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Today’s Top Gainers in the Market Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE:RSG) from Industrial Goods

Today’s top gainers include the company Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE:RSG) which is in the industry Waste Management, gaining -0.75% today. In the last week its performance is -0.21%, and 14.07% for the past quarter. Currently, Republic Services, Inc., RSG has a target price of 52.6, so today’s gain of -0.75% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore -0.04%.

Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE:RSG), has a market cap of 18044.3, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.10%, and institutional ownership is 95.50%.

At the current price of 51.97, it has a dividend yield of 2.29%, and its target price is 52.6. This is with a profit margin of 8.00%, and total debt/equity of 0.97. Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE:RSG) has a P/E of 24.92, as well as a forward P/E of 22.25.

With a current EPS of 2.1, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 9.09%,Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE:RSG) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at 10.20%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be 8.97%.

Performance for the year is 33.08%. Since its IPO date on 7/1/1998, the total performance to date is 20.49%.

Volume today for Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE:RSG), is 346936, while its average volume is 1357.55. Whilst the total gain today was -0.75%, it did have a day high of -1.80%.

Volatility for this week has been at 0.82%, and 1.22% for the month. The 52-week low for Republic Services, Inc., RSG has been 35.12%, while the 52-week-high has reached -1.80%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 7.30%, and its return on assets is 3.60%. Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE:RSG) has an operating margin of 16.70%. With a sales growth of 3.70% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Republic Services, Inc., RSG is in the sector Industrial Goods, its long-term debt/equity is 0.97, and has a current ratio of 0.7 and 0.6 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of Republic Services, Inc.? Well its PEG is 2.78, and the P/S is 1.96, along with a P/B of 2.33. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 540.25.

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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