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Is Parker-Hannifin Corporation(NYSE: PH), a large market cap stock a smart buy?

With a market cap of has a large market cap size. Parker-Hannifin Corporation (NYSE: PH) has been on the stock market since its IPO date on the 7/1/1985. Parker-Hannifin Corporation is in the Industrial Equipment & Components industry and Industrial Goods sector. Average volume for Parker-Hannifin Corporation, is 949.37, and so far today it has a volume of 1190600. Performance year to date since the 7/1/1985 is 30.79%.

To help you determine whether Parker-Hannifin Corporation is undervalued the following values will help you decide. P/E is 21.16 and forward P/E is 16.79. PEG perhaps more useful shows that Parker-Hannifin Corporation has a value for PEG of 2.29. P/S ratio is 1.48 and the P/B ratio is 3.66. The P/Cash and P/Free cash flow is 7.96 and 24.7 respectively.

At the current price Parker-Hannifin Corporation is trading at, 124.7 (-0.66% today), Parker-Hannifin Corporation has a dividend yield of 2.02%, and this is covered by a payout ratio of 42.30%. Earnings per share (EPS) is 5.89, and this is looking to grow in the next year to 9.40% after growing -15.50% this past year. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 39.60%, and -6.00% for sales growth quarter over quarter.

The number of shares outstanding is 134.39, and the number of shares float is 132.31. The senior management bring insider ownership to 0.40%, and institutional ownership is at 84.20%. The float short is 2.23%, with the short ratio at a value of 3.11. Management has seen a return on assets of 6.70%, and also a return on investment of 10.60%.

The ability for Parker-Hannifin Corporation, to deal with debt, means it current ratio is 2.2, and quick ratio is 1.7. Long term debt/equity is 0.58 and total debt/equity is 0.66. In terms of margins, Parker-Hannifin Corporation has a gross margin of 23.00%, with its operating margin at 9.80%, and Parker-Hannifin Corporation has a profit margin of 7.10%.

The 52 week high is -1.49%, with 52.23% being its 52 week low. The 20 day simple moving average is 3.03% and the 200 day simple moving average is 14.25%.

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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