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Is this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO)?

The company in question is, Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO) currently with a stock price of 42.87 (0.40% today). The market cap for Yahoo! Inc. is 39060.68, and is in the sector Technology, and Internet Information Providers industry. The target price for Yahoo! Inc. is 42.21. Currently Yahoo! Inc. is trading with a P/E of *TBA, and a forward P/E of 74.65. Average volume for Yahoo! Inc. is 12785.98 and so far today it is 5658377.

Performance in the last year for Yahoo! Inc. has been 19.64%. For EPS growth, Yahoo! Inc. has seen a growth of -162.00%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 16.97%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been -48.20% over the last five years and could be -3.63% for the next five years. Yahoo! Inc. has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at 5.20%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at *TBA. The 20-day simple moving average is 11.89%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to 22.89%.

Since the IPO date for Yahoo! Inc. on the 4/12/1996, Yahoo! Inc. has seen performance year to date to be 28.38%. With Yahoo! Inc. trading at 42.87, the dividend yield is *TBA, and the EPS is -5.19.

So could Yahoo! Inc., be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is *TBA. The PEG is *TBA, P/S is 7.98 and the P/B is at 1.43. The P/cash is 6.12, with P/free cash flow at 64.94.

Yahoo! Inc. ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is 6, and the quick ratio is 6. This is with long term debt/equity at 0.04, and total debt/equity at 0.04.

In terms of margins, Yahoo! Inc. has a gross margin of 51.80%, an operating margin of *TBA and a profit margin of *TBA.Payout ratio for Yahoo! Inc. is *TBA. Return on assets come to -11.20% with return on investment coming to -15.40%.

Insider ownership for Yahoo! Inc., is at 0.50% and institutional ownership comes to 78.90%. Outstanding shares are at 914.77. While shares float is 878.76. The float short is currently 4.45%, and short ratio is 3.06.

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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