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Is PACCAR Inc.(NASDAQ: PCAR), a large market cap stock a smart buy?

With a market cap of has a large market cap size. PACCAR Inc. (NASDAQ: PCAR) has been on the stock market since its IPO date on the 7/9/1986. PACCAR Inc. is in the Trucks & Other Vehicles industry and Consumer Goods sector. Average volume for PACCAR Inc., is 2355.34, and so far today it has a volume of 1559443. Performance year to date since the 7/9/1986 is 14.21%.

To help you determine whether PACCAR Inc. is undervalued the following values will help you decide. P/E is 30.57 and forward P/E is 14.54. PEG perhaps more useful shows that PACCAR Inc. has a value for PEG of 10.65. P/S ratio is 1.02 and the P/B ratio is 2.97. The P/Cash and P/Free cash flow is 5.7 and 62.21 respectively.

At the current price PACCAR Inc. is trading at, 55.02 (2.55% today), PACCAR Inc. has a dividend yield of 1.79%, and this is covered by a payout ratio of 53.30%. Earnings per share (EPS) is 1.76, and this is looking to grow in the next year to -5.17% after growing 18.20% this past year. EPS growth quarter over quarter is -259.30%, and -11.00% for sales growth quarter over quarter.

The number of shares outstanding is 352.16, and the number of shares float is 343.2. The senior management bring insider ownership to 1.40%, and institutional ownership is at 64.80%. The float short is 4.55%, with the short ratio at a value of 6.62. Management has seen a return on assets of 3.00%, and also a return on investment of 10.20%.

The ability for PACCAR Inc., to deal with debt, means it current ratio is 4, and quick ratio is 3.8. Long term debt/equity is 1.35 and total debt/equity is 0. In terms of margins, PACCAR Inc. has a gross margin of 19.70%, with its operating margin at 7.10%, and PACCAR Inc. has a profit margin of 3.40%.

The 52 week high is -13.18%, with 27.75% being its 52 week low. The 20 day simple moving average is 1.45% and the 200 day simple moving average is 6.75%.

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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