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Today’s Top Gainers in the Market GlaxoSmithKline plc (NYSE:GSK) from Healthcare

Today’s top gainers include the company GlaxoSmithKline plc (NYSE:GSK) which is in the industry Drug Manufacturers – Major, gaining 0.86% today. In the last week its performance is 0.09%, and 3.56% for the past quarter. Currently, GlaxoSmithKline plc, GSK has a target price of 48.67, so today’s gain of 0.86% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.95%.

GlaxoSmithKline plc (NYSE:GSK), has a market cap of 106486.86, and is based in United Kingdom. Insider ownership is at 0.20%, and institutional ownership is 9.10%.

At the current price of 43.58, it has a dividend yield of 5.05%, and its target price is 48.67. This is with a profit margin of 0.10%, and total debt/equity of 34.12. GlaxoSmithKline plc (NYSE:GSK) has a P/E of 3112.86, as well as a forward P/E of 15.7.

With a current EPS of 0.01, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 6.52%,GlaxoSmithKline plc (NYSE:GSK) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at 40.20%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be 10.00%.

Performance for the year is 20.35%. Since its IPO date on 7/9/1986, the total performance to date is 14.19%.

Volume today for GlaxoSmithKline plc (NYSE:GSK), is 1887200, while its average volume is 3102.13. Whilst the total gain today was 0.86%, it did have a day high of -3.30%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.01%, and 1.09% for the month. The 52-week low for GlaxoSmithKline plc, GSK has been 25.49%, while the 52-week-high has reached -3.30%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 41.40%, and its return on assets is 0.10%. GlaxoSmithKline plc (NYSE:GSK) has an operating margin of 5.30%. With a sales growth of 10.90% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that GlaxoSmithKline plc, GSK is in the sector Healthcare, its long-term debt/equity is 26.3, and has a current ratio of 0.9 and 0.6 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of GlaxoSmithKline plc? Well its PEG is 311.29, and the P/S is 3.2, along with a P/B of 140.58. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 17.22.

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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