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Is this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for People’s United Financial Inc. (NASDAQ:PBCT)?

The company in question is,¬†People’s United Financial Inc. (NASDAQ:PBCT)¬†currently with a stock price of 15.53 (0.78% today). The market cap for People’s United Financial Inc. is 4807.92, and is in the sector Financial, and Savings & Loans industry. The target price for People’s United Financial Inc. is 14.19. Currently People’s United Financial Inc. is trading with a P/E of 17.22, and a forward P/E of 16.55. Average volume for People’s United Financial Inc. is 2973.31 and so far today it is 1024632.

Performance in the last year for People’s United Financial Inc. has been 4.56%. For EPS growth, People’s United Financial Inc. has seen a growth of 2.70%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 4.72%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been 30.40% over the last five years and could be 6.66% for the next five years. People’s United Financial Inc. has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at 5.30%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at 10.70%. The 20-day simple moving average is -1.53%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to 2.31%.

Since the IPO date for People’s United Financial Inc. on the 3/26/1990, People’s United Financial Inc. has seen performance year to date to be -1.31%. With People’s United Financial Inc. trading at 15.53, the dividend yield is 4.41%, and the EPS is 0.9.

So could People’s United Financial Inc., be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 17.22. The PEG is 2.59, P/S is 4.37 and the P/B is at 0.96. The P/cash is 4.66, with P/free cash flow at 67.62.

People’s United Financial Inc.¬†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 0.22, and total debt/equity at 0.22.

In terms of margins, People’s United Financial Inc. has a gross margin of *TBA, an operating margin of 83.30% and a profit margin of 24.50%.Payout ratio for People’s United Financial Inc. is 75.20%. Return on assets come to 0.70% with return on investment coming to 11.60%.

Insider ownership for People’s United Financial Inc., is at 0.70% and institutional ownership comes to 82.50%. Outstanding shares are at 312. While shares float is 308.86. The float short is currently 12.33%, and short ratio is 12.81.

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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