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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 -3.18% today. In the last week its performance is -9.90%, and -6.37% for the past quarter. Currently, Korea Electric Power Corp., KEP has a target price of 24.5, so today’s gain of -3.18% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore -1.15%.

Korea Electric Power Corp. (NYSE:KEP), has a market cap of 32707.48, and is based in South Korea. Insider ownership is at 51.10%, and institutional ownership is 5.20%.

At the current price of 24.38, it has a dividend yield of 5.62%, and its target price is 24.5. This is with a profit margin of 24.80%, and total debt/equity of 0.82. Korea Electric Power Corp. (NYSE:KEP) has a P/E of 2.35, as well as a forward P/E of 4.6.

With a current EPS of 10.35, 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 17.83%. Since its IPO date on 10/27/1994, the total performance to date is 15.16%.

Volume today for Korea Electric Power Corp. (NYSE:KEP), is 947400, while its average volume is 418.61. Whilst the total gain today was -3.18%, it did have a day high of -14.06%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.50%, and 1.35% for the month. The 52-week low for Korea Electric Power Corp., KEP has been 20.63%, while the 52-week-high has reached -14.06%.

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 0.09, and the P/S is 0.61, along with a P/B of 0.5. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 6.61.

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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