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Is this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for Teleflex Incorporated (NYSE:TFX)?

The company in question is, Teleflex Incorporated (NYSE:TFX) currently with a stock price of 168.84 (0.68% today). The market cap for Teleflex Incorporated is 7439.17, and is in the sector Healthcare, and Medical Instruments & Supplies industry. The target price for Teleflex Incorporated is 189.64. Currently Teleflex Incorporated is trading with a P/E of 30.8, and a forward P/E of 20.54. Average volume for Teleflex Incorporated is 242.94 and so far today it is 161669.

Performance in the last year for Teleflex Incorporated has been 35.45%. For EPS growth, Teleflex Incorporated has seen a growth of 20.00%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 11.48%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been 17.90% over the last five years and could be 12.46% for the next five years. Teleflex Incorporated has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at 4.80%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at 34.40%. The 20-day simple moving average is -4.57%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to 5.22%.

Since the IPO date for Teleflex Incorporated on the 2/18/1988, Teleflex Incorporated has seen performance year to date to be 28.39%. With Teleflex Incorporated trading at 168.84, the dividend yield is 0.81%, and the EPS is 5.45.

So could Teleflex Incorporated, be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 30.8. The PEG is 2.47, P/S is 4.07 and the P/B is at 3.45. The P/cash is 15.61, with P/free cash flow at 27.98.

Teleflex Incorporated ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is 2.7, and the quick ratio is 1.9. This is with long term debt/equity at 0.43, and total debt/equity at 0.51.

In terms of margins, Teleflex Incorporated has a gross margin of 53.10%, an operating margin of 17.50% and a profit margin of 14.90%.Payout ratio for Teleflex Incorporated is 21.00%. Return on assets come to 6.90% with return on investment coming to 9.70%.

Insider ownership for Teleflex Incorporated, is at 0.20% and institutional ownership comes to 94.90%. Outstanding shares are at 44.36. While shares float is 43.89. The float short is currently 3.09%, and short ratio is 5.59.

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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