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Today’s Top Gainers in the Market Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE:RSG) from Industrial Goods

Today’s top gainers include the company Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE:RSG) which is in the industry Waste Management, gaining 0.71% today. In the last week its performance is 1.03%, and 4.81% for the past quarter. Currently, Republic Services, Inc., RSG has a target price of 55.78, so today’s gain of 0.71% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.39%.

Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE:RSG), has a market cap of 17565.95, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.10%, and institutional ownership is 96.20%.

At the current price of 51.08, it has a dividend yield of 2.51%, and its target price is 55.78. This is with a profit margin of 7.80%, and total debt/equity of 0.98. Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE:RSG) has a P/E of 24.5, as well as a forward P/E of 21.63.

With a current EPS of 2.09, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 9.20%,Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE:RSG) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at 10.20%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be 9.30%.

Performance for the year is 28.68%. Since its IPO date on 7/1/1998, the total performance to date is 17.55%.

Volume today for Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE:RSG), is 835500, while its average volume is 1221.55. Whilst the total gain today was 0.71%, it did have a day high of -3.48%.

Volatility for this week has been at 0.81%, and 0.97% for the month. The 52-week low for Republic Services, Inc., RSG has been 31.19%, while the 52-week-high has reached -3.48%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 7.30%, and its return on assets is 3.50%. Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE:RSG) has an operating margin of 16.50%. With a sales growth of 1.70% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Republic Services, Inc., RSG is in the sector Industrial Goods, its long-term debt/equity is 0.98, and has a current ratio of 0.7 and 0.7 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of Republic Services, Inc.? Well its PEG is 2.63, and the P/S is 1.9, along with a P/B of 2.27. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 418.24.

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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