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Is this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for Huaneng Power International, Inc. (NYSE:HNP)?

The company in question is, Huaneng Power International, Inc. (NYSE:HNP) currently with a stock price of 25.43 (-2.12% today). The market cap for Huaneng Power International, Inc. is 14406.69, and is in the sector Utilities, and Electric Utilities industry. The target price for Huaneng Power International, Inc. is 28.5. Currently Huaneng Power International, Inc. is trading with a P/E of 5.9, and a forward P/E of 7.42. Average volume for Huaneng Power International, Inc. is 101.15 and so far today it is 45664.

Performance in the last year for Huaneng Power International, Inc. has been -45.85%. For EPS growth, Huaneng Power International, Inc. has seen a growth of 23.40%, and is looking to grow in the next year to -16.67%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been 27.80% over the last five years and could be 13.10% for the next five years. Huaneng Power International, Inc. has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at -21.30%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at -16.10%. The 20-day simple moving average is 1.22%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to -18.49%.

Since the IPO date for Huaneng Power International, Inc. on the 10/6/1994, Huaneng Power International, Inc. has seen performance year to date to be -24.26%. With Huaneng Power International, Inc. trading at 25.43, the dividend yield is 11.05%, and the EPS is 4.4.

So could Huaneng Power International, Inc., be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 5.9. The PEG is 0.45, P/S is 0.83 and the P/B is at 0.78. The P/cash is *TBA, with P/free cash flow at *TBA.

Huaneng Power International, Inc. ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is 0.3, and the quick ratio is 0.2. This is with long term debt/equity at 0.99, and total debt/equity at 1.95.

In terms of margins, Huaneng Power International, Inc. has a gross margin of 97.20%, an operating margin of 21.10% and a profit margin of 9.40%.Payout ratio for Huaneng Power International, Inc. is 64.40%. Return on assets come to 3.60% with return on investment coming to 9.20%.

Insider ownership for Huaneng Power International, Inc., is at *TBA and institutional ownership comes to 2.70%. Outstanding shares are at 554.53. While shares float is 104.51. The float short is currently 0.17%, and short ratio is 1.74.

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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