Today’s top gainers include the company Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ALXN) which is in the industry Biotechnology, gaining -1.56% today. In the last week its performance is -4.60%, and -20.21% for the past quarter. Currently, Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc., ALXN has a target price of 171.75, so today’s gain of -1.56% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.53%.
Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ALXN), has a market cap of 28172.03, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.50%, and institutional ownership is 98.30%.
At the current price of 123.67, it has a dividend yield of *TBA, and its target price is 171.75. This is with a profit margin of 3.20%, and total debt/equity of 0.4. Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ALXN) has a P/E of 313.09, as well as a forward P/E of 20.68.
With a current EPS of 0.4, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 28.64%,Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ALXN) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at 5.10%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be 18.28%.
Performance for the year is -29.44%. Since its IPO date on 2/28/1996, the total performance to date is -35.17%.
Volume today for Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ALXN), is 1080200, while its average volume is 1966.16. Whilst the total gain today was -1.56%, it did have a day high of -10.64%.
Volatility for this week has been at 2.07%, and 2.14% for the month. The 52-week low for Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc., ALXN has been 11.86%, while the 52-week-high has reached -36.07%.
Looking at its return of investments, which is 1.60%, and its return on assets is 0.70%. Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ALXN) has an operating margin of 21.70%. With a sales growth of 18.40% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc., ALXN is in the sector Healthcare, its long-term debt/equity is 0.39, and has a current ratio of 3.6 and 3.1 for quick ratio.
So what is the value of Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc.? Well its PEG is 17.12, and the P/S is 9.98, along with a P/B of 3.38. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 23.87.