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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 -0.87% today. In the last week its performance is -2.81%, and -1.90% for the past quarter. Currently, Canon Inc., CAJ has a target price of 30.67, so today’s gain of -0.87% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore -0.56%.

Canon Inc. (NYSE:CAJ), has a market cap of 37784.03, and is based in Japan. Insider ownership is at *TBA, and institutional ownership is 1.60%.

At the current price of 28.36, it has a dividend yield of 4.69%, and its target price is 30.67. 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 14.93, as well as a forward P/E of 15.45.

With a current EPS of 1.9, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 13.33%,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 -11.26%. Since its IPO date on 3/17/1980, the total performance to date is -5.87%.

Volume today for Canon Inc. (NYSE:CAJ), is 404604, while its average volume is 258.97. Whilst the total gain today was -0.87%, it did have a day high of -7.56%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.43%, and 0.99% for the month. The 52-week low for Canon Inc., CAJ has been 6.62%, while the 52-week-high has reached -13.11%.

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 4.98, and the P/S is 1.04, along with a P/B of 1.13. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 6.47.

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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