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Today’s Top Gainers in the Market Hess Corporation (NYSE:HES) from Basic Materials

Today’s top gainers include the company Hess Corporation (NYSE:HES) which is in the industry Independent Oil & Gas, gaining -3.10% today. In the last week its performance is -4.94%, and -14.24% for the past quarter. Currently, Hess Corporation, HES has a target price of 66.45, so today’s gain of -3.10% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore -1.15%.

Hess Corporation (NYSE:HES), has a market cap of 17390.92, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.90%, and institutional ownership is 85.30%.

At the current price of 52.44, it has a dividend yield of 1.85%, and its target price is 66.45. This is with a profit margin of -53.50%, and total debt/equity of 0.32. Hess Corporation (NYSE:HES) has a P/E of *TBA, as well as a forward P/E of *TBA.

With a current EPS of -11.01, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 43.50%,Hess Corporation (NYSE:HES) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at -29.50%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be *TBA.

Performance for the year is -6.96%. Since its IPO date on 4/6/1983, the total performance to date is 12.68%.

Volume today for Hess Corporation (NYSE:HES), is 2053001, while its average volume is 3640.75. Whilst the total gain today was -3.10%, it did have a day high of -16.40%.

Volatility for this week has been at 3.27%, and 3.71% for the month. The 52-week low for Hess Corporation, HES has been 63.32%, while the 52-week-high has reached -17.39%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is -10.30%, and its return on assets is -9.00%. Hess Corporation (NYSE:HES) has an operating margin of -68.50%. With a sales growth of -35.90% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Hess Corporation, HES is in the sector Basic Materials, its long-term debt/equity is 0.32, and has a current ratio of 2.3 and 2.1 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of Hess Corporation? Well its PEG is *TBA, and the P/S is 2.92, along with a P/B of 0.79. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 4.89.

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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