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Today’s Top Gainers in the Market Hologic Inc. (NASDAQ:HOLX) from Healthcare

Today’s top gainers include the company Hologic Inc. (NASDAQ:HOLX) which is in the industry Medical Appliances & Equipment, gaining 0.78% today. In the last week its performance is 3.01%, and 12.15% for the past quarter. Currently, Hologic Inc., HOLX has a target price of 43.13, so today’s gain of 0.78% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore -0.70%.

Hologic Inc. (NASDAQ:HOLX), has a market cap of 11128.01, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.10%, and institutional ownership is 87.30%.

At the current price of 40.05, it has a dividend yield of *TBA, and its target price is 43.13. This is with a profit margin of 9.40%, and total debt/equity of 1.68. Hologic Inc. (NASDAQ:HOLX) has a P/E of 43.72, as well as a forward P/E of 18.87.

With a current EPS of 0.92, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 9.55%,Hologic Inc. (NASDAQ:HOLX) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at 31.10%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be 9.98%.

Performance for the year is 7.43%. Since its IPO date on 3/26/1990, the total performance to date is 3.52%.

Volume today for Hologic Inc. (NASDAQ:HOLX), is 2055800, while its average volume is 2340.84. Whilst the total gain today was 0.78%, it did have a day high of 0.35%.

Volatility for this week has been at 2.35%, and 2.10% for the month. The 52-week low for Hologic Inc., HOLX has been 25.79%, while the 52-week-high has reached -3.86%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 6.10%, and its return on assets is 3.50%. Hologic Inc. (NASDAQ:HOLX) has an operating margin of 17.30%. With a sales growth of 3.40% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Hologic Inc., HOLX is in the sector Healthcare, its long-term debt/equity is 1.51, and has a current ratio of 1.3 and 1 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of Hologic Inc.? Well its PEG is 4.38, and the P/S is 3.96, along with a P/B of 5.45. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 25.21.

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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