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Today’s Top Gainers in the Market Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY) from Basic Materials

Today’s top gainers include the company Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY) which is in the industry Independent Oil & Gas, gaining -0.54% today. In the last week its performance is -1.19%, and -7.91% for the past quarter. Currently, Occidental Petroleum Corporation, OXY has a target price of 78.96, so today’s gain of -0.54% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 1.09%.

Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY), has a market cap of 55504.14, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.30%, and institutional ownership is 82.90%.

At the current price of 71.41, it has a dividend yield of 4.26%, and its target price is 78.96. This is with a profit margin of -73.50%, and total debt/equity of 0.36. Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY) has a P/E of *TBA, as well as a forward P/E of 53.29.

With a current EPS of -11.28, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 294.20%,Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at -31.30%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be *TBA.

Performance for the year is 14.80%. Since its IPO date on 12/31/1981, the total performance to date is 8.87%.

Volume today for Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY), is 5183100, while its average volume is 3839.24. Whilst the total gain today was -0.54%, it did have a day high of -8.33%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.51%, and 1.56% for the month. The 52-week low for Occidental Petroleum Corporation, OXY has been 26.39%, while the 52-week-high has reached -8.33%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is -25.40%, and its return on assets is -17.60%. Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY) has an operating margin of *TBA. With a sales growth of -26.80% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Occidental Petroleum Corporation, OXY is in the sector Basic Materials, its long-term debt/equity is 0.36, and has a current ratio of 1.7 and 1.5 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of Occidental Petroleum Corporation? Well its PEG is *TBA, and the P/S is 5.2, along with a P/B of 2.36. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 14.8.

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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