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Is this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for Black Hills Corporation (NYSE:BKH)?

The company in question is, Black Hills Corporation (NYSE:BKH) currently with a stock price of 58.88 (0.24% today). The market cap for Black Hills Corporation is 3114.39, and is in the sector Utilities, and Electric Utilities industry. The target price for Black Hills Corporation is 68.25. Currently Black Hills Corporation is trading with a P/E of 224.2, and a forward P/E of 16.55. Average volume for Black Hills Corporation is 383.18 and so far today it is 75404.

Performance in the last year for Black Hills Corporation has been 36.27%. For EPS growth, Black Hills Corporation has seen a growth of -124.20%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 17.82%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been -19.50% over the last five years and could be 6.70% for the next five years. Black Hills Corporation has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at 19.50%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at 101.30%. The 20-day simple moving average is -0.89%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to 2.27%.

Since the IPO date for Black Hills Corporation on the 09/07/1984, Black Hills Corporation has seen performance year to date to be 29.34%. With Black Hills Corporation trading at 58.88, the dividend yield is 2.86%, and the EPS is 0.26.

So could Black Hills Corporation, be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 224.2. The PEG is 33.46, P/S is 2.28 and the P/B is at 1.94. The P/cash is 26.66, with P/free cash flow at *TBA.

Black Hills Corporation ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is 0.3, and the quick ratio is 0.2. This is with long term debt/equity at 1.42, and total debt/equity at 2.07.

In terms of margins, Black Hills Corporation has a gross margin of *TBA, an operating margin of 7.90% and a profit margin of 1.20%.Payout ratio for Black Hills Corporation is 600.90%. Return on assets come to 0.30% with return on investment coming to 1.40%.

Insider ownership for Black Hills Corporation, is at 0.20% and institutional ownership comes to 91.30%. Outstanding shares are at 53.02. While shares float is 51.8. The float short is currently 10.25%, and short ratio is 13.85.

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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