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Is this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. (NYSE:CTB)?

The company in question is, Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. (NYSE:CTB) currently with a stock price of 36.59 (-2.63% today). The market cap for Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. is 2028.57, and is in the sector Consumer Goods, and Rubber & Plastics industry. The target price for Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. is 42.4. Currently Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. is trading with a P/E of 8.74, and a forward P/E of 9.44. Average volume for Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. is 591.64 and so far today it is 500733.

Performance in the last year for Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. has been -8.57%. For EPS growth, Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. has seen a growth of 7.90%, and is looking to grow in the next year to -7.37%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been 14.70% over the last five years and could be -0.71% for the next five years. Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at -1.50%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at 23.40%. The 20-day simple moving average is 3.43%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to 6.34%.

Since the IPO date for Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. on the 11/05/1987, Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. has seen performance year to date to be 0.19%. With Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. trading at 36.59, the dividend yield is 1.12%, and the EPS is 4.3.

So could Cooper Tire & Rubber Co., be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 8.74. The PEG is *TBA, P/S is 0.69 and the P/B is at 1.97. The P/cash is 4.92, with P/free cash flow at 16.95.

Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is 3.1, and the quick ratio is 2. This is with long term debt/equity at 0.28, and total debt/equity at 0.29.

In terms of margins, Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. has a gross margin of 22.20%, an operating margin of 13.10% and a profit margin of 8.20%.Payout ratio for Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. is 9.70%. Return on assets come to 9.80% with return on investment coming to 18.30%.

Insider ownership for Cooper Tire & Rubber Co., is at 1.10% and institutional ownership comes to 94.00%. Outstanding shares are at 53.98. While shares float is 53.81. The float short is currently 6.65%, and short ratio is 6.05.

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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