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Today’s Top Gainers in the Market Novo Nordisk A/S (NYSE:NVO) from Healthcare

Today’s top gainers include the company Novo Nordisk A/S (NYSE:NVO) which is in the industry Drug Manufacturers – Other, gaining -1.02% today. In the last week its performance is -1.45%, and -13.85% for the past quarter. Currently, Novo Nordisk A/S, NVO has a target price of 57, so today’s gain of -1.02% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore -0.50%.

Novo Nordisk A/S (NYSE:NVO), has a market cap of 91526.89, and is based in Denmark. Insider ownership is at 26.40%, and institutional ownership is 10.00%.

At the current price of 45.57, it has a dividend yield of 3.09%, and its target price is 57. This is with a profit margin of 32.70%, and total debt/equity of 0.01. Novo Nordisk A/S (NYSE:NVO) has a P/E of 21.36, as well as a forward P/E of 18.62.

With a current EPS of 2.13, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 6.53%,Novo Nordisk A/S (NYSE:NVO) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at 22.40%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be 10.90%.

Performance for the year is -15.15%. Since its IPO date on 1/4/1982, the total performance to date is -19.39%.

Volume today for Novo Nordisk A/S (NYSE:NVO), is 2340800, while its average volume is 2439.56. Whilst the total gain today was -1.02%, it did have a day high of -19.87%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.27%, and 1.33% for the month. The 52-week low for Novo Nordisk A/S, NVO has been 3.47%, while the 52-week-high has reached -20.65%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 85.00%, and its return on assets is 41.50%. Novo Nordisk A/S (NYSE:NVO) has an operating margin of 43.40%. With a sales growth of 1.50% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Novo Nordisk A/S, NVO is in the sector Healthcare, its long-term debt/equity is 0, and has a current ratio of 1.3 and 0.9 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of Novo Nordisk A/S? Well its PEG is 1.96, and the P/S is 5.49, along with a P/B of 17.94. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 39.82.

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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