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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 -0.25% today. In the last week its performance is 0.82%, and 2.34% for the past quarter. Currently, Occidental Petroleum Corporation, OXY has a target price of 79, so today’s gain of -0.25% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.23%.

Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY), has a market cap of 59097.56, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.30%, and institutional ownership is 83.00%.

At the current price of 77.17, it has a dividend yield of 3.94%, and its target price is 79. 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 57.33.

With a current EPS of -11.28, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 310.90%,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 14.09%. Since its IPO date on 12/31/1981, the total performance to date is 16.51%.

Volume today for Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY), is 3517366, while its average volume is 3608.19. Whilst the total gain today was -0.25%, it did have a day high of -1.46%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.23%, and 1.55% for the month. The 52-week low for Occidental Petroleum Corporation, OXY has been 35.25%, while the 52-week-high has reached -1.46%.

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 5.53, along with a P/B of 2.55. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 15.76.

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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