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Is this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for Bemis Company, Inc. (NYSE:BMS)?

The company in question is, Bemis Company, Inc. (NYSE:BMS) currently with a stock price of 50.17 (1.15% today). The market cap for Bemis Company, Inc. is 4724.4, and is in the sector Consumer Goods, and Packaging & Containers industry. The target price for Bemis Company, Inc. is 52.15. Currently Bemis Company, Inc. is trading with a P/E of 21.13, and a forward P/E of 16.34. Average volume for Bemis Company, Inc. is 701.44 and so far today it is 83874.

Performance in the last year for Bemis Company, Inc. has been 23.04%. For EPS growth, Bemis Company, Inc. has seen a growth of 4.60%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 11.62%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been 6.10% over the last five years and could be 8.14% for the next five years. Bemis Company, Inc. has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at -0.90%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at -20.50%. The 20-day simple moving average is -1.54%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to 1.09%.

Since the IPO date for Bemis Company, Inc. on the 09/07/1984, Bemis Company, Inc. has seen performance year to date to be 12.97%. With Bemis Company, Inc. trading at 50.17, the dividend yield is 2.34%, and the EPS is 2.35.

So could Bemis Company, Inc., be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 21.13. The PEG is 2.6, P/S is 1.18 and the P/B is at 3.62. The P/cash is 76.45, with P/free cash flow at 27.5.

Bemis Company, Inc. ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is 2.1, and the quick ratio is 1.1. This is with long term debt/equity at 1.18, and total debt/equity at 1.2.

In terms of margins, Bemis Company, Inc. has a gross margin of 21.60%, an operating margin of 9.80% and a profit margin of 5.70%.Payout ratio for Bemis Company, Inc. is 48.10%. Return on assets come to 6.30% with return on investment coming to 11.10%.

Insider ownership for Bemis Company, Inc., is at 0.40% and institutional ownership comes to 77.90%. Outstanding shares are at 95.25. While shares float is 93.58. The float short is currently 4.27%, and short ratio is 5.7.

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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