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Is this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for Thomson Reuters Corporation (NYSE:TRI)?

The company in question is, Thomson Reuters Corporation (NYSE:TRI) currently with a stock price of 40.67 (-1.53% today). The market cap for Thomson Reuters Corporation is 31561.46, and is in the sector Services, and Publishing – Periodicals industry. The target price for Thomson Reuters Corporation is 42.57. Currently Thomson Reuters Corporation is trading with a P/E of 26.92, and a forward P/E of 17.89. Average volume for Thomson Reuters Corporation is 858.71 and so far today it is 76080.

Performance in the last year for Thomson Reuters Corporation has been 7.17%. For EPS growth, Thomson Reuters Corporation has seen a growth of -32.00%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 14.65%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been 8.10% over the last five years and could be 11.35% for the next five years. Thomson Reuters Corporation has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at -1.20%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at 47.20%. The 20-day simple moving average is -2.50%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to 3.71%.

Since the IPO date for Thomson Reuters Corporation on the 6/12/2002, Thomson Reuters Corporation has seen performance year to date to be 11.96%. With Thomson Reuters Corporation trading at 40.67, the dividend yield is 3.29%, and the EPS is 1.53.

So could Thomson Reuters Corporation, be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 26.92. The PEG is 2.37, P/S is 2.7 and the P/B is at 2.62. The P/cash is 44.08, with P/free cash flow at 39.7.

Thomson Reuters Corporation ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is 0.8, and the quick ratio is 0.8. This is with long term debt/equity at 0.58, and total debt/equity at 0.76.

In terms of margins, Thomson Reuters Corporation has a gross margin of 92.40%, an operating margin of 14.00% and a profit margin of 11.00%.Payout ratio for Thomson Reuters Corporation is 80.30%. Return on assets come to 4.40% with return on investment coming to 7.90%.

Insider ownership for Thomson Reuters Corporation, is at 55.00% and institutional ownership comes to 38.10%. Outstanding shares are at 764.2. While shares float is 292.22. The float short is currently 2.23%, and short ratio is 7.6.

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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