Unveiling Insights on Xylem – Analyst Perspectives

Large-cap Industrials company Xylem has moved 1.2% so far today on a volume of 1,050,511, compared to its average of 1,278,295. In contrast, the S&P 500 index moved 1.0%.

Xylem trades -12.01% away from its average analyst target price of $152.58 per share. The 14 analysts following the stock have set target prices ranging from $130.0 to $168.0, and on average have given Xylem a rating of buy.

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

  • Xylem's current price is 148.3% above its Graham number of $54.08, which implies that at its current valuation it does not offer a margin of safety

  • Xylem has moved 20.2% over the last year, and the S&P 500 logged a change of 26.3%

  • Based on its trailing earnings per share of 2.89, Xylem has a trailing 12 month Price to Earnings (P/E) ratio of 46.5 while the S&P 500 average is 27.65

  • XYL has a forward P/E ratio of 28.2 based on its forward 12 month price to earnings (EPS) of $4.76 per share

  • The company has a price to earnings growth (PEG) ratio of 2.15 — a number near or below 1 signifying that Xylem is fairly valued compared to its estimated growth potential

  • Its Price to Book (P/B) ratio is 3.19 compared to its sector average of 3.23

  • Xylem Inc., together with its subsidiaries, engages in the design, manufacture, and servicing of engineered products and solutions worldwide.

  • Based in Washington, the company has 23,000 full time employees and a market cap of $32.55 Billion. Xylem currently returns an annual dividend yield of 1.0%.

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