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Today’s Top Gainers in the Market Canon Inc. (NYSE:CAJ) from Consumer Goods

Today’s top gainers include the company Canon Inc. (NYSE:CAJ) which is in the industry Business Equipment, gaining 0.59% today. In the last week its performance is -0.43%, and -8.42% for the past quarter. Currently, Canon Inc., CAJ has a target price of 28.57, so today’s gain of 0.59% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.61%.

Canon Inc. (NYSE:CAJ), has a market cap of 37636.6, and is based in Japan. Insider ownership is at *TBA, and institutional ownership is 1.60%.

At the current price of 28.23, it has a dividend yield of 4.74%, and its target price is 28.57. This is with a profit margin of 5.70%, and total debt/equity of 0.23. Canon Inc. (NYSE:CAJ) has a P/E of 15.13, as well as a forward P/E of 15.91.

With a current EPS of 1.85, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 12.93%,Canon Inc. (NYSE:CAJ) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at 0.20%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be 3.00%.

Performance for the year is -12.15%. Since its IPO date on 3/17/1980, the total performance to date is -6.87%.

Volume today for Canon Inc. (NYSE:CAJ), is 77797, while its average volume is 314.42. Whilst the total gain today was 0.59%, it did have a day high of -5.89%.

Volatility for this week has been at 0.59%, and 0.92% for the month. The 52-week low for Canon Inc., CAJ has been 6.11%, while the 52-week-high has reached -13.53%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 8.10%, and its return on assets is 4.70%. Canon Inc. (NYSE:CAJ) has an operating margin of 8.80%. With a sales growth of -7.00% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Canon Inc., CAJ is in the sector Consumer Goods, its long-term debt/equity is 0, and has a current ratio of 1.3 and 0.9 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of Canon Inc.? Well its PEG is 5.04, and the P/S is 1.06, along with a P/B of 1.15. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 6.61.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.

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