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

The company in question is, Terex Corporation (NYSE:TEX) currently with a stock price of 25.16 (5.32% today). The market cap for Terex Corporation is 2645.34, and is in the sector Industrial Goods, and Farm & Construction Machinery industry. The target price for Terex Corporation is 24.14. Currently Terex Corporation is trading with a P/E of 27.71, and a forward P/E of 19.25. Average volume for Terex Corporation is 1055.73 and so far today it is 884266.

Performance in the last year for Terex Corporation has been 24.01%. For EPS growth, Terex Corporation has seen a growth of -42.70%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 29.68%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been 21.60% over the last five years and could be 2.11% for the next five years. Terex Corporation has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at -10.10%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at 43.60%. The 20-day simple moving average is 3.94%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to 12.53%.

Since the IPO date for Terex Corporation on the 3/26/1990, Terex Corporation has seen performance year to date to be 30.49%. With Terex Corporation trading at 25.16, the dividend yield is 1.17%, and the EPS is 0.86.

So could Terex Corporation, be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 27.71. The PEG is 13.17, P/S is 0.45 and the P/B is at 1.41. The P/cash is 13.17, with P/free cash flow at 14.46.

Terex Corporation ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is 2, and the quick ratio is 1.3. This is with long term debt/equity at 0.9, and total debt/equity at 0.91.

In terms of margins, Terex Corporation has a gross margin of 19.10%, an operating margin of 3.30% and a profit margin of 0.90%.Payout ratio for Terex Corporation is 52.10%. Return on assets come to 1.00% with return on investment coming to 7.50%.

Insider ownership for Terex Corporation, is at 1.90% and institutional ownership comes to 89.50%. Outstanding shares are at 110.73. While shares float is 105.06. The float short is currently 4.37%, and short ratio is 4.35.

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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