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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 -1.06% today. In the last week its performance is -0.79%, and 8.24% for the past quarter. Currently, GlaxoSmithKline plc, GSK has a target price of 48.67, so today’s gain of -1.06% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore -0.76%.

GlaxoSmithKline plc (NYSE:GSK), has a market cap of 104242.01, and is based in United Kingdom. Insider ownership is at 0.20%, and institutional ownership is 9.10%.

At the current price of 42.96, it has a dividend yield of 5.12%, 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 3068.57, as well as a forward P/E of 15.53.

With a current EPS of 0.01, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 6.47%,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 19.71%. Since its IPO date on 7/9/1986, the total performance to date is 12.57%.

Volume today for GlaxoSmithKline plc (NYSE:GSK), is 2056000, while its average volume is 2967.6. Whilst the total gain today was -1.06%, it did have a day high of -4.68%.

Volatility for this week has been at 0.90%, and 1.03% for the month. The 52-week low for GlaxoSmithKline plc, GSK has been 23.70%, while the 52-week-high has reached -4.68%.

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 306.86, and the P/S is 3.19, along with a P/B of 138.58. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 17.2.

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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