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Here’s Our Rant About PACCAR Inc (PCAR)

PACCAR Inc (NASDAQ:PCAR) went up by 0.04% from its latest closing price compared to the recent 1-year high of $97.56. The company’s stock price has collected -0.11% of loss in the last five trading sessions. The Wall Street Journal reported on 01/21/21 that Paccar, Under Armour, Ford, United: What to Watch When the Stock Market Opens Today

Is It Worth Investing in PACCAR Inc (NASDAQ :PCAR) Right Now?

PACCAR Inc (NASDAQ:PCAR) scored a price-to-earnings ratio above its average ratio, recording 14.34 x from its present earnings ratio. Plus, the 36-month beta value for PCAR is at 0.89. Opinions of the stock are interesting as 8 analysts out of 21 who provided ratings for PACCAR Inc declared the stock was a “buy,” while 2 rated the stock as “overweight,” 9 rated it as “hold,” and 1 as “sell.”

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The average price from analysts is $93.72, which is $1.94 above the current price. PCAR currently public float of 341.67M and currently shorts hold a 1.08% ratio of that float. Today, the average trading volume of PCAR was 1.91M shares.

PCAR’s Market Performance

PCAR stocks went down by -0.11% for the week, with a monthly jump of 11.76% and a quarterly performance of 3.26%, while its annual performance rate touched 14.00%. The volatility ratio for the week stands at 1.48% while the volatility levels for the past 30 days are set at 2.28% for PACCAR Inc. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is 7.18% for PCAR stocks with a simple moving average of 4.31% for the last 200 days.

Analysts’ Opinion of PCAR

Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for PCAR stocks, with Citigroup repeating the rating for PCAR by listing it as a “Neutral.” The predicted price for PCAR in the upcoming period, according to Citigroup is $90 based on the research report published on April 12th of the current year 2022.

Jefferies, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see PCAR reach a price target of $85, previously predicting the price at $100. The rating they have provided for PCAR stocks is “Hold” according to the report published on April 05th, 2022.

Wolfe Research gave a rating of “Outperform” to PCAR, setting the target price at $106 in the report published on January 26th of the current year.

PCAR Trading at 7.30% from the 50-Day Moving Average

After a stumble in the market that brought PCAR to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -6.85% of loss for the given period.

Volatility was left at 2.28%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 1.48%, as shares surge +10.51% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading +11.02% upper at present.

During the last 5 trading sessions, PCAR fell by -0.11%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by +5.95% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $85.22. In addition, PACCAR Inc saw 2.97% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further gains.

Insider Trading

Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at PCAR starting from HUBBARD TODD R, who sale 2,000 shares at the price of $91.50 back on Jul 29. After this action, HUBBARD TODD R now owns 2,119 shares of PACCAR Inc, valued at $183,000 using the latest closing price.

SCHIPPERS HARRIE, the PRESIDENT & CFO of PACCAR Inc, sale 14,327 shares at $95.62 during a trade that took place back on Feb 02, which means that SCHIPPERS HARRIE is holding 51,276 shares at $1,369,941 based on the most recent closing price.

Stock Fundamentals for PCAR

Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:

  • +9.62 for the present operating margin
  • +13.87 for the gross margin

The net margin for PACCAR Inc stands at +7.87. Equity return is now at value 16.00, with 6.30 for asset returns.

The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 0.88.