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Today’s Top Gainers in the Market Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT) from Healthcare

Today’s top gainers include the company Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT) which is in the industry Medical Appliances & Equipment, gaining 0.24% today. In the last week its performance is -0.25%, and -3.09% for the past quarter. Currently, Medtronic plc, MDT has a target price of 94.68, so today’s gain of 0.24% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.26%.

Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT), has a market cap of 119067.98, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.10%, and institutional ownership is 85.70%.

At the current price of 86.17, it has a dividend yield of 2.00%, and its target price is 94.68. This is with a profit margin of 12.70%, and total debt/equity of 0.63. Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT) has a P/E of 33.49, as well as a forward P/E of 16.63.

With a current EPS of 2.57, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 11.25%,Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at -2.60%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be 7.98%.

Performance for the year is 19.89%. Since its IPO date on 12/31/1981, the total performance to date is 13.15%.

Volume today for Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT), is 2815900, while its average volume is 4046.94. Whilst the total gain today was 0.24%, it did have a day high of -2.80%.

Volatility for this week has been at 0.86%, and 1.20% for the month. The 52-week low for Medtronic plc, MDT has been 24.13%, while the 52-week-high has reached -3.47%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 5.40%, and its return on assets is 3.60%. Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT) has an operating margin of 18.50%. With a sales growth of -1.50% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Medtronic plc, MDT is in the sector Healthcare, its long-term debt/equity is 0.59, and has a current ratio of 3 and 2.5 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of Medtronic plc? Well its PEG is 4.2, and the P/S is 4.15, along with a P/B of 2.36. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 9.29.

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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