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Today’s Top Gainers in the Market PACCAR Inc. (NASDAQ:PCAR) from Consumer Goods

Today’s top gainers include the company PACCAR Inc. (NASDAQ:PCAR) which is in the industry Trucks & Other Vehicles, gaining 0.32% today. In the last week its performance is 6.54%, and -2.71% for the past quarter. Currently, PACCAR Inc., PCAR has a target price of 55.83, so today’s gain of 0.32% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 1.34%.

PACCAR Inc. (NASDAQ:PCAR), has a market cap of 18994.79, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 1.40%, and institutional ownership is 64.70%.

At the current price of 54.07, it has a dividend yield of 1.78%, and its target price is 55.83. This is with a profit margin of 3.40%, and total debt/equity of 0. PACCAR Inc. (NASDAQ:PCAR) has a P/E of 30.81, as well as a forward P/E of 14.33.

With a current EPS of 1.76, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at -3.48%,PACCAR Inc. (NASDAQ:PCAR) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at 29.30%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be 2.87%.

Performance for the year is -12.95%. Since its IPO date on 7/9/1986, the total performance to date is 15.11%.

Volume today for PACCAR Inc. (NASDAQ:PCAR), is 1815400, while its average volume is 2351.56. Whilst the total gain today was 0.32%, it did have a day high of -6.74%.

Volatility for this week has been at 2.01%, and 2.42% for the month. The 52-week low for PACCAR Inc., PCAR has been 25.54%, while the 52-week-high has reached -14.68%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 10.20%, and its return on assets is 3.00%. PACCAR Inc. (NASDAQ:PCAR) has an operating margin of 7.10%. With a sales growth of -11.00% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that PACCAR Inc., PCAR is in the sector Consumer Goods, its long-term debt/equity is 1.35, and has a current ratio of 4 and 3.8 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of PACCAR Inc.? Well its PEG is 10.73, and the P/S is 1.02, along with a P/B of 2.99. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 5.73.

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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