What Our Analysts Know About Ferguson (FERG)

Ferguson logged a -2.5% change during today's afternoon session, and is now trading at a price of $135.96 per share. The S&P 500 index moved 1.0%. FERG's trading volume is 1,402,422 compared to the stock's average volume of 2,802,648.

Ferguson trades -3.82% away from its average analyst target price of $141.36 per share. The 12 analysts following the stock have set target prices ranging from $106 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 current price is 129.6% above its Graham number of $59.21, which implies that at its current valuation it does not offer a margin of safety

  • Ferguson has moved -19.8% over the last year, and the S&P 500 logged a change of -17.1%

  • Based on its trailing earnings per share of 10.03, Ferguson has a trailing 12 month Price to Earnings (P/E) ratio of 13.6 while the S&P 500 average is 15.97

  • FERG has a forward P/E ratio of 14.6 based on its forward 12 month price to earnings (EPS) of $9.3 per share

  • The company has a price to earnings growth (PEG) ratio of -5.12 — a number near or below 1 signifying that Ferguson is fairly valued compared to its estimated growth potential

  • Its Price to Book (P/B) ratio is 5.5 compared to its sector average of 3.7

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

  • Based in Wokingham, UK the company has 36,000 full time employees and a market cap of $28,175,673,344. Ferguson currently returns an annual dividend yield of 2.5%.

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