CR Bard Inc. (NYSE: BCR) is a large market cap stock with a market cap of 16380.64. It is in the Medical Instruments & Supplies industry and sector Healthcare, with a current P/E of 43.72, a forward P/E of 19.54 and EPS of 5.06. At a stock price of 221.36 (-0.10%) it has a dividend yield of 0.47%.
EPS growth for the last five years have been -19.80%, more recently this last year it has grown by -52.90%. The next year growth is going to be about 11.43% and more long-term 10.87% after five years. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 83.50%. Sales growth for the past five years have been 4.70% and sales growth quarter over quarter is -44.50%.
For performance, CR Bard Inc. the past week has seen a gain of -2.61%. For the last month performance for CR Bard Inc. is -0.31%. While the last quarter is -6.81% and half year, 9.13%. Finally for the year, performance is 18.83%.
The 52-week high for CR Bard Inc., is at -7.44%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 29.01%. The 20-day simple moving average is -0.31% and 5.64% for the 200-day simple moving average.
Volatility for the week is at 1.40%, and for the month it is 1.42%. CR Bard Inc., has a target price of 241.86.
In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 1.01, and for total debt/equity CR Bard Inc. has 1.01. The gross margin is 62.50%, while operating margin is 14.10%, the profit margin is 9.10%. The current ratio is 2.4 and the quick ratio is 1.9.
Insider ownership is at 0.30%, with instituitional ownership at 90.60%. CR Bard Inc. has a payout ratio of 22.00%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 74. The shares float is 73.31, with the float short at 1.92%, with short ratio coming to 3.06.
In terms of returns, the return on assets see CR Bard Inc., get 6.30%, with its returns on investment at 6.40%. Return on equity is 21.40%. So will the investors see the target price of 241.86, reached soon?
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