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Is this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for First Citizens Bancshares Inc. (NASDAQ:FCNCA)?

The company in question is, First Citizens Bancshares Inc. (NASDAQ:FCNCA) currently with a stock price of 291.43 (0.06% today). The market cap for First Citizens Bancshares Inc. is 3754.21, and is in the sector Financial, and Regional РMid-Atlantic Banks industry. The target price for First Citizens Bancshares Inc. is *TBA. Currently First Citizens Bancshares Inc. is trading with a P/E of 15.89, and a forward P/E of *TBA. Average volume for First Citizens Bancshares Inc. is 18.4 and so far today it is 15983.

Performance in the last year for First Citizens Bancshares Inc. has been 29.39%. For EPS growth, First Citizens Bancshares Inc. has seen a growth of 29.20%, and is looking to grow in the next year to *TBA. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been -1.00% over the last five years and could be *TBA for the next five years. First Citizens Bancshares Inc. has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at -1.10%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at 55.70%. The 20-day simple moving average is 3.39%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to 13.53%.

Since the IPO date for First Citizens Bancshares Inc. on the 2/25/1992, First Citizens Bancshares Inc. has seen performance year to date to be 12.81%. With First Citizens Bancshares Inc. trading at 291.43, the dividend yield is 0.41%, and the EPS is 18.33.

So could First Citizens Bancshares Inc., be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 15.89. The PEG is *TBA, P/S is 3.84 and the P/B is at 1.15. The P/cash is 1.35, with P/free cash flow at 25.87.

First Citizens Bancshares 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 0.28, and total debt/equity at 0.28.

In terms of margins, First Citizens Bancshares Inc. has a gross margin of *TBA, an operating margin of 93.90% and a profit margin of 22.50%.Payout ratio for First Citizens Bancshares Inc. is 6.50%. Return on assets come to 0.70% with return on investment coming to 21.90%.

Insider ownership for First Citizens Bancshares Inc., is at 38.20% and institutional ownership comes to 51.80%. Outstanding shares are at 12.89. While shares float is 7.71. The float short is currently 2.83%, and short ratio is 11.87.

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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