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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, RTNĀ  has a market cap of 44206.07. Since its IPO date on the 12/31/1981, Raytheon Company, RTN performance year to date is 23.60%. Today Raytheon Company, RTN has gained -0.33%, with a current price of 150.05.

Ownership of the company is 0.20% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 76.70%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of 38.20%. Return of assets are at 7.70%, 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 0.51. While Total debt/equity is 0.51. With a profit margin of 9.30%, this is combined with a gross margin of 25.10%, and operating margin of 13.30%. Raytheon Company ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of 1.7, while the quick ratio is 1.6.

For the last year Raytheon Company, RTN has seen a EPS growth of -3.10%. A performance for the year of 24.09%. The 52-week high is -1.66%, and the 52-week low is 31.85%. The average volume for Raytheon Company, RTN is 203661.

With a target price of 159.19, can Raytheon Company, RTN reach this target? Looking at the value indicators of Raytheon Company, RTN. Raytheon Company has a P/E of 20.21 and a forward P/E of 20.43. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of 2.42. Raytheon Company also has a P/S and a P/B of 1.83 and 4.25 respectively. For P/cash, Raytheon Company has a value of 15.77, while it is 39.19 for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 150.05, Raytheon Company has a dividend yield of 1.95%. We see a return on equity of 21.80%.

Looking more long-term Raytheon Company, is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of 8.36%. In the short-term an EPS growth of -1.18% 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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