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Morning Trending Tickers: Seagate Technology plc (STX)

Today’s top gainers include the company Seagate Technology plc (NASDAQ:STX) which is in the industry Data Storage Devices, gaining 0.21% today. In the last week its performance is -0.54%, and -9.97% for the past quarter. Currently, Seagate Technology plc, STX has a target price of 46.13, so today’s gain of 0.21% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 1.19%.

Seagate Technology plc (NASDAQ:STX), has a market cap of 12.51 B, and is based in Ireland. Insider ownership is at 0.10%, and institutional ownership is 92.90%.

At the current price of 42.25, it has a dividend yield of 5.96%, and its target price is 46.13. This is with a profit margin of 6.60%, and total debt/equity of 3.25. Seagate Technology plc (NASDAQ:STX) has a P/E of 17.37, as well as a forward P/E of 9.13.

With a current EPS of 2.43, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 4.07%,Seagate Technology plc (NASDAQ:STX) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at -5.60%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be 17.56%.

Performance for the year is 118.84%. Since its IPO date on 12/11/2002, the total performance to date is 12.20%.

Volume today for Seagate Technology plc (NASDAQ:STX), is 4102410, while its average volume is 4883.49. Whilst the total gain today was 0.21%, it did have a day high of -17.09%.

Volatility for this week has been at 2.14%, and 2.32% for the month. The 52-week low for Seagate Technology plc, STX has been 126.33%, while the 52-week-high has reached -17.09%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 7.40%, and its return on assets is 8.30%. Seagate Technology plc (NASDAQ:STX) has an operating margin of 8.70%. With a sales growth of 3.00% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Seagate Technology plc, STX is in the sector Technology, its long-term debt/equity is 3.15, and has a current ratio of 2 and 1.6 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of Seagate Technology plc? Well its PEG is 0.99, and the P/S is 1.13, along with a P/B of 7.78. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 4.13.

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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