United Technologies Corporation (NYSE:UTX) Upgrades/Downgrades review


United Technologies Corporation (NYSE:UTX) has a 1 Year Target Estimate of $111.67. The stock traded with the volume of 3.13 Million in the last trading session. United Technologies Corporation opened at $108.67 and closed by showing an increase of 0.36%. The Bid price in the last session was $108.31 x 300 and the Ask price was $109.37 x 300. (The ask price is what sellers are willing to take for it. If you are selling a stock, you are going to get the bid price, if you are buying a stock you are going to get the ask price. The difference (or spread) goes to the broker/specialist that handles the transaction).

United Technologies Corporation has the Market Capitalization of 89.62 Billion. The Stock has its 52-week High of $109.83 and 52-Week Low of $83.39 and it touched its 52-week high on Aug 15, 2016 and 52-Week Low on Jan 20, 2016.

United Technologies Corporation reported its last Earnings on Oct 25 BMO where the company reported Actual EPS of $1.76/Share whereas, the Analyst Estimated EPS was $1.66/share. The difference between Actual EPS and Estimated EPS was $0.1/share. This represented an Earnings Surprise of 6%. The company will report its next earnings on Jan 25 – Jan 30 (Est.).

18 number of analysts also provided their insight on United Technologies Corporation, where the Average Price Target for the stock is $111.67. They also projected Low Price Target as $94 while High Price Target is set at $130.

A number of analysts rated the stock as well: 4 analysts believe that the stock is a STRONG BUY while 4 reported it as Buy.13 analysts assigned a HOLD rating, 0 said it’s UNDERPERFORM and 0 say that this stock is a SELL.

United Technologies Corporation annual Divided is 2.64 while it’s Dividend Yield is 2.43%. The stock has its Price to Earnings (P/E) ratio of 23.88 and Forward Price to Earnings ratio of 16.52. The company has its Price to Sales (P/S) ratio of 1.58 where Price to Book (P/B) ratio of 3.07, Price to Cash Per share (P/C) of 12.61 and Price to Free Cash Flow (P/FCF) has a value of 190.28.

The company has its Return on Assets (ROA) of 8.2 Percent. Return on Equity (ROE) stands at 25.7% and Return on Investment (ROI) displays a value of 10.8%.

The stock is currently trading at Distance from 20-Day simple moving Average of 3.47% whereas, Distance from 50-Day Simple moving average is 6.48 Percent and Distance from 200-Day Simple Moving Average of 7.75 percent.

A look at performance overview of United Technologies Corporation depicts that Performance (Week) is 1.86 percent while Performance Month is 7.53%. Quarterly performance shows a value of 2.01% and Half Year Performance value stands at 9.79%. Yearly performance of the stock has the value of 16.33 percent. United Technologies Corporation has its YTD performance of 16.31 Percent. (YTD performance is the most important factor to consider; if YTD is negative, the stock is declining; if the YTD Performance value is Positive the stock is surging).

Insider Trades:

Many Insiders have done trades inside the company. The latest trade was made on 13 Nov 2016 where Chief Executive Officer Hayes (Gregory J) did a transaction type “Sell” in which 29260 shares were traded at a price of $108.9. Another insider trade includes Chief Executive Officer Hayes (Gregory J) who also initiated a transaction in which 29252 shares were traded on 13 Nov 2016 as “Sell”. On 13 Nov 2016 Chief Executive Officer Hayes (Gregory J) traded 7696 shares as “Sell” at $108.91. Chief Executive Officer Hayes (Gregory J) Buy 90000 shares on 13 Nov 2016 at the price of $70.81.

Upgrades/Downgrades Report:

The latest Upgrades/Downgrades was done by Research firm Citigroup on 10-Oct-16 who Downgrade the stock from Buy to Neutral. Other firms have also Upgraded/Downgraded the stock. On 6-Oct-16, Robert W. Baird took an action “Initiated”  to Neutral. On 3-May-16, the stock was Downgrade to Sector Perform by RBC Capital Mkts.