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Is this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for Axalta Coating Systems Ltd. (NYSE:AXTA)?

The company in question is, Axalta Coating Systems Ltd. (NYSE:AXTA) currently with a stock price of 26.38 (-0.11% today). The market cap for Axalta Coating Systems Ltd. is 6634.19, and is in the sector Basic Materials, and Specialty Chemicals industry. The target price for Axalta Coating Systems Ltd. is 33.46. Currently Axalta Coating Systems Ltd. is trading with a P/E of 41.99, and a forward P/E of 18.04. Average volume for Axalta Coating Systems Ltd. is 2115.25 and so far today it is 1506420.

Performance in the last year for Axalta Coating Systems Ltd. has been -1.75%. For EPS growth, Axalta Coating Systems Ltd. has seen a growth of 228.60%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 26.53%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been -11.80% over the last five years and could be 20.42% for the next five years. Axalta Coating Systems Ltd. has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at -2.60%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at 285.20%. The 20-day simple moving average is -5.61%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to -3.25%.

Since the IPO date for Axalta Coating Systems Ltd. on the 11/12/2014, Axalta Coating Systems Ltd. has seen performance year to date to be -0.90%. With Axalta Coating Systems Ltd. trading at 26.38, the dividend yield is *TBA, and the EPS is 0.63.

So could Axalta Coating Systems Ltd., be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 41.99. The PEG is 2.06, P/S is 1.64 and the P/B is at 5.29. The P/cash is 13.82, with P/free cash flow at 15.51.

Axalta Coating Systems Ltd. ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is 2.3, and the quick ratio is 1.7. This is with long term debt/equity at 2.78, and total debt/equity at 2.83.

In terms of margins, Axalta Coating Systems Ltd. has a gross margin of 37.70%, an operating margin of 11.80% and a profit margin of 3.80%.Payout ratio for Axalta Coating Systems Ltd. is 0.00%. Return on assets come to 2.60% with return on investment coming to 8.30%.

Insider ownership for Axalta Coating Systems Ltd., is at 0.60% and institutional ownership comes to 95.00%. Outstanding shares are at 251.2. While shares float is 195.96. The float short is currently 2.20%, and short ratio is 2.04.

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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