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Today’s Top Gainers in the Market DaVita Inc. (NYSE:DVA) from Healthcare

Today’s top gainers include the company DaVita Inc. (NYSE:DVA) which is in the industry Specialized Health Services, gaining 1.29% today. In the last week its performance is 3.93%, and -13.59% for the past quarter. Currently, DaVita Inc., DVA has a target price of 79.63, so today’s gain of 1.29% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore -0.02%.

DaVita Inc. (NYSE:DVA), has a market cap of 13541.89, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.10%, and institutional ownership is 86.50%.

At the current price of 65.83, it has a dividend yield of *TBA, and its target price is 79.63. This is with a profit margin of 2.50%, and total debt/equity of 1.92. DaVita Inc. (NYSE:DVA) has a P/E of 38.88, as well as a forward P/E of 15.84.

With a current EPS of 1.69, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 10.51%,DaVita Inc. (NYSE:DVA) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at -8.60%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be 13.50%.

Performance for the year is -12.65%. Since its IPO date on 10/31/1995, the total performance to date is -5.57%.

Volume today for DaVita Inc. (NYSE:DVA), is 1529600, while its average volume is 1538.54. Whilst the total gain today was 1.29%, it did have a day high of -16.43%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.78%, and 1.48% for the month. The 52-week low for DaVita Inc., DVA has been 7.28%, while the 52-week-high has reached -16.61%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 6.20%, and its return on assets is 1.90%. DaVita Inc. (NYSE:DVA) has an operating margin of 10.10%. With a sales growth of 8.20% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that DaVita Inc., DVA is in the sector Healthcare, its long-term debt/equity is 1.89, and has a current ratio of 1.7 and 1.6 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of DaVita Inc.? Well its PEG is 2.88, and the P/S is 0.94, along with a P/B of 2.84. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 8.07.

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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