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Is this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for Graphic Packaging Holding Company (NYSE:GPK)?

The company in question is, Graphic Packaging Holding Company (NYSE:GPK) currently with a stock price of 13.57 (0.82% today). The market cap for Graphic Packaging Holding Company is 4314.06, and is in the sector Consumer Goods, and Packaging & Containers industry. The target price for Graphic Packaging Holding Company is 15.59. Currently Graphic Packaging Holding Company is trading with a P/E of 17.39, and a forward P/E of 15.28. Average volume for Graphic Packaging Holding Company is 2914.24 and so far today it is 1196140.

Performance in the last year for Graphic Packaging Holding Company has been 0.19%. For EPS growth, Graphic Packaging Holding Company has seen a growth of 156.40%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 11.52%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been 86.50% over the last five years and could be 17.70% for the next five years. Graphic Packaging Holding Company has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at 4.40%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at 38.60%. The 20-day simple moving average is -2.96%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to 4.80%.

Since the IPO date for Graphic Packaging Holding Company on the 12/10/1992, Graphic Packaging Holding Company has seen performance year to date to be 6.10%. With Graphic Packaging Holding Company trading at 13.57, the dividend yield is 1.49%, and the EPS is 0.77.

So could Graphic Packaging Holding Company, be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 17.39. The PEG is 0.98, P/S is 1.02 and the P/B is at 3.99. The P/cash is 111.47, with P/free cash flow at 14.85.

Graphic Packaging Holding Company ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is 1.6, and the quick ratio is 0.8. This is with long term debt/equity at 2.04, and total debt/equity at 2.09.

In terms of margins, Graphic Packaging Holding Company has a gross margin of 19.70%, an operating margin of 10.00% and a profit margin of 6.00%.Payout ratio for Graphic Packaging Holding Company is 25.80%. Return on assets come to 5.60% with return on investment coming to 10.00%.

Insider ownership for Graphic Packaging Holding Company, is at 0.50% and institutional ownership comes to 99.50%. Outstanding shares are at 320.51. While shares float is 315.04. The float short is currently 1.13%, and short ratio is 1.22.

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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