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Is this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for China Unicom (NYSE:CHU)?

The company in question is, China Unicom (NYSE:CHU) currently with a stock price of 10.37 (0.19% today). The market cap for China Unicom is 24828.93, and is in the sector Technology, and Wireless Communications industry. The target price for China Unicom is 13.74. Currently China Unicom is trading with a P/E of 21.56, and a forward P/E of 23.52. Average volume for China Unicom is 375.64 and so far today it is 76737.

Performance in the last year for China Unicom has been -29.59%. For EPS growth, China Unicom has seen a growth of -10.80%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 49.15%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been 23.10% over the last five years and could be 1.30% for the next five years. China Unicom has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at -5.30%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at -84.50%. The 20-day simple moving average is -1.93%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to -11.31%.

Since the IPO date for China Unicom on the 6/21/2000, China Unicom has seen performance year to date to be -14.18%. With China Unicom trading at 10.37, the dividend yield is 2.51%, and the EPS is 0.48.

So could China Unicom, be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 21.56. The PEG is 16.59, P/S is 0.61 and the P/B is at 0.71. The P/cash is *TBA, with P/free cash flow at *TBA.

China Unicom 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 0, and total debt/equity at 0.

In terms of margins, China Unicom has a gross margin of 63.70%, an operating margin of 2.20% and a profit margin of 2.90%.Payout ratio for China Unicom is 0.00%. Return on assets come to 1.40% with return on investment coming to 4.30%.

Insider ownership for China Unicom, is at 80.30% and institutional ownership comes to 1.10%. Outstanding shares are at 2398.93. While shares float is 442.05. The float short is currently 0.13%, and short ratio is 1.56.

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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