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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 2.89% today. In the last week its performance is 6.21%, and -6.83% for the past quarter. Currently, FirstEnergy Corp., FE has a target price of 35.56, so today’s gain of 2.89% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 1.61%.

FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE:FE), has a market cap of 14121.85, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 16.18%, and institutional ownership is 76.90%.

At the current price of 33.16, it has a dividend yield of 4.34%, and its target price is 35.56. 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 13.12.

With a current EPS of -1.4, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at -0.75%,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 -2.19%.

Performance for the year is 7.58%. Since its IPO date on 11/10/1997, the total performance to date is 7.97%.

Volume today for FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE:FE), is 7339700, while its average volume is 3936.94. Whilst the total gain today was 2.89%, it did have a day high of -5.15%.

Volatility for this week has been at 2.64%, and 2.14% for the month. The 52-week low for FirstEnergy Corp., FE has been 18.59%, while the 52-week-high has reached -8.41%.

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 0.95, along with a P/B of 1.24. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 70.96.

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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