The Top 10 Most Liquid Large Cap Companies in the Capital Goods Sector Now

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information about the most liquid large cap companies in the Capital Goods sector.  Liquidity is measured by the company’s current ratio, which is the ratio of its current assets to its current liabilities.  Current assets are liquid assets that can be readily converted to cash, or which are cash, and current liabilities are those liabilities (debts) due within the next quarter (90 days).  A current ratio higher than one indicates that the company has more current assets than it does current liabilities.  A current ratio lower than one indicates that the company may have trouble paying its short-term debts with cash and cash equivalents on hand.  The minimum market capitalization for this screen is $10 billion.

  • Goodrich Corporation (NYSE:GR): This company has current assets of $4,671,100,000 against current liabilities of $1,592,400,000, for a current ratio of 2.93. The stock recently traded at $82.61 and its market capitalization is $10,326,680,000. About the company: Goodrich Corporation supplies aerospace components, systems, and services to customers located worldwide. The Company manufactures various aerostructures, aircraft evacuation systems, passenger restraint systems, sensor systems, pump and engine controls, de-icing systems, and other products. Goodrich serves the commercial, military, general aviation, and space industries.
  • Tenaris S.A. (NYSE:TS): This company has current assets of $5,955,536,000 against current liabilities of $2,378,546,000, for a current ratio of 2.50. The stock recently traded at $32.25 and its market capitalization is $19,421,470,000. About the company: Tenaris S.A. manufactures seamless steel pipe products on a global basis. The Company also provides pipe handling, stocking, and distribution services to the oil and gas, energy, and mechanical industries. In addition, Tenaris supplies welded steel pipes for gas pipelines in South America.
  • 3M Company (NYSE:MMM): This company has current assets of $12,215,000,000 against current liabilities of $6,089,000,000, for a current ratio of 2.01. The stock recently traded at $78.23 and its market capitalization is $55,506,980,000. About the company: 3M Co. conducts operations in electronics, telecommunications, industrial, consumer and office, health care, safety, and other markets. The Company’s businesses share technologies, manufacturing operations, brands, marketing channels, and other resources. 3M serves customers in countries located around the world.
  • Illinois Tool Works Inc. (NYSE:ITW): This company has current assets of $5,968,401,000 against current liabilities of $3,093,592,000, for a current ratio of 1.93. The stock recently traded at $42.32 and its market capitalization is $20,796,660,000. About the company: Illinois Tool Works Inc. designs and manufactures fasteners and components, equipment and consumable systems, and a variety of specialty products and equipment. The Company’s products include industrial fluids and adhesives, tooling for specialty applications, welding products, and quality measurement equipment and systems. Illinois Tool Works operates worldwide.
  • Cummins Inc. (NYSE:CMI): This company has current assets of $6,289,000,000 against current liabilities of $3,260,000,000, for a current ratio of 1.93. The stock recently traded at $86.25 and its market capitalization is $16,793,040,000. About the company: Cummins Inc. designs, manufactures, distributes and services diesel and natural gas engines. The Company also manufactures electric power generation systems and engine-related component products, including filtration and exhaust aftertreatment, fuel systems, controls, and air handling systems.
  • Kubota Corporation (NYSE:KUB): This company has current assets of $10,162,574,158 against current liabilities of $5,689,654,098, for a current ratio of 1.79. The stock recently traded at $40.22 and its market capitalization is $10,693,986,928. About the company: KUBOTA CORPORATION manufactures industrial machinery, farm machinery, and fluid piping systems. The Company’s products include ductile iron pipes, engines, tractors, combine harvesters, reaper binders, rice planters, and excavators. Kubota also produces forged iron products, housing equipment, and environmental control plants.
  • CRH PLC (NYSE:CRH): This company has current assets of $9,242,190,102 against current liabilities of $5,317,209,977, for a current ratio of 1.74. The stock recently traded at $16.69 and its market capitalization is $11,665,882,543. About the company: CRH plc manufactures cement, concrete products, aggregates, asphalt, clay bricks, chemical lime, security fencing products, and roofing, insulation and other building materials. The Group also operates some 136 builders merchant locations and 54 DIY stores. CRH, via its subsidiaries, operates in some 19 countries, including Ireland, the US, Spain, Germany and the Netherlands.
  • Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT): This company has current assets of $31,810,000,000 against current liabilities of $22,020,000,000, for a current ratio of 1.44. The stock recently traded at $83.51 and its market capitalization is $53,953,000,000. About the company: Caterpillar Inc. designs, manufactures, and markets construction, mining, agricultural, and forestry machinery. The Company also manufactures engines and other related parts for its equipment, and offers financing and insurance. Caterpillar distributes its products through a worldwide organization of dealers.
  • United Technologies Corporation (NYSE:UTX): This company has current assets of $23,510,000,000 against current liabilities of $17,732,000,000, for a current ratio of 1.33. The stock recently traded at $67.44 and its market capitalization is $61,283,600,000. About the company: United Technologies Corporation provides technology products and support services to customers in the aerospace and building industries worldwide. The Company’s products include aircraft engines, elevators and escalators, heating and air conditioning equipment, helicopters, aerospace systems, fuel cell systems, and fire and safety equipment.
  • Honeywell International Inc. (NYSE:HON): This company has current assets of $15,011,000,000 against current liabilities of $11,717,000,000, for a current ratio of 1.28. The stock recently traded at $43.22 and its market capitalization is $33,816,420,000. About the company: Honeywell International Inc. is a diversified technology and manufacturing company with operations around the world. The Company provides aerospace products and services, control technologies, automotive products, and power generation systems. Honeywell also provides specialty chemicals, fibers, plastics, and electronic and advanced materials.

(Note: Selected financial data are sourced from screener.co.  All data are assumed to be accurate.)

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