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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 0.34% today. In the last week its performance is -1.26%, and 2.85% for the past quarter. Currently, CR Bard Inc., BCR has a target price of 243.83, so today’s gain of 0.34% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.72%.

CR Bard Inc. (NYSE:BCR), has a market cap of 16303.15, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.50%, and institutional ownership is 92.50%.

At the current price of 222.18, it has a dividend yield of 0.47%, and its target price is 243.83. This is with a profit margin of 9.10%, and total debt/equity of 1.01. CR Bard Inc. (NYSE:BCR) has a P/E of 43.73, as well as a forward P/E of 19.59.

With a current EPS of 5.06, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 11.18%,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 10.87%.

Performance for the year is 11.20%. Since its IPO date on 4/6/1983, the total performance to date is 17.30%.

Volume today for CR Bard Inc. (NYSE:BCR), is 94076, while its average volume is 478.45. Whilst the total gain today was 0.34%, it did have a day high of -7.10%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.39%, and 1.32% for the month. The 52-week low for CR Bard Inc., BCR has been 29.48%, while the 52-week-high has reached -7.10%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 6.40%, and its return on assets is 6.30%. CR Bard Inc. (NYSE:BCR) has an operating margin of 14.10%. With a sales growth of -63.30% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that CR Bard Inc., BCR is in the sector Healthcare, its long-term debt/equity is 1.01, and has a current ratio of 2.4 and 1.9 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of CR Bard Inc.? Well its PEG is 4.02, and the P/S is 4.6, along with a P/B of 10.06. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 20.44.

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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