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Today’s Top Gainers in the Market PACCAR Inc. (NASDAQ:PCAR) from Consumer Goods

Today’s top gainers include the company PACCAR Inc. (NASDAQ:PCAR) which is in the industry Trucks & Other Vehicles, gaining 0.43% today. In the last week its performance is 2.21%, and -2.23% for the past quarter. Currently, PACCAR Inc., PCAR has a target price of 54.68, so today’s gain of 0.43% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore -0.25%.

PACCAR Inc. (NASDAQ:PCAR), has a market cap of 19173.55, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 1.40%, and institutional ownership is 64.90%.

At the current price of 55.24, it has a dividend yield of 1.75%, and its target price is 54.68. This is with a profit margin of 3.40%, and total debt/equity of 0. PACCAR Inc. (NASDAQ:PCAR) has a P/E of 31.34, as well as a forward P/E of 15.04.

With a current EPS of 1.76, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at -5.85%,PACCAR Inc. (NASDAQ:PCAR) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at 29.30%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be 5.01%.

Performance for the year is -11.69%. Since its IPO date on 7/9/1986, the total performance to date is 17.09%.

Volume today for PACCAR Inc. (NASDAQ:PCAR), is 1393086, while its average volume is 2382.88. Whilst the total gain today was 0.43%, it did have a day high of -3.98%.

Volatility for this week has been at 2.45%, and 2.56% for the month. The 52-week low for PACCAR Inc., PCAR has been 28.25%, while the 52-week-high has reached -12.84%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 10.20%, and its return on assets is 3.00%. PACCAR Inc. (NASDAQ:PCAR) has an operating margin of 7.10%. With a sales growth of -11.00% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that PACCAR Inc., PCAR is in the sector Consumer Goods, its long-term debt/equity is 1.35, and has a current ratio of 4 and 3.8 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of PACCAR Inc.? Well its PEG is 6.26, and the P/S is 1.03, along with a P/B of 3.05. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 5.79.

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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