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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 1.42% today. In the last week its performance is -0.51%, and 6.54% for the past quarter. Currently, Medtronic plc, MDT has a target price of 92.55, so today’s gain of 1.42% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.27%.

Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT), has a market cap of 120564.52, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.10%, and institutional ownership is 84.80%.

At the current price of 86.6, it has a dividend yield of 1.99%, and its target price is 92.55. This is with a profit margin of *TBA, and total debt/equity of 0.63. Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT) has a P/E of 34.86, as well as a forward P/E of 16.72.

With a current EPS of 2.48, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 11.21%,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 8.11%.

Performance for the year is 19.63%. Since its IPO date on 12/31/1981, the total performance to date is 13.72%.

Volume today for Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT), is 6181539, while its average volume is 4746.79. Whilst the total gain today was 1.42%, it did have a day high of -2.99%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.48%, and 1.14% for the month. The 52-week low for Medtronic plc, MDT has been 36.72%, while the 52-week-high has reached -2.99%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 5.40%, and its return on assets is *TBA. Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT) has an operating margin of *TBA. With a sales growth of -1.50% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Medtronic plc, MDT is in the sector Healthcare, its long-term debt/equity is 0.59, and has a current ratio of 3 and 2.5 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of Medtronic plc? Well its PEG is 4.3, and the P/S is 4.18, along with a P/B of 2.37. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 9.41.

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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