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A look at a High Market Cap Stock: Textron Inc., TXT

Textron Inc., TXT is in the exchange NYSE and its industry is Aerospace/Defense – Major Diversified in the sector of Industrial Goods. Based in USA, Textron Inc., TXT  has a market cap of 12424.26. Since its IPO date on the 10/24/1984, Textron Inc., TXT performance year to date is 9.63%. Today Textron Inc., TXT has gained 0.56%, with a current price of 46.24.

Ownership of the company is 0.20% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 80.60%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of 2.20%. Return of assets are at 6.50%, with return on investment at 10.10%.

In terms of debt levels and profit levels, Textron Inc., TXT is seeing a long-term debt/equity of 0.65. While Total debt/equity is 0.68. With a profit margin of 7.00%, this is combined with a gross margin of 17.60%, and operating margin of 7.60%. Textron Inc. ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of 2.2, while the quick ratio is 0.8.

For the last year Textron Inc., TXT has seen a EPS growth of 16.60%. A performance for the year of 7.98%. The 52-week high is 0.19%, and the 52-week low is 50.90%. The average volume for Textron Inc., TXT is 172271.

With a target price of 46.46, can Textron Inc., TXT reach this target? Looking at the value indicators of Textron Inc., TXT. Textron Inc. has a P/E of 14.73 and a forward P/E of 15.74. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of 1.67. Textron Inc. also has a P/S and a P/B of 0.89 and 2.2 respectively. For P/cash, Textron Inc. has a value of 21.09, while it is 34.8 for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 46.24, Textron Inc. has a dividend yield of 0.17%. We see a return on equity of 18.70%.

Looking more long-term Textron Inc., is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of 8.81%. In the short-term an EPS growth of 8.06% in the next year is forecasted. This is after a EPS growth of 16.60% for this year and for the last five years a 52.50% 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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