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How has Eastman Chemical Co.:(NYSE:EMN) performed recently?

Eastman Chemical Co. (NYSE: EMN) is a large market cap stock with a market cap of 10006.13. It is in the Chemicals – Major Diversified industry and sector Basic Materials, with a current P/E of 11.33, a forward P/E of 9.43 and EPS of 5.94. At a stock price of 67.25 (-0.72%) it has a dividend yield of 2.74%.

EPS growth for the last five years have been 0.10%, more recently this last year it has grown by 14.20%. The next year growth is going to be about 9.09% and more long-term 5.22% after five years. EPS growth quarter over quarter is -13.60%. Sales growth for the past five years have been 10.60% and sales growth quarter over quarter is -9.30%.

For performance, Eastman Chemical Co. the past week has seen a gain of 1.36%. For the last month performance for Eastman Chemical Co. is -4.43%. While the last quarter is -8.25% and half year, 6.20%. Finally for the year, performance is -5.05%.

The 52-week high for Eastman Chemical Co., is at -14.10%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 21.59%. The 20-day simple moving average is -1.40% and -2.06% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 1.63%, and for the month it is 1.74%. Eastman Chemical Co., has a target price of 76.07.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 1.39, and for total debt/equity Eastman Chemical Co. has 1.56. The gross margin is 26.50%, while operating margin is 14.90%, the profit margin is 9.60%. The current ratio is 1.3 and the quick ratio is 0.7.

Insider ownership is at 0.30%, with instituitional ownership at 88.40%. Eastman Chemical Co. has a payout ratio of 29.80%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 148.79. The shares float is 147.19, with the float short at 2.56%, with short ratio coming to 2.73.

In terms of returns, the return on assets see Eastman Chemical Co., get 5.70%, with its returns on investment at 10.10%. Return on equity is 21.60%. So will the investors see the target price of 76.07, reached soon?

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