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Is this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for Sony Corporation (NYSE:SNE)?

The company in question is, Sony Corporation (NYSE:SNE) currently with a stock price of 32.25 (-1.44% today). The market cap for Sony Corporation is 41132.31, and is in the sector Consumer Goods, and Electronic Equipment industry. The target price for Sony Corporation is 42.85. Currently Sony Corporation is trading with a P/E of 27.57, and a forward P/E of 16.12. Average volume for Sony Corporation is 1330.14 and so far today it is 468347.

Performance in the last year for Sony Corporation has been 23.19%. For EPS growth, Sony Corporation has seen a growth of 203.90%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 232.79%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been 19.70% over the last five years and could be 19.90% for the next five years. Sony Corporation has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at -5.90%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at 23.40%. The 20-day simple moving average is 9.22%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to 23.81%.

Since the IPO date for Sony Corporation on the 7/26/1974, Sony Corporation has seen performance year to date to be 32.95%. With Sony Corporation trading at 32.25, the dividend yield is 0.55%, and the EPS is 1.19.

So could Sony Corporation, be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 27.57. The PEG is 1.39, P/S is 0.51 and the P/B is at 1.69. The P/cash is 2.15, with P/free cash flow at 11.5.

Sony Corporation ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is 0.9, and the quick ratio is 0.7. This is with long term debt/equity at 0.23, and total debt/equity at 0.36.

In terms of margins, Sony Corporation has a gross margin of 36.30%, an operating margin of 3.60% and a profit margin of 1.80%.Payout ratio for Sony Corporation is 16.30%. Return on assets come to 0.90% with return on investment coming to 5.80%.

Insider ownership for Sony Corporation, is at *TBA and institutional ownership comes to 6.80%. Outstanding shares are at 1257.1. While shares float is 1002.98. The float short is currently 0.35%, and short ratio is 2.62.

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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