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Today’s Top Gainers in the Market Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ:HSIC) from Services

Today’s top gainers include the company Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ:HSIC) which is in the industry Medical Equipment Wholesale, gaining 1.20% today. In the last week its performance is -8.79%, and -2.72% for the past quarter. Currently, Henry Schein, Inc., HSIC has a target price of 173.56, so today’s gain of 1.20% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.61%.

Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ:HSIC), has a market cap of 13294.99, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 1.10%, and institutional ownership is 94.10%.

At the current price of 165.49, it has a dividend yield of *TBA, and its target price is 173.56. This is with a profit margin of 4.50%, and total debt/equity of 0.38. Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ:HSIC) has a P/E of 27.96, as well as a forward P/E of 22.26.

With a current EPS of 5.85, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 10.80%,Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ:HSIC) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at 10.30%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be 11.33%.

Performance for the year is 11.34%. Since its IPO date on 11/3/1995, the total performance to date is 3.38%.

Volume today for Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ:HSIC), is 512667, while its average volume is 418.1. Whilst the total gain today was 1.20%, it did have a day high of -9.57%.

Volatility for this week has been at 2.07%, and 1.26% for the month. The 52-week low for Henry Schein, Inc., HSIC has been 31.16%, while the 52-week-high has reached -9.57%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 14.10%, and its return on assets is 7.70%. Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ:HSIC) has an operating margin of 6.90%. With a sales growth of 10.10% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Henry Schein, Inc., HSIC is in the sector Services, its long-term debt/equity is 0.23, and has a current ratio of 1.6 and 0.9 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of Henry Schein, Inc.? Well its PEG is 2.47, and the P/S is 1.22, along with a P/B of 4.58. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 185.68.

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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