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Is this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for Kyocera Corp. (NYSE:KYO)?

The company in question is, Kyocera Corp. (NYSE:KYO) currently with a stock price of 48.34 (1.11% today). The market cap for Kyocera Corp. is 18330.35, and is in the sector Technology, and Diversified Electronics industry. The target price for Kyocera Corp. is 43.48. Currently Kyocera Corp. is trading with a P/E of 16.94, and a forward P/E of 22.88. Average volume for Kyocera Corp. is 15.48 and so far today it is 1848.

Performance in the last year for Kyocera Corp. has been -5.48%. For EPS growth, Kyocera Corp. has seen a growth of -5.90%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 2.45%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been -2.30% over the last five years and could be 25.00% for the next five years. Kyocera Corp. has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at -9.00%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at 18.20%. The 20-day simple moving average is -0.73%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to 4.15%.

Since the IPO date for Kyocera Corp. on the 11/5/1987, Kyocera Corp. has seen performance year to date to be 3.69%. With Kyocera Corp. trading at 48.34, the dividend yield is 1.69%, and the EPS is 2.82.

So could Kyocera Corp., be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 16.94. The PEG is 0.68, P/S is 1.3 and the P/B is at 0.81. The P/cash is 2.8, with P/free cash flow at 26.33.

Kyocera Corp. ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is 3.9, and the quick ratio is 3. This is with long term debt/equity at 0.01, and total debt/equity at 0.01.

In terms of margins, Kyocera Corp. has a gross margin of 26.10%, an operating margin of 6.30% and a profit margin of 7.40%.Payout ratio for Kyocera Corp. is 0.00%. Return on assets come to 3.50% with return on investment coming to 2.60%.

Insider ownership for Kyocera Corp., is at 13.20% and institutional ownership comes to 0.40%. Outstanding shares are at 383.4. While shares float is 320.6. The float short is currently 0.02%, and short ratio is 4.17.

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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