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How has Loews Corporation:(NYSE:L) performed recently?

Loews Corporation (NYSE: L) is a large market cap stock with a market cap of 14018.3. It is in the Property & Casualty Insurance industry and sector Financial, with a current P/E of 60.29, a forward P/E of 12.96 and EPS of 0.68. At a stock price of 41.03 (-0.51%) it has a dividend yield of 0.61%.

EPS growth for the last five years have been -25.50%, more recently this last year it has grown by -71.50%. The next year growth is going to be about 27.32% and more long-term 5.61% after five years. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 2.90%. Sales growth for the past five years have been -1.80% and sales growth quarter over quarter is -8.40%.

For performance, Loews Corporation the past week has seen a gain of 1.50%. For the last month performance for Loews Corporation is 3.91%. While the last quarter is 4.73% and half year, 16.72%. Finally for the year, performance is 7.64%.

The 52-week high for Loews Corporation, is at -1.89%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 21.65%. The 20-day simple moving average is 2.19% and 8.02% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 0.92%, and for the month it is 1.37%. Loews Corporation, has a target price of 42.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 0.59, and for total debt/equity Loews Corporation has 0.59. The gross margin is *TBA, while operating margin is 6.50%, the profit margin is 1.90%. The current ratio is *TBA and the quick ratio is *TBA.

Insider ownership is at 16.39%, with instituitional ownership at 60.50%. Loews Corporation has a payout ratio of 36.50%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 339.92. The shares float is 279.05, with the float short at 1.44%, with short ratio coming to 4.51.

In terms of returns, the return on assets see Loews Corporation, get 0.30%, with its returns on investment at 2.90%. Return on equity is 1.40%. So will the investors see the target price of 42, reached soon?

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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