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Is this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for BT Group plc (NYSE:BT)?

The company in question is, BT Group plc (NYSE:BT) currently with a stock price of 25.17 (0.12% today). The market cap for BT Group plc is 50101.89, and is in the sector Technology, and Diversified Communication Services industry. The target price for BT Group plc is 37.38. Currently BT Group plc is trading with a P/E of 12.91, and a forward P/E of 11.47. Average volume for BT Group plc is 576.25 and so far today it is 645800.

Performance in the last year for BT Group plc has been -19.18%. For EPS growth, BT Group plc has seen a growth of 13.90%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 8.93%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been 9.90% over the last five years and could be -3.80% for the next five years. BT Group plc has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at 35.00%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at -1.30%. The 20-day simple moving average is -3.20%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to -17.01%.

Since the IPO date for BT Group plc on the 12/3/1984, BT Group plc has seen performance year to date to be -25.37%. With BT Group plc trading at 25.17, the dividend yield is 3.81%, and the EPS is 1.95.

So could BT Group plc, be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 12.91. The PEG is *TBA, P/S is 1.85 and the P/B is at 3.72. The P/cash is 13.11, with P/free cash flow at 14.57.

BT Group plc ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is 0.8, and the quick ratio is 0.7. This is with long term debt/equity at 1.08, and total debt/equity at 1.37.

In terms of margins, BT Group plc has a gross margin of *TBA, an operating margin of 17.80% and a profit margin of 13.10%.Payout ratio for BT Group plc is 47.00%. Return on assets come to 7.70% with return on investment coming to 10.80%.

Insider ownership for BT Group plc, is at 0.40% and institutional ownership comes to 1.00%. Outstanding shares are at 1990.54. While shares float is 1570.33. The float short is currently 0.04%, and short ratio is 0.99.

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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