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United Technologies Corporation (NYSE: UTX) – Is this large market cap stock undervalued?

United Technologies Corporation (NYSE: UTX), is firmly in the large market cap category with market cap of 85960.87. To be considered a large market cap stock companies have to be valued at more than $10 billion. The current price for United Technologies Corporation is 100.96 (with a change from open of 0.41%), this in conjunction with a target price of 114.69. Volume today has so far reached 1394515, with an average volume of about 3407.95. The GAP for this stock, is 0.44%.

The P/E ratio is 22.58, bringing the forward P/E to a value of 14.54. The current EPS for United Technologies Corporation, is 4.43, with a EPS growth for this year coming to a value of -32.00%. Performance has been interesting with performance year to date coming to 6.31%.

Looking further into the growth statistics for United Technologies Corporation, EPS is looking like it will grow 4.68% in the next year. Looking even further it is projected to be 8.24%. Quarter over quarter is 3.80% for EPS growth and for sales growth quarter over quarter it is 1.30%. Looking at past EPS growth statistics we see that for the past five years it has been -11.40%. Sales growth for the past five years has in fact been 1.40%.

Looking at the ownership, we see that the insider ownership is at 0.13% and institutional ownership is 82.40%. Shares outstanding is 858.75, while shares float is at a value of 836.36. Float short for United Technologies Corporation is 0.72% and the short ratio is 1.76.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 0.69, while the total debt/equity comes to 0.77. The ability to meet these debts, means that the current ratio is 1.3, and the quick ratio is 0.9. The most recent gross margin is 27.70% and their operating margin is 12.40%. The profit margin is 12.80%.

United Technologies Corporation has seen returns on assets of 8.10%, and on investment, 10.80%. Return on equity is 25.00%. Price/Earnings to growth ratio is 2.74. Price/Sales ratio is at a value of 1.53, with Price/book ratio coming to 2.84 and Price/cash is 12.67, and finally Price/Free cash Flow is .

The simple moving averages are -4.79% and 2.82% for 20 day and 200 day simple moving average respectively. For the 52 week high and low the 52 week high is -7.74% and the 52 week low is 23.52%.

United Technologies Corporation has a dividend yield of 2.64%, with a current price of 100.96. The ability to pay this means the payout ratio is 30.00%. This is in an industry, Aerospace/Defense Products & Services, with equally high dividends from other companies in this sector, which it is Industrial Goods. United Technologies Corporation is based in USA.

Performance in the Aerospace/Defense Products & Services industry means that United Technologies Corporation has seen performance for the past week of -2.51%, with performance for the month coming to -8.11%. Looking at the data for the quarter it is at a value of -0.49%, and for the half year the performance is 10.16%. Volatility for this week is 1.89% and for the month this is 1.22%.

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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