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Is this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for Equinix, Inc. (NASDAQ:EQIX) ?

The company in question is, Equinix, Inc. (NASDAQ:EQIX) currently with a stock price of 403.96 (0.25% today). The market cap for Equinix, Inc. is 30979.69, and is in the sector Technology, and Internet Software & Services industry. The target price for Equinix, Inc. is 422.47. Currently Equinix, Inc. is trading with a P/E of 256.97, and a forward P/E of 56.86. Average volume for Equinix, Inc. is 601.35 and so far today it is 325500.

Performance in the last year for Equinix, Inc. has been 26.94%. For EPS growth, Equinix, Inc. has seen a growth of -49.70%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 50.13%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been -0.10% over the last five years and could be 18.77% for the next five years. Equinix, Inc. has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at 29.00%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at 363.10%. The 20-day simple moving average is 2.02%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to 10.46%.

Since the IPO date for Equinix, Inc. on the 08/11/2000, Equinix, Inc. has seen performance year to date to be 13.63%. With Equinix, Inc. trading at 403.96, the dividend yield is 1.79%, and the EPS is 1.57.

So could Equinix, Inc., be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 256.97. The PEG is 13.69, P/S is 8.58 and the P/B is at 6.61. The P/cash is 41.2, with P/free cash flow at *TBA.

Equinix, Inc. ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is 1.4, and the quick ratio is 1.4. This is with long term debt/equity at 1.51, and total debt/equity at 1.55.

In terms of margins, Equinix, Inc. has a gross margin of 49.60%, an operating margin of 16.80% and a profit margin of 3.50%.Payout ratio for Equinix, Inc. is 391.60%. Return on assets come to 1.00% with return on investment coming to 5.00%.

Insider ownership for Equinix, Inc., is at 0.50% and institutional ownership comes to 96.80%. Outstanding shares are at 76.69. While shares float is 76.24. The float short is currently 2.44%, and short ratio is 3.09.

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