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Is this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for CPFL Energia S.A. (NYSE:CPL)?

The company in question is, CPFL Energia S.A. (NYSE:CPL) currently with a stock price of 15.19 (0.33% today). The market cap for CPFL Energia S.A. is 7720.64, and is in the sector Utilities, and Foreign Utilities industry. The target price for CPFL Energia S.A. is 13.2. Currently CPFL Energia S.A. is trading with a P/E of 22.7, and a forward P/E of 34.97. Average volume for CPFL Energia S.A. is 328.99 and so far today it is 97077.

Performance in the last year for CPFL Energia S.A. has been 99.22%. For EPS growth, CPFL Energia S.A. has seen a growth of -8.90%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 17.66%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been -11.50% over the last five years and could be 9.40% for the next five years. CPFL Energia S.A. has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at -14.50%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at 102.70%. The 20-day simple moving average is 3.93%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to 34.14%.

Since the IPO date for CPFL Energia S.A. on the 9/29/2004, CPFL Energia S.A. has seen performance year to date to be 111.30%. With CPFL Energia S.A. trading at 15.19, the dividend yield is 0.79%, and the EPS is 0.67.

So could CPFL Energia S.A., be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 22.7. The PEG is 2.41, P/S is 1.35 and the P/B is at 3.19. The P/cash is 4.06, with P/free cash flow at 11.62.

CPFL Energia S.A. ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is 1.5, and the quick ratio is *TBA. This is with long term debt/equity at 2.15, and total debt/equity at 2.54.

In terms of margins, CPFL Energia S.A. has a gross margin of 22.20%, an operating margin of 14.50% and a profit margin of 6.00%.Payout ratio for CPFL Energia S.A. is 18.70%. Return on assets come to 2.80% with return on investment coming to 6.50%.

Insider ownership for CPFL Energia S.A., is at 46.60% and institutional ownership comes to 2.30%. Outstanding shares are at 509.95. While shares float is 271.8. The float short is currently 0.38%, and short ratio is 3.16.

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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