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Today’s Top Gainers in the Market Banco de Chile (NYSE:BCH) from Financial

Today’s top gainers include the company Banco de Chile (NYSE:BCH) which is in the industry Foreign Regional Banks, gaining 1.94% today. In the last week its performance is 1.27%, and 1.16% for the past quarter. Currently, Banco de Chile, BCH has a target price of 70.23, so today’s gain of 1.94% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.53%.

Banco de Chile (NYSE:BCH), has a market cap of 11061.82, and is based in Chile. Insider ownership is at 87.90%, and institutional ownership is 3.40%.

At the current price of 67.76, it has a dividend yield of 4.28%, and its target price is 70.23. This is with a profit margin of 28.60%, and total debt/equity of 2.66. Banco de Chile (NYSE:BCH) has a P/E of 12.91, as well as a forward P/E of 12.77.

With a current EPS of 5.25, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at -2.50%,Banco de Chile (NYSE:BCH) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at 4.60%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be 7.30%.

Performance for the year is 13.74%. Since its IPO date on 8/2/2002, the total performance to date is 22.24%.

Volume today for Banco de Chile (NYSE:BCH), is 65500, while its average volume is 37.75. Whilst the total gain today was 1.94%, it did have a day high of -2.98%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.65%, and 1.36% for the month. The 52-week low for Banco de Chile, BCH has been 29.20%, while the 52-week-high has reached -2.98%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 8.10%, and its return on assets is 1.90%. Banco de Chile (NYSE:BCH) has an operating margin of 47.50%. With a sales growth of 28.50% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Banco de Chile, BCH is in the sector Financial, its long-term debt/equity is 2.66, and has a current ratio of *TBA and *TBA for quick ratio.

So what is the value of Banco de Chile? Well its PEG is 1.77, and the P/S is 3.7, along with a P/B of 2.7. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 1.89.

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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