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Is this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for Edison International (NYSE:EIX)?

The company in question is, Edison International (NYSE:EIX) currently with a stock price of 73.52 (0.60% today). The market cap for Edison International is 23967.52, and is in the sector Utilities, and Electric Utilities industry. The target price for Edison International is 79.47. Currently Edison International is trading with a P/E of 28.24, and a forward P/E of 17.78. Average volume for Edison International is 1603.99 and so far today it is 1379100.

Performance in the last year for Edison International has been 23.33%. For EPS growth, Edison International has seen a growth of -31.00%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 6.27%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been -2.00% over the last five years and could be 2.26% for the next five years. Edison International has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at -4.50%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at -26.90%. The 20-day simple moving average is -1.94%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to 6.83%.

Since the IPO date for Edison International on the 1/2/1980, Edison International has seen performance year to date to be 25.80%. With Edison International trading at 73.52, the dividend yield is 2.61%, and the EPS is 2.6.

So could Edison International, be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 28.24. The PEG is 12.5, P/S is 2.12 and the P/B is at 2.07. The P/cash is 215.92, with P/free cash flow at *TBA.

Edison International ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is 0.5, and the quick ratio is 0.5. This is with long term debt/equity at 0.94, and total debt/equity at 1.07.

In terms of margins, Edison International has a gross margin of 62.40%, an operating margin of 15.70% and a profit margin of 7.90%.Payout ratio for Edison International is 68.10%. Return on assets come to 1.70% with return on investment coming to 6.50%.

Insider ownership for Edison International, is at 0.21% and institutional ownership comes to 84.40%. Outstanding shares are at 326. While shares float is 325.22. The float short is currently 1.35%, and short ratio is 2.74.

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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