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Today’s Top Gainers in the Market Vale S.A. (NYSE:VALE) from Basic Materials

Today’s top gainers include the company Vale S.A. (NYSE:VALE) which is in the industry Industrial Metals & Minerals, gaining 2.82% today. In the last week its performance is 1.04%, and 12.96% for the past quarter. Currently, Vale S.A., VALE has a target price of 5.75, so today’s gain of 2.82% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 2.46%.

Vale S.A. (NYSE:VALE), has a market cap of 29421.45, and is based in Brazil. Insider ownership is at 38.50%, and institutional ownership is 15.50%.

At the current price of 5.84, it has a dividend yield of *TBA, and its target price is 5.75. This is with a profit margin of *TBA, and total debt/equity of 0.82. Vale S.A. (NYSE:VALE) has a P/E of *TBA, as well as a forward P/E of 19.93.

With a current EPS of -1.51, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at -56.40%,Vale S.A. (NYSE:VALE) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at -35.70%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be *TBA.

Performance for the year is 26.96%. Since its IPO date on 3/21/2002, the total performance to date is 77.51%.

Volume today for Vale S.A. (NYSE:VALE), is 23566800, while its average volume is 23936.71. Whilst the total gain today was 2.82%, it did have a day high of -5.35%.

Volatility for this week has been at 3.13%, and 3.56% for the month. The 52-week low for Vale S.A., VALE has been 174.18%, while the 52-week-high has reached -6.71%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is -13.10%, and its return on assets is -16.00%. Vale S.A. (NYSE:VALE) has an operating margin of *TBA. With a sales growth of -4.90% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Vale S.A., VALE is in the sector Basic Materials, its long-term debt/equity is 0.74, and has a current ratio of 1.6 and 1.2 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of Vale S.A.? Well its PEG is *TBA, and the P/S is 1.19, along with a P/B of 0.76. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 6.83.

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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