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Is this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for Weyerhaeuser Co. (NYSE:WY)?

The company in question is, Weyerhaeuser Co. (NYSE:WY) currently with a stock price of 31.61 (0.73% today). The market cap for Weyerhaeuser Co. is 23531.75, and is in the sector Industrial Goods, and Lumber, Wood Production industry. The target price for Weyerhaeuser Co. is 35.38. Currently Weyerhaeuser Co. is trading with a P/E of 45.68, and a forward P/E of 25.72. Average volume for Weyerhaeuser Co. is 3345.56 and so far today it is 2908600.

Performance in the last year for Weyerhaeuser Co. has been 12.04%. For EPS growth, Weyerhaeuser Co. has seen a growth of -36.40%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 50.61%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been -25.80% over the last five years and could be 5.00% for the next five years. Weyerhaeuser Co. has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at 23.00%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at -27.40%. The 20-day simple moving average is 1.08%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to 7.70%.

Since the IPO date for Weyerhaeuser Co. on the 5/3/1973, Weyerhaeuser Co. has seen performance year to date to be 8.77%. With Weyerhaeuser Co. trading at 31.61, the dividend yield is 3.92%, and the EPS is 0.69.

So could Weyerhaeuser Co., be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 45.68. The PEG is 9.14, P/S is 3.56 and the P/B is at 2.49. The P/cash is 48.52, with P/free cash flow at *TBA.

Weyerhaeuser Co. ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is 2.1, and the quick ratio is 1.9. This is with long term debt/equity at 0.99, and total debt/equity at 0.99.

In terms of margins, Weyerhaeuser Co. has a gross margin of 21.70%, an operating margin of 13.40% and a profit margin of 7.00%.Payout ratio for Weyerhaeuser Co. is 160.10%. Return on assets come to 2.70% with return on investment coming to 9.10%.

Insider ownership for Weyerhaeuser Co., is at 0.20% and institutional ownership comes to 77.50%. Outstanding shares are at 744.44. While shares float is 739.19. The float short is currently 2.00%, and short ratio is 4.42.

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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