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Is this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for Jack Henry & Associates Inc. (NASDAQ:JKHY)?

The company in question is, Jack Henry & Associates Inc. (NASDAQ:JKHY) currently with a stock price of 82.51 (0.36% today). The market cap for Jack Henry & Associates Inc. is 6515.14, and is in the sector Technology, and Business Software & Services industry. The target price for Jack Henry & Associates Inc. is 81.8. Currently Jack Henry & Associates Inc. is trading with a P/E of 26.32, and a forward P/E of 24.64. Average volume for Jack Henry & Associates Inc. is 315.67 and so far today it is 114554.

Performance in the last year for Jack Henry & Associates Inc. has been 14.06%. For EPS growth, Jack Henry & Associates Inc. has seen a growth of 20.60%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 9.34%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been 14.50% over the last five years and could be 11.50% for the next five years. Jack Henry & Associates Inc. has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at 10.00%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at 42.40%. The 20-day simple moving average is -4.67%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to -1.07%.

Since the IPO date for Jack Henry & Associates Inc. on the 3/26/1990, Jack Henry & Associates Inc. has seen performance year to date to be 6.37%. With Jack Henry & Associates Inc. trading at 82.51, the dividend yield is 1.36%, and the EPS is 3.12.

So could Jack Henry & Associates Inc., be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 26.32. The PEG is 2.29, P/S is 4.81 and the P/B is at 6.5. The P/cash is 92.68, with P/free cash flow at 55.97.

Jack Henry & Associates Inc. ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is 1, and the quick ratio is 1. This is with long term debt/equity at 0, and total debt/equity at 0.

In terms of margins, Jack Henry & Associates Inc. has a gross margin of 42.90%, an operating margin of 26.70% and a profit margin of 18.40%.Payout ratio for Jack Henry & Associates Inc. is 33.80%. Return on assets come to 14.30% with return on investment coming to 25.10%.

Insider ownership for Jack Henry & Associates Inc., is at 0.60% and institutional ownership comes to 91.10%. Outstanding shares are at 79.25. While shares float is 77.57. The float short is currently 3.38%, and short ratio is 8.3.

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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