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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 0.74% today. In the last week its performance is 0.46%, and 21.49% for the past quarter. Currently, Microchip Technology Inc., MCHP has a target price of 63.62, so today’s gain of 0.74% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.15%.

Microchip Technology Inc. (NASDAQ:MCHP), has a market cap of 13160.88, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 2.38%, and institutional ownership is 98.80%.

At the current price of 61.58, it has a dividend yield of 2.34%, 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 162.05, as well as a forward P/E of 16.14.

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 49.65%. Since its IPO date on 3/19/1993, the total performance to date is 35.24%.

Volume today for Microchip Technology Inc. (NASDAQ:MCHP), is 1537332, while its average volume is 2192.67. Whilst the total gain today was 0.74%, it did have a day high of -0.53%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.08%, and 1.44% for the month. The 52-week low for Microchip Technology Inc., MCHP has been 61.34%, while the 52-week-high has reached -0.53%.

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 11.02, and the P/S is 5.4, along with a P/B of 5.21. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 21.87.

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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