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Today’s Top Gainers in the Market Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ:HSIC) from Services

Today’s top gainers include the company Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ:HSIC) which is in the industry Medical Equipment Wholesale, gaining 0.07% today. In the last week its performance is 0.37%, and -8.22% for the past quarter. Currently, Henry Schein, Inc., HSIC has a target price of 173.88, so today’s gain of 0.07% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore -0.09%.

Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ:HSIC), has a market cap of 13341.04, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 1.10%, and institutional ownership is 94.60%.

At the current price of 164.42, it has a dividend yield of *TBA, and its target price is 173.88. This is with a profit margin of 4.40%, and total debt/equity of 0.32. Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ:HSIC) has a P/E of 27.83, as well as a forward P/E of 22.74.

With a current EPS of 5.91, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 10.01%,Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ:HSIC) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at 10.30%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be 11.27%.

Performance for the year is 20.37%. Since its IPO date on 11/3/1995, the total performance to date is 3.94%.

Volume today for Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ:HSIC), is 297700, while its average volume is 480.61. Whilst the total gain today was 0.07%, it did have a day high of -10.15%.

Volatility for this week has been at 0.97%, and 1.23% for the month. The 52-week low for Henry Schein, Inc., HSIC has been 29.30%, while the 52-week-high has reached -10.15%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 14.10%, and its return on assets is 7.50%. Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ:HSIC) has an operating margin of 6.70%. With a sales growth of 9.30% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Henry Schein, Inc., HSIC is in the sector Services, its long-term debt/equity is 0.24, and has a current ratio of 1.7 and 0.9 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of Henry Schein, Inc.? Well its PEG is 2.47, and the P/S is 1.2, along with a P/B of 4.54. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 209.76.

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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