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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 10983.53. It is in the Medical Appliances & Equipment industry and sector Healthcare, with a current P/E of 43.16, a forward P/E of 18.63 and EPS of 0.92. At a stock price of 39.53 (0.97%) 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 9.55% 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 2.07%. For the last month performance for Hologic Inc. is 2.68%. While the last quarter is 11.35% and half year, 12.14%. Finally for the year, performance is 5.50%.

The 52-week high for Hologic Inc., is at -5.11%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 24.15%. The 20-day simple moving average is 2.98% and 9.98% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 2.49%, and for the month it is 2.09%. Hologic Inc., has a target price of 43.13.

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 277.85. The shares float is 276.66, with the float short at 1.45%, with short ratio coming to 1.72.

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 43.13, reached soon?

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