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Is this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for Chemtura Corporation (NYSE:CHMT)?

The company in question is, Chemtura Corporation (NYSE:CHMT) currently with a stock price of 32.79 (-0.09% today). The market cap for Chemtura Corporation is 2077.18, and is in the sector Basic Materials, and Specialty Chemicals industry. The target price for Chemtura Corporation is 33.4. Currently Chemtura Corporation is trading with a P/E of 68.09, and a forward P/E of 15.52. Average volume for Chemtura Corporation is 898.32 and so far today it is 361984.

Performance in the last year for Chemtura Corporation has been 8.82%. For EPS growth, Chemtura Corporation has seen a growth of -76.50%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 19.29%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been 22.60% over the last five years and could be 19.90% for the next five years. Chemtura Corporation has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at -5.00%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at 101.50%. The 20-day simple moving average is 8.29%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to 19.57%.

Since the IPO date for Chemtura Corporation on the 10/26/2010, Chemtura Corporation has seen performance year to date to be 20.35%. With Chemtura Corporation trading at 32.79, the dividend yield is *TBA, and the EPS is 0.48.

So could Chemtura Corporation, be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 68.09. The PEG is 3.42, P/S is 1.22 and the P/B is at 2.16. The P/cash is 11.17, with P/free cash flow at 43.27.

Chemtura Corporation ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is 2.7, and the quick ratio is 1.7. This is with long term debt/equity at 0.48, and total debt/equity at 0.49.

In terms of margins, Chemtura Corporation has a gross margin of 27.10%, an operating margin of 2.50% and a profit margin of 2.10%.Payout ratio for Chemtura Corporation is 0.00%. Return on assets come to 1.50% with return on investment coming to 9.70%.

Insider ownership for Chemtura Corporation, is at 0.10% and institutional ownership comes to 95.50%. Outstanding shares are at 63.29. While shares float is 62.28. The float short is currently 1.53%, and short ratio is 1.06.

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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