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Today’s Top Gainers in the Market Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT) from Healthcare

Today’s top gainers include the company Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT) which is in the industry Medical Appliances & Equipment, gaining 0.78% today. In the last week its performance is 2.52%, and 2.90% for the past quarter. Currently, Medtronic plc, MDT has a target price of 94.74, so today’s gain of 0.78% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.44%.

Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT), has a market cap of 122263, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.10%, and institutional ownership is 85.60%.

At the current price of 87.82, it has a dividend yield of 1.96%, and its target price is 94.74. This is with a profit margin of 12.70%, and total debt/equity of 0.63. Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT) has a P/E of 34.13, as well as a forward P/E of 16.95.

With a current EPS of 2.57, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 11.21%,Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at -2.60%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be 8.10%.

Performance for the year is 28.02%. Since its IPO date on 12/31/1981, the total performance to date is 15.32%.

Volume today for Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT), is 4345700, while its average volume is 4408.56. Whilst the total gain today was 0.78%, it did have a day high of -1.62%.

Volatility for this week has been at 0.92%, and 1.31% for the month. The 52-week low for Medtronic plc, MDT has been 38.64%, while the 52-week-high has reached -1.62%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 5.40%, and its return on assets is 3.60%. Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT) has an operating margin of 18.50%. With a sales growth of -1.50% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Medtronic plc, MDT is in the sector Healthcare, its long-term debt/equity is 0.59, and has a current ratio of 3 and 2.5 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of Medtronic plc? Well its PEG is 4.21, and the P/S is 4.26, along with a P/B of 2.41. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 9.54.

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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