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Is this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for Entergy Corporation (NYSE:ETR)?

The company in question is, Entergy Corporation (NYSE:ETR) currently with a stock price of 80.08 (0.62% today). The market cap for Entergy Corporation is 14288, and is in the sector Utilities, and Electric Utilities industry. The target price for Entergy Corporation is 82.5. Currently Entergy Corporation is trading with a P/E of 82.22, and a forward P/E of 15.4. Average volume for Entergy Corporation is 1248.82 and so far today it is 438344.

Performance in the last year for Entergy Corporation has been 20.29%. For EPS growth, Entergy Corporation has seen a growth of -118.90%, and is looking to grow in the next year to -16.90%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been -16.50% over the last five years and could be -2.14% for the next five years. Entergy Corporation has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at -9.20%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at 282.50%. The 20-day simple moving average is 0.83%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to 10.21%.

Since the IPO date for Entergy Corporation on the 6/1/1972, Entergy Corporation has seen performance year to date to be 19.15%. With Entergy Corporation trading at 80.08, the dividend yield is 4.27%, and the EPS is 0.97.

So could Entergy Corporation, be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 82.22. The PEG is *TBA, P/S is 1.3 and the P/B is at 1.46. The P/cash is 14.34, with P/free cash flow at *TBA.

Entergy Corporation ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is 1, and the quick ratio is 0.7. This is with long term debt/equity at 1.35, and total debt/equity at 1.52.

In terms of margins, Entergy Corporation has a gross margin of 86.80%, an operating margin of -2.50% and a profit margin of 1.60%.Payout ratio for Entergy Corporation is 257.40%. Return on assets come to 0.40% with return on investment coming to 1.50%.

Insider ownership for Entergy Corporation, is at 0.20% and institutional ownership comes to 86.90%. Outstanding shares are at 179.52. While shares float is 178.14. The float short is currently 1.68%, and short ratio is 2.4.

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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