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Today’s Large Cap Details for C. R. Bard, Inc. (NYSE: BCR) of Medical Instruments & Supplies

C. R. Bard, Inc. (NYSE: BCR), is firmly in the large market cap category with market cap of 23.12 B. To be considered a large market cap stock companies have to be valued at more than $10 billion. The current price for C. R. Bard, Inc. is 318.78 (with a change from open of 0.06%), this in conjunction with a target price of 300.85. Volume today has so far reached 1261, with an average volume of about 1102.95. The GAP for this stock, is 0.01%.

The P/E ratio is 40.5, bringing the forward P/E to a value of 24.67. The current EPS for C. R. Bard, Inc., is 7.87, with a EPS growth for this year coming to a value of 297.20%. Performance has been interesting with performance year to date coming to 41.80%.

Looking further into the growth statistics for C. R. Bard, Inc., EPS is looking like it will grow 9.61% in the next year. Looking even further it is projected to be 11.46%. Quarter over quarter is 54.30% for EPS growth and for sales growth quarter over quarter it is 7.50%. Looking at past EPS growth statistics we see that for the past five years it has been 13.80%. Sales growth for the past five years has in fact been 5.10%.

Looking at the ownership, we see that the insider ownership is at 0.40% and institutional ownership is 89.90%. Shares outstanding is 72.56, while shares float is at a value of 72.15. Float short for C. R. Bard, Inc. is 0.89% and the short ratio is 0.58.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 0.68, while the total debt/equity comes to 1.05. The ability to meet these debts, means that the current ratio is 1.5, and the quick ratio is 1.2. The most recent gross margin is 62.80% and their operating margin is 20.60%. The profit margin is 15.60%.

C. R. Bard, Inc. has seen returns on assets of 11.20%, and on investment, 17.30%. Return on equity is 35.30%. Price/Earnings to growth ratio is 3.54. Price/Sales ratio is at a value of 6.12, with Price/book ratio coming to 13.93 and Price/cash is 25.95, and finally Price/Free cash Flow is 56.08.

The simple moving averages are 0.78% and 25.52% for 20 day and 200 day simple moving average respectively. For the 52 week high and low the 52 week high is -0.23% and the 52 week low is 56.55%.

C. R. Bard, Inc. has a dividend yield of 0.33%, with a current price of 318.78. The ability to pay this means the payout ratio is 12.70%. This is in an industry, Medical Instruments & Supplies, with equally high dividends from other companies in this sector, which it is Healthcare. C. R. Bard, Inc. is based in USA.

Performance in the Medical Instruments & Supplies industry means that C. R. Bard, Inc. has seen performance for the past week of 0.48%, with performance for the month coming to 1.43%. Looking at the data for the quarter it is at a value of 27.89%, and for the half year the performance is 35.69%. Volatility for this week is 0.50% and for the month this is 0.46%.

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