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Is this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for Mead Johnson Nutrition Company (NYSE:MJN)?

The company in question is, Mead Johnson Nutrition Company (NYSE:MJN) currently with a stock price of 91.61 (0.41% today). The market cap for Mead Johnson Nutrition Company is 17091.08, and is in the sector Consumer Goods, and Processed & Packaged Goods industry. The target price for Mead Johnson Nutrition Company is 88.09. Currently Mead Johnson Nutrition Company is trading with a P/E of 34.63, and a forward P/E of 24.02. Average volume for Mead Johnson Nutrition Company is 1388.08 and so far today it is 385110.

Performance in the last year for Mead Johnson Nutrition Company has been 4.74%. For EPS growth, Mead Johnson Nutrition Company has seen a growth of -7.80%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 8.36%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been 8.20% over the last five years and could be 8.85% for the next five years. Mead Johnson Nutrition Company has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at -12.10%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at -62.00%. The 20-day simple moving average is 6.56%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to 15.14%.

Since the IPO date for Mead Johnson Nutrition Company on the 2/11/2009, Mead Johnson Nutrition Company has seen performance year to date to be 16.77%. With Mead Johnson Nutrition Company trading at 91.61, the dividend yield is 1.81%, and the EPS is 2.64.

So could Mead Johnson Nutrition Company, be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 34.63. The PEG is 3.91, P/S is 4.34 and the P/B is at *TBA. The P/cash is 10.04, with P/free cash flow at *TBA.

Mead Johnson Nutrition Company ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is 2.1, and the quick ratio is 1.7. This is with long term debt/equity at *TBA, and total debt/equity at *TBA.

In terms of margins, Mead Johnson Nutrition Company has a gross margin of 64.20%, an operating margin of *TBA and a profit margin of *TBA.Payout ratio for Mead Johnson Nutrition Company is *TBA. Return on assets come to *TBA with return on investment coming to 30.60%.

Insider ownership for Mead Johnson Nutrition Company, is at 0.20% and institutional ownership comes to 98.70%. Outstanding shares are at 187.32. While shares float is 186.17. The float short is currently 6.44%, and short ratio is 8.64.

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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