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How has Eastman Chemical Co.:(NYSE:EMN) performed recently?

Eastman Chemical Co. (NYSE: EMN) is a large market cap stock with a market cap of 10233.55. It is in the Chemicals – Major Diversified industry and sector Basic Materials, with a current P/E of 10.33, a forward P/E of 8.32 and EPS of 6.21. At a stock price of 65 (1.37%) it has a dividend yield of 2.87%.

EPS growth for the last five years have been 0.10%, more recently this last year it has grown by 14.20%. The next year growth is going to be about 10.84% and more long-term 6.48% after five years. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 47.70%. Sales growth for the past five years have been 10.60% and sales growth quarter over quarter is -8.50%.

For performance, Eastman Chemical Co. the past week has seen a gain of -8.39%. For the last month performance for Eastman Chemical Co. is -5.93%. While the last quarter is -15.31% and half year, 10.59%. Finally for the year, performance is -15.21%.

The 52-week high for Eastman Chemical Co., is at -16.98%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 17.53%. The 20-day simple moving average is -7.96% and -5.82% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 2.16%, and for the month it is 1.96%. Eastman Chemical Co., has a target price of 80.38.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 1.56, and for total debt/equity Eastman Chemical Co. has 1.68. The gross margin is 27.10%, while operating margin is 15.60%, the profit margin is 9.80%. The current ratio is 1.6 and the quick ratio is 0.7.

Insider ownership is at 0.40%, with instituitional ownership at 88.00%. Eastman Chemical Co. has a payout ratio of 27.50%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 159.6. The shares float is 147.52, with the float short at 3.04%, with short ratio coming to 3.33.

In terms of returns, the return on assets see Eastman Chemical Co., get 5.90%, with its returns on investment at 10.10%. Return on equity is 23.50%. So will the investors see the target price of 80.38, reached soon?

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