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Today’s Top Gainers in the Market FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE:FE) from Utilities

Today’s top gainers include the company FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE:FE) which is in the industry Electric Utilities, gaining 1.14% today. In the last week its performance is 1.55%, and -1.78% for the past quarter. Currently, FirstEnergy Corp., FE has a target price of 36.33, so today’s gain of 1.14% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.12%.

FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE:FE), has a market cap of 13948.5, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 16.18%, and institutional ownership is 77.00%.

At the current price of 32.82, it has a dividend yield of 4.39%, and its target price is 36.33. This is with a profit margin of -4.00%, and total debt/equity of 1.98. FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE:FE) has a P/E of *TBA, as well as a forward P/E of 13.09.

With a current EPS of -1.4, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at -1.69%,FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE:FE) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at -10.90%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be -3.95%.

Performance for the year is 9.78%. Since its IPO date on 11/10/1997, the total performance to date is 6.87%.

Volume today for FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE:FE), is 2324400, while its average volume is 3477.44. Whilst the total gain today was 1.14%, it did have a day high of -9.35%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.64%, and 1.49% for the month. The 52-week low for FirstEnergy Corp., FE has been 17.37%, while the 52-week-high has reached -9.35%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 4.70%, and its return on assets is -1.10%. FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE:FE) has an operating margin of 3.90%. With a sales growth of -1.80% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that FirstEnergy Corp., FE is in the sector Utilities, its long-term debt/equity is 1.61, and has a current ratio of 0.5 and 0.3 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of FirstEnergy Corp.? Well its PEG is *TBA, and the P/S is 0.93, along with a P/B of 1.22. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 70.09.

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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