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Is this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for Public Service Enterprise Group Inc. (NYSE:PEG)?

The company in question is, Public Service Enterprise Group Inc. (NYSE:PEG) currently with a stock price of 41.57 (1.64% today). The market cap for Public Service Enterprise Group Inc. is 21066.84, and is in the sector Utilities, and Diversified Utilities industry. The target price for Public Service Enterprise Group Inc. is 45.83. Currently Public Service Enterprise Group Inc. is trading with a P/E of 15.01, and a forward P/E of 14.45. Average volume for Public Service Enterprise Group Inc. is 2835.48 and so far today it is 4259300.

Performance in the last year for Public Service Enterprise Group Inc. has been -0.67%. For EPS growth, Public Service Enterprise Group Inc. has seen a growth of 10.60%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 0.10%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been 1.50% over the last five years and could be 1.83% for the next five years. Public Service Enterprise Group Inc. has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at -17.70%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at -45.50%. The 20-day simple moving average is -1.97%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to -3.67%.

Since the IPO date for Public Service Enterprise Group Inc. on the 1/2/1980, Public Service Enterprise Group Inc. has seen performance year to date to be 10.48%. With Public Service Enterprise Group Inc. trading at 41.57, the dividend yield is 3.95%, and the EPS is 2.77.

So could Public Service Enterprise Group Inc., be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 15.01. The PEG is 8.2, P/S is 2.22 and the P/B is at 1.58. The P/cash is 32.51, with P/free cash flow at *TBA.

Public Service Enterprise Group Inc. ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is 1.1, and the quick ratio is 0.8. This is with long term debt/equity at 0.77, and total debt/equity at 0.82.

In terms of margins, Public Service Enterprise Group Inc. has a gross margin of *TBA, an operating margin of 26.00% and a profit margin of 14.80%.Payout ratio for Public Service Enterprise Group Inc. is 57.50%. Return on assets come to 3.70% with return on investment coming to 8.30%.

Insider ownership for Public Service Enterprise Group Inc., is at 0.20% and institutional ownership comes to 68.80%. Outstanding shares are at 506.78. While shares float is 504.25. The float short is currently 1.96%, and short ratio is 3.48.

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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