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Is this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for Retail Opportunity Investments Corp. (NASDAQ:ROIC)?

The company in question is, Retail Opportunity Investments Corp. (NASDAQ:ROIC) currently with a stock price of 21.21 (0.09% today). The market cap for Retail Opportunity Investments Corp. is 2301.23, and is in the sector Financial, and REIT – Retail industry. The target price for Retail Opportunity Investments Corp. is 23.63. Currently Retail Opportunity Investments Corp. is trading with a P/E of 75.68, and a forward P/E of 60.03. Average volume for Retail Opportunity Investments Corp. is 691.75 and so far today it is 112931.

Performance in the last year for Retail Opportunity Investments Corp. has been 28.07%. For EPS growth, Retail Opportunity Investments Corp. has seen a growth of 2.60%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 21.72%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been 92.60% over the last five years and could be 8.00% for the next five years. Retail Opportunity Investments Corp. has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at 27.10%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at 28.60%. The 20-day simple moving average is -2.58%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to 5.70%.

Since the IPO date for Retail Opportunity Investments Corp. on the 11/03/2009, Retail Opportunity Investments Corp. has seen performance year to date to be 21.54%. With Retail Opportunity Investments Corp. trading at 21.21, the dividend yield is 3.40%, and the EPS is 0.28.

So could Retail Opportunity Investments Corp., be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 75.68. The PEG is 9.46, P/S is 10.65 and the P/B is at 1.99. The P/cash is 131.5, with P/free cash flow at *TBA.

Retail Opportunity Investments Corp. 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 1.11, and total debt/equity at 1.11.

In terms of margins, Retail Opportunity Investments Corp. has a gross margin of 85.90%, an operating margin of 32.20% and a profit margin of 13.90%.Payout ratio for Retail Opportunity Investments Corp. is 231.10%. Return on assets come to 1.30% with return on investment coming to *TBA.

Insider ownership for Retail Opportunity Investments Corp., is at 2.22% and institutional ownership comes to 87.80%. Outstanding shares are at 108.6. While shares float is 106.48. The float short is currently 2.69%, and short ratio is 4.14.

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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