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Today’s Top Gainers in the Market Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE:RHT) from Technology

Today’s top gainers include the company Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE:RHT) which is in the industry Application Software, gaining 1.72% today. In the last week its performance is 0.98%, and 5.41% for the past quarter. Currently, Red Hat, Inc., RHT has a target price of 89.38, so today’s gain of 1.72% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 1.19%.

Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE:RHT), has a market cap of 13852.35, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.60%, and institutional ownership is 97.20%.

At the current price of 77.5, it has a dividend yield of *TBA, and its target price is 89.38. This is with a profit margin of 9.80%, and total debt/equity of 0.56. Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE:RHT) has a P/E of 65.07, as well as a forward P/E of 29.51.

With a current EPS of 1.19, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 17.18%,Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE:RHT) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at 14.30%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be 16.94%.

Performance for the year is -1.77%. Since its IPO date on 8/11/1999, the total performance to date is -6.41%.

Volume today for Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE:RHT), is 1192800, while its average volume is 1535.08. Whilst the total gain today was 1.72%, it did have a day high of -6.32%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.50%, and 1.61% for the month. The 52-week low for Red Hat, Inc., RHT has been 30.06%, while the 52-week-high has reached -8.22%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 10.30%, and its return on assets is 5.40%. Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE:RHT) has an operating margin of 13.30%. With a sales growth of 19.00% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Red Hat, Inc., RHT is in the sector Technology, its long-term debt/equity is 0.56, and has a current ratio of 1.2 and 1.2 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of Red Hat, Inc.? Well its PEG is 3.84, and the P/S is 6.2, along with a P/B of 10.6. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 10.37.

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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