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Morning Fast Movers: PACCAR Inc, (PCAR)

Friday February 24th 2017: PACCAR Inc, PCAR is in the exchange NASDAQ and its industry is Trucks & Other Vehicles in the sector of Consumer Goods. Based in USA, PACCAR Inc, PCAR  has a market cap of 23.78 B. Since its IPO date on the 07/09/1986, PACCAR Inc, PCAR performance year to date is 7.23%. Today PACCAR Inc, PCAR has gained -0.01%, with a current price of 68.51.

Ownership of the company is 1.40% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 62.80%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of 38.40%. Return of assets are at 6.80%, with return on investment at 3.10%.

In terms of debt levels and profit levels, PACCAR Inc, PCAR is seeing a long-term debt/equity of 1.18. While Total debt/equity is 1.18. With a profit margin of 8.40%, this is combined with a gross margin of 19.80%, and operating margin of 11.80%. PACCAR Inc ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of 5.1, while the quick ratio is 4.8.

For the last year PACCAR Inc, PCAR has seen a EPS growth of -67.10%. A performance for the year of 28.86%. The 52-week high is -2.30%, and the 52-week low is 31.10%. The average volume for PACCAR Inc, PCAR is 366847.

With a target price of 70.39, can PACCAR Inc, PCAR reach this target? Looking at the value indicators of PACCAR Inc, PCAR. PACCAR Inc has a P/E of 16.9 and a forward P/E of 16.28. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of 2.34. PACCAR Inc also has a P/S and a P/B of 1.4 and 3.4 respectively. For P/cash, PACCAR Inc has a value of 8, while it is *TBA for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 68.51, PACCAR Inc has a dividend yield of 1.46%. We see a return on equity of 20.70%.

Looking more long-term PACCAR Inc, is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of 7.24%. In the short-term an EPS growth of 13.97% in the next year is forecasted. This is after a EPS growth of -67.10% for this year and for the last five years a -12.30% growth has been seen.

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