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Is this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for Premier, Inc. (NASDAQ:PINC)?

The company in question is, Premier, Inc. (NASDAQ:PINC) currently with a stock price of 31.99 (-0.16% today). The market cap for Premier, Inc. is 4562.18, and is in the sector Technology, and Healthcare Information Services industry. The target price for Premier, Inc. is 38.17. Currently Premier, Inc. is trading with a P/E of 6.82, and a forward P/E of 16.54. Average volume for Premier, Inc. is 520.79 and so far today it is 90884.

Performance in the last year for Premier, Inc. has been -10.75%. For EPS growth, Premier, Inc. has seen a growth of 123.20%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 9.68%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been 70.90% over the last five years and could be 11.79% for the next five years. Premier, Inc. has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at 13.10%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at 131.40%. The 20-day simple moving average is -0.07%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to -1.97%.

Since the IPO date for Premier, Inc. on the 9/26/2013, Premier, Inc. has seen performance year to date to be -9.16%. With Premier, Inc. trading at 31.99, the dividend yield is *TBA, and the EPS is 4.7.

So could Premier, Inc., be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 6.82. The PEG is 0.58, P/S is 3.92 and the P/B is at *TBA. The P/cash is 17.11, with P/free cash flow at 15.49.

Premier, Inc. ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is 1.4, and the quick ratio is 1.3. This is with long term debt/equity at *TBA, and total debt/equity at *TBA.

In terms of margins, Premier, Inc. has a gross margin of 60.70%, an operating margin of 22.90% and a profit margin of 70.40%.Payout ratio for Premier, Inc. is 0.00%. Return on assets come to 45.50% with return on investment coming to 17.90%.

Insider ownership for Premier, Inc., is at 2.00% and institutional ownership comes to *TBA. Outstanding shares are at 142.39. While shares float is 46.25. The float short is currently 5.09%, and short ratio is 4.52.

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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