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Today’s Top Gainers in the Market CR Bard Inc. (NYSE:BCR) from Healthcare

Today’s top gainers include the company CR Bard Inc. (NYSE:BCR) which is in the industry Medical Instruments & Supplies, gaining 0.16% today. In the last week its performance is -1.11%, and 14.24% for the past quarter. Currently, CR Bard Inc., BCR has a target price of 231, so today’s gain of 0.16% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.43%.

CR Bard Inc. (NYSE:BCR), has a market cap of 17382.6, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.50%, and institutional ownership is 90.90%.

At the current price of 234.9, it has a dividend yield of 0.44%, and its target price is 231. This is with a profit margin of *TBA, and total debt/equity of 1.14. CR Bard Inc. (NYSE:BCR) has a P/E of 104.03, as well as a forward P/E of 20.86.

With a current EPS of 2.26, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 10.90%,CR Bard Inc. (NYSE:BCR) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at -19.80%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be 10.80%.

Performance for the year is 32.62%. Since its IPO date on 4/6/1983, the total performance to date is 24.45%.

Volume today for CR Bard Inc. (NYSE:BCR), is 411200, while its average volume is 477.37. Whilst the total gain today was 0.16%, it did have a day high of -1.89%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.08%, and 1.26% for the month. The 52-week low for CR Bard Inc., BCR has been 36.74%, while the 52-week-high has reached -1.89%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 6.40%, and its return on assets is *TBA. CR Bard Inc. (NYSE:BCR) has an operating margin of *TBA. With a sales growth of 6.60% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that CR Bard Inc., BCR is in the sector Healthcare, its long-term debt/equity is 0.78, and has a current ratio of 1.5 and 1.2 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of CR Bard Inc.? Well its PEG is 9.63, and the P/S is 5.01, along with a P/B of 11.91. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 22.72.

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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