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Today’s Top Gainers in the Market PetroChina Co. Ltd. (NYSE:PTR) from Basic Materials

Today’s top gainers include the company PetroChina Co. Ltd. (NYSE:PTR) which is in the industry Major Integrated Oil & Gas, gaining -1.81% today. In the last week its performance is -2.02%, and -4.05% for the past quarter. Currently, PetroChina Co. Ltd., PTR has a target price of 84.36, so today’s gain of -1.81% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore -0.74%.

PetroChina Co. Ltd. (NYSE:PTR), has a market cap of 192736.46, and is based in China. Insider ownership is at 86.40%, and institutional ownership is 2.00%.

At the current price of 67.66, it has a dividend yield of 1.97%, and its target price is 84.36. This is with a profit margin of 0.90%, and total debt/equity of 0.48. PetroChina Co. Ltd. (NYSE:PTR) has a P/E of 48.32, as well as a forward P/E of 13.68.

With a current EPS of 1.43, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 112.80%,PetroChina Co. Ltd. (NYSE:PTR) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at -24.00%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be 40.60%.

Performance for the year is -32.07%. Since its IPO date on 4/6/2000, the total performance to date is 5.06%.

Volume today for PetroChina Co. Ltd. (NYSE:PTR), is 48401, while its average volume is 145.05. Whilst the total gain today was -1.81%, it did have a day high of -8.84%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.22%, and 1.65% for the month. The 52-week low for PetroChina Co. Ltd., PTR has been 29.37%, while the 52-week-high has reached -34.27%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 3.70%, and its return on assets is 0.70%. PetroChina Co. Ltd. (NYSE:PTR) has an operating margin of 3.80%. With a sales growth of -14.00% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that PetroChina Co. Ltd., PTR is in the sector Basic Materials, its long-term debt/equity is 0.36, and has a current ratio of 0.8 and 0.5 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of PetroChina Co. Ltd.? Well its PEG is 1.19, and the P/S is 0.77, along with a P/B of 0.68. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 12.8.

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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