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Today’s Top Gainers in the Market American Electric Power Co., Inc. (NYSE:AEP) from Utilities

Today’s top gainers include the company American Electric Power Co., Inc. (NYSE:AEP) which is in the industry Electric Utilities, gaining -0.40% today. In the last week its performance is -0.94%, and 9.81% for the past quarter. Currently, American Electric Power Co., Inc., AEP has a target price of 69.34, so today’s gain of -0.40% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore -0.25%.

American Electric Power Co., Inc. (NYSE:AEP), has a market cap of 33945.44, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.01%, and institutional ownership is 69.00%.

At the current price of 69.07, it has a dividend yield of 3.23%, and its target price is 69.34. This is with a profit margin of *TBA, and total debt/equity of 1.16. American Electric Power Co., Inc. (NYSE:AEP) has a P/E of 20.73, as well as a forward P/E of 18.08.

With a current EPS of 3.35, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 4.55%,American Electric Power Co., Inc. (NYSE:AEP) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at 7.30%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be 3.77%.

Performance for the year is 31.10%. Since its IPO date on 1/2/1970, the total performance to date is 21.13%.

Volume today for American Electric Power Co., Inc. (NYSE:AEP), is 2440030, while its average volume is 2628.62. Whilst the total gain today was -0.40%, it did have a day high of -3.15%.

Volatility for this week has been at 0.92%, and 1.35% for the month. The 52-week low for American Electric Power Co., Inc., AEP has been 35.78%, while the 52-week-high has reached -3.15%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 6.30%, and its return on assets is *TBA. American Electric Power Co., Inc. (NYSE:AEP) has an operating margin of *TBA. With a sales growth of -11.70% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that American Electric Power Co., Inc., AEP is in the sector Utilities, its long-term debt/equity is 0.98, and has a current ratio of 0.6 and 0.4 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of American Electric Power Co., Inc.? Well its PEG is 5.5, and the P/S is 2.13, along with a P/B of 1.88. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 74.62.

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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