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Today’s Top Gainers in the Market Korea Electric Power Corp. (NYSE:KEP) from Utilities

Today’s top gainers include the company Korea Electric Power Corp. (NYSE:KEP) which is in the industry Electric Utilities, gaining -3.57% today. In the last week its performance is 1.24%, and 5.47% for the past quarter. Currently, Korea Electric Power Corp., KEP has a target price of 24.5, so today’s gain of -3.57% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore -2.49%.

Korea Electric Power Corp. (NYSE:KEP), has a market cap of 36745.72, and is based in South Korea. Insider ownership is at 51.10%, and institutional ownership is 5.30%.

At the current price of 26.76, it has a dividend yield of 4.94%, and its target price is 24.5. This is with a profit margin of *TBA, and total debt/equity of 0.86. Korea Electric Power Corp. (NYSE:KEP) has a P/E of 2.98, as well as a forward P/E of 5.35.

With a current EPS of 9.32, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 5.49%,Korea Electric Power Corp. (NYSE:KEP) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at 155.80%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be 25.00%.

Performance for the year is 31.45%. Since its IPO date on 10/27/1994, the total performance to date is 31.08%.

Volume today for Korea Electric Power Corp. (NYSE:KEP), is 642632, while its average volume is 446.67. Whilst the total gain today was -3.57%, it did have a day high of -5.68%.

Volatility for this week has been at 0.86%, and 1.07% for the month. The 52-week low for Korea Electric Power Corp., KEP has been 41.81%, while the 52-week-high has reached -5.68%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 4.90%, and its return on assets is *TBA. Korea Electric Power Corp. (NYSE:KEP) has an operating margin of *TBA. With a sales growth of 3.70% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Korea Electric Power Corp., KEP is in the sector Utilities, its long-term debt/equity is 0.73, and has a current ratio of 0.8 and 0.6 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of Korea Electric Power Corp.? Well its PEG is 0.12, and the P/S is 0.69, along with a P/B of 0.59. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 4.39.

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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