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A look at a High Market Cap Stock: Raytheon Company, RTN

Raytheon Company, RTN is in the exchange NYSE and its industry is Aerospace/Defense Products & Services in the sector of Industrial Goods. Based in USA, Raytheon Company, RTN  has a market cap of 41388.26. Since its IPO date on the 12/31/1981, Raytheon Company, RTN performance year to date is 11.58%. Today Raytheon Company, RTN has gained -0.28%, with a current price of 136.26.

Ownership of the company is 0.20% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 78.90%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of 39.00%. Return of assets are at 7.40%, with return on investment at 14.70%.

In terms of debt levels and profit levels, Raytheon Company, RTN is seeing a long-term debt/equity of 0.52. While Total debt/equity is 0.52. With a profit margin of 9.00%, this is combined with a gross margin of 24.70%, and operating margin of 13.00%. Raytheon Company ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of 1.6, while the quick ratio is 1.5.

For the last year Raytheon Company, RTN has seen a EPS growth of -3.10%. A performance for the year of 31.88%. The 52-week high is -4.98%, and the 52-week low is 35.65%. The average volume for Raytheon Company, RTN is 40787.

With a target price of 155.31, can Raytheon Company, RTN reach this target? Looking at the value indicators of Raytheon Company, RTN. Raytheon Company has a P/E of 19.16 and a forward P/E of 17.66. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of 1.87. Raytheon Company also has a P/S and a P/B of 1.73 and 3.94 respectively. For P/cash, Raytheon Company has a value of 15.22, while it is 25.52 for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 136.26, Raytheon Company has a dividend yield of 2.14%. We see a return on equity of 21.20%.

Looking more long-term Raytheon Company, is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of 10.26%. In the short-term an EPS growth of 4.48% in the next year is forecasted. This is after a EPS growth of -3.10% for this year and for the last five years a 7.10% 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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