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

The company in question is, BankUnited, Inc. (NYSE:BKU) currently with a stock price of 29.05 (1.08% today). The market cap for BankUnited, Inc. is 3028.91, and is in the sector Financial, and Regional – Mid-Atlantic Banks industry. The target price for BankUnited, Inc. is 34.28. Currently BankUnited, Inc. is trading with a P/E of 11.46, and a forward P/E of 11.93. Average volume for BankUnited, Inc. is 1061.43 and so far today it is 385678.

Performance in the last year for BankUnited, Inc. has been -18.27%. For EPS growth, BankUnited, Inc. has seen a growth of 20.50%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 14.71%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been 3.40% over the last five years and could be 15.00% for the next five years. BankUnited, Inc. has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at 22.50%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at 20.70%. The 20-day simple moving average is -4.20%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to -8.99%.

Since the IPO date for BankUnited, Inc. on the 1/28/2011, BankUnited, Inc. has seen performance year to date to be -18.18%. With BankUnited, Inc. trading at 29.05, the dividend yield is 2.92%, and the EPS is 2.51.

So could BankUnited, Inc., be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 11.46. The PEG is 0.76, P/S is 3.1 and the P/B is at 1.27. The P/cash is 4.37, with P/free cash flow at 30.56.

BankUnited, 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, and total debt/equity at 0.

In terms of margins, BankUnited, Inc. has a gross margin of *TBA, an operating margin of 78.50% and a profit margin of 26.50%.Payout ratio for BankUnited, Inc. is 33.20%. Return on assets come to 1.10% with return on investment coming to 29.10%.

Insider ownership for BankUnited, Inc., is at 1.60% and institutional ownership comes to 99.70%. Outstanding shares are at 105.39. While shares float is 102.31. The float short is currently 2.85%, and short ratio is 2.75.

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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