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How has Hologic Inc.:(NASDAQ:HOLX) performed recently?

Hologic Inc. (NASDAQ: HOLX) is a large market cap stock with a market cap of 10772.37. It is in the Medical Appliances & Equipment industry and sector Healthcare, with a current P/E of 42.35, a forward P/E of 18.25 and EPS of 0.92. At a stock price of 38.87 (0.19%) it has a dividend yield of *TBA.

EPS growth for the last five years have been 31.10%, more recently this last year it has grown by 631.30%. The next year growth is going to be about 9.48% and more long-term 9.98% after five years. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 199.00%. Sales growth for the past five years have been 10.00% and sales growth quarter over quarter is 3.40%.

For performance, Hologic Inc. the past week has seen a gain of 0.73%. For the last month performance for Hologic Inc. is 6.07%. While the last quarter is 15.96% and half year, 12.08%. Finally for the year, performance is 2.00%.

The 52-week high for Hologic Inc., is at -8.72%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 22.06%. The 20-day simple moving average is 6.57% and 7.60% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 1.23%, and for the month it is 1.51%. Hologic Inc., has a target price of 42.57.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 1.51, and for total debt/equity Hologic Inc. has 1.68. The gross margin is 54.70%, while operating margin is 17.30%, the profit margin is 9.40%. The current ratio is 1.3 and the quick ratio is 1.

Insider ownership is at 0.10%, with instituitional ownership at 87.30%. Hologic Inc. has a payout ratio of 0.00%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 277.71. The shares float is 276.66, with the float short at 2.10%, with short ratio coming to 2.09.

In terms of returns, the return on assets see Hologic Inc., get 3.50%, with its returns on investment at 6.10%. Return on equity is 12.70%. So will the investors see the target price of 42.57, reached soon?

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