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How has Henry Schein, Inc.:(NASDAQ:HSIC) performed recently?

Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ: HSIC) is a large market cap stock with a market cap of 13306.98. It is in the Medical Equipment Wholesale industry and sector Services, with a current P/E of 27.66, a forward P/E of 22.59 and EPS of 5.91. At a stock price of 163.36 (1.58%) it has a dividend yield of *TBA.

EPS growth for the last five years have been 10.30%, more recently this last year it has grown by 4.80%. The next year growth is going to be about 10.01% and more long-term 11.27% after five years. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 4.10%. Sales growth for the past five years have been 7.10% and sales growth quarter over quarter is 9.30%.

For performance, Henry Schein, Inc. the past week has seen a gain of 1.28%. For the last month performance for Henry Schein, Inc. is -8.88%. While the last quarter is -6.01% and half year, -1.26%. Finally for the year, performance is 17.80%.

The 52-week high for Henry Schein, Inc., is at -10.73%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 28.47%. The 20-day simple moving average is -5.75% and -1.32% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 1.67%, and for the month it is 1.57%. Henry Schein, Inc., has a target price of 173.88.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 0.24, and for total debt/equity Henry Schein, Inc. has 0.32. The gross margin is 28.10%, while operating margin is 6.70%, the profit margin is 4.40%. The current ratio is 1.7 and the quick ratio is 0.9.

Insider ownership is at 1.10%, with instituitional ownership at 94.60%. Henry Schein, Inc. has a payout ratio of 0.00%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 81.46. The shares float is 80.91, with the float short at 2.93%, with short ratio coming to 4.8.

In terms of returns, the return on assets see Henry Schein, Inc., get 7.50%, with its returns on investment at 14.10%. Return on equity is 16.80%. So will the investors see the target price of 173.88, reached soon?

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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