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Today’s Top Gainers in the Market National Grid plc (NYSE:NGG) from Utilities

Today’s top gainers include the company National Grid plc (NYSE:NGG) which is in the industry Gas Utilities, gaining 1.54% today. In the last week its performance is 2.64%, and -2.54% for the past quarter. Currently, National Grid plc, NGG has a target price of 75.27, so today’s gain of 1.54% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 1.73%.

National Grid plc (NYSE:NGG), has a market cap of 53744.29, and is based in United Kingdom. Insider ownership is at 3.50%, and institutional ownership is 6.40%.

At the current price of 71.66, it has a dividend yield of 4.44%, and its target price is 75.27. This is with a profit margin of 17.10%, and total debt/equity of 2.09. National Grid plc (NYSE:NGG) has a P/E of 15.75, as well as a forward P/E of 15.86.

With a current EPS of 4.55, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 4.63%,National Grid plc (NYSE:NGG) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at 2.40%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be 2.80%.

Performance for the year is 13.72%. Since its IPO date on 8/10/2005, the total performance to date is 5.99%.

Volume today for National Grid plc (NYSE:NGG), is 373000, while its average volume is 528.3. Whilst the total gain today was 1.54%, it did have a day high of -3.50%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.06%, and 1.09% for the month. The 52-week low for National Grid plc, NGG has been 14.12%, while the 52-week-high has reached -4.42%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 8.70%, and its return on assets is 4.70%. National Grid plc (NYSE:NGG) has an operating margin of 27.00%. With a sales growth of 2.10% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that National Grid plc, NGG is in the sector Utilities, its long-term debt/equity is 1.82, and has a current ratio of 0.8 and 0.8 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of National Grid plc? Well its PEG is 5.63, and the P/S is 2.69, along with a P/B of 2.99. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 12.99.

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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