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Is this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for Welltower Inc. (NYSE:HCN) ?

The company in question is, Welltower Inc. (NYSE:HCN) currently with a stock price of 74.07 (0.27% today). The market cap for Welltower Inc. is 26902.96, and is in the sector Financial, and REIT – Healthcare Facilities industry. The target price for Welltower Inc. is 71. Currently Welltower Inc. is trading with a P/E of 41.13, and a forward P/E of 38.74. Average volume for Welltower Inc. is 1908.92 and so far today it is 1616400.

Performance in the last year for Welltower Inc. has been 12.73%. For EPS growth, Welltower Inc. has seen a growth of 16.90%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 7.78%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been 38.80% over the last five years and could be 2.90% for the next five years. Welltower Inc. has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at 4.70%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at 27.40%. The 20-day simple moving average is 3.52%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to 7.27%.

Since the IPO date for Welltower Inc. on the 3/17/1992, Welltower Inc. has seen performance year to date to be 12.14%. With Welltower Inc. trading at 74.07, the dividend yield is 4.70%, and the EPS is 1.8.

So could Welltower Inc., be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 41.13. The PEG is 14.18, P/S is 6.28 and the P/B is at 1.95. The P/cash is 64.15, with P/free cash flow at 81.57.

Welltower Inc. 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 0.9, and total debt/equity at 0.9.

In terms of margins, Welltower Inc. has a gross margin of *TBA, an operating margin of 28.70% and a profit margin of 23.60%.Payout ratio for Welltower Inc. is 122.00%. Return on assets come to 3.50% with return on investment coming to 4.80%.

Insider ownership for Welltower Inc., is at 0.20% and institutional ownership comes to 94.50%. Outstanding shares are at 363.21. While shares float is 362.22. The float short is currently 4.15%, and short ratio is 7.88.

Graphs: Welltower Inc. NYSE: HCN | Friday April 21, 2017

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