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United Technologies Corporation (NYSE: UTX) – Is this large market cap stock undervalued?

United Technologies Corporation (NYSE: UTX), is firmly in the large market cap category with market cap of 84032.13. To be considered a large market cap stock companies have to be valued at more than $10 billion. The current price for United Technologies Corporation is 99.05 (with a change from open of 0.74%), this in conjunction with a target price of 114. Volume today has so far reached 1719676, with an average volume of about 3181.29. The GAP for this stock, is -0.62%.

The P/E ratio is 22.32, bringing the forward P/E to a value of 14.43. The current EPS for United Technologies Corporation, is 4.43, with a EPS growth for this year coming to a value of -32.00%. Performance has been interesting with performance year to date coming to 5.07%.

Looking further into the growth statistics for United Technologies Corporation, EPS is looking like it will grow 4.18% in the next year. Looking even further it is projected to be 7.77%. Quarter over quarter is 3.80% for EPS growth and for sales growth quarter over quarter it is 1.30%. Looking at past EPS growth statistics we see that for the past five years it has been -11.40%. Sales growth for the past five years has in fact been 1.40%.

Looking at the ownership, we see that the insider ownership is at 0.13% and institutional ownership is 82.30%. Shares outstanding is 849.41, while shares float is at a value of 836.38. Float short for United Technologies Corporation is 0.80% and the short ratio is 2.1.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 0.69, while the total debt/equity comes to 0.77. The ability to meet these debts, means that the current ratio is 1.3, and the quick ratio is 0.9. The most recent gross margin is 27.70% and their operating margin is 12.40%. The profit margin is 12.80%.

United Technologies Corporation has seen returns on assets of 8.10%, and on investment, 10.80%. Return on equity is 25.00%. Price/Earnings to growth ratio is 2.87. Price/Sales ratio is at a value of 1.49, with Price/book ratio coming to 2.81 and Price/cash is 12.38, and finally Price/Free cash Flow is *TBA.

The simple moving averages are -5.35% and 0.09% for 20 day and 200 day simple moving average respectively. For the 52 week high and low the 52 week high is -9.48% and the 52 week low is 21.19%.

United Technologies Corporation has a dividend yield of 2.67%, with a current price of 99.05. The ability to pay this means the payout ratio is 30.00%. This is in an industry, Aerospace/Defense Products & Services, with equally high dividends from other companies in this sector, which it is Industrial Goods. United Technologies Corporation is based in USA.

Performance in the Aerospace/Defense Products & Services industry means that United Technologies Corporation has seen performance for the past week of -3.25%, with performance for the month coming to -3.31%. Looking at the data for the quarter it is at a value of -5.33%, and for the half year the performance is 7.76%. Volatility for this week is 1.12% and for the month this is 1.28%.

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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