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Today’s Top Gainers in the Market Smith & Nephew plc (NYSE:SNN) from Healthcare

Today’s top gainers include the company Smith & Nephew plc (NYSE:SNN) which is in the industry Medical Appliances & Equipment, gaining 1.55% today. In the last week its performance is 0.42%, and -10.96% for the past quarter. Currently, Smith & Nephew plc, SNN has a target price of 41, so today’s gain of 1.55% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 1.72%.

Smith & Nephew plc (NYSE:SNN), has a market cap of 13763.13, and is based in United Kingdom. Insider ownership is at 0.60%, and institutional ownership is 5.90%.

At the current price of 30.79, it has a dividend yield of 1.59%, and its target price is 41. This is with a profit margin of *TBA, and total debt/equity of 0.45. Smith & Nephew plc (NYSE:SNN) has a P/E of 38.78, as well as a forward P/E of 16.08.

With a current EPS of 0.79, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 15.71%,Smith & Nephew plc (NYSE:SNN) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at -7.80%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be 7.10%.

Performance for the year is -12.29%. Since its IPO date on 11/16/1999, the total performance to date is -11.90%.

Volume today for Smith & Nephew plc (NYSE:SNN), is 326700, while its average volume is 442.51. Whilst the total gain today was 1.55%, it did have a day high of -8.52%.

Volatility for this week has been at 0.98%, and 1.07% for the month. The 52-week low for Smith & Nephew plc, SNN has been 3.75%, while the 52-week-high has reached -13.14%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 8.80%, and its return on assets is *TBA. Smith & Nephew plc (NYSE:SNN) has an operating margin of *TBA. With a sales growth of 2.50% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Smith & Nephew plc, SNN is in the sector Healthcare, its long-term debt/equity is 0.43, and has a current ratio of 1.9 and 0.9 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of Smith & Nephew plc? Well its PEG is 5.46, and the P/S is 2.93, along with a P/B of 3.49. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 161.92.

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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