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How has Hologic Inc.:(NASDAQ:HOLX) performed recently?

Hologic Inc. (NASDAQ: HOLX) is a large market cap stock with a market cap of 10850.48. It is in the Medical Appliances & Equipment industry and sector Healthcare, with a current P/E of 41.21, a forward P/E of 17.76 and EPS of 0.92. At a stock price of 37.75 (1.13%) it has a dividend yield of *TBA.

EPS growth for the last five years have been 31.10%, more recently this last year it has grown by 631.30%. The next year growth is going to be about 9.53% and more long-term 9.98% after five years. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 199.00%. Sales growth for the past five years have been 10.00% and sales growth quarter over quarter is 3.40%.

For performance, Hologic Inc. the past week has seen a gain of -1.95%. For the last month performance for Hologic Inc. is -1.97%. While the last quarter is 12.02% and half year, 11.23%. Finally for the year, performance is -9.08%.

The 52-week high for Hologic Inc., is at -11.34%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 18.56%. The 20-day simple moving average is 0.02% and 4.91% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 2.07%, and for the month it is 1.48%. Hologic Inc., has a target price of 42.88.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 1.51, and for total debt/equity Hologic Inc. has 1.68. The gross margin is 54.70%, while operating margin is 17.30%, the profit margin is 9.40%. The current ratio is 1.3 and the quick ratio is 1.

Insider ownership is at 0.10%, with instituitional ownership at 87.30%. Hologic Inc. has a payout ratio of 0.00%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 287.43. The shares float is 276.66, with the float short at 1.53%, with short ratio coming to 1.68.

In terms of returns, the return on assets see Hologic Inc., get 3.50%, with its returns on investment at 6.10%. Return on equity is 12.70%. So will the investors see the target price of 42.88, reached soon?

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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