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Ingersoll-Rand Plc (NYSE: IR) – Is this large market cap stock undervalued?

Ingersoll-Rand Plc (NYSE: IR), is firmly in the large market cap category with market cap of 16468.2. To be considered a large market cap stock companies have to be valued at more than $10 billion. The current price for Ingersoll-Rand Plc is 64.4 (with a change from open of 0.86%), this in conjunction with a target price of 74.56. Volume today has so far reached 732646, with an average volume of about 1952.71. The GAP for this stock, is 0.85%.

The P/E ratio is 11.69, bringing the forward P/E to a value of 14.19. The current EPS for Ingersoll-Rand Plc, is 5.42, with a EPS growth for this year coming to a value of -21.30%. Performance has been interesting with performance year to date coming to 16.27%.

Looking further into the growth statistics for Ingersoll-Rand Plc, EPS is looking like it will grow 9.15% in the next year. Looking even further it is projected to be 9.02%. Quarter over quarter is 836.00% for EPS growth and for sales growth quarter over quarter it is 2.40%. Looking at past EPS growth statistics we see that for the past five years it has been 2.80%. Sales growth for the past five years has in fact been -1.00%.

Looking at the ownership, we see that the insider ownership is at 0.40% and institutional ownership is 84.10%. Shares outstanding is 260.12, while shares float is at a value of 257.13. Float short for Ingersoll-Rand Plc is 0.85% and the short ratio is 1.12.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 0.58, while the total debt/equity comes to 0.64. The ability to meet these debts, means that the current ratio is 1.4, and the quick ratio is 1. The most recent gross margin is 30.80% and their operating margin is 11.60%. The profit margin is 10.70%.

Ingersoll-Rand Plc has seen returns on assets of 8.30%, and on investment, 9.10%. Return on equity is 24.10%. Price/Earnings to growth ratio is 1.3. Price/Sales ratio is at a value of 1.23, with Price/book ratio coming to 2.56 and Price/cash is 17.73, and finally Price/Free cash Flow is .

The simple moving averages are -3.51% and 6.45% for 20 day and 200 day simple moving average respectively. For the 52 week high and low the 52 week high is -6.18% and the 52 week low is 38.89%.

Ingersoll-Rand Plc has a dividend yield of 2.02%, with a current price of 64.4. The ability to pay this means the payout ratio is 22.20%. This is in an industry, Diversified Machinery, with equally high dividends from other companies in this sector, which it is Industrial Goods. Ingersoll-Rand Plc is based in Ireland.

Performance in the Diversified Machinery industry means that Ingersoll-Rand Plc has seen performance for the past week of 0.33%, with performance for the month coming to -5.42%. Looking at the data for the quarter it is at a value of -2.34%, and for the half year the performance is 15.15%. Volatility for this week is 1.96% and for the month this is 1.59%.

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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