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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 44.39 (-0.25% today). The market cap for Fresenius Medical Care AG & Co. KGAA is 27666.99, and is in the sector Healthcare, and Specialized Health Services industry. The target price for Fresenius Medical Care AG & Co. KGAA is 47.9. Currently Fresenius Medical Care AG & Co. KGAA is trading with a P/E of 25.92, and a forward P/E of 19.31. Average volume for Fresenius Medical Care AG & Co. KGAA is 159.01 and so far today it is 51332.

Performance in the last year for Fresenius Medical Care AG & Co. KGAA has been 2.15%. 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 13.55%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been 15.90% over the last five years and could be 9.60% for the next five years. Fresenius Medical Care AG & Co. KGAA has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at 6.20%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at 8.50%. The 20-day simple moving average is 4.03%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to 4.87%.

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 7.45%. With Fresenius Medical Care AG & Co. KGAA trading at 44.39, the dividend yield is 1.01%, and the EPS is 1.72.

So could Fresenius Medical Care AG & Co. KGAA, be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 25.92. The PEG is 2.7, P/S is 1.63 and the P/B is at 2.67. The P/cash is 53.43, with P/free cash flow at 40.06.

Fresenius Medical Care AG & Co. KGAA ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is 1.6, and the quick ratio is 1.3. This is with long term debt/equity at 0.77, and total debt/equity at 0.88.

In terms of margins, Fresenius Medical Care AG & Co. KGAA has a gross margin of 32.20%, an operating margin of 13.90% and a profit margin of 6.20%.Payout ratio for Fresenius Medical Care AG & Co. KGAA is 25.30%. Return on assets come to 4.10% 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 621.73. While shares float is 615.34. The float short is currently 0.15%, and short ratio is 5.99.

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