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How has Hologic Inc.:(NASDAQ:HOLX) performed recently?

Hologic Inc. (NASDAQ: HOLX) is a large market cap stock with a market cap of 10210.85. It is in the Medical Appliances & Equipment industry and sector Healthcare, with a current P/E of 50.89, a forward P/E of 17.48 and EPS of 0.72. At a stock price of 36.24 (-0.55%) it has a dividend yield of *TBA.

EPS growth for the last five years have been 31.10%, more recently this last year it has grown by 631.30%. The next year growth is going to be about 9.28% and more long-term 9.75% after five years. EPS growth quarter over quarter is -9.90%. Sales growth for the past five years have been 10.00% and sales growth quarter over quarter is -47.00%.

For performance, Hologic Inc. the past week has seen a gain of 2.33%. For the last month performance for Hologic Inc. is 8.13%. While the last quarter is -0.95% and half year, 4.23%. Finally for the year, performance is -4.13%.

The 52-week high for Hologic Inc., is at -15.72%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 13.82%. The 20-day simple moving average is 5.60% and 0.31% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 1.47%, and for the month it is 2.18%. Hologic Inc., has a target price of 42.13.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 1.52, and for total debt/equity Hologic Inc. has 1.67. The gross margin is 54.70%, while operating margin is 15.90%, the profit margin is 7.50%. The current ratio is 1.3 and the quick ratio is 1.

Insider ownership is at 0.10%, with instituitional ownership at 98.40%. Hologic Inc. has a payout ratio of 0.00%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 280.21. The shares float is 278.08, with the float short at 3.14%, with short ratio coming to 2.69.

In terms of returns, the return on assets see Hologic Inc., get 2.70%, with its returns on investment at 6.10%. Return on equity is 9.80%. So will the investors see the target price of 42.13, reached soon?

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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