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Today’s Top Gainers in the Market Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT) from Healthcare

Today’s top gainers include the company Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT) which is in the industry Medical Appliances & Equipment, gaining 0.36% today. In the last week its performance is -0.57%, and 8.63% for the past quarter. Currently, Medtronic plc, MDT has a target price of 90.66, so today’s gain of 0.36% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.15%.

Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT), has a market cap of 121347.69, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.10%, and institutional ownership is 84.80%.

At the current price of 87.35, it has a dividend yield of 1.98%, and its target price is 90.66. This is with a profit margin of 12.30%, and total debt/equity of 0.6. Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT) has a P/E of 35.04, as well as a forward P/E of 16.83.

With a current EPS of 2.48, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 11.01%,Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at -2.60%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be 7.84%.

Performance for the year is 15.56%. Since its IPO date on 12/31/1981, the total performance to date is 14.30%.

Volume today for Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT), is 1865603, while its average volume is 4710.81. Whilst the total gain today was 0.36%, it did have a day high of -2.15%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.07%, and 1.17% for the month. The 52-week low for Medtronic plc, MDT has been 59.72%, while the 52-week-high has reached -2.15%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 5.40%, and its return on assets is 3.40%. Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT) has an operating margin of 18.40%. With a sales growth of 3.60% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Medtronic plc, MDT is in the sector Healthcare, its long-term debt/equity is 0.58, and has a current ratio of 3.3 and 2.8 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of Medtronic plc? Well its PEG is 4.47, and the P/S is 4.21, along with a P/B of 2.34. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 9.6.

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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