220.50 +3.84 (1.77%)
Pre-Market: 4:09AM EDT
|Bid||220.04 x 1000|
|Ask||221.32 x 100|
|Day's Range||210.30 - 221.57|
|52 Week Range||102.31 - 254.50|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||44.95|
|Earnings Date||May 10, 2018|
|Forward Dividend & Yield||0.60 (0.27%)|
|1y Target Est||249.58|
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