|Bid||113.31 x 400|
|Ask||113.84 x 400|
|Day's Range||112.74 - 114.65|
|52 Week Range||98.50 - 119.39|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||24.05|
|Dividend & Yield||3.22 (2.80%)|
|1y Target Est||N/A|
The software giant’s stock has risen more than 151 percent since activist investor ValueAct first bought a stake in the company.
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