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Is this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for Leucadia National Corporation (NYSE:LUK)?

The company in question is, Leucadia National Corporation (NYSE:LUK) currently with a stock price of 18.91 (0.03% today). The market cap for Leucadia National Corporation is 6811.37, and is in the sector Financial, and Investment Brokerage – National industry. The target price for Leucadia National Corporation is 24. Currently Leucadia National Corporation is trading with a P/E of *TBA, and a forward P/E of *TBA. Average volume for Leucadia National Corporation is 1508.57 and so far today it is 784071.

Performance in the last year for Leucadia National Corporation has been -4.49%. For EPS growth, Leucadia National Corporation has seen a growth of 25.10%, and is looking to grow in the next year to *TBA. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been -37.70% over the last five years and could be 18.00% for the next five years. Leucadia National Corporation has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at -56.40%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at -85.60%. The 20-day simple moving average is -0.13%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to 10.44%.

Since the IPO date for Leucadia National Corporation on the 11/05/1987, Leucadia National Corporation has seen performance year to date to be 9.89%. With Leucadia National Corporation trading at 18.91, the dividend yield is 1.32%, and the EPS is -0.78.

So could Leucadia National Corporation, be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is *TBA. The PEG is *TBA, P/S is 0.72 and the P/B is at 0.7. The P/cash is 0.6, with P/free cash flow at 13.72.

Leucadia National Corporation ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is 0.7, and the quick ratio is 0.7. This is with long term debt/equity at 0.82, and total debt/equity at 0.86.

In terms of margins, Leucadia National Corporation has a gross margin of 24.60%, an operating margin of -4.80% and a profit margin of -3.00%.Payout ratio for Leucadia National Corporation is *TBA. Return on assets come to -0.60% with return on investment coming to 1.20%.

Insider ownership for Leucadia National Corporation, is at 5.90% and institutional ownership comes to 76.10%. Outstanding shares are at 360.39. While shares float is 325.23. The float short is currently 2.40%, and short ratio is 5.17.

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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