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Is this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for Chimera Investment Corporation (NYSE:CIM)?

The company in question is, Chimera Investment Corporation (NYSE:CIM) currently with a stock price of 15.28 (-0.01% today). The market cap for Chimera Investment Corporation is 2856.9, and is in the sector Financial, and REIT РDiversified industry. The target price for Chimera Investment Corporation is 16.3. Currently Chimera Investment Corporation is trading with a P/E of 12.72, and a forward P/E of 7.03. Average volume for Chimera Investment Corporation is 1539.88 and so far today it is 451522.

Performance in the last year for Chimera Investment Corporation has been 27.76%. For EPS growth, Chimera Investment Corporation has seen a growth of -56.30%, and is looking to grow in the next year to -2.29%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been -3.60% over the last five years and could be -0.21% for the next five years. Chimera Investment Corporation has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at 2.50%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at -30.20%. The 20-day simple moving average is -3.12%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to 10.65%.

Since the IPO date for Chimera Investment Corporation on the 11/29/2007, Chimera Investment Corporation has seen performance year to date to be 27.87%. With Chimera Investment Corporation trading at 15.28, the dividend yield is 12.57%, and the EPS is 1.2.

So could Chimera Investment Corporation, be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 12.72. The PEG is *TBA, P/S is 3.42 and the P/B is at 0.97. The P/cash is 42.39, with P/free cash flow at *TBA.

Chimera Investment Corporation ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is *TBA, and the quick ratio is *TBA. This is with long term debt/equity at 2.69, and total debt/equity at 4.66.

In terms of margins, Chimera Investment Corporation has a gross margin of 63.00%, an operating margin of 26.80% and a profit margin of 26.80%.Payout ratio for Chimera Investment Corporation is 159.70%. Return on assets come to 1.40% with return on investment coming to 1.70%.

Insider ownership for Chimera Investment Corporation, is at 0.20% and institutional ownership comes to 55.20%. Outstanding shares are at 186.97. While shares float is 186.52. The float short is currently 2.41%, and short ratio is 2.92.

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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