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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 17342.89. 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 65.39 (with a change from open of 0.01%), this in conjunction with a target price of 74.63. Volume today has so far reached 1361820, with an average volume of about 1941.63. The GAP for this stock, is -0.82%.

The P/E ratio is 12.17, bringing the forward P/E to a value of 14.77. 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 21.06%.

Looking further into the growth statistics for Ingersoll-Rand Plc, EPS is looking like it will grow 9.17% 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 0.30% and institutional ownership is 84.20%. Shares outstanding is 263.09, while shares float is at a value of 257.14. Float short for Ingersoll-Rand Plc is 0.95% and the short ratio is 1.26.

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 1.35. Price/Sales ratio is at a value of 1.29, with Price/book ratio coming to 2.66 and Price/cash is 18.67, and finally Price/Free cash Flow is *TBA.

The simple moving averages are -1.91% and 6.16% for 20 day and 200 day simple moving average respectively. For the 52 week high and low the 52 week high is -4.99% and the 52 week low is 41.02%.

Ingersoll-Rand Plc has a dividend yield of 2.43%, with a current price of 65.39. 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 -2.43%, with performance for the month coming to 3.36%. Looking at the data for the quarter it is at a value of -2.61%, and for the half year the performance is 25.00%. Volatility for this week is 2.17% and for the month this is 1.70%.

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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