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Is this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for PACCAR Inc. (NASDAQ:PCAR)?

The company in question is, PACCAR Inc. (NASDAQ:PCAR) currently with a stock price of 56.82 (0.23% today). The market cap for PACCAR Inc. is 19871.66, and is in the sector Consumer Goods, and Trucks & Other Vehicles industry. The target price for PACCAR Inc. is 58.85. Currently PACCAR Inc. is trading with a P/E of 30.42, and a forward P/E of 15.64. Average volume for PACCAR Inc. is 2028.51 and so far today it is 1084100.

Performance in the last year for PACCAR Inc. has been 11.41%. For EPS growth, PACCAR Inc. has seen a growth of 18.20%, and is looking to grow in the next year to -8.74%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been 29.30% over the last five years and could be 4.42% for the next five years. PACCAR Inc. has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at -13.10%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at 9.10%. The 20-day simple moving average is -2.57%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to 5.13%.

Since the IPO date for PACCAR Inc. on the 7/9/1986, PACCAR Inc. has seen performance year to date to be 21.47%. With PACCAR Inc. trading at 56.82, the dividend yield is 1.69%, and the EPS is 1.87.

So could PACCAR Inc., be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 30.42. The PEG is 6.88, P/S is 1.11 and the P/B is at 2.97. The P/cash is 5.69, with P/free cash flow at 52.91.

PACCAR Inc. ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is 4.1, and the quick ratio is 3.9. This is with long term debt/equity at 1.26, and total debt/equity at 0.

In terms of margins, PACCAR Inc. has a gross margin of 19.90%, an operating margin of 7.30% and a profit margin of 3.70%.Payout ratio for PACCAR Inc. is 51.10%. Return on assets come to 3.10% with return on investment coming to 10.20%.

Insider ownership for PACCAR Inc., is at 1.40% and institutional ownership comes to 64.00%. Outstanding shares are at 349.73. While shares float is 342.71. The float short is currently 2.76%, and short ratio is 4.66.

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.

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