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Is this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for General Growth Properties, Inc (NYSE:GGP)?

The company in question is, General Growth Properties, Inc (NYSE:GGP) currently with a stock price of 31.4 (-1.78% today). The market cap for General Growth Properties, Inc is 28219.06, and is in the sector Financial, and REIT – Retail industry. The target price for General Growth Properties, Inc is 32.65. Currently General Growth Properties, Inc is trading with a P/E of 33.2, and a forward P/E of 42.4. Average volume for General Growth Properties, Inc is 4015.38 and so far today it is 1685338.

Performance in the last year for General Growth Properties, Inc has been 20.64%. For EPS growth, General Growth Properties, Inc has seen a growth of 265.60%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 16.00%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been 29.00% over the last five years and could be 7.13% for the next five years. General Growth Properties, Inc has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at 2.20%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at -70.10%. The 20-day simple moving average is 9.07%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to 12.73%.

Since the IPO date for General Growth Properties, Inc on the 4/8/1993, General Growth Properties, Inc has seen performance year to date to be 17.49%. With General Growth Properties, Inc trading at 31.4, the dividend yield is 2.38%, and the EPS is 0.96.

So could General Growth Properties, Inc, be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 33.2. The PEG is 4.66, P/S is 11.68 and the P/B is at 3.52. The P/cash is 146.14, with P/free cash flow at *TBA.

General Growth Properties, 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 1.73, and total debt/equity at 1.76.

In terms of margins, General Growth Properties, Inc has a gross margin of 69.80%, an operating margin of 37.00% and a profit margin of 37.90%.Payout ratio for General Growth Properties, Inc is 70.50%. Return on assets come to 3.90% with return on investment coming to 4.30%.

Insider ownership for General Growth Properties, Inc, is at 4.40% and institutional ownership comes to 98.30%. Outstanding shares are at 882.67. While shares float is 882.17. The float short is currently 1.94%, and short ratio is 4.25.

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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