trading at 76.05, the dividend yield is 1.59%, and the EPS is 3.09.

So could AptarGroup, Inc., be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 24.48. The PEG is 2.64, P/S is 2.06 and the P/B is at 3.79. The P/cash is 13.33, with P/free cash flow at 100.63.

AptarGroup, Inc. ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is 2.5, and the quick ratio is 1.9. This is with long term debt/equity at 0.61, and total debt/equity at 0.71.

In terms of margins, AptarGroup, Inc. has a gross margin of 35.50%, an operating margin of 13.60% and a profit margin of 8.50%.Payout ratio for AptarGroup, Inc. is 37.10%. Return on assets come to 7.80% with return on investment coming to 11.60%.

Insider ownership for AptarGroup, Inc., is at 2.00% and institutional ownership comes to 90.90%. Outstanding shares are at 63.77. While shares float is 61.49. The float short is currently 2.27%, and short ratio is 6.03.

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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