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Today’s Top Gainers in the Market Hess Corporation (NYSE:HES) from Basic Materials

Today’s top gainers include the company Hess Corporation (NYSE:HES) which is in the industry Independent Oil & Gas, gaining -1.92% today. In the last week its performance is -2.86%, and -7.48% for the past quarter. Currently, Hess Corporation, HES has a target price of 65.48, so today’s gain of -1.92% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore -0.14%.

Hess Corporation (NYSE:HES), has a market cap of 18189.06, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.90%, and institutional ownership is 85.20%.

At the current price of 55.28, it has a dividend yield of 1.77%, and its target price is 65.48. This is with a profit margin of -53.50%, and total debt/equity of 0.32. Hess Corporation (NYSE:HES) has a P/E of *TBA, as well as a forward P/E of *TBA.

With a current EPS of -11.01, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 38.90%,Hess Corporation (NYSE:HES) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at -29.50%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be *TBA.

Performance for the year is -2.94%. Since its IPO date on 4/6/1983, the total performance to date is 17.35%.

Volume today for Hess Corporation (NYSE:HES), is 1085822, while its average volume is 3737.87. Whilst the total gain today was -1.92%, it did have a day high of -11.87%.

Volatility for this week has been at 2.89%, and 3.57% for the month. The 52-week low for Hess Corporation, HES has been 72.17%, while the 52-week-high has reached -12.92%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is -10.30%, and its return on assets is -9.00%. Hess Corporation (NYSE:HES) has an operating margin of -68.50%. With a sales growth of -35.90% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Hess Corporation, HES is in the sector Basic Materials, its long-term debt/equity is 0.32, and has a current ratio of 2.3 and 2.1 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of Hess Corporation? Well its PEG is *TBA, and the P/S is 3.06, along with a P/B of 0.82. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 5.11.

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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