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Today’s Top Gainers in the Market Fresenius Medical Care AG & Co. KGAA (NYSE:FMS) from Healthcare

Today’s top gainers include the company Fresenius Medical Care AG & Co. KGAA (NYSE:FMS) which is in the industry Specialized Health Services, gaining -0.45% today. In the last week its performance is -0.36%, and 2.32% for the past quarter. Currently, Fresenius Medical Care AG & Co. KGAA, FMS has a target price of 48.5, so today’s gain of -0.45% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore -0.04%.

Fresenius Medical Care AG & Co. KGAA (NYSE:FMS), has a market cap of 27852.6, and is based in Germany. Insider ownership is at 35.70%, and institutional ownership is 2.30%.

At the current price of 44.52, it has a dividend yield of 1.01%, and its target price is 48.5. This is with a profit margin of 6.40%, and total debt/equity of 0.89. Fresenius Medical Care AG & Co. KGAA (NYSE:FMS) has a P/E of 24.68, as well as a forward P/E of 19.43.

With a current EPS of 1.8, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 13.87%,Fresenius Medical Care AG & Co. KGAA (NYSE:FMS) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at 15.90%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be 9.80%.

Performance for the year is 16.25%. Since its IPO date on 9/17/1996, the total performance to date is 7.49%.

Volume today for Fresenius Medical Care AG & Co. KGAA (NYSE:FMS), is 152561, while its average volume is 183.17. Whilst the total gain today was -0.45%, it did have a day high of -6.31%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.03%, and 1.04% for the month. The 52-week low for Fresenius Medical Care AG & Co. KGAA, FMS has been 20.55%, while the 52-week-high has reached -6.31%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 9.10%, and its return on assets is 4.30%. Fresenius Medical Care AG & Co. KGAA (NYSE:FMS) has an operating margin of 14.30%. With a sales growth of 5.30% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Fresenius Medical Care AG & Co. KGAA, FMS is in the sector Healthcare, its long-term debt/equity is 0.76, and has a current ratio of 1.5 and 1.2 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of Fresenius Medical Care AG & Co. KGAA? Well its PEG is 2.52, and the P/S is 1.62, along with a P/B of 2.67. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 38.54.

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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