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A look at a High Market Cap Stock: PACCAR Inc., PCAR

PACCAR Inc., PCAR is in the exchange NASDAQ and its industry is Trucks & Other Vehicles in the sector of Consumer Goods. Based in USA, PACCAR Inc., PCAR  has a market cap of 19490.79. Since its IPO date on the 7/9/1986, PACCAR Inc., PCAR performance year to date is 19.03%. Today PACCAR Inc., PCAR has gained 3.42%, with a current price of 57.82.

Ownership of the company is 1.40% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 64.90%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of 53.30%. Return of assets are at 3.00%, with return on investment at 10.20%.

In terms of debt levels and profit levels, PACCAR Inc., PCAR is seeing a long-term debt/equity of 1.35. While Total debt/equity is 0. With a profit margin of 3.40%, this is combined with a gross margin of 19.70%, and operating margin of 7.10%. PACCAR Inc. ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of 4, while the quick ratio is 3.8.

For the last year PACCAR Inc., PCAR has seen a EPS growth of 18.20%. A performance for the year of -9.69%. The 52-week high is -8.76%, and the 52-week low is 34.25%. The average volume for PACCAR Inc., PCAR is 2743082.

With a target price of 54.68, can PACCAR Inc., PCAR reach this target? Looking at the value indicators of PACCAR Inc., PCAR. PACCAR Inc. has a P/E of 31.86 and a forward P/E of 15.29. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of 6.36. PACCAR Inc. also has a P/S and a P/B of 1.05 and 3.1 respectively. For P/cash, PACCAR Inc. has a value of 5.88, while it is 64.18 for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 57.82, PACCAR Inc. has a dividend yield of 1.72%. We see a return on equity of 9.10%.

Looking more long-term PACCAR Inc., is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of 5.01%. In the short-term an EPS growth of -5.85% in the next year is forecasted. This is after a EPS growth of 18.20% for this year and for the last five years a 29.30% growth has been seen.

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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