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Is this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for Lloyds Banking Group plc (NYSE:LYG)?

The company in question is, Lloyds Banking Group plc (NYSE:LYG) currently with a stock price of 3.17 (-4.23% today). The market cap for Lloyds Banking Group plc is 54453.31, and is in the sector Financial, and Foreign Money Center Banks industry. The target price for Lloyds Banking Group plc is 2.62. Currently Lloyds Banking Group plc is trading with a P/E of 29.63, and a forward P/E of 10.93. Average volume for Lloyds Banking Group plc is 9807.94 and so far today it is 4805300.

Performance in the last year for Lloyds Banking Group plc has been -28.56%. For EPS growth, Lloyds Banking Group plc has seen a growth of -53.90%, and is looking to grow in the next year to -21.62%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been 17.00% over the last five years and could be -11.10% for the next five years. Lloyds Banking Group plc has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at -5.50%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at 128.80%. The 20-day simple moving average is 8.16%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to -13.16%.

Since the IPO date for Lloyds Banking Group plc on the 11/28/2001, Lloyds Banking Group plc has seen performance year to date to be -23.98%. With Lloyds Banking Group plc trading at 3.17, the dividend yield is 2.84%, and the EPS is 0.11.

So could Lloyds Banking Group plc, be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 29.63. The PEG is *TBA, P/S is 2.4 and the P/B is at 0.88. The P/cash is 0.15, with P/free cash flow at *TBA.

Lloyds Banking Group plc 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 2.3, and total debt/equity at 2.3.

In terms of margins, Lloyds Banking Group plc has a gross margin of *TBA, an operating margin of *TBA and a profit margin of *TBA.Payout ratio for Lloyds Banking Group plc is *TBA. Return on assets come to *TBA with return on investment coming to 8.30%.

Insider ownership for Lloyds Banking Group plc, is at 81.30% and institutional ownership comes to 1.60%. Outstanding shares are at 17177.7. While shares float is 10825.29. The float short is currently 0.10%, and short ratio is 1.08.

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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