|Bid||259.60 x 900|
|Ask||259.60 x 1200|
|Day's Range||254.61 - 259.74|
|52 Week Range||241.51 - 349.67|
|Beta (5Y Monthly)||0.94|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||27.10|
|Earnings Date||Jul 25, 2022 - Jul 29, 2022|
|Forward Dividend & Yield||2.48 (0.96%)|
|Ex-Dividend Date||Aug 17, 2022|
|1y Target Est||357.75|
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