Stock Updates

Is this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for CLARCOR Inc. (NYSE:CLC)?

The company in question is, CLARCOR Inc. (NYSE:CLC) currently with a stock price of 62.2 (0.89% today). The market cap for CLARCOR Inc. is 3071.4, and is in the sector Industrial Goods, and Pollution & Treatment Controls industry. The target price for CLARCOR Inc. is 62. Currently CLARCOR Inc. is trading with a P/E of 21.13, and a forward P/E of 22.79. Average volume for CLARCOR Inc. is 184.02 and so far today it is 49182.

Performance in the last year for CLARCOR Inc. has been 25.80%. For EPS growth, CLARCOR Inc. has seen a growth of -5.70%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 4.00%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been 7.30% over the last five years and could be 8.53% for the next five years. CLARCOR Inc. has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at -7.30%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at 1.20%. The 20-day simple moving average is -2.20%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to 9.33%.

Since the IPO date for CLARCOR Inc. on the 3/26/1990, CLARCOR Inc. has seen performance year to date to be 26.13%. With CLARCOR Inc. trading at 62.2, the dividend yield is 1.62%, and the EPS is 2.92.

So could CLARCOR Inc., be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 21.13. The PEG is 2.48, P/S is 2.22 and the P/B is at 2.61. The P/cash is 25.64, with P/free cash flow at 16.45.

CLARCOR Inc. ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is 3.4, and the quick ratio is 2.1. This is with long term debt/equity at 0.26, and total debt/equity at 0.28.

In terms of margins, CLARCOR Inc. has a gross margin of 33.20%, an operating margin of 13.40% and a profit margin of 10.30%.Payout ratio for CLARCOR Inc. is 30.00%. Return on assets come to 8.00% with return on investment coming to 8.90%.

Insider ownership for CLARCOR Inc., is at 0.20% and institutional ownership comes to 93.20%. Outstanding shares are at 49.82. While shares float is 48.28. The float short is currently 2.92%, and short ratio is 7.66.

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.

About the author

Mark Hines

Leave a Comment