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A look at a High Market Cap Stock: Textron Inc., TXT

Textron Inc., TXT is in the exchange NYSE and its industry is Aerospace/Defense – Major Diversified in the sector of Industrial Goods. Based in USA, Textron Inc., TXT  has a market cap of 10761.96. Since its IPO date on the 10/24/1984, Textron Inc., TXT performance year to date is -7.09%. Today Textron Inc., TXT has gained -0.18%, with a current price of 38.9.

Ownership of the company is 0.20% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 81.00%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of 3.00%. Return of assets are at 4.90%, with return on investment at 10.10%.

In terms of debt levels and profit levels, Textron Inc., TXT is seeing a long-term debt/equity of 0.7. While Total debt/equity is 0.75. With a profit margin of 5.30%, this is combined with a gross margin of 17.80%, and operating margin of 8.60%. Textron Inc. ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of 2.1, while the quick ratio is 0.9.

For the last year Textron Inc., TXT has seen a EPS growth of 16.60%. A performance for the year of -4.59%. The 52-week high is -11.26%, and the 52-week low is 26.96%. The average volume for Textron Inc., TXT is 35072.

With a target price of 45.6, can Textron Inc., TXT reach this target? Looking at the value indicators of Textron Inc., TXT. Textron Inc. has a P/E of 14.67 and a forward P/E of 13.21. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of 1.62. Textron Inc. also has a P/S and a P/B of 0.78 and 2.03 respectively. For P/cash, Textron Inc. has a value of 16.28, while it is 28.25 for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 38.9, Textron Inc. has a dividend yield of 0.21%. We see a return on equity of 14.70%.

Looking more long-term Textron Inc., is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of 9.04%. In the short-term an EPS growth of 8.54% in the next year is forecasted. This is after a EPS growth of 16.60% for this year and for the last five years a 52.50% growth has been seen.

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