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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 -1.70% today. In the last week its performance is 3.08%, and -4.68% for the past quarter. Currently, LyondellBasell Industries N.V., LYB has a target price of 88.17, so today’s gain of -1.70% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore -1.46%.

LyondellBasell Industries N.V. (NYSE:LYB), has a market cap of 30841.27, and is based in Netherlands. Insider ownership is at 0.10%, and institutional ownership is 77.80%.

At the current price of 75.33, it has a dividend yield of 4.44%, and its target price is 88.17. 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 8.31, as well as a forward P/E of 7.87.

With a current EPS of 9.22, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 1.30%,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 -10.93%. Since its IPO date on 4/28/2010, the total performance to date is -9.98%.

Volume today for LyondellBasell Industries N.V. (NYSE:LYB), is 2574504, while its average volume is 3320.72. Whilst the total gain today was -1.70%, it did have a day high of -9.80%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.88%, and 2.01% for the month. The 52-week low for LyondellBasell Industries N.V., LYB has been 11.28%, while the 52-week-high has reached -21.09%.

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 1.05, along with a P/B of 5.22. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 14.81.

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