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Today’s Top Gainers in the Market Imperial Oil Ltd. (NYSE:IMO) from Basic Materials

Today’s top gainers include the company Imperial Oil Ltd. (NYSE:IMO) which is in the industry Major Integrated Oil & Gas, gaining 2.40% today. In the last week its performance is 2.54%, and -2.79% for the past quarter. Currently, Imperial Oil Ltd., IMO has a target price of 35.26, so today’s gain of 2.40% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 1.77%.

Imperial Oil Ltd. (NYSE:IMO), has a market cap of 26055.81, and is based in Canada. Insider ownership is at 69.60%, and institutional ownership is 18.10%.

At the current price of 30.69, it has a dividend yield of 1.50%, and its target price is 35.26. This is with a profit margin of 1.20%, and total debt/equity of 0.38. Imperial Oil Ltd. (NYSE:IMO) has a P/E of 115.38, as well as a forward P/E of 17.69.

With a current EPS of 0.27, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 289.01%,Imperial Oil Ltd. (NYSE:IMO) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at -12.50%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be 13.58%.

Performance for the year is 0.25%. Since its IPO date on 7/16/1986, the total performance to date is -4.62%.

Volume today for Imperial Oil Ltd. (NYSE:IMO), is 767500, while its average volume is 143.76. Whilst the total gain today was 2.40%, it did have a day high of -4.98%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.59%, and 1.80% for the month. The 52-week low for Imperial Oil Ltd., IMO has been 21.40%, while the 52-week-high has reached -12.86%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 3.40%, and its return on assets is 0.70%. Imperial Oil Ltd. (NYSE:IMO) has an operating margin of 1.50%. With a sales growth of -14.60% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Imperial Oil Ltd., IMO is in the sector Basic Materials, its long-term debt/equity is 0.31, and has a current ratio of 0.7 and 0.6 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of Imperial Oil Ltd.? Well its PEG is 8.5, and the P/S is 1.38, along with a P/B of 1.48. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 175.82.

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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