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Is this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for Rogers Communications Inc. (NYSE:RCI)?

The company in question is, Rogers Communications Inc. (NYSE:RCI) currently with a stock price of 43.88 (0.07% today). The market cap for Rogers Communications Inc. is 22782.5, and is in the sector Technology, and Wireless Communications industry. The target price for Rogers Communications Inc. is 43.82. Currently Rogers Communications Inc. is trading with a P/E of 20.64, and a forward P/E of 14.24. Average volume for Rogers Communications Inc. is 267.1 and so far today it is 208500.

Performance in the last year for Rogers Communications Inc. has been 35.64%. For EPS growth, Rogers Communications Inc. has seen a growth of 3.00%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 5.22%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been 0.60% over the last five years and could be 4.51% for the next five years. Rogers Communications Inc. has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at 1.50%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at 8.30%. The 20-day simple moving average is 4.00%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to 15.27%.

Since the IPO date for Rogers Communications Inc. on the 1/11/1996, Rogers Communications Inc. has seen performance year to date to be 29.77%. With Rogers Communications Inc. trading at 43.88, the dividend yield is 3.35%, and the EPS is 2.13.

So could Rogers Communications Inc., be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 20.64. The PEG is 4.58, P/S is 2.15 and the P/B is at 4.88. The P/cash is *TBA, with P/free cash flow at 55.57.

Rogers Communications Inc. ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is 0.5, and the quick ratio is 0.4. This is with long term debt/equity at 2.57, and total debt/equity at 2.9.

In terms of margins, Rogers Communications Inc. has a gross margin of 51.50%, an operating margin of 19.20% and a profit margin of 10.40%.Payout ratio for Rogers Communications Inc. is 70.40%. Return on assets come to 4.90% with return on investment coming to 9.50%.

Insider ownership for Rogers Communications Inc., is at 0.80% and institutional ownership comes to 79.00%. Outstanding shares are at 519.2. While shares float is 368.36. The float short is currently 4.35%, and short ratio is 60.

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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