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Is this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc. (NYSE:DVA)?

The company in question is, DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc. (NYSE:DVA) currently with a stock price of 75.42 (-2.00% today). The market cap for DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc. is 15910.71, and is in the sector Healthcare, and Specialized Health Services industry. The target price for DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc. is 78.67. Currently DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc. is trading with a P/E of 34.68, and a forward P/E of 17.48. Average volume for DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc. is 933.33 and so far today it is 442451.

Performance in the last year for DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc. has been -5.15%. For EPS growth, DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc. has seen a growth of -62.50%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 11.52%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been -8.60% over the last five years and could be 13.10% for the next five years. DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc. has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at 8.90%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at 190.40%. The 20-day simple moving average is -1.81%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to 3.72%.

Since the IPO date for DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc. on the 10/31/1995, DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc. has seen performance year to date to be 10.40%. With DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc. trading at 75.42, the dividend yield is *TBA, and the EPS is 2.22.

So could DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc., be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 34.68. The PEG is 2.65, P/S is 1.13 and the P/B is at 3.34. The P/cash is 11.07, with P/free cash flow at 19.49.

DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc. ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is 1.7, and the quick ratio is 1.6. This is with long term debt/equity at 1.91, and total debt/equity at 1.94.

In terms of margins, DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc. has a gross margin of 28.60%, an operating margin of 11.40% and a profit margin of 3.40%.Payout ratio for DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc. is 0.00%. Return on assets come to 2.60% with return on investment coming to 6.20%.

Insider ownership for DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc., is at 0.10% and institutional ownership comes to 85.40%. Outstanding shares are at 206.74. While shares float is 205.6. The float short is currently 1.27%, and short ratio is 2.79.

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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