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Is this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for United Technologies Corporation (NYSE:UTX)?

The company in question is, United Technologies Corporation (NYSE:UTX) currently with a stock price of 106.01 (-0.86% today). The market cap for United Technologies Corporation is 88548.03, and is in the sector Industrial Goods, and Aerospace/Defense Products & Services industry. The target price for United Technologies Corporation is 114.87. Currently United Technologies Corporation is trading with a P/E of 23.91, and a forward P/E of 15.38. Average volume for United Technologies Corporation is 3370.76 and so far today it is 3662000.

Performance in the last year for United Technologies Corporation has been 20.05%. For EPS growth, United Technologies Corporation has seen a growth of -32.00%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 4.84%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been -11.40% over the last five years and could be 8.24% for the next five years. United Technologies Corporation has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at 1.30%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at 3.80%. The 20-day simple moving average is 0.58%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to 8.37%.

Since the IPO date for United Technologies Corporation on the 1/2/1970, United Technologies Corporation has seen performance year to date to be 12.59%. With United Technologies Corporation trading at 106.01, the dividend yield is 2.49%, and the EPS is 4.43.

So could United Technologies Corporation, be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 23.91. The PEG is 2.9, P/S is 1.57 and the P/B is at 3.01. The P/cash is 13.05, with P/free cash flow at *TBA.

United Technologies Corporation ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is 1.3, and the quick ratio is 0.9. This is with long term debt/equity at 0.69, and total debt/equity at 0.77.

In terms of margins, United Technologies Corporation has a gross margin of 27.70%, an operating margin of 12.40% and a profit margin of 12.80%.Payout ratio for United Technologies Corporation is 30.00%. Return on assets come to 8.10% with return on investment coming to 10.80%.

Insider ownership for United Technologies Corporation, is at 0.13% and institutional ownership comes to 82.40%. Outstanding shares are at 835.28. While shares float is 835.28. The float short is currently 0.91%, and short ratio is 2.24.

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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