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Is this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for WEX Inc. (NYSE:WEX)?

The company in question is, WEX Inc. (NYSE:WEX) currently with a stock price of 105.53 (1.70% today). The market cap for WEX Inc. is 4517.11, and is in the sector Services, and Business Services industry. The target price for WEX Inc. is 101.32. Currently WEX Inc. is trading with a P/E of 45.41, and a forward P/E of 19.86. Average volume for WEX Inc. is 268.46 and so far today it is 169004.

Performance in the last year for WEX Inc. has been 14.13%. For EPS growth, WEX Inc. has seen a growth of -49.40%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 21.15%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been 3.20% over the last five years and could be 15.00% for the next five years. WEX Inc. has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at 9.50%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at -52.60%. The 20-day simple moving average is 4.03%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to 20.55%.

Since the IPO date for WEX Inc. on the 2/16/2005, WEX Inc. has seen performance year to date to be 17.39%. With WEX Inc. trading at 105.53, the dividend yield is *TBA, and the EPS is 2.29.

So could WEX Inc., be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 45.41. The PEG is 3.03, P/S is 5.14 and the P/B is at 3.58. The P/cash is 14.21, with P/free cash flow at 17.12.

WEX 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 1.05, and total debt/equity at 0.

In terms of margins, WEX Inc. has a gross margin of 50.80%, an operating margin of 23.90% and a profit margin of 10.10%.Payout ratio for WEX Inc. is 0.00%. Return on assets come to 2.10% with return on investment coming to 7.00%.

Insider ownership for WEX Inc., is at 0.70% and institutional ownership comes to *TBA. Outstanding shares are at 43.53. While shares float is 42.41. The float short is currently 5.96%, and short ratio is 9.42.

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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