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Today’s Top Gainers in the Market Banco de Chile (NYSE:BCH) from Financial

Today’s top gainers include the company Banco de Chile (NYSE:BCH) which is in the industry Foreign Regional Banks, gaining -0.34% today. In the last week its performance is 0.85%, and 10.77% for the past quarter. Currently, Banco de Chile, BCH has a target price of 68.32, so today’s gain of -0.34% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.01%.

Banco de Chile (NYSE:BCH), has a market cap of 10895.09, and is based in Chile. Insider ownership is at 87.90%, and institutional ownership is 3.40%.

At the current price of 67.6, it has a dividend yield of 4.29%, and its target price is 68.32. This is with a profit margin of 28.70%, and total debt/equity of 2.66. Banco de Chile (NYSE:BCH) has a P/E of 13.09, as well as a forward P/E of 12.62.

With a current EPS of 5.17, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at -0.20%,Banco de Chile (NYSE:BCH) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at 4.60%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be 7.30%.

Performance for the year is 15.92%. Since its IPO date on 8/2/2002, the total performance to date is 21.95%.

Volume today for Banco de Chile (NYSE:BCH), is 13500, while its average volume is 38.48. Whilst the total gain today was -0.34%, it did have a day high of -3.21%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.57%, and 1.32% for the month. The 52-week low for Banco de Chile, BCH has been 28.90%, while the 52-week-high has reached -3.21%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 8.10%, and its return on assets is 1.90%. Banco de Chile (NYSE:BCH) has an operating margin of 47.60%. With a sales growth of 28.50% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Banco de Chile, BCH is in the sector Financial, its long-term debt/equity is 2.66, and has a current ratio of *TBA and *TBA for quick ratio.

So what is the value of Banco de Chile? Well its PEG is 1.79, and the P/S is 3.7, along with a P/B of 2.73. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 1.88.

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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