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Is this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for The Medicines Company (NASDAQ:MDCO)?

The company in question is, The Medicines Company (NASDAQ:MDCO) currently with a stock price of 35.5 (-0.84% today). The market cap for The Medicines Company is 2520.32, and is in the sector Healthcare, and Drugs РGeneric industry. The target price for The Medicines Company is 50.05. Currently The Medicines Company is trading with a P/E of *TBA, and a forward P/E of *TBA. Average volume for The Medicines Company is 927.31 and so far today it is 567808.

Performance in the last year for The Medicines Company has been 4.86%. For EPS growth, The Medicines Company has seen a growth of 74.20%, and is looking to grow in the next year to -244.90%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been -29.80% over the last five years and could be *TBA for the next five years. The Medicines Company has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at -26.60%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at 345.00%. The 20-day simple moving average is -7.16%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to 0.48%.

Since the IPO date for The Medicines Company on the 08/08/2000, The Medicines Company has seen performance year to date to be -4.12%. With The Medicines Company trading at 35.5, the dividend yield is *TBA, and the EPS is -1.16.

So could The Medicines Company, be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is *TBA. The PEG is *TBA, P/S is 10.99 and the P/B is at 3. The P/cash is 3.91, with P/free cash flow at *TBA.

The Medicines Company ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is 3.6, and the quick ratio is 3.2. This is with long term debt/equity at 0.74, and total debt/equity at 0.8.

In terms of margins, The Medicines Company has a gross margin of 52.60%, an operating margin of *TBA and a profit margin of *TBA.Payout ratio for The Medicines Company is *TBA. Return on assets come to *TBA with return on investment coming to -18.10%.

Insider ownership for The Medicines Company, is at 1.70% and institutional ownership comes to *TBA. Outstanding shares are at 70.4. While shares float is 68.42. The float short is currently 16.39%, and short ratio is 12.09.

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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