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Is this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for Blackbaud Inc. (NASDAQ:BLKB)?

The company in question is, Blackbaud Inc. (NASDAQ:BLKB) currently with a stock price of 63.59 (-0.47% today). The market cap for Blackbaud Inc. is 3094.19, and is in the sector Technology, and Business Software & Services industry. The target price for Blackbaud Inc. is 74. Currently Blackbaud Inc. is trading with a P/E of 110.16, and a forward P/E of 27.74. Average volume for Blackbaud Inc. is 249.1 and so far today it is 48767.

Performance in the last year for Blackbaud Inc. has been 8.22%. For EPS growth, Blackbaud Inc. has seen a growth of -10.70%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 20.14%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been -3.70% over the last five years and could be 21.20% for the next five years. Blackbaud Inc. has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at 15.30%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at 9.70%. The 20-day simple moving average is -4.47%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to 0.74%.

Since the IPO date for Blackbaud Inc. on the 7/26/2004, Blackbaud Inc. has seen performance year to date to be -2.42%. With Blackbaud Inc. trading at 63.59, the dividend yield is 0.75%, and the EPS is 0.58.

So could Blackbaud Inc., be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 110.16. The PEG is 5.2, P/S is 4.52 and the P/B is at 13.28. The P/cash is 202.23, with P/free cash flow at 83.18.

Blackbaud Inc. ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is 0.7, and the quick ratio is 0.7. This is with long term debt/equity at 1.8, and total debt/equity at 1.82.

In terms of margins, Blackbaud Inc. has a gross margin of 52.80%, an operating margin of 7.40% and a profit margin of 4.00%.Payout ratio for Blackbaud Inc. is 81.10%. Return on assets come to 2.50% with return on investment coming to 5.70%.

Insider ownership for Blackbaud Inc., is at 1.60% and institutional ownership comes to 95.00%. Outstanding shares are at 48.43. While shares float is 46.78. The float short is currently 7.38%, and short ratio is 13.86.

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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