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Hologic Inc: (HOLX)

(Real Time Quote from BATS) As of Aug 22, 2014 09:59 AM ET

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$25.03 USD

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-0.17 (-0.67%)

Volume: 49,671

Zacks Rank : 2-Buy [?]   2      

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Zacks Rank Definition Annualized Return
1 Strong Buy 26.65%
2 Buy 18.84%
3 Hold 10.45%
4 Sell 4.76%
5 Strong Sell 2.56%
S&P 500 10.28%

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Quote Overview

Stock Activity

Open 25.23
Day Low 24.96
Day High 25.36
52 Wk Low 19.25
52 Wk High 26.75
Avg. Volume 1,690,279
Market Cap 6.96 B
Dividend 0.00 ( 0.00%)
Beta 1.35

Key Earnings Data

Forward PE 17.57
PEG Ratio 2.21
Current Qtr Est 0.37
Current Yr Est 1.45
Most Accurate Est 0.37
Qtr Earnings ESP[?] 0.00%
Exp Earnings Date 11/10/14
Prior Year EPS 1.47
Exp EPS Growth 7.94%
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Zacks Rank [?] Rank Change Trend Buy 2
Zacks Industry Rank 78 / 265 (Top 29%)
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This is our short term rating system that serves as a timeliness indicator for stocks over the next 1 to 3 months. How good is it? See rankings and related performance below.

Zacks Rank Definition Annualized Return
1 Strong Buy 26.65%
2 Buy 18.84%
3 Hold 10.45%
4 Sell 4.76%
5 Strong Sell 2.56%
S&P 500 10.28%

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Top Peers Symbol Zacks Rank
HOLOGIC INC HOLX
ALPHATEC HLDGS ATEC
ERBA DIAGNOSTIC ERB
RTI SURGICAL RTIX
BACTERIN INTL BONE
EDWARDS LIFESCI EW
EXACTECH INC EXAC
HANSEN MEDICAL HNSN
INOGEN INC INGN
OLYMPUS CORP OCPNY

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