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Today’s Top Gainers in the Market PetroChina Co. Ltd. (NYSE:PTR) from Basic Materials

Today’s top gainers include the company PetroChina Co. Ltd. (NYSE:PTR) which is in the industry Major Integrated Oil & Gas, gaining 2.53% today. In the last week its performance is 2.83%, and -4.67% for the past quarter. Currently, PetroChina Co. Ltd., PTR has a target price of 81.05, so today’s gain of 2.53% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 1.03%.

PetroChina Co. Ltd. (NYSE:PTR), has a market cap of 193741.55, and is based in China. Insider ownership is at 86.40%, and institutional ownership is 2.00%.

At the current price of 65.68, it has a dividend yield of 1.07%, and its target price is 81.05. This is with a profit margin of 0.70%, and total debt/equity of 0.47. PetroChina Co. Ltd. (NYSE:PTR) has a P/E of 88.52, as well as a forward P/E of 18.54.

With a current EPS of 0.74, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 442.57%,PetroChina Co. Ltd. (NYSE:PTR) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at -24.00%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be 40.60%.

Performance for the year is -10.58%. Since its IPO date on 4/6/2000, the total performance to date is 0.14%.

Volume today for PetroChina Co. Ltd. (NYSE:PTR), is 175024, while its average volume is 110.83. Whilst the total gain today was 2.53%, it did have a day high of -7.62%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.41%, and 1.61% for the month. The 52-week low for PetroChina Co. Ltd., PTR has been 25.58%, while the 52-week-high has reached -21.86%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 3.70%, and its return on assets is 0.40%. PetroChina Co. Ltd. (NYSE:PTR) has an operating margin of 4.20%. With a sales growth of -17.30% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that PetroChina Co. Ltd., PTR is in the sector Basic Materials, its long-term debt/equity is 0.35, and has a current ratio of 0.8 and 0.5 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of PetroChina Co. Ltd.? Well its PEG is 2.18, and the P/S is 0.81, along with a P/B of 0.72. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 12.65.

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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