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A look at a High Market Cap Stock: Raytheon Company, RTN

Raytheon Company, RTN is in the exchange NYSE and its industry is Aerospace/Defense Products & Services in the sector of Industrial Goods. Based in USA, Raytheon Company, RTNĀ  has a market cap of 40559.55. Since its IPO date on the 12/31/1981, Raytheon Company, RTN performance year to date is 10.70%. Today Raytheon Company, RTN has gained 0.31%, with a current price of 135.98.

Ownership of the company is 0.20% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 79.20%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of 42.50%. Return of assets are at 6.70%, with return on investment at 14.70%.

In terms of debt levels and profit levels, Raytheon Company, RTN is seeing a long-term debt/equity of 0.53. While Total debt/equity is 0.53. With a profit margin of 8.20%, this is combined with a gross margin of 23.50%, and operating margin of 11.70%. Raytheon Company ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of 1.6, while the quick ratio is 1.5.

For the last year Raytheon Company, RTN has seen a EPS growth of -3.10%. A performance for the year of 33.51%. The 52-week high is -2.82%, and the 52-week low is 43.92%. The average volume for Raytheon Company, RTN is 577853.

With a target price of 142, can Raytheon Company, RTN reach this target? Looking at the value indicators of Raytheon Company, RTN. Raytheon Company has a P/E of 21.19 and a forward P/E of 17.02. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of 2.07. Raytheon Company also has a P/S and a P/B of 1.71 and 4.01 respectively. For P/cash, Raytheon Company has a value of 15.33, while it is 32.04 for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 135.98, Raytheon Company has a dividend yield of 2.16%. We see a return on equity of 19.30%.

Looking more long-term Raytheon Company, is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of 10.22%. In the short-term an EPS growth of 10.95% in the next year is forecasted. This is after a EPS growth of -3.10% for this year and for the last five years a 7.10% 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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