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Today’s Top Gainers in the Market Loews Corporation (NYSE:L) from Financial

Today’s top gainers include the company Loews Corporation (NYSE:L) which is in the industry Property & Casualty Insurance, gaining 0.15% today. In the last week its performance is 2.82%, and 6.64% for the past quarter. Currently, Loews Corporation, L has a target price of 41, so today’s gain of 0.15% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.12%.

Loews Corporation (NYSE:L), has a market cap of 13664.67, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 1.50%, and institutional ownership is 60.60%.

At the current price of 40.19, it has a dividend yield of 0.62%, and its target price is 41. This is with a profit margin of 1.90%, and total debt/equity of 0.59. Loews Corporation (NYSE:L) has a P/E of 58.67, as well as a forward P/E of 12.74.

With a current EPS of 0.68, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 22.09%,Loews Corporation (NYSE:L) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at -25.50%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be 5.61%.

Performance for the year is 3.96%. Since its IPO date on 07/10/1987, the total performance to date is 4.85%.

Volume today for Loews Corporation (NYSE:L), is 188245, while its average volume is 917.49. Whilst the total gain today was 0.15%, it did have a day high of -2.57%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.62%, and 1.36% for the month. The 52-week low for Loews Corporation, L has been 19.16%, while the 52-week-high has reached -2.57%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 2.90%, and its return on assets is 0.30%. Loews Corporation (NYSE:L) has an operating margin of 6.50%. With a sales growth of -8.40% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Loews Corporation, L is in the sector Financial, its long-term debt/equity is 0.59, and has a current ratio of *TBA and *TBA for quick ratio.

So what is the value of Loews Corporation? Well its PEG is 10.46, and the P/S is 1.03, along with a P/B of 0.76. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 44.37.

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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