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Is this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for Equity Commonwealth (NYSE:EQC)?

The company in question is, Equity Commonwealth (NYSE:EQC) currently with a stock price of 30.48 (-0.55% today). The market cap for Equity Commonwealth is 3832.17, and is in the sector Financial, and REIT РOffice industry. The target price for Equity Commonwealth is 33. Currently Equity Commonwealth is trading with a P/E of 22.94, and a forward P/E of 255.42. Average volume for Equity Commonwealth is 940.4 and so far today it is 253379.

Performance in the last year for Equity Commonwealth has been 6.02%. For EPS growth, Equity Commonwealth has seen a growth of 356.70%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 33.33%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been 36.70% over the last five years and could be -6.50% for the next five years. Equity Commonwealth has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at -28.60%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at 596.30%. The 20-day simple moving average is 0.15%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to 6.49%.

Since the IPO date for Equity Commonwealth on the 01/05/1988, Equity Commonwealth has seen performance year to date to be 10.53%. With Equity Commonwealth trading at 30.48, the dividend yield is *TBA, and the EPS is 1.34.

So could Equity Commonwealth, be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 22.94. The PEG is *TBA, P/S is 6.6 and the P/B is at 1.25. The P/cash is 2.16, with P/free cash flow at 25.31.

Equity Commonwealth 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 0.51, and total debt/equity at 0.51.

In terms of margins, Equity Commonwealth has a gross margin of 57.60%, an operating margin of 13.90% and a profit margin of 29.30%.Payout ratio for Equity Commonwealth is 0.00%. Return on assets come to 3.30% with return on investment coming to 2.70%.

Insider ownership for Equity Commonwealth, is at 0.10% and institutional ownership comes to 94.00%. Outstanding shares are at 125.03. While shares float is 124.32. The float short is currently 1.93%, and short ratio is 2.55.

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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