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Is this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for Berry Plastics Group, Inc. (NYSE:BERY)?

The company in question is, Berry Plastics Group, Inc. (NYSE:BERY) currently with a stock price of 44.56 (1.60% today). The market cap for Berry Plastics Group, Inc. is 5380.31, and is in the sector Consumer Goods, and Packaging & Containers industry. The target price for Berry Plastics Group, Inc. is 52.14. Currently Berry Plastics Group, Inc. is trading with a P/E of 26.41, and a forward P/E of 15.9. Average volume for Berry Plastics Group, Inc. is 1457.37 and so far today it is 556361.

Performance in the last year for Berry Plastics Group, Inc. has been 30.30%. For EPS growth, Berry Plastics Group, Inc. has seen a growth of 36.60%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 17.71%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been 21.90% over the last five years and could be 20.90% for the next five years. Berry Plastics Group, Inc. has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at 32.60%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at 800.90%. The 20-day simple moving average is 1.30%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to 18.57%.

Since the IPO date for Berry Plastics Group, Inc. on the 10/04/2012, Berry Plastics Group, Inc. has seen performance year to date to be 21.23%. With Berry Plastics Group, Inc. trading at 44.56, the dividend yield is *TBA, and the EPS is 1.66.

So could Berry Plastics Group, Inc., be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 26.41. The PEG is 1.26, P/S is 0.89 and the P/B is at 34.81. The P/cash is 22.8, with P/free cash flow at 10.19.

Berry Plastics Group, Inc. ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is 1.6, and the quick ratio is 1. This is with long term debt/equity at 38.24, and total debt/equity at 38.67.

In terms of margins, Berry Plastics Group, Inc. has a gross margin of 19.90%, an operating margin of 8.80% and a profit margin of 3.40%.Payout ratio for Berry Plastics Group, Inc. is 0.00%. Return on assets come to 2.90% with return on investment coming to 7.70%.

Insider ownership for Berry Plastics Group, Inc., is at 0.10% and institutional ownership comes to 99.80%. Outstanding shares are at 122.67. While shares float is 121.09. The float short is currently 2.78%, and short ratio is 2.31.

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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