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Is this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for Western Alliance Bancorporation (NYSE:WAL)?

The company in question is, Western Alliance Bancorporation (NYSE:WAL) currently with a stock price of 37.35 (0.35% today). The market cap for Western Alliance Bancorporation is 3913.68, and is in the sector Financial, and Regional РPacific Banks industry. The target price for Western Alliance Bancorporation is 42.06. Currently Western Alliance Bancorporation is trading with a P/E of 16.07, and a forward P/E of 12.96. Average volume for Western Alliance Bancorporation is 648.34 and so far today it is 312125.

Performance in the last year for Western Alliance Bancorporation has been 15.81%. For EPS growth, Western Alliance Bancorporation has seen a growth of 20.40%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 13.25%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been 66.70% over the last five years and could be 9.33% for the next five years. Western Alliance Bancorporation has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at 49.30%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at 35.30%. The 20-day simple moving average is 1.13%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to 9.06%.

Since the IPO date for Western Alliance Bancorporation on the 07/01/2005, Western Alliance Bancorporation has seen performance year to date to be 3.79%. With Western Alliance Bancorporation trading at 37.35, the dividend yield is *TBA, and the EPS is 2.32.

So could Western Alliance Bancorporation, be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 16.07. The PEG is 1.72, P/S is 6.25 and the P/B is at 2.13. The P/cash is 5.18, with P/free cash flow at 25.71.

Western Alliance Bancorporation 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 0.21, and total debt/equity at 0.21.

In terms of margins, Western Alliance Bancorporation has a gross margin of *TBA, an operating margin of 93.10% and a profit margin of 37.90%.Payout ratio for Western Alliance Bancorporation is 0.00%. Return on assets come to 1.60% with return on investment coming to 23.60%.

Insider ownership for Western Alliance Bancorporation, is at 1.70% and institutional ownership comes to 80.60%. Outstanding shares are at 105.15. While shares float is 95.02. The float short is currently 2.27%, and short ratio is 3.33.

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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