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Today’s Top Gainers in the Market Loews Corporation (NYSE:L) from Financial

Today’s top gainers include the company Loews Corporation (NYSE:L) which is in the industry Property & Casualty Insurance, gaining 1.39% today. In the last week its performance is 0.42%, and 1.70% for the past quarter. Currently, Loews Corporation, L has a target price of 42, so today’s gain of 1.39% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.55%.

Loews Corporation (NYSE:L), has a market cap of 14038.44, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 16.39%, and institutional ownership is 61.60%.

At the current price of 40.87, it has a dividend yield of 0.61%, and its target price is 42. This is with a profit margin of 0.10%, and total debt/equity of 0.62. Loews Corporation (NYSE:L) has a P/E of 1238.48, as well as a forward P/E of 12.72.

With a current EPS of 0.03, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 28.52%,Loews Corporation (NYSE:L) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at -25.50%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be 5.61%.

Performance for the year is 14.65%. Since its IPO date on 7/10/1987, the total performance to date is 6.95%.

Volume today for Loews Corporation (NYSE:L), is 1033500, while its average volume is 791.8. Whilst the total gain today was 1.39%, it did have a day high of -2.85%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.09%, and 1.26% for the month. The 52-week low for Loews Corporation, L has been 21.36%, while the 52-week-high has reached -2.85%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 2.90%, and its return on assets is 0.00%. Loews Corporation (NYSE:L) has an operating margin of 2.20%. With a sales growth of -4.20% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Loews Corporation, L is in the sector Financial, its long-term debt/equity is 0.6, and has a current ratio of *TBA and *TBA for quick ratio.

So what is the value of Loews Corporation? Well its PEG is 220.76, and the P/S is 1.07, along with a P/B of 0.77. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 40.34.

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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