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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 0.24% today. In the last week its performance is 4.23%, and 7.99% for the past quarter. Currently, LyondellBasell Industries N.V., LYB has a target price of 88.78, so today’s gain of 0.24% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.46%.

LyondellBasell Industries N.V. (NYSE:LYB), has a market cap of 33452.93, and is based in Netherlands. Insider ownership is at 18.58%, and institutional ownership is 76.10%.

At the current price of 80.66, it has a dividend yield of 4.22%, and its target price is 88.78. 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 8.76, as well as a forward P/E of 8.27.

With a current EPS of 9.2, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 1.45%,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 -0.81%.

Performance for the year is -3.44%. Since its IPO date on 4/28/2010, the total performance to date is -5.25%.

Volume today for LyondellBasell Industries N.V. (NYSE:LYB), is 3736600, while its average volume is 3142.5. Whilst the total gain today was 0.24%, it did have a day high of -1.33%.

Volatility for this week has been at 2.33%, and 2.03% for the month. The 52-week low for LyondellBasell Industries N.V., LYB has been 19.16%, while the 52-week-high has reached -15.50%.

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 1.13, along with a P/B of 5.49. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 16.06.

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