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Is this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for Motorola Solutions, Inc. (NYSE:MSI) ?

The company in question is, Motorola Solutions, Inc. (NYSE:MSI) currently with a stock price of 83.37 (0.88% today). The market cap for Motorola Solutions, Inc. is 13663.51, and is in the sector Technology, and Communication Equipment industry. The target price for Motorola Solutions, Inc. is 86. Currently Motorola Solutions, Inc. is trading with a P/E of 25.53, and a forward P/E of 14.96. Average volume for Motorola Solutions, Inc. is 1468.51 and so far today it is 712700.

Performance in the last year for Motorola Solutions, Inc. has been 12.28%. For EPS growth, Motorola Solutions, Inc. has seen a growth of 2.00%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 7.80%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been 8.00% over the last five years and could be 4.73% for the next five years. Motorola Solutions, Inc. has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at 12.00%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at -7.50%. The 20-day simple moving average is -0.61%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to 7.86%.

Since the IPO date for Motorola Solutions, Inc. on the 01/03/1977, Motorola Solutions, Inc. has seen performance year to date to be 1.16%. With Motorola Solutions, Inc. trading at 83.37, the dividend yield is 2.26%, and the EPS is 3.27.

So could Motorola Solutions, Inc., be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 25.53. The PEG is 5.4, P/S is 2.26 and the P/B is at *TBA. The P/cash is 12.7, with P/free cash flow at 22.25.

Motorola Solutions, Inc. ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is 1.3, and the quick ratio is 1. This is with long term debt/equity at *TBA, and total debt/equity at *TBA.

In terms of margins, Motorola Solutions, Inc. has a gross margin of 47.50%, an operating margin of 17.60% and a profit margin of 9.30%.Payout ratio for Motorola Solutions, Inc. is 49.00%. Return on assets come to 6.50% with return on investment coming to 22.70%.

Insider ownership for Motorola Solutions, Inc., is at 0.10% and institutional ownership comes to 88.80%. Outstanding shares are at 163.89. While shares float is 163.18. The float short is currently 4.75%, and short ratio is 5.28.

Graphs: Motorola Solutions, Inc. NYSE: MSI | Thursday April 20, 2017

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