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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, IR  has a market cap of 17052.96. Since its IPO date on the 7/1/1985, Ingersoll-Rand Plc, IR performance year to date is 20.15%. Today Ingersoll-Rand Plc, IR has gained 1.89%, with a current price of 65.74.

Ownership of the company is 0.40% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 84.90%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of 41.00%. Return of assets are at 4.40%, 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 0.64. While Total debt/equity is 0.77. With a profit margin of 5.80%, this is combined with a gross margin of 30.50%, and operating margin of 11.30%. Ingersoll-Rand Plc ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of 1.2, while the quick ratio is 0.8.

For the last year Ingersoll-Rand Plc, IR has seen a EPS growth of -21.30%. A performance for the year of 1.58%. The 52-week high is -3.08%, and the 52-week low is 41.11%. The average volume for Ingersoll-Rand Plc, IR is 1216548.

With a target price of 72.79, 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 23.16 and a forward P/E of 14.61. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of 2.5. Ingersoll-Rand Plc also has a P/S and a P/B of 1.28 and 2.94 respectively. For P/cash, Ingersoll-Rand Plc has a value of 27.82, while it is *TBA for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 65.74, Ingersoll-Rand Plc has a dividend yield of 1.95%. We see a return on equity of 13.20%.

Looking more long-term Ingersoll-Rand Plc, is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of 9.28%. In the short-term an EPS growth of 10.19% 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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