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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 -1.17% today. In the last week its performance is -0.81%, and 2.11% for the past quarter. Currently, Medtronic plc, MDT has a target price of 94.74, so today’s gain of -1.17% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore -0.32%.

Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT), has a market cap of 119938.03, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.10%, and institutional ownership is 84.90%.

At the current price of 86.15, it has a dividend yield of 2.00%, and its target price is 94.74. This is with a profit margin of *TBA, and total debt/equity of 0.63. Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT) has a P/E of 34.68, as well as a forward P/E of 16.65.

With a current EPS of 2.48, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 11.19%,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 8.10%.

Performance for the year is 23.58%. Since its IPO date on 12/31/1981, the total performance to date is 13.13%.

Volume today for Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT), is 4755400, while its average volume is 4501.9. Whilst the total gain today was -1.17%, it did have a day high of -3.50%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.17%, and 1.18% for the month. The 52-week low for Medtronic plc, MDT has been 36.01%, while the 52-week-high has reached -3.50%.

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 4.28, and the P/S is 4.16, along with a P/B of 2.36. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 9.36.

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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