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Is this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for United Technologies Corporation (NYSE:UTX)?

The company in question is, United Technologies Corporation (NYSE:UTX) currently with a stock price of 100.44 (0.34% today). The market cap for United Technologies Corporation is 86252.85, and is in the sector Industrial Goods, and Aerospace/Defense Products & Services industry. The target price for United Technologies Corporation is 114.69. Currently United Technologies Corporation is trading with a P/E of 22.66, and a forward P/E of 14.59. Average volume for United Technologies Corporation is 3371.06 and so far today it is 3304500.

Performance in the last year for United Technologies Corporation has been 13.26%. For EPS growth, United Technologies Corporation has seen a growth of -32.00%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 4.68%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been -11.40% over the last five years and could be 8.24% for the next five years. United Technologies Corporation has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at 1.30%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at 3.80%. The 20-day simple moving average is -5.27%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to 2.30%.

Since the IPO date for United Technologies Corporation on the 1/2/1970, United Technologies Corporation has seen performance year to date to be 6.67%. With United Technologies Corporation trading at 100.44, the dividend yield is 2.63%, and the EPS is 4.43.

So could United Technologies Corporation, be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 22.66. The PEG is 2.75, P/S is 1.53 and the P/B is at 2.85. The P/cash is 12.71, with P/free cash flow at *TBA.

United Technologies Corporation ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is 1.3, and the quick ratio is 0.9. This is with long term debt/equity at 0.69, and total debt/equity at 0.77.

In terms of margins, United Technologies Corporation has a gross margin of 27.70%, an operating margin of 12.40% and a profit margin of 12.80%.Payout ratio for United Technologies Corporation is 30.00%. Return on assets come to 8.10% with return on investment coming to 10.80%.

Insider ownership for United Technologies Corporation, is at 0.13% and institutional ownership comes to 82.40%. Outstanding shares are at 858.75. While shares float is 836.36. The float short is currently 0.72%, and short ratio is 1.78.

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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