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Is this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Corporation (NYSE:WAB)?

The company in question is, Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Corporation (NYSE:WAB) currently with a stock price of 80.6 (-0.12% today). The market cap for Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Corporation is 7350.05, and is in the sector Services, and Railroads industry. The target price for Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Corporation is 82.1. Currently Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Corporation is trading with a P/E of 19.75, and a forward P/E of 18.58. Average volume for Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Corporation is 902.5 and so far today it is 422988.

Performance in the last year for Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Corporation has been -11.28%. For EPS growth, Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Corporation has seen a growth of 13.40%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 5.11%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been 26.30% over the last five years and could be 10.97% for the next five years. Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Corporation has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at -56.60%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at -50.80%. The 20-day simple moving average is 5.46%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to 9.31%.

Since the IPO date for Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Corporation on the 6/16/1995, Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Corporation has seen performance year to date to be 13.88%. With Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Corporation trading at 80.6, the dividend yield is 0.50%, and the EPS is 4.09.

So could Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Corporation, be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 19.75. The PEG is 1.8, P/S is 2.34 and the P/B is at 4.21. The P/cash is 14.44, with P/free cash flow at 15.52.

Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Corporation ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is 2.6, and the quick ratio is 1.8. This is with long term debt/equity at 0.43, and total debt/equity at 0.43.

In terms of margins, Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Corporation has a gross margin of 32.40%, an operating margin of 18.40% and a profit margin of 12.30%.Payout ratio for Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Corporation is 7.80%. Return on assets come to 11.50% with return on investment coming to 17.60%.

Insider ownership for Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Corporation, is at 1.30% and institutional ownership comes to 94.00%. Outstanding shares are at 91.09. While shares float is 85.91. The float short is currently 16.61%, and short ratio is 15.81.

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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