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Is Textron Inc.(NYSE: TXT), a large market cap stock a smart buy?

With a market cap of has a large market cap size. Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) has been on the stock market since its IPO date on the 10/24/1984. Textron Inc. is in the Aerospace/Defense – Major Diversified industry and Industrial Goods sector. Average volume for Textron Inc., is 1496.45, and so far today it has a volume of 201064. Performance year to date since the 10/24/1984 is -3.39%.

To help you determine whether Textron Inc. is undervalued the following values will help you decide. P/E is 15.26 and forward P/E is 13.75. PEG perhaps more useful shows that Textron Inc. has a value for PEG of 1.69. P/S ratio is 0.79 and the P/B ratio is 2.11. The P/Cash and P/Free cash flow is 16.6 and 28.8 respectively.

At the current price Textron Inc. is trading at, 40.42 (-0.30% today), Textron Inc. has a dividend yield of 0.20%, and this is covered by a payout ratio of 3.00%. Earnings per share (EPS) is 2.66, and this is looking to grow in the next year to 9.14% after growing 16.60% this past year. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 8.70%, and 8.10% for sales growth quarter over quarter.

The number of shares outstanding is 270.7, and the number of shares float is 269.16. The senior management bring insider ownership to 0.30%, and institutional ownership is at 81.80%. The float short is 1.03%, with the short ratio at a value of 1.85. Management has seen a return on assets of 4.90%, and also a return on investment of 10.10%.

The ability for Textron Inc., to deal with debt, means it current ratio is 2.1, and quick ratio is 0.9. Long term debt/equity is 0.7 and total debt/equity is 0.75. In terms of margins, Textron Inc. has a gross margin of 17.80%, with its operating margin at 8.60%, and Textron Inc. has a profit margin of 5.30%.

The 52 week high is -7.84%, with 31.85% being its 52 week low. The 20 day simple moving average is 5.57% and the 200 day simple moving average is 6.23%.

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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