Gaining Ground: Paccar Inc. (PCAR) Closes Lower at 107.23, Down -0.44

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The price of Paccar Inc. (NASDAQ: PCAR) closed at $107.23 in the last session, down -0.44% from day before closing price of $107.70. In other words, the price has decreased by -$0.44 from its previous closing price. On the day, 2.04 million shares were traded. PCAR stock price reached its highest trading level at $108.14 during the session, while it also had its lowest trading level at $107.01.


We take a closer look at PCAR’s different ratios to gain a better understanding of the stock. It provided that stocks Price–to–Cash (P/C) ratio for the trailing twelve months (TTM) is standing at 7.00 whereas its Price-to-Free Cash Flow (P/FCF) for the term is 15.39. For the most recent quarter (mrq), Quick Ratio is recorded 1.65 and its Current Ratio is at 2.06. In the meantime, Its Debt-to-Equity ratio is 0.83 whereas as Long-Term Debt/Eq ratio is at 0.83.

Upgrades & Downgrades

In addition, analysts’ ratings and any changes thereto give investors an idea of the stock’s future direction. In the most recent recommendation for this company, RBC Capital Mkts on March 26, 2024, initiated with a Sector Perform rating and assigned the stock a target price of $123.

On March 14, 2024, Truist started tracking the stock assigning a Hold rating and target price of $117.Truist initiated its Hold rating on March 14, 2024, with a $117 target price.

Insider Transactions:

An investor can also benefit from insider trades by learning what management is thinking about the future direction of stock prices. A recent insider transaction in this stock occurred on May 10 ’24 when Poplawski Brice J sold 2,067 shares for $109.40 per share. The transaction valued at 226,136 led to the insider holds 0 shares of the business.

FEIGHT R PRESTON sold 33,850 shares of PCAR for $3,594,091 on May 07 ’24. The CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER now owns 154,430 shares after completing the transaction at $106.18 per share. On May 07 ’24, another insider, WALTON MICHAEL K, who serves as the VICE PRESIDENT/GENERAL COUNSEL of the company, sold 1,338 shares for $106.52 each. As a result, the insider received 142,529 and left with 130 shares of the company.

Valuation Measures:

Investors should consider key stock statistics when deciding whether to invest or divest. In the wake of the recent closing price, PCAR now has a Market Capitalization of 56450486272 and an Enterprise Value of 62598615040. As of this moment, Paccar’s Price-to-Earnings (P/E) ratio for their current fiscal year is 11.13, and their Forward P/E ratio for the next fiscal year is 12.30. The expected Price-to-Earnings-to-Growth (PEG) calculation for the next 5 years is 1.65. For the stock, the TTM Price-to-Sale (P/S) ratio is 1.59 while its Price-to-Book (P/B) ratio in mrq is 3.33. Its current Enterprise Value per Revenue stands at 1.768 whereas that against EBITDA is 9.707.

Stock Price History:

The Beta on a monthly basis for PCAR is 0.92, which has changed by 0.36703217 over the last 52 weeks, in comparison to a change of 0.2586832 over the same period for the S&P500. Over the past 52 weeks, PCAR has reached a high of $125.50, while it has fallen to a 52-week low of $74.37. The 50-Day Moving Average of the stock is -2.10%, while the 200-Day Moving Average is calculated to be 7.74%.

Shares Statistics:

According to the various share statistics, PCAR traded on average about 2.49M shares per day over the past 3-months and 2208640 shares per day over the past 10 days. A total of 523.30M shares are outstanding, with a floating share count of 514.72M. Insiders hold about 1.80% of the company’s shares, while institutions hold 66.82% stake in the company. Shares short for PCAR as of 1715731200 were 9209478 with a Short Ratio of 4.16, compared to 1713139200 on 7485170. Therefore, it implies a Short% of Shares Outstanding of 9209478 and a Short% of Float of 2.0299999.

Dividends & Splits

The forward annual dividend rate for PCAR is 1.09, which was 1.06 in the trailing 12 months. Against a Trailing Annual Dividend Yield of 0.009842154The stock’s 5-year Average Dividend Yield is 1.46. The current Payout Ratio is 12.10% for PCAR, which recently paid a dividend on 2024-02-14 with an ex-dividend date of 1715644800. Stock splits for the company last occurred on 2023-02-08 when the company split stock in a 3:2 ratio.

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