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Is this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for DCT Industrial Trust Inc. (NYSE:DCT)?

The company in question is, DCT Industrial Trust Inc. (NYSE:DCT) currently with a stock price of 46.66 (0.13% today). The market cap for DCT Industrial Trust Inc. is 4225.22, and is in the sector Financial, and REIT – Industrial industry. The target price for DCT Industrial Trust Inc. is 48.91. Currently DCT Industrial Trust Inc. is trading with a P/E of 39.83, and a forward P/E of 87.92. Average volume for DCT Industrial Trust Inc. is 571.38 and so far today it is 214239.

Performance in the last year for DCT Industrial Trust Inc. has been 36.79%. For EPS growth, DCT Industrial Trust Inc. has seen a growth of 106.10%, and is looking to grow in the next year to -34.73%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been 29.00% over the last five years and could be 5.67% for the next five years. DCT Industrial Trust Inc. has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at 8.40%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at 15.60%. The 20-day simple moving average is -2.57%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to 10.30%.

Since the IPO date for DCT Industrial Trust Inc. on the 12/13/2006, DCT Industrial Trust Inc. has seen performance year to date to be 27.17%. With DCT Industrial Trust Inc. trading at 46.66, the dividend yield is 2.49%, and the EPS is 1.17.

So could DCT Industrial Trust Inc., be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 39.83. The PEG is 7.02, P/S is 11.48 and the P/B is at 2.31. The P/cash is 126.5, with P/free cash flow at *TBA.

DCT Industrial Trust Inc. 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 0.87, and total debt/equity at 0.87.

In terms of margins, DCT Industrial Trust Inc. has a gross margin of 74.40%, an operating margin of 22.30% and a profit margin of 28.30%.Payout ratio for DCT Industrial Trust Inc. is 97.80%. Return on assets come to 2.90% with return on investment coming to 2.10%.

Insider ownership for DCT Industrial Trust Inc., is at 0.20% and institutional ownership comes to *TBA. Outstanding shares are at 90.67. While shares float is 89.75. The float short is currently 2.51%, and short ratio is 3.95.

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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