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Is this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for United Rentals, Inc. (NYSE:URI)?

The company in question is, United Rentals, Inc. (NYSE:URI) currently with a stock price of 75.46 (-3.52% today). The market cap for United Rentals, Inc. is 6943.48, and is in the sector Services, and Rental & Leasing Services industry. The target price for United Rentals, Inc. is 75.4. Currently United Rentals, Inc. is trading with a P/E of 11.87, and a forward P/E of 9.5. Average volume for United Rentals, Inc. is 1862.78 and so far today it is 1541703.

Performance in the last year for United Rentals, Inc. has been 11.41%. For EPS growth, United Rentals, Inc. has seen a growth of 18.00%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 1.89%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been 79.60% over the last five years and could be 20.60% for the next five years. United Rentals, Inc. has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at -0.60%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at 72.10%. The 20-day simple moving average is -4.82%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to 13.12%.

Since the IPO date for United Rentals, Inc. on the 12/18/1997, United Rentals, Inc. has seen performance year to date to be 7.82%. With United Rentals, Inc. trading at 75.46, the dividend yield is *TBA, and the EPS is 6.59.

So could United Rentals, Inc., be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 11.87. The PEG is 0.58, P/S is 1.2 and the P/B is at 4.59. The P/cash is 26.2, with P/free cash flow at 10.55.

United Rentals, Inc. 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 4.84, and total debt/equity at 5.22.

In terms of margins, United Rentals, Inc. has a gross margin of 41.80%, an operating margin of 24.90% and a profit margin of 10.50%.Payout ratio for United Rentals, Inc. is 0.00%. Return on assets come to 5.00% with return on investment coming to 11.80%.

Insider ownership for United Rentals, Inc., is at 0.80% and institutional ownership comes to 94.30%. Outstanding shares are at 88.78. While shares float is 85.45. The float short is currently 9.53%, and short ratio is 4.37.

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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