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Is this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for Smith & Nephew plc (NYSE:SNN)?

The company in question is, Smith & Nephew plc (NYSE:SNN) currently with a stock price of 34.39 (-0.38% today). The market cap for Smith & Nephew plc is 15366.92, and is in the sector Healthcare, and Medical Appliances & Equipment industry. The target price for Smith & Nephew plc is 41.17. Currently Smith & Nephew plc is trading with a P/E of 37.77, and a forward P/E of 17.47. Average volume for Smith & Nephew plc is 437.05 and so far today it is 169577.

Performance in the last year for Smith & Nephew plc has been 1.11%. For EPS growth, Smith & Nephew plc has seen a growth of -18.20%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 13.30%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been -7.80% over the last five years and could be 8.00% for the next five years. Smith & Nephew plc has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at 3.00%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at -64.10%. The 20-day simple moving average is 1.06%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to 2.92%.

Since the IPO date for Smith & Nephew plc on the 11/16/1999, Smith & Nephew plc has seen performance year to date to be -1.96%. With Smith & Nephew plc trading at 34.39, the dividend yield is 2.20%, and the EPS is 0.91.

So could Smith & Nephew plc, be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 37.77. The PEG is 4.72, P/S is 3.32 and the P/B is at 3.89. The P/cash is *TBA, with P/free cash flow at *TBA.

Smith & Nephew plc 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 *TBA, and total debt/equity at *TBA.

In terms of margins, Smith & Nephew plc has a gross margin of 75.30%, an operating margin of *TBA and a profit margin of *TBA.Payout ratio for Smith & Nephew plc is *TBA. Return on assets come to *TBA with return on investment coming to 8.80%.

Insider ownership for Smith & Nephew plc, is at 0.60% and institutional ownership comes to 5.80%. Outstanding shares are at 445.16. While shares float is 444.77. The float short is currently 0.36%, and short ratio is 3.67.

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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