|Bid||52.10 x 400|
|Ask||52.11 x 900|
|Day's Range||51.97 - 52.42|
|52 Week Range||51.05 - 71.62|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||17.39|
|Dividend & Yield||2.28 (4.28%)|
|1y Target Est||N/A|
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