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Today’s Top Gainers in the Market Hess Corporation (NYSE:HES) from Basic Materials

Today’s top gainers include the company Hess Corporation (NYSE:HES) which is in the industry Independent Oil & Gas, gaining 1.66% today. In the last week its performance is 0.09%, and -9.80% for the past quarter. Currently, Hess Corporation, HES has a target price of 65.04, so today’s gain of 1.66% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 1.02%.

Hess Corporation (NYSE:HES), has a market cap of 17274.79, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 12.56%, and institutional ownership is 85.70%.

At the current price of 53.95, it has a dividend yield of 1.85%, and its target price is 65.04. This is with a profit margin of -57.10%, and total debt/equity of 0.33. Hess Corporation (NYSE:HES) has a P/E of *TBA, as well as a forward P/E of *TBA.

With a current EPS of -10.35, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 39.20%,Hess Corporation (NYSE:HES) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at -29.50%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be *TBA.

Performance for the year is -11.12%. Since its IPO date on 4/6/1983, the total performance to date is 12.93%.

Volume today for Hess Corporation (NYSE:HES), is 3288900, while its average volume is 4371.6. Whilst the total gain today was 1.66%, it did have a day high of -6.31%.

Volatility for this week has been at 2.62%, and 3.24% for the month. The 52-week low for Hess Corporation, HES has been 68.93%, while the 52-week-high has reached -14.56%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is -10.30%, and its return on assets is -8.60%. Hess Corporation (NYSE:HES) has an operating margin of -76.50%. With a sales growth of -34.40% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Hess Corporation, HES is in the sector Basic Materials, its long-term debt/equity is 0.32, and has a current ratio of 2.2 and 2 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of Hess Corporation? Well its PEG is *TBA, and the P/S is 3.27, along with a P/B of 0.84. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 5.58.

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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