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Is Emerson Electric Co.(NYSE: EMR), a large market cap stock a smart buy?

With a market cap of has a large market cap size. Emerson Electric Co. (NYSE: EMR) has been on the stock market since its IPO date on the 6/1/1972. Emerson Electric Co. is in the Industrial Electrical Equipment industry and Industrial Goods sector. Average volume for Emerson Electric Co., is 3591.57, and so far today it has a volume of 3431400. Performance year to date since the 6/1/1972 is 13.55%.

To help you determine whether Emerson Electric Co. is undervalued the following values will help you decide. P/E is 19.03 and forward P/E is 17.35. PEG perhaps more useful shows that Emerson Electric Co. has a value for PEG of 3.36. P/S ratio is 1.64 and the P/B ratio is 4.45. The P/Cash and P/Free cash flow is 9.62 and 26.62 respectively.

At the current price Emerson Electric Co. is trading at, 52.82 (0.06% today), Emerson Electric Co. has a dividend yield of 3.60%, and this is covered by a payout ratio of 68.00%. Earnings per share (EPS) is 2.78, and this is looking to grow in the next year to 4.00% after growing 31.40% this past year. EPS growth quarter over quarter is -15.10%, and -6.90% for sales growth quarter over quarter.

The number of shares outstanding is 640.5, and the number of shares float is 639.23. The senior management bring insider ownership to 0.62%, and institutional ownership is at 71.90%. The float short is 3.07%, with the short ratio at a value of 5.47. Management has seen a return on assets of 8.40%, and also a return on investment of 12.40%.

The ability for Emerson Electric Co., to deal with debt, means it current ratio is 1.2, and quick ratio is 1. Long term debt/equity is 0.51 and total debt/equity is 0.92. In terms of margins, Emerson Electric Co. has a gross margin of 40.20%, with its operating margin at 13.80%, and Emerson Electric Co. has a profit margin of 9.00%.

The 52 week high is -6.05%, with 31.67% being its 52 week low. The 20 day simple moving average is -1.64% and the 200 day simple moving average is 4.88%.

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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