PACCAR Inc (PCAR): Analyzing Basic Trading Data

In the past 52-week period, shares of PACCAR Inc (NASDAQ:PCAR) have moved within the range of $57.73 to $75.68. On the stock’s most recent trading day, the company’s shares ended the regular session at $66.69, which is 11.88% lower than its 52-week high.

PACCAR Inc (PCAR) has demonstrated a 20-day simple moving average (SMA) of -5.88%, and a 50-day SMA of -6.63%. This public company’s current market capitalization stands at $24.51 billion.

Analyzing Consensus Estimates, Sales Revenue and Net Income

Gauging the level of enthusiasm that Wall Street analysts have for a particular stock is important when considering an investment. According to the latest data, the consensus recommendation for PACCAR Inc (PCAR) is Outperform.

When it comes to reporting sales figures, public companies typically post earnings and revenue that fall above or below the average Wall Street forecast. In the most recent quarterly financial report, for the quarter ending Sep. 2017, PACCAR Inc (PCAR) delivered a 3.52% surprise with its net revenue. Sales reached $4.73 billion during the three-month period, compared to the average analyst estimate of $4.57 billion.

Meanwhile, during the same quarter PACCAR Inc (PCAR) delivered a 5.61% earnings surprise. Net earnings for the quarter were posted at $1.14 per share, whereas Wall Street had forecast $1.08 per share.

Ownership at PACCAR Inc (PCAR), According to Most Recent SEC Filings

A publicly-traded company’s most recent 13F filings give us important details about the organization’s institutional ownership. PACCAR Inc (PCAR) has 0 billion shares outstanding currently, 63.40% of which belong to institutional investors. Those institutional holdings amount to $14.87 billion.

Additionally, according to the most recent 13F filing from PACCAR Inc (PCAR), there were 49 new positions totaling 3,944,433 shares of the company’s stock. There were 44 sold out positions, on the other hand, totaling 976,503 shares.

Short, Medium and Long Term Indicators

Taking a look at a stock’s average volume – in the long, medium and short terms – is helpful for understanding investor sentiment and trading activity. PACCAR Inc (PCAR) has had a 20-day average volume of 2,499,230 shares, with an average of 100% of short term indicators pointed at Sell.

The stock’s 50-day average volume has been 2,119,520 shares, with an average of 50% of medium term indicators pointing toward Sell. Finally, its 100-day average volume is 1,903,961 shares with 0% of long-term indicators pointing to Hold.