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Is this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for Rice Energy Inc. (NYSE:RICE)?

The company in question is, Rice Energy Inc. (NYSE:RICE) currently with a stock price of 26.48 (-2.97% today). The market cap for Rice Energy Inc. is 5293.71, and is in the sector Basic Materials, and Independent Oil & Gas industry. The target price for Rice Energy Inc. is 30.95. Currently Rice Energy Inc. is trading with a P/E of *TBA, and a forward P/E of 119.69. Average volume for Rice Energy Inc. is 3453.92 and so far today it is 2142964.

Performance in the last year for Rice Energy Inc. has been 63.12%. For EPS growth, Rice Energy Inc. has seen a growth of -215.10%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 533.33%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been *TBA over the last five years and could be *TBA for the next five years. Rice Energy Inc. has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at -29.90%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at -121.90%. The 20-day simple moving average is 0.10%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to 43.72%.

Since the IPO date for Rice Energy Inc. on the 1/24/2014, Rice Energy Inc. has seen performance year to date to be 150.37%. With Rice Energy Inc. trading at 26.48, the dividend yield is 3.26%, and the EPS is -2.49.

So could Rice Energy Inc., be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is *TBA. The PEG is *TBA, P/S is 9.2 and the P/B is at 2.88. The P/cash is *TBA, with P/free cash flow at *TBA.

Rice Energy Inc. ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is 3.3, and the quick ratio is 3.3. This is with long term debt/equity at 0.9, and total debt/equity at 0.

In terms of margins, Rice Energy Inc. has a gross margin of 91.30%, an operating margin of -76.80% and a profit margin of -70.80%.Payout ratio for Rice Energy Inc. is *TBA. Return on assets come to -9.60% with return on investment coming to -16.60%.

Insider ownership for Rice Energy Inc., is at 2.70% and institutional ownership comes to 78.10%. Outstanding shares are at 193.98. While shares float is 181.38. The float short is currently 4.04%, and short ratio is 2.12.

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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