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Is this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for The Toro Company (NYSE:TTC)?

The company in question is, The Toro Company (NYSE:TTC) currently with a stock price of 47.39 (0.51% today). The market cap for The Toro Company is 5198.29, and is in the sector Industrial Goods, and Small Tools & Accessories industry. The target price for The Toro Company is 46. Currently The Toro Company is trading with a P/E of 23.56, and a forward P/E of 21.11. Average volume for The Toro Company is 690.43 and so far today it is 148029.

Performance in the last year for The Toro Company has been 31.48%. For EPS growth, The Toro Company has seen a growth of 17.70%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 11.25%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been 20.60% over the last five years and could be 19.50% for the next five years. The Toro Company has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at -1.40%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at 5.60%. The 20-day simple moving average is 0.10%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to 10.47%.

Since the IPO date for The Toro Company on the 12/30/1987, The Toro Company has seen performance year to date to be 30.36%. With The Toro Company trading at 47.39, the dividend yield is 1.27%, and the EPS is 2.

So could The Toro Company, be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 23.56. The PEG is 1.21, P/S is 2.16 and the P/B is at 8.98. The P/cash is 18.75, with P/free cash flow at 21.55.

The Toro Company ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is 1.7, and the quick ratio is 1.1. This is with long term debt/equity at 0.58, and total debt/equity at 0.62.

In terms of margins, The Toro Company has a gross margin of 36.20%, an operating margin of 13.60% and a profit margin of 9.30%.Payout ratio for The Toro Company is 28.20%. Return on assets come to 15.70% with return on investment coming to 25.00%.

Insider ownership for The Toro Company, is at 1.50% and institutional ownership comes to 77.10%. Outstanding shares are at 110.25. While shares float is 106.81. The float short is currently 1.93%, and short ratio is 2.98.

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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