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Is this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for Equity One Inc. (NYSE:EQY)?

The company in question is, Equity One Inc. (NYSE:EQY) currently with a stock price of 29.28 (0.21% today). The market cap for Equity One Inc. is 4209.73, and is in the sector Financial, and REIT – Retail industry. The target price for Equity One Inc. is 31.5. Currently Equity One Inc. is trading with a P/E of 54.82, and a forward P/E of 43.22. Average volume for Equity One Inc. is 705.14 and so far today it is 217655.

Performance in the last year for Equity One Inc. has been 19.18%. For EPS growth, Equity One Inc. has seen a growth of 37.50%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 22.91%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been 50.50% over the last five years and could be 5.80% for the next five years. Equity One Inc. has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at 2.00%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at -27.60%. The 20-day simple moving average is -4.48%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to 0.74%.

Since the IPO date for Equity One Inc. on the 5/14/1998, Equity One Inc. has seen performance year to date to be 10.08%. With Equity One Inc. trading at 29.28, the dividend yield is 3.01%, and the EPS is 0.53.

So could Equity One Inc., be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 54.82. The PEG is 9.45, P/S is 11.44 and the P/B is at 2.31. The P/cash is 127.96, with P/free cash flow at *TBA.

Equity One Inc. 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 0.76, and total debt/equity at 0.

In terms of margins, Equity One Inc. has a gross margin of 74.20%, an operating margin of 32.10% and a profit margin of 19.70%.Payout ratio for Equity One Inc. is 164.30%. Return on assets come to 2.20% with return on investment coming to 3.90%.

Insider ownership for Equity One Inc., is at 0.40% and institutional ownership comes to 69.20%. Outstanding shares are at 144.07. While shares float is 93.33. The float short is currently 1.88%, and short ratio is 2.49.

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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