Key Things to Consider Before Investing in PACCAR Inc (PCAR)

Shares of PACCAR Inc have moved -7.3% today, and are now trading at a price of $105.35. In contrast, the S&P 500 index saw a -1.0% change. Today's trading volume is 5,187,764 compared to the stock's average volume of 2,281,438.

PACCAR Inc designs, manufactures, and distributes light, medium, and heavy-duty commercial trucks in the United States, Canada, Europe, Mexico, South America, Australia, and internationally. Based in Bellevue, United States the company has 32,400 full time employees and a market cap of $55,204,560,896. PACCAR Inc currently offers its equity investors a dividend that yields 0.9% per year.

The company is now trading -11.57% away from its average analyst target price of $119.14 per share. The 16 analysts following the stock have set target prices ranging from $97.22 to $147.0, and on average give PACCAR Inc a rating of hold.

Over the last 52 weeks, PCAR stock has risen 56.9%, which amounts to a 32.7% difference compared to the S&P 500. The stock's 52 week high is $125.5 whereas its 52 week low is $68.4 per share. Based on PACCAR Inc's average net margin growth of 6.5% over the last 6 years, its core business is on track for profitability and its strong stock performance may continue in the long term.

Date Reported Total Revenue ($ k) Net Profit ($ k) Net Margins (%) YoY Growth (%)
2023 35,127,400 4,600,800 13 30.0
2022 28,819,700 3,011,600 10 25.0
2021 23,522,300 1,865,500 8 14.29
2020 18,728,500 1,301,200 7 -22.22
2019 25,599,700 2,387,900 9 0.0
2018 23,495,700 2,195,100 9
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