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Today’s Top Gainers in the Market Vale S.A. (NYSE:VALE) from Basic Materials

Today’s top gainers include the company Vale S.A. (NYSE:VALE) which is in the industry Industrial Metals & Minerals, gaining 1.98% today. In the last week its performance is 13.41%, and 27.09% for the past quarter. Currently, Vale S.A., VALE has a target price of 4.2, so today’s gain of 1.98% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore -0.99%.

Vale S.A. (NYSE:VALE), has a market cap of 24447.41, and is based in Brazil. Insider ownership is at 38.50%, and institutional ownership is 15.60%.

At the current price of 5.16, it has a dividend yield of *TBA, and its target price is 4.2. This is with a profit margin of -30.60%, and total debt/equity of 0.87. Vale S.A. (NYSE:VALE) has a P/E of *TBA, as well as a forward P/E of 15.73.

With a current EPS of -1.76, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at -21.34%,Vale S.A. (NYSE:VALE) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at -35.70%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be -14.35%.

Performance for the year is -10.05%. Since its IPO date on 3/21/2002, the total performance to date is 56.84%.

Volume today for Vale S.A. (NYSE:VALE), is 34451150, while its average volume is 32484.1. Whilst the total gain today was 1.98%, it did have a day high of -17.57%.

Volatility for this week has been at 4.78%, and 5.35% for the month. The 52-week low for Vale S.A., VALE has been 142.25%, while the 52-week-high has reached -17.57%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is -3.40%, and its return on assets is -12.20%. Vale S.A. (NYSE:VALE) has an operating margin of -32.50%. With a sales growth of 253.60% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Vale S.A., VALE is in the sector Basic Materials, its long-term debt/equity is 0.78, and has a current ratio of 1.5 and 1.2 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of Vale S.A.? Well its PEG is *TBA, and the P/S is 0.88, along with a P/B of 0.65. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 5.79.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.

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