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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 77.16 (1.02% today). The market cap for Welltower Inc. is 27298.97, and is in the sector Financial, and REIT – Healthcare Facilities industry. The target price for Welltower Inc. is 74.44. Currently Welltower Inc. is trading with a P/E of 48.87, and a forward P/E of 35.61. Average volume for Welltower Inc. is 2263.18 and so far today it is 654764.

Performance in the last year for Welltower Inc. has been 18.58%. For EPS growth, Welltower Inc. has seen a growth of 62.00%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 7.52%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been 56.80% over the last five years and could be 4.00% for the next five years. Welltower Inc. has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at 12.50%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at 55.10%. The 20-day simple moving average is 4.39%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to 16.07%.

Since the IPO date for Welltower Inc. on the 3/17/1992, Welltower Inc. has seen performance year to date to be 16.44%. With Welltower Inc. trading at 77.16, the dividend yield is 4.50%, and the EPS is 1.56.

So could Welltower Inc., be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 48.87. The PEG is 12.22, P/S is 6.8 and the P/B is at 2.03. The P/cash is 58.51, with P/free cash flow at *TBA.

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 0.97, and total debt/equity at 0.97.

In terms of margins, Welltower Inc. has a gross margin of *TBA, an operating margin of 30.30% and a profit margin of 16.40%.Payout ratio for Welltower Inc. is 181.10%. Return on assets come to 2.30% with return on investment coming to 4.00%.

Insider ownership for Welltower Inc., is at 0.20% and institutional ownership comes to 90.00%. Outstanding shares are at 357.41. While shares float is 356.02. The float short is currently 4.55%, and short ratio is 7.15.

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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