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

The company in question is, BancorpSouth, Inc. (NYSE:BXS) currently with a stock price of 22.72 (1.34% today). The market cap for BancorpSouth, Inc. is 2115.55, and is in the sector Financial, and Regional – Southeast Banks industry. The target price for BancorpSouth, Inc. is 25.21. Currently BancorpSouth, Inc. is trading with a P/E of 18.98, and a forward P/E of 13.29. Average volume for BancorpSouth, Inc. is 544.78 and so far today it is 400648.

Performance in the last year for BancorpSouth, Inc. has been -1.75%. For EPS growth, BancorpSouth, Inc. has seen a growth of -9.90%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 11.50%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been 31.80% over the last five years and could be 5.00% for the next five years. BancorpSouth, Inc. has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at 4.20%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at -10.60%. The 20-day simple moving average is -4.66%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to 2.01%.

Since the IPO date for BancorpSouth, Inc. on the 10/16/1985, BancorpSouth, Inc. has seen performance year to date to be -5.20%. With BancorpSouth, Inc. trading at 22.72, the dividend yield is 2.23%, and the EPS is 1.18.

So could BancorpSouth, Inc., be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 18.98. The PEG is 3.8, P/S is 4.47 and the P/B is at 1.24. The P/cash is 7.75, with P/free cash flow at 32.7.

BancorpSouth, 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 0.23, and total debt/equity at 0.23.

In terms of margins, BancorpSouth, Inc. has a gross margin of *TBA, an operating margin of 94.10% and a profit margin of 23.80%.Payout ratio for BancorpSouth, Inc. is 33.80%. Return on assets come to 0.80% with return on investment coming to 22.30%.

Insider ownership for BancorpSouth, Inc., is at 1.50% and institutional ownership comes to 64.80%. Outstanding shares are at 94.36. While shares float is 85.31. The float short is currently 3.70%, and short ratio is 5.79.

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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