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

The company in question is, Sysco Corporation (NYSE:SYY) currently with a stock price of 48.32 (-1.11% today). The market cap for Sysco Corporation is 26932.6, and is in the sector Services, and Food Wholesale industry. The target price for Sysco Corporation is 51.27. Currently Sysco Corporation is trading with a P/E of 29.37, and a forward P/E of 18.71. Average volume for Sysco Corporation is 3356.47 and so far today it is 3733500.

Performance in the last year for Sysco Corporation has been 21.71%. For EPS growth, Sysco Corporation has seen a growth of 42.90%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 11.77%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been -3.40% over the last five years and could be 10.03% for the next five years. Sysco Corporation has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at 10.00%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at 212.30%. The 20-day simple moving average is -4.07%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to 2.60%.

Since the IPO date for Sysco Corporation on the 5/8/1973, Sysco Corporation has seen performance year to date to be 21.09%. With Sysco Corporation trading at 48.32, the dividend yield is 2.57%, and the EPS is 1.65.

So could Sysco Corporation, be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 29.37. The PEG is 2.93, P/S is 0.53 and the P/B is at 7.81. The P/cash is 6.87, with P/free cash flow at 38.1.

Sysco Corporation ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is 2.3, and the quick ratio is 1.7. This is with long term debt/equity at 2.11, and total debt/equity at 2.14.

In terms of margins, Sysco Corporation has a gross margin of 17.90%, an operating margin of 3.70% and a profit margin of 1.90%.Payout ratio for Sysco Corporation is 74.20%. Return on assets come to 6.70% with return on investment coming to 12.50%.

Insider ownership for Sysco Corporation, is at 0.30% and institutional ownership comes to 79.30%. Outstanding shares are at 557.38. While shares float is 549.06. The float short is currently 3.70%, and short ratio is 6.05.

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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