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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 07/01/1985. Ingersoll-Rand Plc is in the Diversified Machinery industry and Industrial Goods sector. Average volume for Ingersoll-Rand Plc, is 1759.75, and so far today it has a volume of 1560100. Performance year to date since the 07/01/1985 is 20.41%.

To help you determine whether Ingersoll-Rand Plc is undervalued the following values will help you decide. P/E is 23.21 and forward P/E is 14.64. PEG perhaps more useful shows that Ingersoll-Rand Plc has a value for PEG of 2.52. P/S ratio is 1.28 and the P/B ratio is 2.95. The P/Cash and P/Free cash flow is 27.88 and *TBA respectively.

At the current price Ingersoll-Rand Plc is trading at, 65.88 (0.21% today), Ingersoll-Rand Plc has a dividend yield of 1.94%, and this is covered by a payout ratio of 41.00%. Earnings per share (EPS) is 2.84, and this is looking to grow in the next year to 10.16% after growing -21.30% this past year. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 120.10%, and 0.20% for sales growth quarter over quarter.

The number of shares outstanding is 259.4, and the number of shares float is 256.59. The senior management bring insider ownership to 0.40%, and institutional ownership is at 84.90%. The float short is 0.69%, with the short ratio at a value of 1.01. Management has seen a return on assets of 4.40%, and also a return on investment of 9.10%.

The ability for Ingersoll-Rand Plc, to deal with debt, means it current ratio is 1.2, and quick ratio is 0.8. Long term debt/equity is 0.64 and total debt/equity is 0.77. In terms of margins, Ingersoll-Rand Plc has a gross margin of 30.50%, with its operating margin at 11.30%, and Ingersoll-Rand Plc has a profit margin of 5.80%.

The 52 week high is -2.88%, with 41.41% being its 52 week low. The 20 day simple moving average is 1.67% and the 200 day simple moving average is 13.81%.

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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