|Bid||3,395.11 x 900|
|Ask||3,396.00 x 2200|
|Day's Range||3,304.00 - 3,410.42|
|52 Week Range||2,881.00 - 3,773.08|
|Beta (5Y Monthly)||1.16|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||59.40|
|Forward Dividend & Yield||N/A (N/A)|
|1y Target Est||N/A|
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