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Is this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for Weingarten Realty Investors (NYSE:WRI)?

The company in question is, Weingarten Realty Investors (NYSE:WRI) currently with a stock price of 37.77 (0.05% today). The market cap for Weingarten Realty Investors is 4810.11, and is in the sector Financial, and REIT – Retail industry. The target price for Weingarten Realty Investors is 43. Currently Weingarten Realty Investors is trading with a P/E of 20.39, and a forward P/E of 37.08. Average volume for Weingarten Realty Investors is 562.08 and so far today it is 146413.

Performance in the last year for Weingarten Realty Investors has been 14.82%. For EPS growth, Weingarten Realty Investors has seen a growth of -30.70%, and is looking to grow in the next year to -29.79%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been 61.00% over the last five years and could be 5.35% for the next five years. Weingarten Realty Investors has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at 7.00%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at 37.80%. The 20-day simple moving average is -5.42%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to 0.49%.

Since the IPO date for Weingarten Realty Investors on the 01/05/1988, Weingarten Realty Investors has seen performance year to date to be 12.31%. With Weingarten Realty Investors trading at 37.77, the dividend yield is 3.87%, and the EPS is 1.85.

So could Weingarten Realty Investors, be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 20.39. The PEG is 3.81, P/S is 9.1 and the P/B is at 3.14. The P/cash is 331.73, with P/free cash flow at *TBA.

Weingarten Realty Investors ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is *TBA, and the quick ratio is *TBA. This is with long term debt/equity at 1.36, and total debt/equity at 1.36.

In terms of margins, Weingarten Realty Investors has a gross margin of 69.60%, an operating margin of 36.50% and a profit margin of 44.20%.Payout ratio for Weingarten Realty Investors is 75.30%. Return on assets come to 5.90% with return on investment coming to 5.10%.

Insider ownership for Weingarten Realty Investors, is at 1.50% and institutional ownership comes to 81.80%. Outstanding shares are at 127.42. While shares float is 118.01. The float short is currently 1.58%, and short ratio is 3.31.

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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