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Is this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for Worthington Industries, Inc. (NYSE:WOR)?

The company in question is, Worthington Industries, Inc. (NYSE:WOR) currently with a stock price of 47.97 (0.98% today). The market cap for Worthington Industries, Inc. is 2939.92, and is in the sector Basic Materials, and Steel & Iron industry. The target price for Worthington Industries, Inc. is 42.75. Currently Worthington Industries, Inc. is trading with a P/E of 17.24, and a forward P/E of 14.32. Average volume for Worthington Industries, Inc. is 390.8 and so far today it is 142367.

Performance in the last year for Worthington Industries, Inc. has been 61.64%. For EPS growth, Worthington Industries, Inc. has seen a growth of 97.90%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 0.58%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been 7.80% over the last five years and could be 41.50% for the next five years. Worthington Industries, Inc. has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at -2.70%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at 113.40%. The 20-day simple moving average is 9.60%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to 27.99%.

Since the IPO date for Worthington Industries, Inc. on the 3/26/1990, Worthington Industries, Inc. has seen performance year to date to be 60.07%. With Worthington Industries, Inc. trading at 47.97, the dividend yield is 1.68%, and the EPS is 2.76.

So could Worthington Industries, Inc., be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 17.24. The PEG is 0.42, P/S is 1.05 and the P/B is at 3.44. The P/cash is 16.2, with P/free cash flow at 10.73.

Worthington Industries, Inc. ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is 2.2, and the quick ratio is 1.4. This is with long term debt/equity at 0.67, and total debt/equity at 0.68.

In terms of margins, Worthington Industries, Inc. has a gross margin of 17.40%, an operating margin of 5.60% and a profit margin of 6.40%.Payout ratio for Worthington Industries, Inc. is 26.80%. Return on assets come to 8.70% with return on investment coming to 5.10%.

Insider ownership for Worthington Industries, Inc., is at 5.60% and institutional ownership comes to 52.70%. Outstanding shares are at 61.88. While shares float is 45.85. The float short is currently 5.06%, and short ratio is 5.93.

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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