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Is this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for United States Cellular Corporation (NYSE:USM)?

The company in question is, United States Cellular Corporation (NYSE:USM) currently with a stock price of 36.4 (1.22% today). The market cap for United States Cellular Corporation is 3086.09, and is in the sector Technology, and Wireless Communications industry. The target price for United States Cellular Corporation is 42. Currently United States Cellular Corporation is trading with a P/E of 31.22, and a forward P/E of 49.74. Average volume for United States Cellular Corporation is 72.25 and so far today it is 16559.

Performance in the last year for United States Cellular Corporation has been -2.44%. For EPS growth, United States Cellular Corporation has seen a growth of 659.20%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 42.32%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been 12.60% over the last five years and could be 40.10% for the next five years. United States Cellular Corporation has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at 0.40%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at 39.30%. The 20-day simple moving average is -2.42%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to -6.54%.

Since the IPO date for United States Cellular Corporation on the 3/17/1992, United States Cellular Corporation has seen performance year to date to be -11.88%. With United States Cellular Corporation trading at 36.4, the dividend yield is *TBA, and the EPS is 1.15.

So could United States Cellular Corporation, be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 31.22. The PEG is 0.78, P/S is 0.77 and the P/B is at 0.85. The P/cash is *TBA, with P/free cash flow at *TBA.

United States Cellular Corporation ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is 2.2, and the quick ratio is 2. This is with long term debt/equity at 0.45, and total debt/equity at 0.45.

In terms of margins, United States Cellular Corporation has a gross margin of 53.80%, an operating margin of 1.80% and a profit margin of 2.50%.Payout ratio for United States Cellular Corporation is 0.00%. Return on assets come to 1.40% with return on investment coming to 3.00%.

Insider ownership for United States Cellular Corporation, is at 73.91% and institutional ownership comes to 25.40%. Outstanding shares are at 85.82. While shares float is 14.64. The float short is currently 3.55%, and short ratio is 7.18.

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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