Uncovering Overlooked Insights on Vertiv (VRT)

One of the losers of today's trading session was Vertiv. Shares of the Farm & heavy construction machinery company plunged -6.6%, and some investors may be wondering if its price of $89.77 would make a good entry point. Here's what you should know if you are considering this investment:

  • Vertiv has moved 380.6% over the last year, and the S&P 500 logged a change of 23.3%

  • VRT has an average analyst rating of buy and is -12.18% away from its mean target price of $102.22 per share

  • Its trailing earnings per share (EPS) is $1.05

  • Vertiv has a trailing 12 month Price to Earnings (P/E) ratio of 85.5 while the S&P 500 average is 27.65

  • Its forward earnings per share (EPS) is $3.08 and its forward P/E ratio is 29.1

  • The company has a Price to Book (P/B) ratio of 24.09 in contrast to the S&P 500's average ratio of 4.59

  • Vertiv is part of the Technology sector, which has an average P/E ratio of 32.54 and an average P/B of 4.25

  • The company has a free cash flow of $1.12 Billion, which refers to the total sum of all its inflows and outflows of cash over the last quarter

  • Vertiv Holdings Co, together with its subsidiaries, designs, manufactures, and services critical digital infrastructure technologies and life cycle services for data centers, communication networks, and commercial and industrial environments in the Americas, the Asia Pacific, Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. It offers AC and DC power management products, switchgear and busbar products, thermal management products, integrated rack systems, modular solutions, and management systems for monitoring and controlling digital infrastructure that are integral to the technologies used for various services, including e-commerce, online banking, file sharing, video on-demand, energy storage, wireless communications, Internet of Things, and online gaming. The company also provides lifecycle management services, predictive analytics, and professional services for deploying, maintaining, and optimizing its products and their related systems; and preventative maintenance, acceptance testing, engineering and consulting, performance assessments, remote monitoring, training, spare parts, and digital critical infrastructure software services. It offers its products primarily under the Vertiv, Liebert, NetSure, Geist, E&I, Powerbar, and Avocent brands. The company serves cloud services, financial services, healthcare, transportation, manufacturing, energy, education, government, social media, and retail industries through a network of direct sales professionals, independent sales representatives, channel partners, and original equipment manufacturers. Vertiv Holdings Co is headquartered in Westerville, Ohio.

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