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Is this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for VWR Corporation (NASDAQ:VWR)?

The company in question is, VWR Corporation (NASDAQ:VWR) currently with a stock price of 27.5 (-0.22% today). The market cap for VWR Corporation is 3604.95, and is in the sector Healthcare, and Medical Laboratories & Research industry. The target price for VWR Corporation is 32.38. Currently VWR Corporation is trading with a P/E of 24.99, and a forward P/E of 14.73. Average volume for VWR Corporation is 698.53 and so far today it is 140965.

Performance in the last year for VWR Corporation has been 8.31%. For EPS growth, VWR Corporation has seen a growth of 24.80%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 8.78%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been 60.10% over the last five years and could be 10.19% for the next five years. VWR Corporation has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at 6.30%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at 129.10%. The 20-day simple moving average is -2.81%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to 0.63%.

Since the IPO date for VWR Corporation on the 10/02/2014, VWR Corporation has seen performance year to date to be -2.63%. With VWR Corporation trading at 27.5, the dividend yield is *TBA, and the EPS is 1.1.

So could VWR Corporation, be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 24.99. The PEG is 2.45, P/S is 0.81 and the P/B is at 2.49. The P/cash is 31.93, with P/free cash flow at 31.29.

VWR Corporation ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is 1.5, and the quick ratio is 1. This is with long term debt/equity at 1.34, and total debt/equity at 1.45.

In terms of margins, VWR Corporation has a gross margin of 27.90%, an operating margin of 6.80% and a profit margin of 3.30%.Payout ratio for VWR Corporation is 0.00%. Return on assets come to 3.00% with return on investment coming to 6.10%.

Insider ownership for VWR Corporation, is at *TBA and institutional ownership comes to 38.60%. Outstanding shares are at 130.78. While shares float is 130.78. The float short is currently 3.20%, and short ratio is 5.99.

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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