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Is this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for Crown Castle International Corp. (NYSE:CCI)?

The company in question is, Crown Castle International Corp. (NYSE:CCI) currently with a stock price of 94.13 (-0.48% today). The market cap for Crown Castle International Corp. is 31844.14, and is in the sector Technology, and Diversified Communication Services industry. The target price for Crown Castle International Corp. is 105.81. Currently Crown Castle International Corp. is trading with a P/E of 94.2, and a forward P/E of 65.5. Average volume for Crown Castle International Corp. is 2140.44 and so far today it is 795166.

Performance in the last year for Crown Castle International Corp. has been 15.46%. For EPS growth, Crown Castle International Corp. has seen a growth of 58.80%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 61.88%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been 26.50% over the last five years and could be -0.70% for the next five years. Crown Castle International Corp. has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at 7.00%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at -52.40%. The 20-day simple moving average is -3.21%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to 7.00%.

Since the IPO date for Crown Castle International Corp. on the 8/18/1998, Crown Castle International Corp. has seen performance year to date to be 11.61%. With Crown Castle International Corp. trading at 94.13, the dividend yield is 3.74%, and the EPS is 1.

So could Crown Castle International Corp., be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 94.2. The PEG is *TBA, P/S is 8.47 and the P/B is at 4.6. The P/cash is 157.41, with P/free cash flow at *TBA.

Crown Castle International Corp. ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is 0.9, and the quick ratio is 0.9. This is with long term debt/equity at 1.77, and total debt/equity at 1.79.

In terms of margins, Crown Castle International Corp. has a gross margin of 63.90%, an operating margin of 22.90% and a profit margin of 8.90%.Payout ratio for Crown Castle International Corp. is 347.40%. Return on assets come to 1.50% with return on investment coming to 5.20%.

Insider ownership for Crown Castle International Corp., is at 0.60% and institutional ownership comes to 99.20%. Outstanding shares are at 336.69. While shares float is 335.24. The float short is currently 2.56%, and short ratio is 4.01.

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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