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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 13018.98. It is in the Application Software industry and sector Technology, with a current P/E of 62.26, a forward P/E of 27.43 and EPS of 1.15. At a stock price of 71.29 (-0.97%) 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 17.50% and more long-term 17.14% after five years. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 28.60%. Sales growth for the past five years have been 17.70% and sales growth quarter over quarter is 18.10%.

For performance, Red Hat, Inc. the past week has seen a gain of 1.64%. For the last month performance for Red Hat, Inc. is -8.84%. While the last quarter is -3.74% and half year, -12.75%. Finally for the year, performance is -6.96%.

The 52-week high for Red Hat, Inc., is at -15.57%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 19.63%. The 20-day simple moving average is -4.95% and -4.77% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 1.74%, and for the month it is 2.01%. Red Hat, Inc., has a target price of 87.82.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 0.54, and for total debt/equity Red Hat, Inc. has 0.54. The gross margin is 84.90%, while operating margin is 13.70%, the profit margin is 9.90%. The current ratio is 1.3 and the quick ratio is 1.3.

Insider ownership is at 0.60%, with instituitional ownership at 96.90%. Red Hat, Inc. has a payout ratio of 0.00%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 182.62. The shares float is 179.85, with the float short at 2.89%, with short ratio coming to 3.85.

In terms of returns, the return on assets see Red Hat, Inc., get 5.30%, with its returns on investment at 10.30%. Return on equity is 15.70%. So will the investors see the target price of 87.82, reached soon?

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