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Is this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for Silgan Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:SLGN)?

The company in question is, Silgan Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:SLGN) currently with a stock price of 48.01 (0.69% today). The market cap for Silgan Holdings Inc. is 2913.25, and is in the sector Consumer Goods, and Packaging & Containers industry. The target price for Silgan Holdings Inc. is 52. Currently Silgan Holdings Inc. is trading with a P/E of 18.48, and a forward P/E of 14.7. Average volume for Silgan Holdings Inc. is 231.22 and so far today it is 32065.

Performance in the last year for Silgan Holdings Inc. has been -12.73%. For EPS growth, Silgan Holdings Inc. has seen a growth of -1.70%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 15.78%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been 8.30% over the last five years and could be 8.16% for the next five years. Silgan Holdings Inc. has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at -4.30%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at -21.30%. The 20-day simple moving average is -1.63%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to -5.26%.

Since the IPO date for Silgan Holdings Inc. on the 2/14/1997, Silgan Holdings Inc. has seen performance year to date to be -10.34%. With Silgan Holdings Inc. trading at 48.01, the dividend yield is 1.43%, and the EPS is 2.58.

So could Silgan Holdings Inc., be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 18.48. The PEG is 2.26, P/S is 0.79 and the P/B is at 4.19. The P/cash is 24.18, with P/free cash flow at 10.69.

Silgan Holdings Inc. ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is 1.3, and the quick ratio is 0.5. This is with long term debt/equity at 1.98, and total debt/equity at 2.81.

In terms of margins, Silgan Holdings Inc. has a gross margin of 14.60%, an operating margin of 8.10% and a profit margin of 4.20%.Payout ratio for Silgan Holdings Inc. is 25.40%. Return on assets come to 4.60% with return on investment coming to 11.10%.

Insider ownership for Silgan Holdings Inc., is at 19.30% and institutional ownership comes to 70.50%. Outstanding shares are at 61.1. While shares float is 21.17. The float short is currently 11.57%, and short ratio is 10.59.

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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