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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 29.77 (-0.07% today). The market cap for General Growth Properties, Inc is 26101.11, and is in the sector Financial, and REIT – Retail industry. The target price for General Growth Properties, Inc is 33.15. Currently General Growth Properties, Inc is trading with a P/E of 41.66, and a forward P/E of 40.53. Average volume for General Growth Properties, Inc is 4034.07 and so far today it is 1249323.

Performance in the last year for General Growth Properties, Inc has been 6.58%. For EPS growth, General Growth Properties, Inc has seen a growth of 265.60%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 2.80%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been 29.00% over the last five years and could be 6.75% 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 -56.40%. The 20-day simple moving average is -0.98%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to 6.02%.

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 9.48%. With General Growth Properties, Inc trading at 29.77, the dividend yield is 2.69%, and the EPS is 0.72.

So could General Growth Properties, Inc, be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 41.66. The PEG is 6.17, P/S is 10.82 and the P/B is at 3.26. The P/cash is 115.34, 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 97.40%. 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 98.70%. Outstanding shares are at 876.17. While shares float is 876.17. The float short is currently 1.63%, and short ratio is 3.55.

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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