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Today’s Top Gainers in the Market Waters Corporation (NYSE:WAT) from Healthcare

Today’s top gainers include the company Waters Corporation (NYSE:WAT) which is in the industry Medical Instruments & Supplies, gaining -0.31% today. In the last week its performance is 0.25%, and 20.10% for the past quarter. Currently, Waters Corporation, WAT has a target price of 157.64, so today’s gain of -0.31% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.54%.

Waters Corporation (NYSE:WAT), has a market cap of 12594.43, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.30%, and institutional ownership is 96.10%.

At the current price of 156.96, it has a dividend yield of *TBA, and its target price is 157.64. This is with a profit margin of 23.30%, and total debt/equity of 0.82. Waters Corporation (NYSE:WAT) has a P/E of 26.42, as well as a forward P/E of 22.06.

With a current EPS of 5.96, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 8.61%,Waters Corporation (NYSE:WAT) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at 6.80%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be 9.75%.

Performance for the year is 16.51%. Since its IPO date on 11/17/1995, the total performance to date is 16.99%.

Volume today for Waters Corporation (NYSE:WAT), is 162098, while its average volume is 461.71. Whilst the total gain today was -0.31%, it did have a day high of -2.64%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.52%, and 1.62% for the month. The 52-week low for Waters Corporation, WAT has been 40.15%, while the 52-week-high has reached -2.64%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 13.30%, and its return on assets is 11.40%. Waters Corporation (NYSE:WAT) has an operating margin of 27.70%. With a sales growth of 8.50% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Waters Corporation, WAT is in the sector Healthcare, its long-term debt/equity is 0, and has a current ratio of 1.9 and 1.7 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of Waters Corporation? Well its PEG is 2.71, and the P/S is 6, along with a P/B of 5.92. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of *TBA.

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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