Briefing From The Editor — FERG Stock

Large-cap Industrials company Ferguson has moved -0.7% so far today on a volume of 475,942, compared to its average of 1,620,842. In contrast, the S&P 500 index moved 0.2%

Ferguson trades -12.83% away from its average analyst target price of $139.04 per share. The 11 analysts following the stock have set target prices ranging from $105 to $191, and on average have given Ferguson a rating of buy.

Anyone interested in buying FERG should be aware of the facts below:

  • Ferguson's Graham number (a purchase price with a built-in margin of safety) is $74.42, which is 62.9% away from its current price

  • Ferguson has moved -24.7% over the last year, and the S&P 500 logged a change of -16.2%

  • Based on its trailing earning per share of 10.03, Ferguson has a trailing 12 month Price to Earnings (P/E) ratio of 12.1 while the S&P 500 average is 15.97

  • FERG has a forward P/E ratio of 13.2 based on its forward 12 month price to earnings (Eps) is $9.19 per share

  • Its Price to Book (P/B) ratio is 4.9 compared to its sector average of 3.7

  • Ferguson plc distributes plumbing and heating products in the United States and Canada.

  • Based in Wokingham, the company has 36,000 full time employees and a market cap of $25,167,785,984.

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