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A look at a High Market Cap Stock: Emerson Electric Co., EMR

Emerson Electric Co., EMR is in the exchange NYSE and its industry is Industrial Electrical Equipment in the sector of Industrial Goods. Based in USA, Emerson Electric Co., EMR  has a market cap of 33278.15. Since its IPO date on the 6/1/1972, Emerson Electric Co., EMR performance year to date is 10.11%. Today Emerson Electric Co., EMR has gained 0.06%, with a current price of 51.22.

Ownership of the company is 0.62% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 71.90%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of 68.00%. Return of assets are at 8.40%, with return on investment at 12.40%.

In terms of debt levels and profit levels, Emerson Electric Co., EMR is seeing a long-term debt/equity of 0.51. While Total debt/equity is 0.92. With a profit margin of 9.00%, this is combined with a gross margin of 40.20%, and operating margin of 13.80%. Emerson Electric Co. ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of 1.2, while the quick ratio is 1.

For the last year Emerson Electric Co., EMR has seen a EPS growth of 31.40%. A performance for the year of 17.89%. The 52-week high is -8.90%, and the 52-week low is 27.68%. The average volume for Emerson Electric Co., EMR is 2123700.

With a target price of 51.28, can Emerson Electric Co., EMR reach this target? Looking at the value indicators of Emerson Electric Co., EMR. Emerson Electric Co. has a P/E of 18.46 and a forward P/E of 16.83. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of 3.26. Emerson Electric Co. also has a P/S and a P/B of 1.62 and 4.32 respectively. For P/cash, Emerson Electric Co. has a value of 9.46, while it is 26.18 for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 51.22, Emerson Electric Co. has a dividend yield of 3.71%. We see a return on equity of 23.70%.

Looking more long-term Emerson Electric Co., is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of 5.66%. In the short-term an EPS growth of 4.00% in the next year is forecasted. This is after a EPS growth of 31.40% for this year and for the last five years a 9.00% growth has been seen.

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