Cowen Reiterated PACCAR Inc [PCAR]. What else is Wall St. saying?

PACCAR Inc [NASDAQ: PCAR] loss -0.82% on the last trading session, reaching $84.91 price per share at the time. The company report on July 21, 2020 that PACCAR Achieves Good Quarterly Revenues and Profits.

“PACCAR (Nasdaq: PCAR) achieved good quarterly revenues and net income in the second quarter of 2020,” said Preston Feight, chief executive officer. “PACCAR closed its factories for five weeks at the beginning of the quarter and has gradually resumed production while enhancing operating processes and procedures for employee health and well-being, manufacturing efficiency and customer satisfaction. I am very proud of our outstanding employees who delivered excellent production and distribution performance while enhancing PACCAR’s rigorous health and safety standards.”.

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PACCAR Inc represents 346.90 million in outstanding shares, while the company has a total market value of $29.19 billion with the latest information. PCAR stock price has been found in the range of $84.50 to $85.30.

If compared to the average trading volume of 1.86M shares, PCAR reached a trading volume of 1415323 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.

Here is what top equities market gurus are saying about PACCAR Inc [PCAR]:

Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for PCAR shares is $87.06 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on PCAR stock is a recommendation set at 2.50. This rating represents a strong Buy recommendation, on the scale from 1 to 5, where 5 would mean strong sell, 4 represents Sell, 3 is Hold, and 2 indicates Buy.

Cowen have made an estimate for PACCAR Inc shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Market Perform, with their previous recommendation back on July 29, 2020. While these analysts kept the previous recommendation, Deutsche Bank raised their target price to Buy. The new note on the price target was released on July 01, 2020, representing the official price target for PACCAR Inc stock. Previously, the target price had yet another raise from $66 to $73, while Piper Sandler kept a Neutral rating on PCAR stock. On April 20, 2020, analysts increased their price target for PCAR shares from 65 to 80.

The Average True Range (ATR) for PACCAR Inc is set at 1.79, with the Price to Sales ratio for PCAR stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 1.41. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 3.06, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 12.86. Price to Free Cash Flow for PCAR in the course of the last twelve months was 25.44 with Quick ratio for the last quarter at 4.70.

Trading performance analysis for PCAR stock

PACCAR Inc [PCAR] fell into the red zone at the end of the last week, falling into a negative trend and dropping by -0.63. With this latest performance, PCAR shares gained by 10.04% in over the last four-week period, additionally plugging by 11.46% over the last 6 months – not to mention a rise of 35.56% in the past year of trading.

Overbought and oversold stocks can be easily traced with the Relative Strength Index (RSI), where an RSI result of over 70 would be overbought, and any rate below 30 would indicate oversold conditions. An RSI rate of 50 would represent a neutral market momentum. The current RSI for PCAR stock in for the last two-week period is set at 64.13, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 64.78, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 65.74 for PACCAR Inc [PCAR]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 77.50, while it was recorded at 85.24 for the last single week of trading, and 73.89 for the last 200 days.

PACCAR Inc [PCAR]: A deeper dive into fundamental analysis

Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and PACCAR Inc [PCAR] shares currently have an operating margin of +11.77 and a Gross Margin at +15.83. PACCAR Inc’s Net Margin is presently recorded at +9.32.

Return on Total Capital for PCAR is now 15.26, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is 16.59. Return on Equity for this stock inclined to 26.10, with Return on Assets sitting at 8.87. When it comes to the capital structure of this company, PACCAR Inc [PCAR] has a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio set at 116.03. Additionally, PCAR Total Debt to Total Capital is recorded at 53.71, with Total Debt to Total Assets ending up at 39.71. Long-Term Debt to Equity for the company is recorded at 57.85, with the Long-Term Debt to Total Capital now at 26.78.

Reflecting on the efficiency of the workforce at the company, PACCAR Inc [PCAR] managed to generate an average of $88,441 per employee. Receivables Turnover for the company is 19.55 with a Total Asset Turnover recorded at a value of 0.95.PACCAR Inc’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 4.70 and a Current Ratio set at 5.00.

PACCAR Inc [PCAR]: An earnings per share (EPS) analysis

With the latest financial reports released by the company, PACCAR Inc posted 1.75/share EPS, while the average EPS was predicted by analysts to be reported at 1.64/share. When compared, the two values demonstrate that the company surpassed the estimates by a Surprise Factor of 6.70%. The progress of the company may be observed through the prism of EPS growth rate, while Wall Street analysts are focusing on predicting the 5-year EPS growth rate for PCAR. When it comes to the mentioned value, analysts are expecting to see the 5-year EPS growth rate for PACCAR Inc go to -4.40%.

An analysis of insider ownership at PACCAR Inc [PCAR]

There are presently around $18,533 million, or 66.30% of PCAR stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of PCAR stocks are: VANGUARD GROUP INC with ownership of 29,560,247, which is approximately 2.067% of the company’s market cap and around 1.50% of the total institutional ownership; BLACKROCK INC., holding 26,691,829 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $2.27 billion in PCAR stocks shares; and STATE STREET CORP, currently with $1.24 billion in PCAR stock with ownership of nearly -1.715% of the company’s market capitalization.

Positions in PACCAR Inc stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of July and at the time of the July reporting period, where 268 institutional holders increased their position in PACCAR Inc [NASDAQ:PCAR] by around 16,998,182 shares. Additionally, 326 investors decreased positions by around 20,287,107 shares, while 80 investors held positions by with 180,985,557 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 218,270,846 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. PCAR stock had 63 new institutional investments in for a total of 2,904,604 shares, while 89 institutional investors sold positions of 1,796,888 shares during the same period.

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