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Today’s Top Gainers in the Market Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE:RHT) from Technology

Today’s top gainers include the company Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE:RHT) which is in the industry Application Software, gaining 0.12% today. In the last week its performance is 0.88%, and -1.84% for the past quarter. Currently, Red Hat, Inc., RHT has a target price of 87.97, so today’s gain of 0.12% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore -0.01%.

Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE:RHT), has a market cap of 13310.41, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.60%, and institutional ownership is 96.60%.

At the current price of 73.56, it has a dividend yield of *TBA, and its target price is 87.97. This is with a profit margin of 9.90%, and total debt/equity of 0.54. Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE:RHT) has a P/E of 64.17, as well as a forward P/E of 28.27.

With a current EPS of 1.15, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 17.44%,Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE:RHT) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at 14.30%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be 17.14%.

Performance for the year is -7.40%. Since its IPO date on 8/11/1999, the total performance to date is -11.28%.

Volume today for Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE:RHT), is 898530, while its average volume is 1404.61. Whilst the total gain today was 0.12%, it did have a day high of -10.08%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.75%, and 2.08% for the month. The 52-week low for Red Hat, Inc., RHT has been 23.44%, while the 52-week-high has reached -12.88%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 10.30%, and its return on assets is 5.30%. Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE:RHT) has an operating margin of 13.70%. With a sales growth of 18.10% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Red Hat, Inc., RHT is in the sector Technology, its long-term debt/equity is 0.54, and has a current ratio of 1.3 and 1.3 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of Red Hat, Inc.? Well its PEG is 3.74, and the P/S is 6.22, along with a P/B of 9.86. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 9.53.

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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