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Today’s Top Gainers in the Market China Petroleum & Chemical Corp. (NYSE:SNP) from Basic Materials

Today’s top gainers include the company China Petroleum & Chemical Corp. (NYSE:SNP) which is in the industry Major Integrated Oil & Gas, gaining 2.91% today. In the last week its performance is 3.73%, and 2.11% for the past quarter. Currently, China Petroleum & Chemical Corp., SNP has a target price of 81.41, so today’s gain of 2.91% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 1.52%.

China Petroleum & Chemical Corp. (NYSE:SNP), has a market cap of 89090.46, and is based in China. Insider ownership is at 76.20%, and institutional ownership is 3.80%.

At the current price of 70.64, it has a dividend yield of 2.97%, and its target price is 81.41. This is with a profit margin of 1.90%, and total debt/equity of 0.36. China Petroleum & Chemical Corp. (NYSE:SNP) has a P/E of 15.4, as well as a forward P/E of 13.93.

With a current EPS of 4.59, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 7.07%,China Petroleum & Chemical Corp. (NYSE:SNP) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at -15.70%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be 2.00%.

Performance for the year is 10.93%. Since its IPO date on 10/18/2000, the total performance to date is 21.32%.

Volume today for China Petroleum & Chemical Corp. (NYSE:SNP), is 71100, while its average volume is 107.36. Whilst the total gain today was 2.91%, it did have a day high of -4.92%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.78%, and 1.58% for the month. The 52-week low for China Petroleum & Chemical Corp., SNP has been 50.73%, while the 52-week-high has reached -4.92%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 4.80%, and its return on assets is 2.60%. China Petroleum & Chemical Corp. (NYSE:SNP) has an operating margin of 3.30%. With a sales growth of -13.50% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that China Petroleum & Chemical Corp., SNP is in the sector Basic Materials, its long-term debt/equity is 0.2, and has a current ratio of 0.8 and 0.4 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of China Petroleum & Chemical Corp.? Well its PEG is 7.7, and the P/S is 0.3, along with a P/B of 0.83. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 9.3.

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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