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Today’s Top Gainers in the Market Eastman Chemical Co. (NYSE:EMN) from Basic Materials

Today’s top gainers include the company Eastman Chemical Co. (NYSE:EMN) which is in the industry Chemicals – Major Diversified, gaining 1.36% today. In the last week its performance is 7.03%, and -2.70% for the past quarter. Currently, Eastman Chemical Co., EMN has a target price of 81.38, so today’s gain of 1.36% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 1.15%.

Eastman Chemical Co. (NYSE:EMN), has a market cap of 10597.26, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.40%, and institutional ownership is 88.10%.

At the current price of 71.7, it has a dividend yield of 2.57%, and its target price is 81.38. This is with a profit margin of 9.80%, and total debt/equity of 1.68. Eastman Chemical Co. (NYSE:EMN) has a P/E of 11.55, as well as a forward P/E of 9.27.

With a current EPS of 6.21, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 11.00%,Eastman Chemical Co. (NYSE:EMN) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at 0.10%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be 6.48%.

Performance for the year is -7.24%. Since its IPO date on 12/14/1993, the total performance to date is 7.59%.

Volume today for Eastman Chemical Co. (NYSE:EMN), is 1248200, while its average volume is 1316.54. Whilst the total gain today was 1.36%, it did have a day high of -6.45%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.61%, and 2.10% for the month. The 52-week low for Eastman Chemical Co., EMN has been 29.64%, while the 52-week-high has reached -8.53%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 10.10%, and its return on assets is 5.90%. Eastman Chemical Co. (NYSE:EMN) has an operating margin of 15.60%. With a sales growth of -8.50% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Eastman Chemical Co., EMN is in the sector Basic Materials, its long-term debt/equity is 1.56, and has a current ratio of 1.6 and 0.7 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of Eastman Chemical Co.? Well its PEG is 1.78, and the P/S is 1.12, along with a P/B of 2.52. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 52.46.

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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