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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 7/1/1985. Parker-Hannifin Corporation is in the Industrial Equipment & Components industry and Industrial Goods sector. Average volume for Parker-Hannifin Corporation, is 1141.56, and so far today it has a volume of 186583. Performance year to date since the 7/1/1985 is 17.33%.

To help you determine whether Parker-Hannifin Corporation is undervalued the following values will help you decide. P/E is 20.86 and forward P/E is 16.73. PEG perhaps more useful shows that Parker-Hannifin Corporation has a value for PEG of 2.86. P/S ratio is 1.31 and the P/B ratio is 3.02. The P/Cash and P/Free cash flow is 7.2 and 22.33 respectively.

At the current price Parker-Hannifin Corporation is trading at, 113.28 (0.75% today), Parker-Hannifin Corporation has a dividend yield of 2.24%, 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 6.57% 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 134.85, and the number of shares float is 133. The senior management bring insider ownership to 0.40%, and institutional ownership is at 86.00%. The float short is 3.03%, with the short ratio at a value of 3.53. 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 -3.82%, with 37.58% being its 52 week low. The 20 day simple moving average is 1.46% and the 200 day simple moving average is 8.55%.

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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