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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 2.04% today. In the last week its performance is 2.90%, and 0.77% for the past quarter. Currently, Hologic Inc., HOLX has a target price of 42.13, so today’s gain of 2.04% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.73%.

Hologic Inc. (NASDAQ:HOLX), has a market cap of 10318.77, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 10.38%, and institutional ownership is 98.40%.

At the current price of 36.53, it has a dividend yield of *TBA, and its target price is 42.13. 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 51.02, as well as a forward P/E of 17.54.

With a current EPS of 0.72, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 9.23%,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 9.75%.

Performance for the year is -4.72%. Since its IPO date on 3/26/1990, the total performance to date is -5.58%.

Volume today for Hologic Inc. (NASDAQ:HOLX), is 2378700, while its average volume is 3246.12. Whilst the total gain today was 2.04%, it did have a day high of 0.94%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.54%, and 2.29% for the month. The 52-week low for Hologic Inc., HOLX has been 14.73%, while the 52-week-high has reached -15.05%.

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 5.23, and the P/S is 3.7, along with a P/B of 5.05. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 32.62.

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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