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Is PACCAR Inc.(NASDAQ: PCAR), a large market cap stock a smart buy?

With a market cap of has a large market cap size. PACCAR Inc. (NASDAQ: PCAR) has been on the stock market since its IPO date on the 7/9/1986. PACCAR Inc. is in the Trucks & Other Vehicles industry and Consumer Goods sector. Average volume for PACCAR Inc., is 2338.98, and so far today it has a volume of 23350. Performance year to date since the 7/9/1986 is 25.87%.

To help you determine whether PACCAR Inc. is undervalued the following values will help you decide. P/E is 31.52 and forward P/E is 15.96. PEG perhaps more useful shows that PACCAR Inc. has a value for PEG of 6.07. P/S ratio is 1.16 and the P/B ratio is 3.08. The P/Cash and P/Free cash flow is 5.93 and 55.13 respectively.

At the current price PACCAR Inc. is trading at, 58.81 (-0.13% today), PACCAR Inc. has a dividend yield of 1.63%, and this is covered by a payout ratio of 51.10%. Earnings per share (EPS) is 1.87, and this is looking to grow in the next year to -7.10% after growing 18.20% this past year. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 9.10%, and -13.10% for sales growth quarter over quarter.

The number of shares outstanding is 351.68, and the number of shares float is 343.26. The senior management bring insider ownership to 1.40%, and institutional ownership is at 63.90%. The float short is 3.85%, with the short ratio at a value of 5.65. Management has seen a return on assets of 3.10%, and also a return on investment of 10.20%.

The ability for PACCAR Inc., to deal with debt, means it current ratio is 4.1, and quick ratio is 3.9. Long term debt/equity is 1.26 and total debt/equity is 0. In terms of margins, PACCAR Inc. has a gross margin of 19.90%, with its operating margin at 7.30%, and PACCAR Inc. has a profit margin of 3.70%.

The 52 week high is -2.56%, with 37.11% being its 52 week low. The 20 day simple moving average is 7.15% and the 200 day simple moving average is 13.20%.

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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