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How has Vale S.A.:(NYSE:VALE) performed recently?

Vale S.A. (NYSE: VALE) is a large market cap stock with a market cap of 28305.2. It is in the Industrial Metals & Minerals industry and sector Basic Materials, with a current P/E of *TBA, a forward P/E of 21.82 and EPS of -1.51. At a stock price of 5.8 (-1.19%) it has a dividend yield of *TBA.

EPS growth for the last five years have been -35.70%, more recently this last year it has grown by 121.70%. The next year growth is going to be about -55.46% and more long-term 77.40% after five years. EPS growth quarter over quarter is -34.00%. Sales growth for the past five years have been 12.70% and sales growth quarter over quarter is -4.90%.

For performance, Vale S.A. the past week has seen a gain of -1.34%. For the last month performance for Vale S.A. is 10.13%. While the last quarter is 50.13% and half year, 100.34%. Finally for the year, performance is 38.25%.

The 52-week high for Vale S.A., is at -7.35%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 172.30%. The 20-day simple moving average is 9.24% and 40.02% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 3.47%, and for the month it is 4.29%. Vale S.A., has a target price of 4.64.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 0.74, and for total debt/equity Vale S.A. has 0.82. The gross margin is 22.40%, while operating margin is *TBA, the profit margin is *TBA. The current ratio is 1.6 and the quick ratio is 1.2.

Insider ownership is at 38.50%, with instituitional ownership at 15.60%. Vale S.A. has a payout ratio of *TBA. With the total shares outstanding coming to 4822.01. The shares float is 3021.89, with the float short at 5.08%, with short ratio coming to 6.13.

In terms of returns, the return on assets see Vale S.A., get -13.30%, with its returns on investment at -13.10%. Return on equity is -33.00%. So will the investors see the target price of 4.64, reached soon?

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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