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Is this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for Sanofi (NYSE:SNY)?

The company in question is, Sanofi (NYSE:SNY) currently with a stock price of 38.7 (0.70% today). The market cap for Sanofi is 100712.11, and is in the sector Healthcare, and Drug Manufacturers – Major industry. The target price for Sanofi is 51.67. Currently Sanofi is trading with a P/E of 21.67, and a forward P/E of 13.05. Average volume for Sanofi is 2538.73 and so far today it is 1127000.

Performance in the last year for Sanofi has been -18.23%. For EPS growth, Sanofi has seen a growth of 4.10%, and is looking to grow in the next year to -2.79%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been -4.40% over the last five years and could be 6.60% for the next five years. Sanofi has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at -4.40%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at -9.90%. The 20-day simple moving average is -4.15%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to -3.05%.

Since the IPO date for Sanofi on the 7/1/2002, Sanofi has seen performance year to date to be -5.44%. With Sanofi trading at 38.7, the dividend yield is 4.29%, and the EPS is 1.79.

So could Sanofi, be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 21.67. The PEG is 3.28, P/S is 2.63 and the P/B is at 1.64. The P/cash is 14.44, with P/free cash flow at *TBA.

Sanofi ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is 1.5, and the quick ratio is 1. This is with long term debt/equity at 0.27, and total debt/equity at 0.32.

In terms of margins, Sanofi has a gross margin of 68.90%, an operating margin of *TBA and a profit margin of *TBA.Payout ratio for Sanofi is *TBA. Return on assets come to *TBA with return on investment coming to 6.50%.

Insider ownership for Sanofi, is at 16.40% and institutional ownership comes to 10.30%. Outstanding shares are at 2602.38. While shares float is 2304.13. The float short is currently 0.14%, and short ratio is 1.25.

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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