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Is this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for KBR, Inc. (NYSE:KBR)?

The company in question is, KBR, Inc. (NYSE:KBR) currently with a stock price of 14.57 (-1.29% today). The market cap for KBR, Inc. is 2108.17, and is in the sector Services, and Technical Services industry. The target price for KBR, Inc. is 17.42. Currently KBR, Inc. is trading with a P/E of 11.35, and a forward P/E of 11.76. Average volume for KBR, Inc. is 1538.11 and so far today it is 474733.

Performance in the last year for KBR, Inc. has been -20.16%. For EPS growth, KBR, Inc. has seen a growth of 116.30%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 90.15%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been -7.40% over the last five years and could be -4.24% for the next five years. KBR, Inc. has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at -26.90%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at -23.10%. The 20-day simple moving average is -2.49%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to 1.49%.

Since the IPO date for KBR, Inc. on the 11/16/2006, KBR, Inc. has seen performance year to date to be -11.32%. With KBR, Inc. trading at 14.57, the dividend yield is 2.17%, and the EPS is 1.3.

So could KBR, Inc., be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 11.35. The PEG is *TBA, P/S is 0.49 and the P/B is at 1.8. The P/cash is 2.62, with P/free cash flow at 18.33.

KBR, Inc. ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is 1.3, and the quick ratio is 1.3. This is with long term debt/equity at 0.04, and total debt/equity at 0.04.

In terms of margins, KBR, Inc. has a gross margin of 7.50%, an operating margin of 6.50% and a profit margin of 4.30%.Payout ratio for KBR, Inc. is 24.60%. Return on assets come to 5.40% with return on investment coming to 19.90%.

Insider ownership for KBR, Inc., is at 0.40% and institutional ownership comes to 99.80%. Outstanding shares are at 142.83. While shares float is 141.02. The float short is currently 0.81%, and short ratio is 0.75.

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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