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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 -0.46% today. In the last week its performance is 4.96%, and -2.33% for the past quarter. Currently, Hess Corporation, HES has a target price of 65.59, so today’s gain of -0.46% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.48%.

Hess Corporation (NYSE:HES), has a market cap of 17202.3, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.90%, and institutional ownership is 86.60%.

At the current price of 56.28, it has a dividend yield of 1.77%, and its target price is 65.59. This is with a profit margin of -57.10%, and total debt/equity of 0.33. Hess Corporation (NYSE:HES) has a P/E of *TBA, as well as a forward P/E of *TBA.

With a current EPS of -10.35, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 38.00%,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 -3.03%. Since its IPO date on 4/6/1983, the total performance to date is 17.72%.

Volume today for Hess Corporation (NYSE:HES), is 3270245, while its average volume is 3685.31. Whilst the total gain today was -0.46%, it did have a day high of -10.28%.

Volatility for this week has been at 2.74%, and 3.33% for the month. The 52-week low for Hess Corporation, HES has been 75.28%, while the 52-week-high has reached -11.35%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is -10.30%, and its return on assets is -8.60%. Hess Corporation (NYSE:HES) has an operating margin of -76.50%. With a sales growth of -34.40% 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 2.2 and *TBA for quick ratio.

So what is the value of Hess Corporation? Well its PEG is *TBA, and the P/S is 3.25, along with a P/B of 0.88. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 5.56.

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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