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Is this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for Cigna Corp. (NYSE:CI)?

The company in question is, Cigna Corp. (NYSE:CI) currently with a stock price of 127.7 (-1.02% today). The market cap for Cigna Corp. is 32898.84, and is in the sector Healthcare, and Health Care Plans industry. The target price for Cigna Corp. is 151.92. Currently Cigna Corp. is trading with a P/E of 16.75, and a forward P/E of 13.55. Average volume for Cigna Corp. is 1728.58 and so far today it is 106959.

Performance in the last year for Cigna Corp. has been -7.57%. For EPS growth, Cigna Corp. has seen a growth of 2.70%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 17.92%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been 11.60% over the last five years and could be 11.47% for the next five years. Cigna Corp. has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at 5.00%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at -13.10%. The 20-day simple moving average is -2.19%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to -5.01%.

Since the IPO date for Cigna Corp. on the 3/31/1982, Cigna Corp. has seen performance year to date to be -11.81%. With Cigna Corp. trading at 127.7, the dividend yield is 0.03%, and the EPS is 7.7.

So could Cigna Corp., be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 16.75. The PEG is 1.46, P/S is 0.85 and the P/B is at 2.47. The P/cash is 13.41, with P/free cash flow at 24.39.

Cigna Corp. 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 0.36, and total debt/equity at 0.38.

In terms of margins, Cigna Corp. has a gross margin of *TBA, an operating margin of 8.10% and a profit margin of 5.10%.Payout ratio for Cigna Corp. is 0.50%. Return on assets come to 3.40% with return on investment coming to 12.10%.

Insider ownership for Cigna Corp., is at 0.10% and institutional ownership comes to 87.50%. Outstanding shares are at 255.01. While shares float is 249.89. The float short is currently 0.64%, and short ratio is 0.92.

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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