These Capital Goods Stocks Carry A Low Trailing P/E Ratio

The following five companies in the Capital Goods sector have the lowest trailing price-to-earnings ratio for that sector (minimum market capitalization is $500 million):

  1. China Yuchai International Limited (NYSE:CYD): The stock has traded in a 52-week range of $13.73 to $33.50 and most recently traded at $30.84.  Its trailing price-to-earnings ratio is 6.6, its price-to-sales is 0.45, and its price-to-book is N/A (book value per share is $0.00).   Its market capitalization is $1.15 billion.  About the company: China Yuchai International Limited is a holding company.  Through its subsidiary, Guangxi Yuchai Machinery Company Limited (Yuchai), manufactures, assembles, and sells diesel engines in China.
  2. Nacco Industries (NYSE:NC):  The stock has traded in a 52-week range of $68.01 to $132.69 and most recently traded at $106.11.  Its trailing price-to-earnings ratio is 11.13, its trailing price-to-sales ratio is 0.33, and its trailing price-to-book ratio is 1.95.  Its market capitalization is $890.48 million.  About the company: NACCO Industries, Inc., through its subsidiaries, manufactures and markets forklift trucks and related service parts, as well as mines and markets lignite coal for use as a fuel in power generation by electric utilities.  NACCO also manufactures small electric appliances and is a specialty retailer of kitchen and other electric appliances through Hamilton Beach/Proctor-Silex Inc.
  3. Alliant Techsystems Inc. (NYSE:ATK):  The stock has traded in a 52-week range of $60.13 to $80.98 and most recently traded at $75.71 per share.  Its trailing price-to-earnings ratio is 8.12, its trailing price-t0-sales ratio is 0.52, and its trialing price-to-book ratio is 2.18.  Its market capitalization is $2.54 billion.  About the company: Alliant Techsystems, Inc. develops and supplies advances weapon and space systems.  The Company’s offerings include advances missile systems, precision-guided munitions, electronic warfare and aircraft integration programs, satellite components, and sub-systems, military ammunition and gun systems, and supplies ammunition to law enforcement agencies.
  4. Gafisa S.A. (NYSE:GFA):  The stock has traded in a 52-week range of $10.04 to $18.24 and most recently traded at $10.61 per share.  It has a trailing price-to-earnings ratio of 8.53, a trailing price-to-sales ratio of 1.01, and a trailing price-to-book ratio of 1.01.  Its market capitalization is $2.29 billion.  About the company: Gafisa S.A. acquires, operates, and develops real estate.  The Company also operates in the civil engineering and construction sector.
  5. Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC):  The stock has traded in a 52-week range of $53.50 to $72.50 and most recently traded at $65.11 per share.  Its trailing price-to-earnings ratio is 9.2, its trailing price-to-sales ratio is 0.55, and its trailing price-to-book ratio is 1.5.  Its market capitalization is $9.06 billion.  About the company: Northrop Grumman Corporation is a global security company. The Company provides systems, products, and solutions in aerospace, electronics, information systems, shipbuilding and technical services to government and commercial customers worldwide.

Note: Financial data is taken from Yahoo! Finance.  Selected other data is taken from Google Finance and publicly available SEC filings.  All data are assumed to be accurate.

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