How To Buy Paccar Stock

You can buy Paccar shares with one of the brokers below depending on the type of trading you wish to conduct. You can buy Paccar shares with a broker like Etoro or you can trade Paccar CFDs with XTB you can begin trading Paccar shares right away.

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Scroll down to read our indepth article on How To Buy Paccar Stock. What you should know, Types of trading Paccar Stock and CFD's. Pros and Cons, everything is explained below.

Paccar Financial Details

Financial Details

Paccar Stock symbol PCAR
Paccar Sector and Industry Industrials Transportation Equipment
Paccar Exchange NASDAQ - National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations exchange
52 Week High $83.41
52 Week Low $62.13
Paccar Market Capitalisation $25,809,738,577.00
Paccar Average Volume 1,645,901.00
Paccar PE 10.85
Paccar EPS 6.87
Stock Currency USD

Overview of Paccar

PACCAR Inc designs, develops, manufactures, and distributes light, medium, and heavy-duty trucks, and related aftermarket distribution of parts. The Company also offers finance and leasing services to its customers and dealers.

Paccar is an American Industrials Transportation Equipment company currently traded on the National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations exchange (NASDAQ).

Paccar trades under the stock symbol PCAR on the NASDAQ.

Paccar shares are traded in USD.

Paccar has a current share price of $74.48 USD dated 31/01/2020.

The highest Paccar share price over the last 52 weeks was $83.41 USD and its lowest price over the last 52 weeks was $62.13 USD. That is a 52 week price range of $62.13 - $83.41.

Paccar Trading Volume and PE

Paccar currently has 346,300,000.00 active shares in circulation traded through the NASDAQ exchange.

Paccar market capitalization is $25,809,738,577.00 with an average daily trading volume of 1,645,901.00 shares.

Trading volume is the amount a security that was traded during over a certain duration. When talking about shares volume refers to the number of shares that have been bought and sold during a given day.

Paccar has a Price Earning Ratio ( PE ) of 10.85 and earning per share ( EPS ) of 6.87. Generally speaking Paccar having a high P/E ratio means that Paccar investors forsee increased growth with Paccar in the future. The current average market P/E ratio is roughly 20 to 25 times earnings. Companies that are losing money do not have a P/E ratio.

Paccar earnings per share is Disney company profit that's allocated to every Paccar common stock. Earnings per share is calculated by taking the difference between Paccar's net earnings and dividends paid for preferred stock and then dividing that amount by the average amount of Paccar shares outstanding.

Paccar Financial Charts

Financial Details

Paccar Information

Paccar Location & Contact Information

Address 777-106th Avenue Northeast Bellevue, WA 98004 United States
Phone Number 1-425-468-7400
Website URL www.paccar.com

Paccar Executives and Board Members

Chairman Mark Charles Pigott
Chief Executive Officer R Preston Feight
President/CFO Harrie C A M Schippers
Paccar Board Member Mark Charles Pigott
Paccar Board Member Dr Charles R Williamson
Paccar Board Member John M Pigott

How To Buy Paccar Stock Guide

Buying Paccar Stocks and CFDs

When investing in Paccar you have several options as to what type of investment you wish to conduct. You can buy traditional Paccar shares with one of our listed brokers or you can trade what is known as CFDs or contracts for difference.

We explain in detail the difference between buying Paccar shares with stock brokers and trading Paccar with CFDs below.

Paccar CFD Trading vs Traditional Share Dealing

CFD trading is quite much like stock trading except when you exchange a CFD you do not actually own any Paccar stock.

If you buy Paccar shares with a stock broker you actually own a share of Paccar. When you trade a contract for difference (CFD) you have an agreement with your CFD broker and are speculating that the Paccar price will change up or down.

Lets explain why you would buy Paccar as a CFD instead of as a share.

If you went and brought 100 Paccar shares at $100 a share with a stock broker you own $1000 of Paccar.

The main difference when trading Paccar as a CFD and buying Paccar as a share is contracts for difference offer increased leverage.

Contracts for difference are traded on margin which means to have $1000 invested in Paccar you would not need to invest the full amount as you would with a stock broker. You could invest a fraction of the amount ( known as the CFD margin ) with a CFD to hold a similar position in Paccar. Trading an Paccar CFD allows investors to hold larger positions than their invested amount. Be aware that although investing in an Paccar CFD like this amplifies any potential profit. It always exaggerates your potential losses which may exceed your amount invested.

If you invested in an Paccar share with a stock broker you would only lose the amount you invested as you pay the total cost of your position to your broker upfront. There is no leverage.

What CFDs allow you to do is profit from both the rise and fall in the Paccar share price. An Paccar CFD long would be hoping to profit from a rise in the Paccar share price. An Paccar CFD short would be aiming to profit from a fall in the Paccar stock price. Trading CFDs allows traders to profit from both directions of the Paccar price on the financial exchange. Giving traders greater chance to move with the financial markets.

With traditional Paccar shares you can only profit from a rise in the Paccar stock price.

Paccar CFD and Stock Market Times

When trading in traditional Paccar shares you are limited to when the stock exchange is open. You can only buy and sell with your broker when the market is open.

With CFD trading you can deal 24/7 around the clock.

Buying Paccar Shares with a Broker

Buying shares with a stock broker limits your risk to your initial investment as stock brokers require you to pay for the total amount of your investment. Stock brokers offer no leverage or loans when buying Paccar stock. This limits your risk to your initial amount invested in Paccar. You can only lose the amount invested with traditional Paccar shares. Another benefit of buying Paccar shares with a broker is that you may be eligible to receive Paccar company dividends if applicable.

If you Invest in Paccar via a CFD you have no shareholder privileges as you don't actually own any underlying assets in Paccar. If you buy Paccar stock with a broker you may receive shareholder perks and benefits. There are certain requirements to be eligible for some of these Paccar benefits as in owning a certain amount of stock for a set period.

If you own shares in Paccar you may be eligible to voting rights at Paccar shareholder general meetings.

Paccar Shares and CFDs and Tax

You should confirm with your local tax office but CFDs are free from stamp duty. When trading CFDs losses can be offset against profits when submitting your tax return.

Investment in Paccar Stocks and shares are only exempt from tax if the Paccar shares were brought through an ISA ( Individual Savings Accounts ) or SIPP ( Self Invested Personal Pensions ).

Should I trade Paccar Stocks and Shares or Paccar CFDs?

There are pros and cons to trading in both Paccar Stocks and CFDs. Which is better depends on each investor and a few factors.

Investing in Paccar stocks and shares is better suited for long term investments. Historically Paccar shares provide better returns over the long term, usually a 10 year period.

Paccar CFD trading is more suited to intra day and mid term traders. Wth intra day trading on an Paccar share investors aim to profit on the fluctuating highs and lows of the Paccar price throughout the day. Day trading as you can imagine focuses on profiting from the daily Paccar stock price change.

CFD traders monitor live price movements by using real-time charts in an attempt to profit from live price movements.

Both types of trading have different benefits and risks. Make sure you have a good understanding of what you are doing before you invest.

With CFD trading as you can short or long an Paccar stock you can hedge a trade against another trade.

A hedge is an investment that protects the money you have invested from risk. Traders hedge to minimize or offset a loss in value of an Paccar share price for example to a known amount.

Example Cost of Buying Paccar as a CFD Trade and Shares Side by Side

*All values below are estimates and are for illustrative purposes only. Please visit a broker for correct prices.

CFD and Share deals differ from broker to broker so check you are aware of the actual costs with your brokers.

Paccar CFD trade example Paccar Share deal example
Market price $74.48 $74.48
Broker Deal Invest $14.896 at 1:5 Margin (20%) Buy at $74.48 a share
Deal size 100 shares 100 shares
Initial outlay

$1489.6

(Margin = exposure x 20% margin factor)

$7448

(100 shares at $74.48)
Stamp duty No £20
Close price Sell at $89.376 Sell at $89.376
Estimated Profit

(14.896 point increase x 100 shares = $1489.6)

*Not including commission fees and taxes

($8937.6 - $7448 = $1489.6)

*Not including commission fees and taxes
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