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Is this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for The Hanover Insurance Group, Inc. (NYSE:THG)?

The company in question is, The Hanover Insurance Group, Inc. (NYSE:THG) currently with a stock price of 79.04 (0.47% today). The market cap for The Hanover Insurance Group, Inc. is 3319.09, and is in the sector Financial, and Property & Casualty Insurance industry. The target price for The Hanover Insurance Group, Inc. is 91.33. Currently The Hanover Insurance Group, Inc. is trading with a P/E of 14.79, and a forward P/E of 11.75. Average volume for The Hanover Insurance Group, Inc. is 259 and so far today it is 56907.

Performance in the last year for The Hanover Insurance Group, Inc. has been 1.49%. For EPS growth, The Hanover Insurance Group, Inc. has seen a growth of 17.40%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 12.92%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been 17.40% over the last five years and could be -1.10% for the next five years. The Hanover Insurance Group, Inc. has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at -5.50%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at -98.40%. The 20-day simple moving average is 2.64%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to -3.17%.

Since the IPO date for The Hanover Insurance Group, Inc. on the 10/11/1995, The Hanover Insurance Group, Inc. has seen performance year to date to be -1.63%. With The Hanover Insurance Group, Inc. trading at 79.04, the dividend yield is 2.34%, and the EPS is 5.32.

So could The Hanover Insurance Group, Inc., be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 14.79. The PEG is *TBA, P/S is 0.67 and the P/B is at 1.12. The P/cash is 9.18, with P/free cash flow at 7.06.

The Hanover Insurance Group, Inc. ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is *TBA, and the quick ratio is *TBA. This is with long term debt/equity at 0.27, and total debt/equity at 0.27.

In terms of margins, The Hanover Insurance Group, Inc. has a gross margin of *TBA, an operating margin of 7.50% and a profit margin of 4.80%.Payout ratio for The Hanover Insurance Group, Inc. is 32.90%. Return on assets come to 1.70% with return on investment coming to 10.70%.

Insider ownership for The Hanover Insurance Group, Inc., is at 1.20% and institutional ownership comes to 84.20%. Outstanding shares are at 42.19. While shares float is 42.18. The float short is currently 1.00%, and short ratio is 1.63.

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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