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Today’s Top Gainers in the Market LyondellBasell Industries N.V. (NYSE:LYB) from Basic Materials

Today’s top gainers include the company LyondellBasell Industries N.V. (NYSE:LYB) which is in the industry Specialty Chemicals, gaining 1.58% today. In the last week its performance is 0.69%, and -2.20% for the past quarter. Currently, LyondellBasell Industries N.V., LYB has a target price of 88.39, so today’s gain of 1.58% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.96%.

LyondellBasell Industries N.V. (NYSE:LYB), has a market cap of 32626.21, and is based in Netherlands. Insider ownership is at 18.58%, and institutional ownership is 76.20%.

At the current price of 79.72, it has a dividend yield of 4.26%, and its target price is 88.39. This is with a profit margin of 13.90%, and total debt/equity of 1.45. LyondellBasell Industries N.V. (NYSE:LYB) has a P/E of 8.66, as well as a forward P/E of 8.24.

With a current EPS of 9.2, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 1.85%,LyondellBasell Industries N.V. (NYSE:LYB) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at -11.60%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be -0.82%.

Performance for the year is -0.77%. Since its IPO date on 4/28/2010, the total performance to date is -6.35%.

Volume today for LyondellBasell Industries N.V. (NYSE:LYB), is 1675800, while its average volume is 3278.21. Whilst the total gain today was 1.58%, it did have a day high of -0.91%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.67%, and 1.96% for the month. The 52-week low for LyondellBasell Industries N.V., LYB has been 17.77%, while the 52-week-high has reached -16.49%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 30.00%, and its return on assets is 17.50%. LyondellBasell Industries N.V. (NYSE:LYB) has an operating margin of 18.70%. With a sales growth of -19.90% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that LyondellBasell Industries N.V., LYB is in the sector Basic Materials, its long-term debt/equity is 1.35, and has a current ratio of 2.3 and 1.4 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of LyondellBasell Industries N.V.? Well its PEG is *TBA, and the P/S is 1.11, along with a P/B of 5.43. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 15.66.

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