The top gainers for today include Waters Corporation WAT from the sector Healthcare with a gain of -0.05%. The price is $ 157.26, at present and the target price is $ 156.15.
The weekly performance for Waters Corporation is 0.56%, which is not surprising given the gain it made today.
The earnings per share (EPS) growth forecasted for 2016 is currently 8.77%. The earnings per share quarter to quarter growth is 17.60%
The simple 20 day moving average is up by 0.89% and the 52-week low is 22.00%.
The monthly and quarterly performance for Waters Corporation is not as bright as it currently stands at 0.43% and 11.11%. However it is poised to change given the current performance trend.
Waters Corporation has a total market capitalization of 12593.38 with a return on assets (ROA – calculated by dividing the total annual earnings by the company’s total assets – illustrates how profitable a company really is in relation to its total assets) of 11.60%. It has a dividend yield of *TBA while the payout ratio is 0.00%.
Waters Corporation has a gross margin of 58.90% and an operating margin of 28.80%. The net profit margin stands at 24.10%.
The weekly volatility is 1.42% and the monthly volatility is 1.40%. Volatility is basically a statistical measure of the dispersion of returns for a given security or market index. It can be either be measured by implementing the standard deviation or by simply calculating the variance between returns from that market index.