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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 0.49% today. In the last week its performance is 2.33%, and 4.91% for the past quarter. Currently, Occidental Petroleum Corporation, OXY has a target price of 78.52, so today’s gain of 0.49% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.94%.

Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY), has a market cap of 58942.11, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.30%, and institutional ownership is 81.50%.

At the current price of 77.21, it has a dividend yield of 3.89%, 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 57.19.

With a current EPS of -10.86, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 314.30%,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 10.19%. Since its IPO date on 12/31/1981, the total performance to date is 16.57%.

Volume today for Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY), is 4123900, while its average volume is 3955.07. Whilst the total gain today was 0.49%, it did have a day high of -1.40%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.30%, and 1.46% for the month. The 52-week low for Occidental Petroleum Corporation, OXY has been 35.32%, while the 52-week-high has reached -1.40%.

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 5.07, along with a P/B of 2.48. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 18.56.

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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