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Is this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for National Beverage Corp. (NASDAQ:FIZZ)?

The company in question is, National Beverage Corp. (NASDAQ:FIZZ) currently with a stock price of 48.6 (0.00% today). The market cap for National Beverage Corp. is 2242.89, and is in the sector Consumer Goods, and Beverages – Soft Drinks industry. The target price for National Beverage Corp. is 55. Currently National Beverage Corp. is trading with a P/E of 31.13, and a forward P/E of 25.21. Average volume for National Beverage Corp. is 432.56 and so far today it is 77642.

Performance in the last year for National Beverage Corp. has been 43.53%. For EPS growth, National Beverage Corp. has seen a growth of 24.00%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 13.01%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been 8.20% over the last five years and could be 17.59% for the next five years. National Beverage Corp. has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at 17.10%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at 69.20%. The 20-day simple moving average is -2.51%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to 0.81%.

Since the IPO date for National Beverage Corp. on the 9/16/1991, National Beverage Corp. has seen performance year to date to be 6.95%. With National Beverage Corp. trading at 48.6, the dividend yield is *TBA, and the EPS is 1.56.

So could National Beverage Corp., be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 31.13. The PEG is 1.77, P/S is 3.05 and the P/B is at 9.4. The P/cash is 16.91, with P/free cash flow at 29.83.

National Beverage Corp. ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is 2.9, and the quick ratio is 2.4. This is with long term debt/equity at 0, and total debt/equity at 0.

In terms of margins, National Beverage Corp. has a gross margin of 35.80%, an operating margin of 15.10% and a profit margin of 9.90%.Payout ratio for National Beverage Corp. is 0.00%. Return on assets come to 24.10% with return on investment coming to 29.10%.

Insider ownership for National Beverage Corp., is at 75.14% and institutional ownership comes to 17.10%. Outstanding shares are at 46.15. While shares float is 11.62. The float short is currently 19.48%, and short ratio is 5.23.

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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