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Is this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for The Howard Hughes Corporation (NYSE:HHC)?

The company in question is, The Howard Hughes Corporation (NYSE:HHC) currently with a stock price of 108.73 (-1.01% today). The market cap for The Howard Hughes Corporation is 4392.5, and is in the sector Financial, and Real Estate Development industry. The target price for The Howard Hughes Corporation is 177. Currently The Howard Hughes Corporation is trading with a P/E of 14.07, and a forward P/E of 13.33. Average volume for The Howard Hughes Corporation is 104.7 and so far today it is 37436.

Performance in the last year for The Howard Hughes Corporation has been -10.47%. For EPS growth, The Howard Hughes Corporation has seen a growth of 597.10%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 5.78%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been 29.30% over the last five years and could be 20.00% for the next five years. The Howard Hughes Corporation has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at 30.10%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at -86.00%. The 20-day simple moving average is -6.02%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to 1.33%.

Since the IPO date for The Howard Hughes Corporation on the 11/05/2010, The Howard Hughes Corporation has seen performance year to date to be -2.93%. With The Howard Hughes Corporation trading at 108.73, the dividend yield is *TBA, and the EPS is 7.81.

So could The Howard Hughes Corporation, be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 14.07. The PEG is 0.7, P/S is 4.65 and the P/B is at 1.74. The P/cash is 6.55, with P/free cash flow at *TBA.

The Howard Hughes Corporation 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 1.06, and total debt/equity at 1.06.

In terms of margins, The Howard Hughes Corporation has a gross margin of 45.70%, an operating margin of 35.30% and a profit margin of 35.20%.Payout ratio for The Howard Hughes Corporation is 0.00%. Return on assets come to 5.70% with return on investment coming to 1.90%.

Insider ownership for The Howard Hughes Corporation, is at 0.40% and institutional ownership comes to 82.10%. Outstanding shares are at 39.99. While shares float is 39.59. The float short is currently 2.76%, and short ratio is 10.43.

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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