A strong performer from today's afternoon trading session is Ingersoll Rand, whose shares rose 1.26% to $60.22 per share. For those of you thinking about investing in the stock, here is a brief value analysis of the stock using the company's basic fundamental ratios.
Ingersoll Rand Inc., founded in 1859, is an American worldwide provider of industrial equipment, technologies and related parts and services to a broad and diverse customer base through a family of brands. The company belongs to the Industrials sector, which has an average price to earnings (P/E) ratio of 20.49 and an average price to book (P/B) ratio of 3.78. In contrast, Ingersoll Rand has a trailing 12 month P/E ratio of 41.53 and a P/B ratio of 2.533.
Ingersoll Rand's PEG ratio is 1.487, which shows that the stock is probably overvalued in terms of its estimated growth. For reference, a PEG ratio near or below 1 is a potential signal that a company is undervalued.