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How has National Grid plc:(NYSE:NGG) performed recently?

National Grid plc (NYSE: NGG) is a large market cap stock with a market cap of 54391.06. It is in the Gas Utilities industry and sector Utilities, with a current P/E of 16.13, a forward P/E of 16.16 and EPS of 4.55. At a stock price of 72.66 (-0.92%) it has a dividend yield of 4.34%.

EPS growth for the last five years have been 2.40%, more recently this last year it has grown by 28.70%. The next year growth is going to be about 5.27% and more long-term 2.60% after five years. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 27.00%. Sales growth for the past five years have been 1.10% and sales growth quarter over quarter is 2.10%.

For performance, National Grid plc the past week has seen a gain of 0.23%. For the last month performance for National Grid plc is 5.00%. While the last quarter is 5.33% and half year, 7.96%. Finally for the year, performance is 16.51%.

The 52-week high for National Grid plc, is at -3.08%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 19.12%. The 20-day simple moving average is 1.01% and 5.38% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 0.91%, and for the month it is 1.09%. National Grid plc, has a target price of 75.1.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 1.82, and for total debt/equity National Grid plc has 2.09. The gross margin is *TBA, while operating margin is 27.00%, the profit margin is 17.10%. The current ratio is 0.8 and the quick ratio is 0.8.

Insider ownership is at 3.50%, with instituitional ownership at 6.20%. National Grid plc has a payout ratio of 62.80%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 741.73. The shares float is 716.96, with the float short at 0.34%, with short ratio coming to 4.58.

In terms of returns, the return on assets see National Grid plc, get 4.70%, with its returns on investment at 8.70%. Return on equity is 20.80%. So will the investors see the target price of 75.1, reached soon?

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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