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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 31.17 (0.35% today). The market cap for General Growth Properties, Inc is 27698.38, and is in the sector Financial, and REIT РRetail industry. The target price for General Growth Properties, Inc is 33.26. Currently General Growth Properties, Inc is trading with a P/E of 43.5, and a forward P/E of 41.25. Average volume for General Growth Properties, Inc is 4060.44 and so far today it is 644274.

Performance in the last year for General Growth Properties, Inc has been 13.19%. For EPS growth, General Growth Properties, Inc has seen a growth of 265.60%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 12.39%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been 29.00% over the last five years and could be 6.93% for the next five years. General Growth Properties, Inc has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at -0.90%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at -56.70%. The 20-day simple moving average is 5.58%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to 11.24%.

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 14.15%. With General Growth Properties, Inc trading at 31.17, the dividend yield is 2.58%, and the EPS is 0.71.

So could General Growth Properties, Inc, be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 43.5. The PEG is 6.28, P/S is 11.49 and the P/B is at 3.34. The P/cash is 122.4, 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 1.7, and total debt/equity at 1.73.

In terms of margins, General Growth Properties, Inc has a gross margin of 69.90%, an operating margin of 36.60% and a profit margin of 28.20%.Payout ratio for General Growth Properties, Inc is 72.40%. Return on assets come to 2.90% with return on investment coming to 4.30%.

Insider ownership for General Growth Properties, Inc, is at 4.40% and institutional ownership comes to 99.00%. Outstanding shares are at 891.77. While shares float is 882.25. The float short is currently 1.80%, and short ratio is 3.91.

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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