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Is this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for CGI Group Inc. (NYSE:GIB)?

The company in question is, CGI Group Inc. (NYSE:GIB) currently with a stock price of 48.67 (-0.86% today). The market cap for CGI Group Inc. is 13190.48, and is in the sector Technology, and Internet Software & Services industry. The target price for CGI Group Inc. is 49.28. Currently CGI Group Inc. is trading with a P/E of 19.67, and a forward P/E of 13.01. Average volume for CGI Group Inc. is 151.19 and so far today it is 48133.

Performance in the last year for CGI Group Inc. has been 28.78%. For EPS growth, CGI Group Inc. has seen a growth of 12.90%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 8.17%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been 19.70% over the last five years and could be 8.33% for the next five years. CGI Group Inc. has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at 4.20%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at 11.60%. The 20-day simple moving average is 6.93%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to 12.19%.

Since the IPO date for CGI Group Inc. on the 10/7/1998, CGI Group Inc. has seen performance year to date to be 22.63%. With CGI Group Inc. trading at 48.67, the dividend yield is *TBA, and the EPS is 2.5.

So could CGI Group Inc., be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 19.67. The PEG is 2.36, P/S is 1.62 and the P/B is at 3.18. The P/cash is 60.95, with P/free cash flow at 16.32.

CGI Group Inc. ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is 1, and the quick ratio is 0.7. This is with long term debt/equity at 0.28, and total debt/equity at 0.31.

In terms of margins, CGI Group Inc. has a gross margin of 14.50%, an operating margin of 13.90% and a profit margin of 9.60%.Payout ratio for CGI Group Inc. is 0.00%. Return on assets come to 8.80% with return on investment coming to 13.20%.

Insider ownership for CGI Group Inc., is at 12.40% and institutional ownership comes to 70.00%. Outstanding shares are at 268.7. While shares float is 233.7. The float short is currently 1.83%, and short ratio is 28.36.

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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