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Today’s Top Gainers in the Market Microchip Technology Inc. (NASDAQ:MCHP) from Technology

Today’s top gainers include the company Microchip Technology Inc. (NASDAQ:MCHP) which is in the industry Semiconductor – Specialized, gaining 1.53% today. In the last week its performance is 2.88%, and 19.18% for the past quarter. Currently, Microchip Technology Inc., MCHP has a target price of 63.62, so today’s gain of 1.53% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.53%.

Microchip Technology Inc. (NASDAQ:MCHP), has a market cap of 13186.64, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 2.38%, and institutional ownership is 98.80%.

At the current price of 61.12, it has a dividend yield of 2.36%, and its target price is 63.62. This is with a profit margin of 3.30%, and total debt/equity of 0. Microchip Technology Inc. (NASDAQ:MCHP) has a P/E of 160.84, as well as a forward P/E of 16.02.

With a current EPS of 0.38, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 11.75%,Microchip Technology Inc. (NASDAQ:MCHP) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at -7.50%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be 14.70%.

Performance for the year is 49.94%. Since its IPO date on 3/19/1993, the total performance to date is 34.23%.

Volume today for Microchip Technology Inc. (NASDAQ:MCHP), is 1421900, while its average volume is 2291.76. Whilst the total gain today was 1.53%, it did have a day high of -3.15%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.77%, and 1.71% for the month. The 52-week low for Microchip Technology Inc., MCHP has been 60.14%, while the 52-week-high has reached -3.15%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 8.60%, and its return on assets is 1.30%. Microchip Technology Inc. (NASDAQ:MCHP) has an operating margin of 7.00%. With a sales growth of 49.70% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Microchip Technology Inc., MCHP is in the sector Technology, its long-term debt/equity is 1.32, and has a current ratio of 2.9 and 2 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of Microchip Technology Inc.? Well its PEG is 10.94, and the P/S is 5.41, along with a P/B of 5.17. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 21.91.

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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