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Today’s Top Gainers in the Market LyondellBasell Industries N.V. (NYSE:LYB) from Basic Materials

Today’s top gainers include the company LyondellBasell Industries N.V. (NYSE:LYB) which is in the industry Specialty Chemicals, gaining 0.31% today. In the last week its performance is 0.32%, and -12.43% for the past quarter. Currently, LyondellBasell Industries N.V., LYB has a target price of 89.67, so today’s gain of 0.31% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore -0.22%.

LyondellBasell Industries N.V. (NYSE:LYB), has a market cap of 33750.27, and is based in Netherlands. Insider ownership is at 0.10%, and institutional ownership is 76.20%.

At the current price of 78.4, it has a dividend yield of 4.35%, and its target price is 89.67. This is with a profit margin of 13.90%, and total debt/equity of 1.43. LyondellBasell Industries N.V. (NYSE:LYB) has a P/E of 8.26, as well as a forward P/E of 7.96.

With a current EPS of 9.47, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 0.89%,LyondellBasell Industries N.V. (NYSE:LYB) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at -11.60%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be 6.50%.

Performance for the year is -13.43%. Since its IPO date on 4/28/2010, the total performance to date is -8.19%.

Volume today for LyondellBasell Industries N.V. (NYSE:LYB), is 868398, while its average volume is 3322.24. Whilst the total gain today was 0.31%, it did have a day high of -6.78%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.74%, and 2.39% for the month. The 52-week low for LyondellBasell Industries N.V., LYB has been 15.82%, while the 52-week-high has reached -17.87%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 30.00%, and its return on assets is 18.30%. LyondellBasell Industries N.V. (NYSE:LYB) has an operating margin of 19.10%. With a sales growth of -17.60% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that LyondellBasell Industries N.V., LYB is in the sector Basic Materials, its long-term debt/equity is 1.34, and has a current ratio of 2.3 and 1.4 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of LyondellBasell Industries N.V.? Well its PEG is 1.27, and the P/S is 1.08, along with a P/B of 5.34. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 12.74.

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