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Today’s Top Gainers in the Market Eastman Chemical Co. (NYSE:EMN) from Basic Materials

Today’s top gainers include the company Eastman Chemical Co. (NYSE:EMN) which is in the industry Chemicals – Major Diversified, gaining 1.20% today. In the last week its performance is 1.98%, and -6.63% for the past quarter. Currently, Eastman Chemical Co., EMN has a target price of 76.07, so today’s gain of 1.20% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.68%.

Eastman Chemical Co. (NYSE:EMN), has a market cap of 10136.12, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.20%, and institutional ownership is 88.50%.

At the current price of 68.58, it has a dividend yield of 2.68%, and its target price is 76.07. This is with a profit margin of 9.60%, and total debt/equity of 1.56. Eastman Chemical Co. (NYSE:EMN) has a P/E of 11.55, as well as a forward P/E of 9.62.

With a current EPS of 5.94, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 9.04%,Eastman Chemical Co. (NYSE:EMN) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at 0.10%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be 5.22%.

Performance for the year is -1.31%. Since its IPO date on 12/14/1993, the total performance to date is 2.91%.

Volume today for Eastman Chemical Co. (NYSE:EMN), is 942700, while its average volume is 1395.15. Whilst the total gain today was 1.20%, it did have a day high of -6.07%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.74%, and 1.67% for the month. The 52-week low for Eastman Chemical Co., EMN has been 24.00%, while the 52-week-high has reached -12.41%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 10.10%, and its return on assets is 5.70%. Eastman Chemical Co. (NYSE:EMN) has an operating margin of 14.90%. With a sales growth of -9.30% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Eastman Chemical Co., EMN is in the sector Basic Materials, its long-term debt/equity is 1.39, and has a current ratio of 1.3 and 0.7 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of Eastman Chemical Co.? Well its PEG is 2.21, and the P/S is 1.1, along with a P/B of 2.32. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 42.23.

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