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Is this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for Nord Anglia Education, Inc. (NYSE:NORD)?

The company in question is, Nord Anglia Education, Inc. (NYSE:NORD) currently with a stock price of 21.52 (-0.60% today). The market cap for Nord Anglia Education, Inc. is 2233.2, and is in the sector Services, and Education & Training Services industry. The target price for Nord Anglia Education, Inc. is 25.68. Currently Nord Anglia Education, Inc. is trading with a P/E of 185.04, and a forward P/E of 31.38. Average volume for Nord Anglia Education, Inc. is 88.36 and so far today it is 38136.

Performance in the last year for Nord Anglia Education, Inc. has been 6.70%. For EPS growth, Nord Anglia Education, Inc. has seen a growth of 107.00%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 7.48%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been *TBA over the last five years and could be 21.96% for the next five years. Nord Anglia Education, Inc. has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at 49.40%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at -81.20%. The 20-day simple moving average is -1.98%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to 4.13%.

Since the IPO date for Nord Anglia Education, Inc. on the 3/26/2014, Nord Anglia Education, Inc. has seen performance year to date to be 6.76%. With Nord Anglia Education, Inc. trading at 21.52, the dividend yield is *TBA, and the EPS is 0.12.

So could Nord Anglia Education, Inc., be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 185.04. The PEG is 8.43, P/S is 2.69 and the P/B is at 7.36. The P/cash is 5.93, with P/free cash flow at 38.77.

Nord Anglia Education, Inc. ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is 0.8, and the quick ratio is 0.8. This is with long term debt/equity at 3.59, and total debt/equity at 4.09.

In terms of margins, Nord Anglia Education, Inc. has a gross margin of 38.50%, an operating margin of 12.70% and a profit margin of 1.50%.Payout ratio for Nord Anglia Education, Inc. is 0.00%. Return on assets come to 0.50% with return on investment coming to 3.10%.

Insider ownership for Nord Anglia Education, Inc., is at *TBA and institutional ownership comes to 33.70%. Outstanding shares are at 103.15. While shares float is 34.2. The float short is currently 7.37%, and short ratio is 28.52.

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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