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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 РHealthcare 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.

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