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Today’s Top Gainers in the Market CR Bard Inc. (NYSE:BCR) from Healthcare

Today’s top gainers include the company CR Bard Inc. (NYSE:BCR) which is in the industry Medical Instruments & Supplies, gaining 0.24% today. In the last week its performance is 5.35%, and 0.12% for the past quarter. Currently, CR Bard Inc., BCR has a target price of 243.83, so today’s gain of 0.24% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore -0.07%.

CR Bard Inc. (NYSE:BCR), has a market cap of 16909.74, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.20%, and institutional ownership is 90.50%.

At the current price of 228.51, it has a dividend yield of 0.46%, and its target price is 243.83. This is with a profit margin of 9.10%, and total debt/equity of 1.01. CR Bard Inc. (NYSE:BCR) has a P/E of 45.13, as well as a forward P/E of 20.17.

With a current EPS of 5.06, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 11.43%,CR Bard Inc. (NYSE:BCR) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at -19.80%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be 10.87%.

Performance for the year is 17.37%. Since its IPO date on 4/6/1983, the total performance to date is 21.06%.

Volume today for CR Bard Inc. (NYSE:BCR), is 438100, while its average volume is 452.86. Whilst the total gain today was 0.24%, it did have a day high of -3.83%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.74%, and 1.40% for the month. The 52-week low for CR Bard Inc., BCR has been 33.17%, while the 52-week-high has reached -4.46%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 6.40%, and its return on assets is 6.30%. CR Bard Inc. (NYSE:BCR) has an operating margin of 14.10%. With a sales growth of -44.50% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that CR Bard Inc., BCR is in the sector Healthcare, its long-term debt/equity is 1.01, and has a current ratio of 2.4 and 1.9 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of CR Bard Inc.? Well its PEG is 4.15, and the P/S is 4.77, along with a P/B of 10.39. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 21.2.

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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