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Is this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for Parker-Hannifin Corporation (NYSE:PH)?

The company in question is, Parker-Hannifin Corporation (NYSE:PH) currently with a stock price of 122.39 (0.72% today). The market cap for Parker-Hannifin Corporation is 16528.77, and is in the sector Industrial Goods, and Industrial Equipment & Components industry. The target price for Parker-Hannifin Corporation is 118.87. Currently Parker-Hannifin Corporation is trading with a P/E of 20.77, and a forward P/E of 16.47. Average volume for Parker-Hannifin Corporation is 1060.84 and so far today it is 603300.

Performance in the last year for Parker-Hannifin Corporation has been 22.85%. For EPS growth, Parker-Hannifin Corporation has seen a growth of -15.50%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 9.28%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been -1.50% over the last five years and could be 9.22% for the next five years. Parker-Hannifin Corporation has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at -6.00%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at 39.60%. The 20-day simple moving average is 2.99%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to 13.50%.

Since the IPO date for Parker-Hannifin Corporation on the 7/1/1985, Parker-Hannifin Corporation has seen performance year to date to be 28.36%. With Parker-Hannifin Corporation trading at 122.39, the dividend yield is 2.06%, and the EPS is 5.89.

So could Parker-Hannifin Corporation, be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 20.77. The PEG is 2.25, P/S is 1.45 and the P/B is at 3.59. The P/cash is 7.86, with P/free cash flow at 24.36.

Parker-Hannifin Corporation ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is 2.2, and the quick ratio is 1.7. This is with long term debt/equity at 0.58, and total debt/equity at 0.66.

In terms of margins, Parker-Hannifin Corporation has a gross margin of 23.00%, an operating margin of 9.80% and a profit margin of 7.10%.Payout ratio for Parker-Hannifin Corporation is 42.30%. Return on assets come to 6.70% with return on investment coming to 10.60%.

Insider ownership for Parker-Hannifin Corporation, is at 0.40% and institutional ownership comes to 84.10%. Outstanding shares are at 135.05. While shares float is 132.1. The float short is currently 2.34%, and short ratio is 2.91.

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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