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A look at a High Market Cap Stock: Ingersoll-Rand Plc, IR

Ingersoll-Rand Plc, IR is in the exchange NYSE and its industry is Diversified Machinery in the sector of Industrial Goods. Based in Ireland, Ingersoll-Rand Plc, IRĀ  has a market cap of 17363.81. Since its IPO date on the 7/1/1985, Ingersoll-Rand Plc, IR performance year to date is 23.03%. Today Ingersoll-Rand Plc, IR has gained -1.11%, with a current price of 66.99.

Ownership of the company is 0.40% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 84.30%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of 22.20%. Return of assets are at 8.30%, with return on investment at 9.10%.

In terms of debt levels and profit levels, Ingersoll-Rand Plc, IR is seeing a long-term debt/equity of 0.58. While Total debt/equity is 0.64. With a profit margin of 10.70%, this is combined with a gross margin of 30.80%, and operating margin of 11.60%. Ingersoll-Rand Plc ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of 1.4, while the quick ratio is 1.

For the last year Ingersoll-Rand Plc, IR has seen a EPS growth of -21.30%. A performance for the year of 29.48%. The 52-week high is -2.40%, and the 52-week low is 44.48%. The average volume for Ingersoll-Rand Plc, IR is 1700300.

With a target price of 74.63, can Ingersoll-Rand Plc, IR reach this target? Looking at the value indicators of Ingersoll-Rand Plc, IR. Ingersoll-Rand Plc has a P/E of 12.37 and a forward P/E of 15.01. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of 1.37. Ingersoll-Rand Plc also has a P/S and a P/B of 1.3 and 2.71 respectively. For P/cash, Ingersoll-Rand Plc has a value of 18.69, while it is *TBA for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 66.99, Ingersoll-Rand Plc has a dividend yield of 1.91%. We see a return on equity of 24.10%.

Looking more long-term Ingersoll-Rand Plc, is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of 9.02%. In the short-term an EPS growth of 9.20% in the next year is forecasted. This is after a EPS growth of -21.30% for this year and for the last five years a 2.80% growth has been seen.

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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