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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 0.15% today. In the last week its performance is -1.01%, and -1.48% for the past quarter. Currently, Smith & Nephew plc, SNN has a target price of 38.88, so today’s gain of 0.15% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore -0.78%.

Smith & Nephew plc (NYSE:SNN), has a market cap of 14894.04, and is based in United Kingdom. Insider ownership is at 0.60%, and institutional ownership is 5.80%.

At the current price of 33.37, it has a dividend yield of 2.28%, and its target price is 38.88. 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 41.96, as well as a forward P/E of 17.24.

With a current EPS of 0.79, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 15.06%,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 -6.98%. Since its IPO date on 11/16/1999, the total performance to date is -5.37%.

Volume today for Smith & Nephew plc (NYSE:SNN), is 139600, while its average volume is 423.97. Whilst the total gain today was 0.15%, it did have a day high of -5.47%.

Volatility for this week has been at 0.68%, and 0.89% for the month. The 52-week low for Smith & Nephew plc, SNN has been 11.61%, while the 52-week-high has reached -7.55%.

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 5.91, and the P/S is 3.18, along with a P/B of 3.78. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 175.22.

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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