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Is Raytheon Company(NYSE: RTN), a large market cap stock a smart buy?

With a market cap of has a large market cap size. Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has been on the stock market since its IPO date on the 12/31/1981. Raytheon Company is in the Aerospace/Defense Products & Services industry and Industrial Goods sector. Average volume for Raytheon Company, is 1976.19, and so far today it has a volume of 857279. Performance year to date since the 12/31/1981 is 12.67%.

To help you determine whether Raytheon Company is undervalued the following values will help you decide. P/E is 21.57 and forward P/E is 17.32. PEG perhaps more useful shows that Raytheon Company has a value for PEG of 2.11. P/S ratio is 1.73 and the P/B ratio is 4.08. The P/Cash and P/Free cash flow is 15.48 and 32.34 respectively.

At the current price Raytheon Company is trading at, 137.9 (-0.05% today), Raytheon Company has a dividend yield of 2.12%, and this is covered by a payout ratio of 42.50%. Earnings per share (EPS) is 6.4, and this is looking to grow in the next year to 10.98% after growing -3.10% this past year. EPS growth quarter over quarter is -20.00%, and 9.00% for sales growth quarter over quarter.

The number of shares outstanding is 296.72, and the number of shares float is 296.36. The senior management bring insider ownership to 0.20%, and institutional ownership is at 79.10%. The float short is 1.44%, with the short ratio at a value of 2.15. Management has seen a return on assets of 6.70%, and also a return on investment of 14.70%.

The ability for Raytheon Company, to deal with debt, means it current ratio is 1.6, and quick ratio is 1.5. Long term debt/equity is 0.53 and total debt/equity is 0.53. In terms of margins, Raytheon Company has a gross margin of 23.50%, with its operating margin at 11.70%, and Raytheon Company has a profit margin of 8.20%.

The 52 week high is -1.45%, with 45.95% being its 52 week low. The 20 day simple moving average is 3.26% and the 200 day simple moving average is 11.07%.

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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