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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 2.32% today. In the last week its performance is -5.31%, and -14.83% for the past quarter. Currently, Vale S.A., VALE has a target price of 4.6, so today’s gain of 2.32% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 1.74%.

Vale S.A. (NYSE:VALE), has a market cap of 24781.26, and is based in Brazil. Insider ownership is at 38.50%, and institutional ownership is 15.70%.

At the current price of 5.29, it has a dividend yield of *TBA, and its target price is 4.6. This is with a profit margin of -35.60%, and total debt/equity of 0.87. Vale S.A. (NYSE:VALE) has a P/E of *TBA, as well as a forward P/E of 17.01.

With a current EPS of -1.69, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at -27.79%,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 53.37%.

Performance for the year is -5.00%. Since its IPO date on 3/21/2002, the total performance to date is 57.14%.

Volume today for Vale S.A. (NYSE:VALE), is 23879888, while its average volume is 30150.45. Whilst the total gain today was 2.32%, it did have a day high of -4.34%.

Volatility for this week has been at 4.45%, and 4.71% for the month. The 52-week low for Vale S.A., VALE has been 148.36%, while the 52-week-high has reached -15.50%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is -3.40%, and its return on assets is -10.70%. Vale S.A. (NYSE:VALE) has an operating margin of -30.10%. With a sales growth of 253.60% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Vale S.A., VALE is in the sector Basic Materials, its long-term debt/equity is 0.78, and has a current ratio of 1.5 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 0.9, along with a P/B of 0.66. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 5.94.

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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