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Today’s Top Gainers in the Market LyondellBasell Industries N.V. (NYSE:LYB) from Basic Materials

Today’s top gainers include the company LyondellBasell Industries N.V. (NYSE:LYB) which is in the industry Specialty Chemicals, gaining 1.63% today. In the last week its performance is 1.06%, and -14.31% for the past quarter. Currently, LyondellBasell Industries N.V., LYB has a target price of 91.94, so today’s gain of 1.63% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.72%.

LyondellBasell Industries N.V. (NYSE:LYB), has a market cap of 31084.91, and is based in Netherlands. Insider ownership is at 0.10%, and institutional ownership is 76.10%.

At the current price of 74.3, it has a dividend yield of 4.65%, and its target price is 91.94. This is with a profit margin of 13.90%, and total debt/equity of 1.43. LyondellBasell Industries N.V. (NYSE:LYB) has a P/E of 7.72, as well as a forward P/E of 7.47.

With a current EPS of 9.47, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 0.32%,LyondellBasell Industries N.V. (NYSE:LYB) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at -11.60%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be 6.50%.

Performance for the year is -22.19%. Since its IPO date on 4/28/2010, the total performance to date is -14.12%.

Volume today for LyondellBasell Industries N.V. (NYSE:LYB), is 1078000, while its average volume is 3404.39. Whilst the total gain today was 1.63%, it did have a day high of -16.83%.

Volatility for this week has been at 2.10%, and 2.62% for the month. The 52-week low for LyondellBasell Industries N.V., LYB has been 9.76%, while the 52-week-high has reached -23.94%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 30.00%, and its return on assets is 18.30%. LyondellBasell Industries N.V. (NYSE:LYB) has an operating margin of 19.10%. With a sales growth of -17.60% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that LyondellBasell Industries N.V., LYB is in the sector Basic Materials, its long-term debt/equity is 1.34, and has a current ratio of 2.3 and 1.4 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of LyondellBasell Industries N.V.? Well its PEG is 1.19, and the P/S is 0.99, along with a P/B of 4.99. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 11.73.

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