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Today’s Top Gainers in the Market Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ:HSIC) from Services

Today’s top gainers include the company Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ:HSIC) which is in the industry Medical Equipment Wholesale, gaining 1.46% today. In the last week its performance is 2.77%, and -5.82% for the past quarter. Currently, Henry Schein, Inc., HSIC has a target price of 175.11, so today’s gain of 1.46% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.55%.

Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ:HSIC), has a market cap of 13571.43, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.50%, and institutional ownership is 94.50%.

At the current price of 167.28, it has a dividend yield of *TBA, and its target price is 175.11. This is with a profit margin of 4.40%, and total debt/equity of 0.32. Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ:HSIC) has a P/E of 28.32, as well as a forward P/E of 23.11.

With a current EPS of 5.91, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 10.13%,Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ:HSIC) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at 10.30%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be 11.27%.

Performance for the year is 23.85%. Since its IPO date on 11/3/1995, the total performance to date is 5.75%.

Volume today for Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ:HSIC), is 579100, while its average volume is 497.05. Whilst the total gain today was 1.46%, it did have a day high of -8.43%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.43%, and 1.43% for the month. The 52-week low for Henry Schein, Inc., HSIC has been 31.55%, while the 52-week-high has reached -8.59%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 14.10%, and its return on assets is 7.50%. Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ:HSIC) has an operating margin of 6.70%. With a sales growth of 9.30% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Henry Schein, Inc., HSIC is in the sector Services, its long-term debt/equity is 0.24, and has a current ratio of 1.7 and 0.9 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of Henry Schein, Inc.? Well its PEG is 2.51, and the P/S is 1.22, along with a P/B of 4.62. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 213.39.

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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