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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 77.92 (1.59% today). The market cap for Welltower Inc. is 27790.95, and is in the sector Financial, and REIT – Healthcare Facilities industry. The target price for Welltower Inc. is 76.81. Currently Welltower Inc. is trading with a P/E of 44.4, and a forward P/E of 36.06. Average volume for Welltower Inc. is 1966.31 and so far today it is 1856500.

Performance in the last year for Welltower Inc. has been 33.27%. For EPS growth, Welltower Inc. has seen a growth of 62.00%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 6.87%. 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 1.98%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to 14.47%.

Since the IPO date for Welltower Inc. on the 3/17/1992, Welltower Inc. has seen performance year to date to be 18.79%. With Welltower Inc. trading at 77.92, the dividend yield is 4.41%, and the EPS is 1.76.

So could Welltower Inc., be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 44.4. The PEG is 11.1, P/S is 6.73 and the P/B is at 2.08. The P/cash is 59.56, 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 29.40% and a profit margin of 16.00%.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 90.30%. Outstanding shares are at 356.66. While shares float is 356.66. The float short is currently 4.41%, and short ratio is 8.

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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