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Is this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for Hospitality Properties Trust (NASDAQ:HPT)?

The company in question is, Hospitality Properties Trust (NASDAQ:HPT) currently with a stock price of 29.22 (0.21% today). The market cap for Hospitality Properties Trust is 4832.1, and is in the sector Financial, and REIT РRetail industry. The target price for Hospitality Properties Trust is 31. Currently Hospitality Properties Trust is trading with a P/E of 34.19, and a forward P/E of 14.58. Average volume for Hospitality Properties Trust is 1056.24 and so far today it is 184740.

Performance in the last year for Hospitality Properties Trust has been 10.60%. For EPS growth, Hospitality Properties Trust has seen a growth of -18.10%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 23.46%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been 74.00% over the last five years and could be 5.00% for the next five years. Hospitality Properties Trust has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at 8.50%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at -35.20%. The 20-day simple moving average is -2.58%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to 8.42%.

Since the IPO date for Hospitality Properties Trust on the 8/17/1995, Hospitality Properties Trust has seen performance year to date to be 16.19%. With Hospitality Properties Trust trading at 29.22, the dividend yield is 7.00%, and the EPS is 0.85.

So could Hospitality Properties Trust, be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 34.19. The PEG is 6.84, P/S is 2.41 and the P/B is at 1.76. The P/cash is 238.03, with P/free cash flow at *TBA.

Hospitality Properties Trust 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 1.39, and total debt/equity at 1.39.

In terms of margins, Hospitality Properties Trust has a gross margin of 41.00%, an operating margin of 15.30% and a profit margin of 6.40%.Payout ratio for Hospitality Properties Trust is 235.60%. Return on assets come to 2.00% with return on investment coming to 5.10%.

Insider ownership for Hospitality Properties Trust, is at 0.60% and institutional ownership comes to 75.50%. Outstanding shares are at 165.71. While shares float is 161.61. The float short is currently 3.05%, and short ratio is 4.66.

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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