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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 0.43% today. In the last week its performance is -0.42%, and -0.23% for the past quarter. Currently, Korea Electric Power Corp., KEP has a target price of 24.5, so today’s gain of 0.43% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.08%.

Korea Electric Power Corp. (NYSE:KEP), has a market cap of 33043.75, and is based in South Korea. Insider ownership is at 51.10%, and institutional ownership is 5.20%.

At the current price of 25.87, it has a dividend yield of 5.30%, and its target price is 24.5. This is with a profit margin of 24.90%, and total debt/equity of 0.82. Korea Electric Power Corp. (NYSE:KEP) has a P/E of 2.53, as well as a forward P/E of 4.88.

With a current EPS of 10.21, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 5.58%,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 29.03%. Since its IPO date on 10/27/1994, the total performance to date is 22.20%.

Volume today for Korea Electric Power Corp. (NYSE:KEP), is 452300, while its average volume is 438.51. Whilst the total gain today was 0.43%, it did have a day high of -8.81%.

Volatility for this week has been at 0.97%, and 1.04% for the month. The 52-week low for Korea Electric Power Corp., KEP has been 33.35%, while the 52-week-high has reached -8.81%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 4.90%, and its return on assets is 8.30%. Korea Electric Power Corp. (NYSE:KEP) has an operating margin of 22.70%. With a sales growth of -2.90% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Korea Electric Power Corp., KEP is in the sector Utilities, its long-term debt/equity is 0.68, and has a current ratio of 0.7 and 0.5 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of Korea Electric Power Corp.? Well its PEG is 0.1, and the P/S is 0.62, along with a P/B of 0.54. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 6.75.

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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