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Is this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for Fresenius Medical Care AG & Co. KGAA (NYSE:FMS)?

The company in question is, Fresenius Medical Care AG & Co. KGAA (NYSE:FMS) currently with a stock price of 46.01 (-0.20% today). The market cap for Fresenius Medical Care AG & Co. KGAA is 28650.23, and is in the sector Healthcare, and Specialized Health Services industry. The target price for Fresenius Medical Care AG & Co. KGAA is 48.5. Currently Fresenius Medical Care AG & Co. KGAA is trading with a P/E of 26.85, and a forward P/E of 20.12. Average volume for Fresenius Medical Care AG & Co. KGAA is 163.32 and so far today it is 26818.

Performance in the last year for Fresenius Medical Care AG & Co. KGAA has been 11.28%. For EPS growth, Fresenius Medical Care AG & Co. KGAA has seen a growth of -2.00%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 12.91%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been 15.90% over the last five years and could be 9.55% for the next five years. Fresenius Medical Care AG & Co. KGAA has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at 5.30%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at 21.90%. The 20-day simple moving average is 5.89%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to 8.07%.

Since the IPO date for Fresenius Medical Care AG & Co. KGAA on the 9/17/1996, Fresenius Medical Care AG & Co. KGAA has seen performance year to date to be 11.31%. With Fresenius Medical Care AG & Co. KGAA trading at 46.01, the dividend yield is 0.98%, and the EPS is 1.72.

So could Fresenius Medical Care AG & Co. KGAA, be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 26.85. The PEG is 2.81, P/S is 1.69 and the P/B is at 2.77. The P/cash is 39.64, with P/free cash flow at 30.36.

Fresenius Medical Care AG & Co. KGAA ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is 1.5, and the quick ratio is 1.2. This is with long term debt/equity at 0.76, and total debt/equity at 0.89.

In terms of margins, Fresenius Medical Care AG & Co. KGAA has a gross margin of 32.20%, an operating margin of 14.50% and a profit margin of 6.50%.Payout ratio for Fresenius Medical Care AG & Co. KGAA is 22.20%. Return on assets come to 4.30% with return on investment coming to 9.10%.

Insider ownership for Fresenius Medical Care AG & Co. KGAA, is at 35.70% and institutional ownership comes to 2.30%. Outstanding shares are at 621.48. While shares float is 615.34. The float short is currently 0.13%, and short ratio is 4.85.

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