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How has Red Hat, Inc.:(NYSE:RHT) performed recently?

Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE: RHT) is a large market cap stock with a market cap of 14322.98. It is in the Application Software industry and sector Technology, with a current P/E of 66.69, a forward P/E of 30.24 and EPS of 1.19. At a stock price of 79.43 (-0.28%) it has a dividend yield of *TBA.

EPS growth for the last five years have been 14.30%, more recently this last year it has grown by 12.50%. The next year growth is going to be about 17.22% and more long-term 16.94% after five years. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 16.50%. Sales growth for the past five years have been 17.70% and sales growth quarter over quarter is 19.00%.

For performance, Red Hat, Inc. the past week has seen a gain of -1.40%. For the last month performance for Red Hat, Inc. is 8.26%. While the last quarter is 11.22% and half year, 7.89%. Finally for the year, performance is 9.12%.

The 52-week high for Red Hat, Inc., is at -5.93%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 33.29%. The 20-day simple moving average is 5.70% and 7.62% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 1.25%, and for the month it is 1.71%. Red Hat, Inc., has a target price of 89.38.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 0.56, and for total debt/equity Red Hat, Inc. has 0.56. The gross margin is 85.10%, while operating margin is 13.30%, the profit margin is 9.80%. The current ratio is 1.2 and the quick ratio is 1.2.

Insider ownership is at 0.70%, with instituitional ownership at 96.60%. Red Hat, Inc. has a payout ratio of 0.00%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 180.32. The shares float is 179.86, with the float short at 3.07%, with short ratio coming to 3.5.

In terms of returns, the return on assets see Red Hat, Inc., get 5.40%, with its returns on investment at 10.30%. Return on equity is 16.40%. So will the investors see the target price of 89.38, reached soon?

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