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Today’s Top Gainers in the Market Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE:RHT) from Technology

Today’s top gainers include the company Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE:RHT) which is in the industry Application Software, gaining 0.84% today. In the last week its performance is 2.15%, and 12.28% for the past quarter. Currently, Red Hat, Inc., RHT has a target price of 89.38, so today’s gain of 0.84% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.07%.

Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE:RHT), has a market cap of 14575.43, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.70%, and institutional ownership is 96.60%.

At the current price of 80.83, it has a dividend yield of *TBA, and its target price is 89.38. This is with a profit margin of 9.80%, and total debt/equity of 0.56. Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE:RHT) has a P/E of 67.87, as well as a forward P/E of 30.77.

With a current EPS of 1.19, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 17.22%,Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE:RHT) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at 14.30%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be 16.94%.

Performance for the year is 10.44%. Since its IPO date on 8/11/1999, the total performance to date is -2.39%.

Volume today for Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE:RHT), is 1659600, while its average volume is 1595.17. Whilst the total gain today was 0.84%, it did have a day high of -2.30%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.50%, and 1.70% for the month. The 52-week low for Red Hat, Inc., RHT has been 35.64%, while the 52-week-high has reached -4.28%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 10.30%, and its return on assets is 5.40%. Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE:RHT) has an operating margin of 13.30%. With a sales growth of 19.00% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Red Hat, Inc., RHT is in the sector Technology, its long-term debt/equity is 0.56, and has a current ratio of 1.2 and 1.2 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of Red Hat, Inc.? Well its PEG is 4.01, and the P/S is 6.52, along with a P/B of 11.06. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 10.91.

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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