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Is this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for Reinsurance Group of America Inc. (NYSE:RGA)?

The company in question is, Reinsurance Group of America Inc. (NYSE:RGA) currently with a stock price of 110.19 (1.43% today). The market cap for Reinsurance Group of America Inc. is 6966.65, and is in the sector Financial, and Life Insurance industry. The target price for Reinsurance Group of America Inc. is 102.86. Currently Reinsurance Group of America Inc. is trading with a P/E of 12.74, and a forward P/E of 10.99. Average volume for Reinsurance Group of America Inc. is 258.71 and so far today it is 107989.

Performance in the last year for Reinsurance Group of America Inc. has been 20.39%. For EPS growth, Reinsurance Group of America Inc. has seen a growth of -23.70%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 3.67%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been 0.80% over the last five years and could be 8.57% for the next five years. Reinsurance Group of America Inc. has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at 15.40%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at 87.60%. The 20-day simple moving average is 4.05%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to 15.41%.

Since the IPO date for Reinsurance Group of America Inc. on the 09/12/2008, Reinsurance Group of America Inc. has seen performance year to date to be 28.58%. With Reinsurance Group of America Inc. trading at 110.19, the dividend yield is 1.51%, and the EPS is 8.53.

So could Reinsurance Group of America Inc., be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 12.74. The PEG is 1.49, P/S is 0.64 and the P/B is at 0.92. The P/cash is 6.74, with P/free cash flow at *TBA.

Reinsurance Group of America 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 0.48, and total debt/equity at 0.52.

In terms of margins, Reinsurance Group of America Inc. has a gross margin of *TBA, an operating margin of 8.80% and a profit margin of 5.10%.Payout ratio for Reinsurance Group of America Inc. is 17.20%. Return on assets come to 1.10% with return on investment coming to 7.20%.

Insider ownership for Reinsurance Group of America Inc., is at 0.50% and institutional ownership comes to 94.10%. Outstanding shares are at 64.13. While shares float is 63.69. The float short is currently 1.38%, and short ratio is 3.41.

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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