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Today’s Top Gainers in the Market BP p.l.c. (NYSE:BP) from Basic Materials

Today’s top gainers include the company BP p.l.c. (NYSE:BP) which is in the industry Major Integrated Oil & Gas, gaining -2.83% today. In the last week its performance is -1.89%, and 13.67% for the past quarter. Currently, BP p.l.c., BP has a target price of 37.46, so today’s gain of -2.83% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore -1.14%.

BP p.l.c. (NYSE:BP), has a market cap of 111837.63, and is based in United Kingdom. Insider ownership is at 0.50%, and institutional ownership is 11.80%.

At the current price of 34.85, it has a dividend yield of 6.69%, and its target price is 37.46. This is with a profit margin of -4.70%, and total debt/equity of 0.56. BP p.l.c. (NYSE:BP) has a P/E of *TBA, as well as a forward P/E of 13.31.

With a current EPS of -3.16, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 119.28%,BP p.l.c. (NYSE:BP) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at -12.30%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be 8.30%.

Performance for the year is 3.38%. Since its IPO date on 1/3/1977, the total performance to date is 19.38%.

Volume today for BP p.l.c. (NYSE:BP), is 7280956, while its average volume is 9813.18. Whilst the total gain today was -2.83%, it did have a day high of -6.50%.

Volatility for this week has been at 0.97%, and 1.70% for the month. The 52-week low for BP p.l.c., BP has been 31.57%, while the 52-week-high has reached -6.50%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is -5.20%, and its return on assets is -3.60%. BP p.l.c. (NYSE:BP) has an operating margin of -6.80%. With a sales growth of -28.90% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that BP p.l.c., BP is in the sector Basic Materials, its long-term debt/equity is 0.52, and has a current ratio of 1.3 and 1 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of BP p.l.c.? Well its PEG is *TBA, and the P/S is 0.54, along with a P/B of 1.15. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 4.82.

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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