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Is this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for Pinnacle West Capital Corporation (NYSE:PNW)?

The company in question is, Pinnacle West Capital Corporation (NYSE:PNW) currently with a stock price of 74.14 (-0.23% today). The market cap for Pinnacle West Capital Corporation is 8293, and is in the sector Utilities, and Electric Utilities industry. The target price for Pinnacle West Capital Corporation is 77.93. Currently Pinnacle West Capital Corporation is trading with a P/E of 19.6, and a forward P/E of 17.66. Average volume for Pinnacle West Capital Corporation is 679.22 and so far today it is 304889.

Performance in the last year for Pinnacle West Capital Corporation has been 18.60%. For EPS growth, Pinnacle West Capital Corporation has seen a growth of 9.60%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 5.62%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been 5.30% over the last five years and could be 3.95% for the next five years. Pinnacle West Capital Corporation has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at 2.80%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at -1.80%. The 20-day simple moving average is -2.58%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to 1.76%.

Since the IPO date for Pinnacle West Capital Corporation on the 7/19/1984, Pinnacle West Capital Corporation has seen performance year to date to be 18.34%. With Pinnacle West Capital Corporation trading at 74.14, the dividend yield is 3.36%, and the EPS is 3.79.

So could Pinnacle West Capital Corporation, be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 19.6. The PEG is 4.96, P/S is 2.35 and the P/B is at 1.8. The P/cash is 192.86, with P/free cash flow at *TBA.

Pinnacle West Capital Corporation ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is 0.7, and the quick ratio is 0.5. This is with long term debt/equity at 0.85, and total debt/equity at 0.93.

In terms of margins, Pinnacle West Capital Corporation has a gross margin of *TBA, an operating margin of 23.70% and a profit margin of 12.00%.Payout ratio for Pinnacle West Capital Corporation is 65.60%. Return on assets come to 2.80% with return on investment coming to 7.30%.

Insider ownership for Pinnacle West Capital Corporation, is at 0.10% and institutional ownership comes to 85.10%. Outstanding shares are at 111.6. While shares float is 110.58. The float short is currently 2.83%, and short ratio is 4.61.

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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