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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 – Retail 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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