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Is Ingersoll-Rand Plc(NYSE: IR), a large market cap stock a smart buy?

With a market cap of has a large market cap size. Ingersoll-Rand Plc (NYSE: IR) has been on the stock market since its IPO date on the 7/1/1985. Ingersoll-Rand Plc is in the Diversified Machinery industry and Industrial Goods sector. Average volume for Ingersoll-Rand Plc, is 1820.44, and so far today it has a volume of 1477700. Performance year to date since the 7/1/1985 is 24.58%.

To help you determine whether Ingersoll-Rand Plc is undervalued the following values will help you decide. P/E is 12.59 and forward P/E is 15.26. PEG perhaps more useful shows that Ingersoll-Rand Plc has a value for PEG of 1.39. P/S ratio is 1.32 and the P/B ratio is 2.75. The P/Cash and P/Free cash flow is 18.98 and *TBA respectively.

At the current price Ingersoll-Rand Plc is trading at, 68.16 (0.25% today), Ingersoll-Rand Plc has a dividend yield of 1.88%, and this is covered by a payout ratio of 22.20%. Earnings per share (EPS) is 5.42, and this is looking to grow in the next year to 9.25% after growing -21.30% this past year. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 836.00%, and 2.40% for sales growth quarter over quarter.

The number of shares outstanding is 258.57, and the number of shares float is 257.13. The senior management bring insider ownership to 0.40%, and institutional ownership is at 84.20%. The float short is 0.62%, with the short ratio at a value of 0.87. Management has seen a return on assets of 8.30%, and also a return on investment of 9.10%.

The ability for Ingersoll-Rand Plc, to deal with debt, means it current ratio is 1.4, and quick ratio is 1. Long term debt/equity is 0.58 and total debt/equity is 0.64. In terms of margins, Ingersoll-Rand Plc has a gross margin of 30.80%, with its operating margin at 11.60%, and Ingersoll-Rand Plc has a profit margin of 10.70%.

The 52 week high is -1.00%, with 46.30% being its 52 week low. The 20 day simple moving average is 2.50% and the 200 day simple moving average is 12.97%.

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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