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Today’s Top Gainers in the Market Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT) from Healthcare

Today’s top gainers include the company Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT) which is in the industry Medical Appliances & Equipment, gaining 0.09% today. In the last week its performance is 1.53%, and 15.38% for the past quarter. Currently, Medtronic plc, MDT has a target price of 87.07, so today’s gain of 0.09% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.50%.

Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT), has a market cap of 124441.95, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.10%, and institutional ownership is 84.90%.

At the current price of 88.83, it has a dividend yield of 1.94%, and its target price is 87.07. This is with a profit margin of 12.30%, and total debt/equity of 0.6. Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT) has a P/E of 35.76, as well as a forward P/E of 17.2.

With a current EPS of 2.48, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 10.79%,Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at -2.60%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be 7.60%.

Performance for the year is 18.78%. Since its IPO date on 12/31/1981, the total performance to date is 16.65%.

Volume today for Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT), is 3675200, while its average volume is 5144.4. Whilst the total gain today was 0.09%, it did have a day high of -0.47%.

Volatility for this week has been at 0.87%, and 1.36% for the month. The 52-week low for Medtronic plc, MDT has been 62.43%, while the 52-week-high has reached -0.47%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 5.40%, and its return on assets is 3.40%. Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT) has an operating margin of 18.40%. With a sales growth of 3.60% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Medtronic plc, MDT is in the sector Healthcare, its long-term debt/equity is 0.58, and has a current ratio of 3.3 and 2.8 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of Medtronic plc? Well its PEG is 4.71, and the P/S is 4.32, along with a P/B of 2.39. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 9.85.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.

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