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Is this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for Autohome Inc. (NYSE:ATHM)?

The company in question is, Autohome Inc. (NYSE:ATHM) currently with a stock price of 25.66 (-1.08% today). The market cap for Autohome Inc. is 3038.35, and is in the sector Technology, and Internet Information Providers industry. The target price for Autohome Inc. is 29.31. Currently Autohome Inc. is trading with a P/E of 25.09, and a forward P/E of 14.24. Average volume for Autohome Inc. is 767.83 and so far today it is 163927.

Performance in the last year for Autohome Inc. has been -21.18%. For EPS growth, Autohome Inc. has seen a growth of 34.90%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 6.49%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been 47.30% over the last five years and could be -0.09% for the next five years. Autohome Inc. has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at 75.50%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at 125.80%. The 20-day simple moving average is 4.15%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to 0.42%.

Since the IPO date for Autohome Inc. on the 12/11/2013, Autohome Inc. has seen performance year to date to be -25.72%. With Autohome Inc. trading at 25.66, the dividend yield is *TBA, and the EPS is 1.03.

So could Autohome Inc., be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 25.09. The PEG is *TBA, P/S is 5.15 and the P/B is at 3.81. The P/cash is 4.77, with P/free cash flow at *TBA.

Autohome Inc. ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is 2.9, and the quick ratio is 2.8. This is with long term debt/equity at 0, and total debt/equity at 0.05.

In terms of margins, Autohome Inc. has a gross margin of 75.90%, an operating margin of 30.30% and a profit margin of 25.50%.Payout ratio for Autohome Inc. is 0.00%. Return on assets come to 14.70% with return on investment coming to 18.20%.

Insider ownership for Autohome Inc., is at *TBA and institutional ownership comes to 50.40%. Outstanding shares are at 117.13. While shares float is 10.55. The float short is currently 7.14%, and short ratio is 0.98.

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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