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Today’s Top Gainers in the Market Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ:HSIC) from Services

Today’s top gainers include the company Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ:HSIC) which is in the industry Medical Equipment Wholesale, gaining -0.80% today. In the last week its performance is -0.14%, and 5.26% for the past quarter. Currently, Henry Schein, Inc., HSIC has a target price of 173.1, so today’s gain of -0.80% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore -0.22%.

Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ:HSIC), has a market cap of 14913.72, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 1.10%, and institutional ownership is 94.50%.

At the current price of 179.41, it has a dividend yield of *TBA, and its target price is 173.1. This is with a profit margin of 4.50%, and total debt/equity of 0.38. Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ:HSIC) has a P/E of 30.92, as well as a forward P/E of 24.61.

With a current EPS of 5.85, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 10.83%,Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ:HSIC) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at 10.30%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be 11.33%.

Performance for the year is 22.68%. Since its IPO date on 11/3/1995, the total performance to date is 14.33%.

Volume today for Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ:HSIC), is 110533, while its average volume is 417.62. Whilst the total gain today was -0.80%, it did have a day high of -1.96%.

Volatility for this week has been at 0.83%, and 1.20% for the month. The 52-week low for Henry Schein, Inc., HSIC has been 42.20%, while the 52-week-high has reached -1.96%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 14.10%, and its return on assets is 7.70%. Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ:HSIC) has an operating margin of 6.90%. With a sales growth of 10.10% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Henry Schein, Inc., HSIC is in the sector Services, its long-term debt/equity is 0.23, and has a current ratio of 1.6 and 0.9 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of Henry Schein, Inc.? Well its PEG is 2.73, and the P/S is 1.37, along with a P/B of 5.06. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 208.29.

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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