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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 73.25 (0.08% today). The market cap for Welltower Inc. is 26367.8, and is in the sector Financial, and REIT – Healthcare Facilities industry. The target price for Welltower Inc. is 77.35. Currently Welltower Inc. is trading with a P/E of 41.74, and a forward P/E of 33.99. Average volume for Welltower Inc. is 1898 and so far today it is 2609300.

Performance in the last year for Welltower Inc. has been 14.23%. For EPS growth, Welltower Inc. has seen a growth of 62.00%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 6.79%. 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 -4.29%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to 6.55%.

Since the IPO date for Welltower Inc. on the 3/17/1992, Welltower Inc. has seen performance year to date to be 11.67%. With Welltower Inc. trading at 73.25, the dividend yield is 4.70%, and the EPS is 1.76.

So could Welltower Inc., be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 41.74. The PEG is 10.43, P/S is 6.38 and the P/B is at 1.95. The P/cash is 56.51, 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 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 359.97. While shares float is 356.91. The float short is currently 3.91%, and short ratio is 7.35.

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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