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Is this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for KeyCorp. (NYSE:KEY)?

The company in question is, KeyCorp. (NYSE:KEY) currently with a stock price of 12.23 (-0.24% today). The market cap for KeyCorp. is 10081.03, and is in the sector Financial, and Regional – Midwest Banks industry. The target price for KeyCorp. is 13.88. Currently KeyCorp. is trading with a P/E of 12.59, and a forward P/E of 9.89. Average volume for KeyCorp. is 14927.81 and so far today it is 11254005.

Performance in the last year for KeyCorp. has been -14.52%. For EPS growth, KeyCorp. has seen a growth of 1.20%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 16.76%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been 16.30% over the last five years and could be 9.66% for the next five years. KeyCorp. has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at 4.90%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at -15.30%. The 20-day simple moving average is 4.83%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to 4.09%.

Since the IPO date for KeyCorp. on the 11/5/1987, KeyCorp. has seen performance year to date to be -5.08%. With KeyCorp. trading at 12.23, the dividend yield is 2.77%, and the EPS is 0.97.

So could KeyCorp., be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 12.59. The PEG is 1.3, P/S is 3.73 and the P/B is at 0.93. The P/cash is 3.08, with P/free cash flow at *TBA.

KeyCorp. 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 1.03, and total debt/equity at 1.03.

In terms of margins, KeyCorp. has a gross margin of *TBA, an operating margin of 80.10% and a profit margin of 30.10%.Payout ratio for KeyCorp. is 31.70%. Return on assets come to 0.80% with return on investment coming to 9.10%.

Insider ownership for KeyCorp., is at 0.30% and institutional ownership comes to 86.10%. Outstanding shares are at 822.27. While shares float is 822.27. The float short is currently 6.54%, and short ratio is 3.6.

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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