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Is this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for Swift Transportation Company (NYSE:SWFT)?

The company in question is, Swift Transportation Company (NYSE:SWFT) currently with a stock price of 19.92 (-0.92% today). The market cap for Swift Transportation Company is 2736.37, and is in the sector Services, and Trucking industry. The target price for Swift Transportation Company is 22.29. Currently Swift Transportation Company is trading with a P/E of 15.35, and a forward P/E of 13.17. Average volume for Swift Transportation Company is 2344.07 and so far today it is 1375483.

Performance in the last year for Swift Transportation Company has been 33.71%. For EPS growth, Swift Transportation Company has seen a growth of 22.40%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 13.36%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been 28.20% over the last five years and could be 9.23% for the next five years. Swift Transportation Company has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at -4.50%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at -10.50%. The 20-day simple moving average is -0.63%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to 14.62%.

Since the IPO date for Swift Transportation Company on the 12/16/2010, Swift Transportation Company has seen performance year to date to be 45.51%. With Swift Transportation Company trading at 19.92, the dividend yield is *TBA, and the EPS is 1.31.

So could Swift Transportation Company, be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 15.35. The PEG is 1.66, P/S is 0.66 and the P/B is at 4.44. The P/cash is 19.42, with P/free cash flow at 8.54.

Swift Transportation Company ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is 1.7, and the quick ratio is 1.7. This is with long term debt/equity at 1.41, and total debt/equity at 1.53.

In terms of margins, Swift Transportation Company has a gross margin of 54.50%, an operating margin of 7.50% and a profit margin of 4.40%.Payout ratio for Swift Transportation Company is 0.00%. Return on assets come to 6.40% with return on investment coming to 13.20%.

Insider ownership for Swift Transportation Company, is at 0.40% and institutional ownership comes to *TBA. Outstanding shares are at 136.07. While shares float is 72.83. The float short is currently 34.08%, 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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