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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 0.28% today. In the last week its performance is 2.00%, and 8.66% for the past quarter. Currently, Occidental Petroleum Corporation, OXY has a target price of 78.52, so today’s gain of 0.28% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.29%.

Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY), has a market cap of 57540.43, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.30%, and institutional ownership is 81.50%.

At the current price of 75.66, it has a dividend yield of 3.98%, and its target price is 78.52. This is with a profit margin of -64.80%, and total debt/equity of 0.32. Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY) has a P/E of *TBA, as well as a forward P/E of 59.18.

With a current EPS of -10.86, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 285.50%,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 6.07%. Since its IPO date on 12/31/1981, the total performance to date is 13.91%.

Volume today for Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY), is 1369182, while its average volume is 3941.68. Whilst the total gain today was 0.28%, it did have a day high of -3.38%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.46%, and 1.50% for the month. The 52-week low for Occidental Petroleum Corporation, OXY has been 32.60%, while the 52-week-high has reached -3.38%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is -25.40%, and its return on assets is -15.90%. Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY) has an operating margin of -86.90%. With a sales growth of -31.30% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Occidental Petroleum Corporation, OXY is in the sector Basic Materials, its long-term debt/equity is 0.24, and has a current ratio of 1.2 and 1.1 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of Occidental Petroleum Corporation? Well its PEG is *TBA, and the P/S is 4.95, along with a P/B of 2.42. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 18.12.

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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