|Bid||144.38 x 200|
|Ask||144.40 x 100|
|Day's range||144.24 - 144.98|
|52-week range||139.13 - 182.79|
|PE ratio (TTM)||11.97|
|Earnings date||17 Oct 2017|
|Dividend & yield||6.00 (4.14%)|
|1y target est||159.86|
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