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Today’s Top Gainers in the Market Canon Inc. (NYSE:CAJ) from Consumer Goods

Today’s top gainers include the company Canon Inc. (NYSE:CAJ) which is in the industry Business Equipment, gaining -0.70% today. In the last week its performance is -1.66%, and -0.56% for the past quarter. Currently, Canon Inc., CAJ has a target price of 28.57, so today’s gain of -0.70% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore -0.07%.

Canon Inc. (NYSE:CAJ), has a market cap of 38341, and is based in Japan. Insider ownership is at *TBA, and institutional ownership is 1.60%.

At the current price of 28.41, it has a dividend yield of 4.68%, and its target price is 28.57. This is with a profit margin of 5.50%, and total debt/equity of 0.23. Canon Inc. (NYSE:CAJ) has a P/E of 15.63, as well as a forward P/E of 15.58.

With a current EPS of 1.82, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 13.23%,Canon Inc. (NYSE:CAJ) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at 0.20%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be 3.00%.

Performance for the year is -7.25%. Since its IPO date on 3/17/1980, the total performance to date is -5.71%.

Volume today for Canon Inc. (NYSE:CAJ), is 162275, while its average volume is 270.86. Whilst the total gain today was -0.70%, it did have a day high of -5.27%.

Volatility for this week has been at 0.74%, and 0.58% for the month. The 52-week low for Canon Inc., CAJ has been 6.80%, while the 52-week-high has reached -11.11%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 8.10%, and its return on assets is 4.40%. Canon Inc. (NYSE:CAJ) has an operating margin of 8.10%. With a sales growth of -11.70% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Canon Inc., CAJ is in the sector Consumer Goods, its long-term debt/equity is 0, and has a current ratio of 1.3 and 1 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of Canon Inc.? Well its PEG is 5.21, and the P/S is 1.06, along with a P/B of 1.15. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 6.51.

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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