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Today’s Top Gainers in the Market Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ALXN) from Healthcare

Today’s top gainers include the company Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ALXN) which is in the industry Biotechnology, gaining 1.57% today. In the last week its performance is -0.35%, and -4.40% for the past quarter. Currently, Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc., ALXN has a target price of 167.11, so today’s gain of 1.57% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 1.75%.

Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ALXN), has a market cap of 27501.71, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.50%, and institutional ownership is 93.70%.

At the current price of 121.34, it has a dividend yield of *TBA, and its target price is 167.11. This is with a profit margin of 3.20%, and total debt/equity of 0.4. Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ALXN) has a P/E of 307.19, as well as a forward P/E of 20.78.

With a current EPS of 0.4, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 25.03%,Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ALXN) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at 5.10%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be 18.28%.

Performance for the year is -25.15%. Since its IPO date on 2/28/1996, the total performance to date is -36.39%.

Volume today for Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ALXN), is 1128200, while its average volume is 1415.5. Whilst the total gain today was 1.57%, it did have a day high of -12.23%.

Volatility for this week has been at 2.88%, and 2.88% for the month. The 52-week low for Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc., ALXN has been 9.75%, while the 52-week-high has reached -37.28%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 1.60%, and its return on assets is 0.70%. Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ALXN) has an operating margin of 21.70%. With a sales growth of 18.40% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc., ALXN is in the sector Healthcare, its long-term debt/equity is 0.39, and has a current ratio of 3.6 and 3.1 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc.? Well its PEG is 16.8, and the P/S is 9.75, along with a P/B of 3.32. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 23.3.

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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