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Is this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for Armstrong World Industries, Inc. (NYSE:AWI)?

The company in question is, Armstrong World Industries, Inc. (NYSE:AWI) currently with a stock price of 40.91 (0.20% today). The market cap for Armstrong World Industries, Inc. is 2271.37, and is in the sector Industrial Goods, and General Building Materials industry. The target price for Armstrong World Industries, Inc. is 47.55. Currently Armstrong World Industries, Inc. is trading with a P/E of 95.62, and a forward P/E of 16.41. Average volume for Armstrong World Industries, Inc. is 525.72 and so far today it is 218959.

Performance in the last year for Armstrong World Industries, Inc. has been -18.29%. For EPS growth, Armstrong World Industries, Inc. has seen a growth of -48.70%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 10.38%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been 29.20% over the last five years and could be 11.10% for the next five years. Armstrong World Industries, Inc. has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at 2.70%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at 10.30%. The 20-day simple moving average is -4.09%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to -1.06%.

Since the IPO date for Armstrong World Industries, Inc. on the 10/18/2006, Armstrong World Industries, Inc. has seen performance year to date to be -10.72%. With Armstrong World Industries, Inc. trading at 40.91, the dividend yield is *TBA, and the EPS is 0.43.

So could Armstrong World Industries, Inc., be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 95.62. The PEG is 8.61, P/S is 1.07 and the P/B is at 11.22. The P/cash is *TBA, with P/free cash flow at *TBA.

Armstrong World Industries, Inc. 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 4.27, and total debt/equity at 4.32.

In terms of margins, Armstrong World Industries, Inc. has a gross margin of 25.40%, an operating margin of 7.50% and a profit margin of 1.20%.Payout ratio for Armstrong World Industries, Inc. is 0.00%. Return on assets come to 1.00% with return on investment coming to 6.60%.

Insider ownership for Armstrong World Industries, Inc., is at 0.50% and institutional ownership comes to *TBA. Outstanding shares are at 55.63. While shares float is 50.05. The float short is currently 8.78%, and short ratio is 8.36.

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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