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Is this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for Graham Holdings Company Common (NYSE:GHC)?

The company in question is, Graham Holdings Company Common (NYSE:GHC) currently with a stock price of 464.24 (-0.07% today). The market cap for Graham Holdings Company Common is 2634.17, and is in the sector Services, and Publishing – Newspapers industry. The target price for Graham Holdings Company Common is 740. Currently Graham Holdings Company Common is trading with a P/E of *TBA, and a forward P/E of *TBA. Average volume for Graham Holdings Company Common is 27.59 and so far today it is 20164.

Performance in the last year for Graham Holdings Company Common has been -18.62%. For EPS growth, Graham Holdings Company Common has seen a growth of -121.50%, and is looking to grow in the next year to *TBA. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been -21.40% over the last five years and could be 18.10% for the next five years. Graham Holdings Company Common has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at -7.60%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at 61.10%. The 20-day simple moving average is -6.60%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to -4.88%.

Since the IPO date for Graham Holdings Company Common on the 1/24/1990, Graham Holdings Company Common has seen performance year to date to be -4.20%. With Graham Holdings Company Common trading at 464.24, the dividend yield is 1.04%, and the EPS is -13.8.

So could Graham Holdings Company Common, be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is *TBA. The PEG is *TBA, P/S is 1.06 and the P/B is at 1.04. The P/cash is 2.72, with P/free cash flow at 69.14.

Graham Holdings Company Common ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is 2.2, and the quick ratio is 2.1. This is with long term debt/equity at 0.17, and total debt/equity at 0.

In terms of margins, Graham Holdings Company Common has a gross margin of 52.80%, an operating margin of 0.40% and a profit margin of -3.30%.Payout ratio for Graham Holdings Company Common is *TBA. Return on assets come to -1.90% with return on investment coming to -3.90%.

Insider ownership for Graham Holdings Company Common, is at *TBA and institutional ownership comes to 89.60%. Outstanding shares are at 5.67. While shares float is 4.47. The float short is currently 0.78%, and short ratio is 1.27.

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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