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Is Lockheed Martin Corporation(NYSE: LMT), a large market cap stock a smart buy?

With a market cap of has a large market cap size. Lockheed Martin Corporation (NYSE: LMT) has been on the stock market since its IPO date on the 1/3/1977. Lockheed Martin Corporation is in the Aerospace/Defense Products & Services industry and Industrial Goods sector. Average volume for Lockheed Martin Corporation, is 1526.07, and so far today it has a volume of 2035334. Performance year to date since the 1/3/1977 is 20.98%.

To help you determine whether Lockheed Martin Corporation is undervalued the following values will help you decide. P/E is 22.93 and forward P/E is 18.76. PEG perhaps more useful shows that Lockheed Martin Corporation has a value for PEG of 2.21. P/S ratio is 1.65 and the P/B ratio is 24.83. The P/Cash and P/Free cash flow is 54.31 and 28.49 respectively.

At the current price Lockheed Martin Corporation is trading at, 256.94 (-0.78% today), Lockheed Martin Corporation has a dividend yield of 2.55%, and this is covered by a payout ratio of 55.10%. Earnings per share (EPS) is 11.3, and this is looking to grow in the next year to 16.52% after growing 2.20% this past year. EPS growth quarter over quarter is -5.90%, and 15.70% for sales growth quarter over quarter.

The number of shares outstanding is 304.5, and the number of shares float is 304.21. The senior management bring insider ownership to 0.10%, and institutional ownership is at 82.80%. The float short is 0.91%, with the short ratio at a value of 1.82. Management has seen a return on assets of 7.90%, and also a return on investment of 21.90%.

The ability for Lockheed Martin Corporation, to deal with debt, means it current ratio is 1.1, and quick ratio is 0.7. Long term debt/equity is 4.51 and total debt/equity is 4.81. In terms of margins, Lockheed Martin Corporation has a gross margin of 11.30%, with its operating margin at 11.30%, and Lockheed Martin Corporation has a profit margin of 7.40%.

The 52 week high is -2.44%, with 45.41% being its 52 week low. The 20 day simple moving average is 5.69% and the 200 day simple moving average is 15.55%.

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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