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Is this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for Piedmont Office Realty Trust Inc. (NYSE:PDM)?

The company in question is, Piedmont Office Realty Trust Inc. (NYSE:PDM) currently with a stock price of 21.04 (-0.09% today). The market cap for Piedmont Office Realty Trust Inc. is 3078.97, and is in the sector Financial, and REIT – Office industry. The target price for Piedmont Office Realty Trust Inc. is 20.8. Currently Piedmont Office Realty Trust Inc. is trading with a P/E of 14.35, and a forward P/E of 60.17. Average volume for Piedmont Office Realty Trust Inc. is 601.38 and so far today it is 128234.

Performance in the last year for Piedmont Office Realty Trust Inc. has been 17.23%. For EPS growth, Piedmont Office Realty Trust Inc. has seen a growth of 342.20%, and is looking to grow in the next year to -54.25%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been 12.90% over the last five years and could be 4.50% for the next five years. Piedmont Office Realty Trust Inc. has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at -7.80%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at 181.90%. The 20-day simple moving average is -1.19%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to 5.79%.

Since the IPO date for Piedmont Office Realty Trust Inc. on the 02/10/2010, Piedmont Office Realty Trust Inc. has seen performance year to date to be 15.18%. With Piedmont Office Realty Trust Inc. trading at 21.04, the dividend yield is 3.99%, and the EPS is 1.47.

So could Piedmont Office Realty Trust Inc., be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 14.35. The PEG is 3.19, P/S is 5.48 and the P/B is at 1.39. The P/cash is 145.92, with P/free cash flow at *TBA.

Piedmont Office Realty Trust 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 0.85, and total debt/equity at 0.85.

In terms of margins, Piedmont Office Realty Trust Inc. has a gross margin of 60.30%, an operating margin of 12.70% and a profit margin of 38.10%.Payout ratio for Piedmont Office Realty Trust Inc. is 57.00%. Return on assets come to 4.80% with return on investment coming to 1.80%.

Insider ownership for Piedmont Office Realty Trust Inc., is at 0.90% and institutional ownership comes to 85.00%. Outstanding shares are at 146.2. While shares float is 144.02. The float short is currently 3.93%, and short ratio is 9.42.

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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