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

The company in question is, Cummins Inc. (NYSE:CMI) currently with a stock price of 144.34 (-0.50% today). The market cap for Cummins Inc. is 24244.79, and is in the sector Industrial Goods, and Diversified Machinery industry. The target price for Cummins Inc. is *TBA. Currently Cummins Inc. is trading with a P/E of 17.53, and a forward P/E of 15.43. Average volume for Cummins Inc. is 1198.96 and so far today it is 1610600.

Performance in the last year for Cummins Inc. has been 26.43%. For EPS growth, Cummins Inc. has seen a growth of 5.00%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 14.67%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been -3.10% over the last five years and could be 4.19% for the next five years. Cummins Inc. has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at -5.50%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at 145.20%. The 20-day simple moving average is -3.58%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to 7.92%.

Since the IPO date for Cummins Inc. on the 12/18/1984, Cummins Inc. has seen performance year to date to be 6.32%. With Cummins Inc. trading at 144.34, the dividend yield is 2.84%, and the EPS is 8.23.

So could Cummins Inc., be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 17.53. The PEG is 4.18, P/S is 1.38 and the P/B is at 3.52. The P/cash is 17.57, with P/free cash flow at 36.46.

Cummins Inc. ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is 1.8, and the quick ratio is 1.2. This is with long term debt/equity at 0.23, and total debt/equity at 0.27.

In terms of margins, Cummins Inc. has a gross margin of 25.40%, an operating margin of 11.00% and a profit margin of 8.00%.Payout ratio for Cummins Inc. is 48.50%. Return on assets come to 9.30% with return on investment coming to 16.70%.

Insider ownership for Cummins Inc., is at 0.10% and institutional ownership comes to 83.30%. Outstanding shares are at 167.97. While shares float is 167.54. The float short is currently 1.75%, and short ratio is 2.45.

Graphs: Cummins Inc. NYSE: CMI | Thursday April 20, 2017


Cummins Inc. NYSE: CMI




Cummins Inc. NYSE: CMI

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