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Today’s Top Gainers in the Market BP p.l.c. (NYSE:BP) from Basic Materials

Today’s top gainers include the company BP p.l.c. (NYSE:BP) which is in the industry Major Integrated Oil & Gas, gaining 1.38% today. In the last week its performance is 3.38%, and 1.16% for the past quarter. Currently, BP p.l.c., BP has a target price of 37.68, so today’s gain of 1.38% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.72%.

BP p.l.c. (NYSE:BP), has a market cap of 115763.88, and is based in United Kingdom. Insider ownership is at 0.50%, and institutional ownership is 12.60%.

At the current price of 36.67, it has a dividend yield of 6.54%, and its target price is 37.68. This is with a profit margin of -2.70%, and total debt/equity of 0. BP p.l.c. (NYSE:BP) has a P/E of *TBA, as well as a forward P/E of 13.88.

With a current EPS of -1.71, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 144.40%,BP p.l.c. (NYSE:BP) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at -12.30%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be *TBA.

Performance for the year is 9.79%. Since its IPO date on 1/3/1977, the total performance to date is 24.27%.

Volume today for BP p.l.c. (NYSE:BP), is 4329500, while its average volume is 6182.61. Whilst the total gain today was 1.38%, it did have a day high of 0.77%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.30%, and 1.51% for the month. The 52-week low for BP p.l.c., BP has been 40.95%, while the 52-week-high has reached 0.16%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is -4.80%, and its return on assets is -2.00%. BP p.l.c. (NYSE:BP) has an operating margin of -3.90%. With a sales growth of -25.20% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that BP p.l.c., BP is in the sector Basic Materials, its long-term debt/equity is 0.55, and has a current ratio of 1.2 and 1 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of BP p.l.c.? Well its PEG is *TBA, and the P/S is 0.6, along with a P/B of 1.23. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 4.9.

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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