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Is this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for Ellie Mae, Inc. (NYSE:ELLI)?

The company in question is, Ellie Mae, Inc. (NYSE:ELLI) currently with a stock price of 100.17 (0.43% today). The market cap for Ellie Mae, Inc. is 3285.44, and is in the sector Technology, and Application Software industry. The target price for Ellie Mae, Inc. is 115.33. Currently Ellie Mae, Inc. is trading with a P/E of 128.53, and a forward P/E of 37.95. Average volume for Ellie Mae, Inc. is 447.97 and so far today it is 107891.

Performance in the last year for Ellie Mae, Inc. has been 49.40%. For EPS growth, Ellie Mae, Inc. has seen a growth of 44.10%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 28.20%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been 80.10% over the last five years and could be 23.33% for the next five years. Ellie Mae, Inc. has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at 36.70%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at 37.10%. The 20-day simple moving average is 1.83%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to 16.17%.

Since the IPO date for Ellie Mae, Inc. on the 4/15/2011, Ellie Mae, Inc. has seen performance year to date to be 65.60%. With Ellie Mae, Inc. trading at 100.17, the dividend yield is *TBA, and the EPS is 0.78.

So could Ellie Mae, Inc., be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 128.53. The PEG is 5.51, P/S is 11.04 and the P/B is at 9.04. The P/cash is 35.91, with P/free cash flow at 199.12.

Ellie Mae, Inc. ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is 2.6, and the quick ratio is 2.6. This is with long term debt/equity at 0, and total debt/equity at 0.01.

In terms of margins, Ellie Mae, Inc. has a gross margin of 66.00%, an operating margin of 11.70% and a profit margin of 8.10%.Payout ratio for Ellie Mae, Inc. is 0.00%. Return on assets come to 6.50% with return on investment coming to 7.30%.

Insider ownership for Ellie Mae, Inc., is at 1.40% and institutional ownership comes to *TBA. Outstanding shares are at 32.94. While shares float is 32.18. The float short is currently 6.02%, and short ratio is 4.32.

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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