The top gainers for today include Vale S.A. VALE from the sector Basic Materials with a gain of -2.61%. The price is $ 8.57, at present and the target price is $ 10.31.
The weekly performance for Vale S.A. is -7.25%, which is not surprising given the gain it made today.
The earnings per share (EPS) growth forecasted for 2016 is currently -31.05%. The earnings per share quarter to quarter growth is 117.60%
The simple 20 day moving average is up by -8.43% and the 52-week low is 123.93%.
The monthly and quarterly performance for Vale S.A. is not as bright as it currently stands at -15.40% and -9.88%. However it is poised to change given the current performance trend.
Vale S.A. has a total market capitalization of 44502.38 with a return on assets (ROA – calculated by dividing the total annual earnings by the company’s total assets – illustrates how profitable a company really is in relation to its total assets) of 4.00%. It has a dividend yield of 3.38% while the payout ratio is 0.00%.
Vale S.A. has a gross margin of 35.40% and an operating margin of 20.70%. The net profit margin stands at 14.10%.
The weekly volatility is 3.26% and the monthly volatility is 4.35%. Volatility is basically a statistical measure of the dispersion of returns for a given security or market index. It can be either be measured by implementing the standard deviation or by simply calculating the variance between returns from that market index.