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How to buy Raytheon Technologies Corporation stock

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Raytheon Technologies Corporation is an aerospace & defense business based in the US. Raytheon Technologies Corporation shares (RTX) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars.

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  3. Search for Raytheon Technologies Corporation. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: RTX. Research its history to confirm it's a solid investment against your financial goals.
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Raytheon Technologies Corporation share price

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Raytheon Technologies Corporation shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-02-23.
52-week rangeUSD$42.4377 - USD$88.0326
50-day moving average USD$70.2629
200-day moving average USD$65.548
Wall St. target priceUSD$84
PE ratio 119.9355
Dividend yield USD$1.9 (2.57%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$6.4107

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Is it a good time to buy Raytheon Technologies Corporation stock?

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Is Raytheon Technologies Corporation under- or over-valued?

Valuing Raytheon Technologies Corporation stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Raytheon Technologies Corporation's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

Raytheon Technologies Corporation's P/E ratio

Raytheon Technologies Corporation's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 120x. In other words, Raytheon Technologies Corporation shares trade at around 120x recent earnings.

That's relatively high compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The high P/E ratio could mean that investors are optimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're over-valued.

Raytheon Technologies Corporation's PEG ratio

Raytheon Technologies Corporation's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 2.0551. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.

The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Raytheon Technologies Corporation's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Raytheon Technologies Corporation's EBITDA

Raytheon Technologies Corporation's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$6.4 billion.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Raytheon Technologies Corporation's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Raytheon Technologies Corporation financials

Revenue TTM USD$56.6 billion
Operating margin TTM 3.96%
Gross profit TTM USD$8.5 billion
Return on assets TTM 0.93%
Return on equity TTM -4.95%
Profit margin -6.22%
Book value N/A
Market capitalisation USD$112.4 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Raytheon Technologies Corporation shares

There are currently 15.5 million Raytheon Technologies Corporation shares held short by investors – that's known as Raytheon Technologies Corporation's "short interest". This figure is 12.2% up from 13.8 million last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Raytheon Technologies Corporation shares can be evaluated.

Raytheon Technologies Corporation's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Raytheon Technologies Corporation's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Raytheon Technologies Corporation shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Raytheon Technologies Corporation shares traded daily (recently around 7.6 million). Raytheon Technologies Corporation's SIR currently stands at 2.03. In other words for every 100,000 Raytheon Technologies Corporation shares traded daily on the market, roughly 2030 shares are currently held short.

However Raytheon Technologies Corporation's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Raytheon Technologies Corporation shares, or, against the total number of tradable Raytheon Technologies Corporation shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Raytheon Technologies Corporation's short interest could be expressed as 0.01% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Raytheon Technologies Corporation shares in existence, roughly 10 shares are currently held short) or 0.0109% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Raytheon Technologies Corporation shares, roughly 11 shares are currently held short).

Such a low SIR usually points to an optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against Raytheon Technologies Corporation.

Find out more about how you can short Raytheon Technologies Corporation stock.

Raytheon Technologies Corporation's environmental, social and governance track record

Environmental, social and governance (known as ESG) criteria are a set of three factors used to measure the sustainability and social impact of companies like Raytheon Technologies Corporation.

When it comes to ESG scores, lower is better, and lower scores are generally associated with lower risk for would-be investors.

Raytheon Technologies Corporation's total ESG risk score

Total ESG risk: 30.67

Socially conscious investors use ESG scores to screen how an investment aligns with their worldview, and Raytheon Technologies Corporation's overall score of 30.67 (as at 01/01/2019) is nothing to write home about – landing it in it in the 56th percentile of companies rated in the same sector.

ESG scores are increasingly used to estimate the level of risk a company like Raytheon Technologies Corporation is exposed to within the areas of "environmental" (carbon footprint, resource use etc.), "social" (health and safety, human rights etc.), and "governance" (anti-corruption, tax transparency etc.).

Raytheon Technologies Corporation's environmental score

Environmental score: 8.49/100

Raytheon Technologies Corporation's environmental score of 8.49 puts it squarely in the 5th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Raytheon Technologies Corporation is a leader in its sector terms of its environmental impact, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

Raytheon Technologies Corporation's social score

Social score: 13.59/100

Raytheon Technologies Corporation's social score of 13.59 puts it squarely in the 5th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Raytheon Technologies Corporation is a leader in its sector when it comes to taking good care of its workforce and the communities it impacts.

Raytheon Technologies Corporation's governance score

Governance score: 12.6/100

Raytheon Technologies Corporation's governance score puts it squarely in the 5th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. That could suggest that Raytheon Technologies Corporation is a leader in its sector when it comes to responsible management and strategy, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

Raytheon Technologies Corporation's controversy score

Controversy score: 2/5

ESG scores also evaluate any incidences of controversy that a company has been involved in. Raytheon Technologies Corporation scored a 2 out of 5 for controversy – the second-highest score possible, reflecting that Raytheon Technologies Corporation has, for the most part, managed to keep its nose clean.

Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) summary

Raytheon Technologies Corporation was last rated for ESG on: 2019-01-01.

Total ESG score 30.67
Total ESG percentile 56.36
Environmental score 8.49
Environmental score percentile 5
Social score 13.59
Social score percentile 5
Governance score 12.6
Governance score percentile 5
Level of controversy 2

Raytheon Technologies Corporation share dividends

54%

Dividend payout ratio: 54.29% of net profits

Recently Raytheon Technologies Corporation has paid out, on average, around 54.29% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 2.57% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Raytheon Technologies Corporation shareholders could enjoy a 2.57% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Raytheon Technologies Corporation's case, that would currently equate to about $1.9 per share.

Raytheon Technologies Corporation's payout ratio would broadly be considered high, and as such this stock could appeal to those looking to generate an income. Bear in mind however that companies should normally also look to re-invest a decent amount of net profits to ensure future growth.

Raytheon Technologies Corporation's most recent dividend payout was on 25 March 2021. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 25 February 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").

Have Raytheon Technologies Corporation's shares ever split?

Raytheon Technologies Corporation's shares were split on a 15890:1000 basis on 3 April 2020. So if you had owned 1000 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 15890 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Raytheon Technologies Corporation shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 93.7% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Raytheon Technologies Corporation shares which in turn could have impacted Raytheon Technologies Corporation's share price.

Raytheon Technologies Corporation share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Raytheon Technologies Corporation's shares have ranged in value from as little as $42.4377 up to $88.0326. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

RTX.US volatility(beta: 1.02)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Raytheon Technologies Corporation's is 1.0197. This would suggest that Raytheon Technologies Corporation's shares are a little bit more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a slightly higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Raytheon Technologies Corporation overview

Raytheon Technologies Corporation, an aerospace and defense company, provides systems and services for the commercial, military, and government customers worldwide. It operates through four segments: Collins Aerospace Systems, Pratt & Whitney, Raytheon Intelligence & Space, and Raytheon Missiles & Defense. The Collins Aerospace Systems segment offers aerospace and defense products, and aftermarket service solutions for aircraft manufacturers and airlines, as well as regional, business, and general aviation; and for defense and commercial space operations. This segment also designs, produces, and supports cabin interior, communications and aviation systems, oxygen systems, food and beverage preparation, storage and galley systems, and lavatory and wastewater management systems; airborne intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance systems, test and training range systems, crew escape systems, and simulation and training solutions; information management services; and aftermarket services that include spare parts, overhaul and repair, engineering and technical support, training and fleet management solutions, and information management services. The Pratt & Whitney segment supplies aircraft engines for commercial, military, business jet, and general aviation customers; and produces, sells, and services military and commercial auxiliary power units. The Raytheon Intelligence & Space segment develops and provides integrated sensor and communication systems for missions, training, and cyber and software solutions to intelligence, defense, federal, and commercial customers. The Raytheon Missiles & Defense segment designs, develops, produces, and sustains integrated air and missile defense systems; defensive and combat solutions; land- and sea-based radars; command, control, communications, and intelligence solutions; and naval and undersea sensor solutions for the U.S. and foreign government customers. The company is headquartered in Waltham, Massachusetts.

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