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A look at a High Market Cap Stock: PACCAR Inc., PCAR

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 21477.59. Since its IPO date on the 7/9/1986, PACCAR Inc., PCAR performance year to date is 31.50%. Today PACCAR Inc., PCAR has gained 1.16%, with a current price of 61.98.

Ownership of the company is 1.40% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 62.20%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of 58.20%. Return of assets are at 2.70%, with return on investment at 10.20%.

In terms of debt levels and profit levels, PACCAR Inc., PCAR is seeing a long-term debt/equity of 1.22. While Total debt/equity is 1.22. With a profit margin of 3.30%, this is combined with a gross margin of 20.00%, and operating margin of 6.90%. PACCAR Inc. ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of 5.2, while the quick ratio is 4.9.

For the last year PACCAR Inc., PCAR has seen a EPS growth of 18.20%. A performance for the year of 23.57%. The 52-week high is -0.39%, and the 52-week low is 45.08%. The average volume for PACCAR Inc., PCAR is 225011.

With a target price of 58.57, can PACCAR Inc., PCAR reach this target? Looking at the value indicators of PACCAR Inc., PCAR. PACCAR Inc. has a P/E of 37.34 and a forward P/E of 17.58. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of *TBA. PACCAR Inc. also has a P/S and a P/B of 1.24 and 3.08 respectively. For P/cash, PACCAR Inc. has a value of 7.49, while it is *TBA for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 61.98, PACCAR Inc. has a dividend yield of 1.57%. We see a return on equity of 8.60%.

Looking more long-term PACCAR Inc., is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of -5.43%. In the short-term an EPS growth of -10.66% in the next year is forecasted. This is after a EPS growth of 18.20% for this year and for the last five years a 29.30% 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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