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Today’s Top Gainers in the Market POSCO (NYSE:PKX) from Basic Materials

Today’s top gainers include the company POSCO (NYSE:PKX) which is in the industry Steel & Iron, gaining 2.11% today. In the last week its performance is 15.96%, and -7.10% for the past quarter. Currently, POSCO, PKX has a target price of 55.8, so today’s gain of 2.11% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 1.09%.

POSCO (NYSE:PKX), has a market cap of 17267.07, and is based in South Korea. Insider ownership is at 9.30%, and institutional ownership is 7.40%.

At the current price of 49.84, it has a dividend yield of 5.22%, and its target price is 55.8. This is with a profit margin of *TBA, and total debt/equity of 0.58. POSCO (NYSE:PKX) has a P/E of *TBA, as well as a forward P/E of 15.43.

With a current EPS of -0.61, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 625.84%,POSCO (NYSE:PKX) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at -30.60%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be 25.80%.

Performance for the year is 8.82%. Since its IPO date on 10/14/1994, the total performance to date is 40.95%.

Volume today for POSCO (NYSE:PKX), is 320800, while its average volume is 417.2. Whilst the total gain today was 2.11%, it did have a day high of 0.08%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.67%, and 1.92% for the month. The 52-week low for POSCO, PKX has been 60.93%, while the 52-week-high has reached -10.36%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 2.70%, and its return on assets is *TBA. POSCO (NYSE:PKX) has an operating margin of *TBA. With a sales growth of -23.80% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that POSCO, PKX is in the sector Basic Materials, its long-term debt/equity is 0.3, and has a current ratio of 1.4 and 1 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of POSCO? Well its PEG is *TBA, and the P/S is 0.33, along with a P/B of 0.45. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 2.34.

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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