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Today’s Top Gainers in the Market Apache Corp. (NYSE:APA) from Basic Materials

Today’s top gainers include the company Apache Corp. (NYSE:APA) which is in the industry Independent Oil & Gas, gaining 6.70% today. In the last week its performance is 5.15%, and -2.84% for the past quarter. Currently, Apache Corp., APA has a target price of 57.06, so today’s gain of 6.70% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 10.26%.

Apache Corp. (NYSE:APA), has a market cap of 20894.27, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.10%, and institutional ownership is 96.10%.

At the current price of 55.13, it has a dividend yield of 1.81%, and its target price is 57.06. This is with a profit margin of *TBA, and total debt/equity of 0. Apache Corp. (NYSE:APA) has a P/E of *TBA, as well as a forward P/E of 47.69.

With a current EPS of -35.91, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 265.70%,Apache Corp. (NYSE:APA) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at -55.20%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be -14.60%.

Performance for the year is 30.32%. Since its IPO date on 5/15/1979, the total performance to date is 26.02%.

Volume today for Apache Corp. (NYSE:APA), is 14549100, while its average volume is 3065.33. Whilst the total gain today was 6.70%, it did have a day high of -5.07%.

Volatility for this week has been at 4.03%, and 2.96% for the month. The 52-week low for Apache Corp., APA has been 72.78%, while the 52-week-high has reached -7.06%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is -137.00%, and its return on assets is -56.60%. Apache Corp. (NYSE:APA) has an operating margin of *TBA. With a sales growth of -38.50% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Apache Corp., APA is in the sector Basic Materials, its long-term debt/equity is 1.22, and has a current ratio of 2.1 and 1.8 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of Apache Corp.? Well its PEG is *TBA, and the P/S is 4, along with a P/B of 2.93. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 17.4.

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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