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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 – Retail 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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