One of the S&P 500’s big winners for Friday November 21 was St. Jude Medical Inc. (STJ) as the company’s stock climbed 3.94% to $66.80 on volume of 2.89 million shares.
The stock opened at $65.32 and saw an intraday low of $65.32 and an intraday high of $66.81. All told, the day saw a per-share gain of $2.53. The stock’s average daily volume of 1.7 million and 285.91 million shares outstanding. St. Jude Medical Inc. now has a 50-day SMA is $62.41 and 200-day SMA is $64.46, and it has a 52-week high of $71.9 and a 52-week low of $54.8.
St. Jude Medical, Inc., develops, manufactures and distributes cardiovascular medical devices for global cardiac rhythm management, cardiovascular, atrial fibrillation therapy areas and neurostimulation medical devices for the management of chronic pain.
Based out of St. Paul, MN, St. Jude Medical Inc. has 16000 employees and, after today’s trading, reached a market cap of $19.1 billion. The stock’s P/E Ratio is 21.1. Its P/S ratio is 3.28, P/B ratio is 4.67, and P/FCF ratio is 41.8.
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