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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 -0.11% today. In the last week its performance is 0.47%, and -2.46% for the past quarter. Currently, Hologic Inc., HOLX has a target price of 42.06, so today’s gain of -0.11% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.11%.

Hologic Inc. (NASDAQ:HOLX), has a market cap of 10163.52, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.10%, and institutional ownership is 98.50%.

At the current price of 36.48, it has a dividend yield of *TBA, and its target price is 42.06. This is with a profit margin of 7.50%, and total debt/equity of 1.67. Hologic Inc. (NASDAQ:HOLX) has a P/E of 51.01, as well as a forward P/E of 17.52.

With a current EPS of 0.72, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 9.33%,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 9.73%.

Performance for the year is -2.92%. Since its IPO date on 3/26/1990, the total performance to date is -5.61%.

Volume today for Hologic Inc. (NASDAQ:HOLX), is 1060521, while its average volume is 3198.74. Whilst the total gain today was -0.11%, it did have a day high of -1.51%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.45%, and 2.12% for the month. The 52-week low for Hologic Inc., HOLX has been 14.57%, while the 52-week-high has reached -15.16%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 6.10%, and its return on assets is 2.70%. Hologic Inc. (NASDAQ:HOLX) has an operating margin of 15.90%. With a sales growth of -47.00% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Hologic Inc., HOLX is in the sector Healthcare, its long-term debt/equity is 1.52, 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 5.24, and the P/S is 3.65, along with a P/B of 5.04. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 32.13.

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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