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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 -1.83% today. In the last week its performance is -0.56%, and 2.31% for the past quarter. Currently, PetroChina Co. Ltd., PTR has a target price of 81.48, so today’s gain of -1.83% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore -1.34%.

PetroChina Co. Ltd. (NYSE:PTR), has a market cap of 194937.64, and is based in China. Insider ownership is at 86.40%, and institutional ownership is 2.00%.

At the current price of 67.41, it has a dividend yield of 1.98%, and its target price is 81.48. This is with a profit margin of 0.90%, and total debt/equity of 0.48. PetroChina Co. Ltd. (NYSE:PTR) has a P/E of 47.82, as well as a forward P/E of 18.09.

With a current EPS of 1.44, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 404.25%,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 -20.57%. Since its IPO date on 4/6/2000, the total performance to date is 4.70%.

Volume today for PetroChina Co. Ltd. (NYSE:PTR), is 76603, while its average volume is 122.92. Whilst the total gain today was -1.83%, it did have a day high of -6.48%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.09%, and 1.37% for the month. The 52-week low for PetroChina Co. Ltd., PTR has been 28.89%, while the 52-week-high has reached -23.48%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 3.70%, and its return on assets is 0.70%. PetroChina Co. Ltd. (NYSE:PTR) has an operating margin of 3.80%. With a sales growth of -14.00% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that PetroChina Co. Ltd., PTR is in the sector Basic Materials, its long-term debt/equity is 0.36, 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 1.18, and the P/S is 0.77, along with a P/B of 0.67. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 12.87.

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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