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A look at a High Market Cap Stock: Ingersoll-Rand Plc, IR

Ingersoll-Rand Plc, IR is in the exchange NYSE and its industry is Diversified Machinery in the sector of Industrial Goods. Based in Ireland, Ingersoll-Rand Plc, IRĀ  has a market cap of 19390.25. Since its IPO date on the 7/1/1985, Ingersoll-Rand Plc, IR performance year to date is 37.85%. Today Ingersoll-Rand Plc, IR has gained 0.28%, with a current price of 75.27.

Ownership of the company is 0.30% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 84.00%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of 21.50%. Return of assets are at 8.80%, with return on investment at 9.10%.

In terms of debt levels and profit levels, Ingersoll-Rand Plc, IR is seeing a long-term debt/equity of 0.55. While Total debt/equity is 0.6. With a profit margin of 11.20%, this is combined with a gross margin of 30.90%, and operating margin of 11.80%. Ingersoll-Rand Plc ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of 1.5, while the quick ratio is 1.1.

For the last year Ingersoll-Rand Plc, IR has seen a EPS growth of -21.30%. A performance for the year of 30.59%. The 52-week high is -1.54%, and the 52-week low is 62.34%. The average volume for Ingersoll-Rand Plc, IR is 180478.

With a target price of 77.21, can Ingersoll-Rand Plc, IR reach this target? Looking at the value indicators of Ingersoll-Rand Plc, IR. Ingersoll-Rand Plc has a P/E of 13.32 and a forward P/E of 16.67. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of 1.45. Ingersoll-Rand Plc also has a P/S and a P/B of 1.44 and 2.88 respectively. For P/cash, Ingersoll-Rand Plc has a value of 12.89, while it is *TBA for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 75.27, Ingersoll-Rand Plc has a dividend yield of 2.13%. We see a return on equity of 24.40%.

Looking more long-term Ingersoll-Rand Plc, is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of 9.20%. In the short-term an EPS growth of 7.19% in the next year is forecasted. This is after a EPS growth of -21.30% for this year and for the last five years a 2.80% 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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