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A look at a High Market Cap Stock: Lockheed Martin Corporation, LMT

Lockheed Martin Corporation, LMT is in the exchange NYSE and its industry is Aerospace/Defense Products & Services in the sector of Industrial Goods. Based in USA, Lockheed Martin Corporation, LMTĀ  has a market cap of 78102.6. Since its IPO date on the 1/3/1977, Lockheed Martin Corporation, LMT performance year to date is 26.25%. Today Lockheed Martin Corporation, LMT has gained -0.01%, with a current price of 266.54.

Ownership of the company is 0.03% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 80.70%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of 38.00%. Return of assets are at 10.50%, with return on investment at 21.90%.

In terms of debt levels and profit levels, Lockheed Martin Corporation, LMT is seeing a long-term debt/equity of 6.16. While Total debt/equity is 6.16. With a profit margin of 11.20%, this is combined with a gross margin of 11.10%, and operating margin of 11.70%. Lockheed Martin Corporation ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of 1.2, while the quick ratio is 0.8.

For the last year Lockheed Martin Corporation, LMT has seen a EPS growth of 2.20%. A performance for the year of 25.09%. The 52-week high is -0.50%, and the 52-week low is 36.74%. The average volume for Lockheed Martin Corporation, LMT is 182996.

With a target price of 275.35, can Lockheed Martin Corporation, LMT reach this target? Looking at the value indicators of Lockheed Martin Corporation, LMT. Lockheed Martin Corporation has a P/E of 21.81 and a forward P/E of 20.93. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of 3.29. Lockheed Martin Corporation also has a P/S and a P/B of 1.68 and 34.26 respectively. For P/cash, Lockheed Martin Corporation has a value of 26.98, while it is 24.45 for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 266.54, Lockheed Martin Corporation has a dividend yield of 2.73%. We see a return on equity of 179.80%.

Looking more long-term Lockheed Martin Corporation, is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of 6.63%. In the short-term an EPS growth of 4.51% in the next year is forecasted. This is after a EPS growth of 2.20% for this year and for the last five years a 10.00% growth has been seen.

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