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Morning Hot Stocks: United Technologies Corporation, (UTX)

Friday February 24th 2017: United Technologies Corporation, UTX is in the exchange NYSE and its industry is Aerospace/Defense Products & Services in the sector of Industrial Goods. Based in USA, United Technologies Corporation, UTX  has a market cap of 99.33 B. Since its IPO date on the 01/02/1970, United Technologies Corporation, UTX performance year to date is 12.27%. Today United Technologies Corporation, UTX has gained 0.17%, with a current price of 123.28.

Ownership of the company is 0.13% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 81.30%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of 40.80%. Return of assets are at 5.80%, with return on investment at 12.60%.

In terms of debt levels and profit levels, United Technologies Corporation, UTX is seeing a long-term debt/equity of 0.76. While Total debt/equity is 0.89. With a profit margin of 9.10%, this is combined with a gross margin of 27.40%, and operating margin of 14.70%. United Technologies Corporation ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of 1.2, while the quick ratio is 0.8.

For the last year United Technologies Corporation, UTX has seen a EPS growth of 35.50%. A performance for the year of 17.11%. The 52-week high is -1.21%, and the 52-week low is 26.28%. The average volume for United Technologies Corporation, UTX is 43837.

With a target price of 125.67, can United Technologies Corporation, UTX reach this target? Looking at the value indicators of United Technologies Corporation, UTX. United Technologies Corporation has a P/E of 19.13 and a forward P/E of 17.44. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of 2.89. United Technologies Corporation also has a P/S and a P/B of 1.72 and 3.54 respectively. For P/cash, United Technologies Corporation has a value of 13.88, while it is 22.41 for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 123.28, United Technologies Corporation has a dividend yield of 2.28%. We see a return on equity of 18.50%.

Looking more long-term United Technologies Corporation, is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of 6.62%. In the short-term an EPS growth of 7.25% in the next year is forecasted. This is after a EPS growth of 35.50% for this year and for the last five years a 2.80% growth has been seen.

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