Facts You Need to Understand Ferguson Stock

Ferguson logged a 1.0% change during today's morning session, and is now trading at a price of $191.1 per share. FERG's trading volume is 44,057 compared to the stock's average volume of 1,039,960.

Ferguson trades 4.26% away from its average analyst target price of $183.3 per share. The 18 analysts following the stock have set target prices ranging from $106.5 to $225.0, and on average have given Ferguson a rating of buy.

If you are considering an investment in FERG, you'll want to know the following:

  • Ferguson's current price is 160.6% above its Graham number of $73.32, which implies that at its current valuation it does not offer a margin of safety

  • Ferguson has moved 33.0% over the last year, and the S&P 500 logged a change of 20.9%

  • Based on its trailing earnings per share of 8.82, Ferguson has a trailing 12 month Price to Earnings (P/E) ratio of 21.7 while the S&P 500 average is 15.97

  • FERG has a forward P/E ratio of 17.8 based on its forward 12 month price to earnings (EPS) of $10.76 per share

  • The company has a price to earnings growth (PEG) ratio of 2.78 — 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 7.26 compared to its sector average of 4.06

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

  • Based in Wokingham, the company has 35,000 full time employees and a market cap of $38.82 Billion. Ferguson currently returns an annual dividend yield of 1.6%.

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