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Today’s Top Gainers in the Market Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY) from Basic Materials

Today’s top gainers include the company Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY) which is in the industry Independent Oil & Gas, gaining 1.67% today. In the last week its performance is 2.68%, and -2.41% for the past quarter. Currently, Occidental Petroleum Corporation, OXY has a target price of 79.17, so today’s gain of 1.67% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.78%.

Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY), has a market cap of 57119.04, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.30%, and institutional ownership is 82.90%.

At the current price of 74.77, it has a dividend yield of 4.07%, and its target price is 79.17. This is with a profit margin of -73.50%, and total debt/equity of 0.36. Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY) has a P/E of *TBA, as well as a forward P/E of 56.77.

With a current EPS of -11.28, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 288.70%,Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at -31.30%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be *TBA.

Performance for the year is 5.86%. Since its IPO date on 12/31/1981, the total performance to date is 13.99%.

Volume today for Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY), is 3735000, while its average volume is 3966.98. Whilst the total gain today was 1.67%, it did have a day high of -4.02%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.43%, and 1.93% for the month. The 52-week low for Occidental Petroleum Corporation, OXY has been 32.33%, while the 52-week-high has reached -4.02%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is -25.40%, and its return on assets is -17.60%. Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY) has an operating margin of *TBA. With a sales growth of -26.80% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Occidental Petroleum Corporation, OXY is in the sector Basic Materials, its long-term debt/equity is 0.36, and has a current ratio of 1.7 and 1.5 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of Occidental Petroleum Corporation? Well its PEG is *TBA, and the P/S is 5.35, along with a P/B of 2.47. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 15.23.

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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