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Today’s Top Gainers in the Market GlaxoSmithKline plc (NYSE:GSK) from Healthcare

Today’s top gainers include the company GlaxoSmithKline plc (NYSE:GSK) which is in the industry Drug Manufacturers – Major, gaining 0.18% today. In the last week its performance is -0.09%, and 3.21% for the past quarter. Currently, GlaxoSmithKline plc, GSK has a target price of 47, so today’s gain of 0.18% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.11%.

GlaxoSmithKline plc (NYSE:GSK), has a market cap of 105411.61, and is based in United Kingdom. Insider ownership is at 0.20%, and institutional ownership is 8.80%.

At the current price of 43.96, it has a dividend yield of 5.20%, and its target price is 47. This is with a profit margin of 2.50%, and total debt/equity of 6.05. GlaxoSmithKline plc (NYSE:GSK) has a P/E of 132.17, as well as a forward P/E of 16.79.

With a current EPS of 0.33, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 14.00%,GlaxoSmithKline plc (NYSE:GSK) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at 40.20%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be 0.60%.

Performance for the year is 12.26%. Since its IPO date on 7/9/1986, the total performance to date is 13.69%.

Volume today for GlaxoSmithKline plc (NYSE:GSK), is 1257077, while its average volume is 3474.36. Whilst the total gain today was 0.18%, it did have a day high of -0.79%.

Volatility for this week has been at 0.74%, and 1.27% for the month. The 52-week low for GlaxoSmithKline plc, GSK has been 25.16%, while the 52-week-high has reached -0.79%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 41.40%, and its return on assets is 1.10%. GlaxoSmithKline plc (NYSE:GSK) has an operating margin of 7.50%. With a sales growth of 10.80% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that GlaxoSmithKline plc, GSK is in the sector Healthcare, its long-term debt/equity is 5.61, and has a current ratio of 1.1 and 0.8 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of GlaxoSmithKline plc? Well its PEG is 220.28, and the P/S is 3.25, along with a P/B of 28.68. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 17.75.

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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