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Is Lockheed Martin Corporation(NYSE: LMT), a large market cap stock a smart buy?

With a market cap of has a large market cap size. Lockheed Martin Corporation (NYSE: LMT) has been on the stock market since its IPO date on the 1/3/1977. Lockheed Martin Corporation is in the Aerospace/Defense Products & Services industry and Industrial Goods sector. Average volume for Lockheed Martin Corporation, is 3606.43, and so far today it has a volume of 1338300. Performance year to date since the 1/3/1977 is 13.16%.

To help you determine whether Lockheed Martin Corporation is undervalued the following values will help you decide. P/E is 20.01 and forward P/E is 19.08. PEG perhaps more useful shows that Lockheed Martin Corporation has a value for PEG of 3.34. P/S ratio is 1.5 and the P/B ratio is 24.33. The P/Cash and P/Free cash flow is 58.05 and 24.52 respectively.

At the current price Lockheed Martin Corporation is trading at, 240.58 (0.36% today), Lockheed Martin Corporation has a dividend yield of 2.74%, and this is covered by a payout ratio of 52.90%. Earnings per share (EPS) is 12.02, and this is looking to grow in the next year to 7.29% after growing 2.20% this past year. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 13.10%, and 10.90% for sales growth quarter over quarter.

The number of shares outstanding is 306.22, and the number of shares float is 302.67. The senior management bring insider ownership to 0.03%, and institutional ownership is at 82.00%. The float short is 1.16%, with the short ratio at a value of 0.97. Management has seen a return on assets of 7.90%, and also a return on investment of 21.90%.

The ability for Lockheed Martin Corporation, to deal with debt, means it current ratio is 1, and quick ratio is 0.7. Long term debt/equity is 4.77 and total debt/equity is 4.94. In terms of margins, Lockheed Martin Corporation has a gross margin of 11.10%, with its operating margin at 11.20%, and Lockheed Martin Corporation has a profit margin of 7.60%.

The 52 week high is -9.26%, with 22.66% being its 52 week low. The 20 day simple moving average is -3.12% and the 200 day simple moving average is 4.38%.

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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