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Is Parker-Hannifin Corporation(NYSE: PH), a large market cap stock a smart buy?

With a market cap of has a large market cap size. Parker-Hannifin Corporation (NYSE: PH) has been on the stock market since its IPO date on the 07/01/1985. Parker-Hannifin Corporation is in the Industrial Equipment & Components industry and Industrial Goods sector. Average volume for Parker-Hannifin Corporation, is 1230.82, and so far today it has a volume of 617600. Performance year to date since the 07/01/1985 is 16.75%.

To help you determine whether Parker-Hannifin Corporation is undervalued the following values will help you decide. P/E is 20.76 and forward P/E is 16.64. PEG perhaps more useful shows that Parker-Hannifin Corporation has a value for PEG of 2.84. P/S ratio is 1.31 and the P/B ratio is 3. The P/Cash and P/Free cash flow is 7.17 and 22.21 respectively.

At the current price Parker-Hannifin Corporation is trading at, 111.89 (0.50% today), Parker-Hannifin Corporation has a dividend yield of 2.25%, and this is covered by a payout ratio of 46.20%. Earnings per share (EPS) is 5.39, and this is looking to grow in the next year to 6.61% after growing 1.50% this past year. EPS growth quarter over quarter is -32.20%, and -10.50% for sales growth quarter over quarter.

The number of shares outstanding is 134.81, and the number of shares float is 133. The senior management bring insider ownership to 0.40%, and institutional ownership is at 86.20%. The float short is 2.61%, with the short ratio at a value of 2.82. Management has seen a return on assets of 6.20%, and also a return on investment of 12.60%.

The ability for Parker-Hannifin Corporation, to deal with debt, means it current ratio is 2.2, and quick ratio is 1.7. Long term debt/equity is 0.53 and total debt/equity is 0.65. In terms of margins, Parker-Hannifin Corporation has a gross margin of 22.80%, with its operating margin at 9.40%, and Parker-Hannifin Corporation has a profit margin of 6.40%.

The 52 week high is -5.00%, with 35.89% being its 52 week low. The 20 day simple moving average is 0.20% and the 200 day simple moving average is 7.86%.

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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