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Today’s Top Gainers in the Market American Electric Power Co., Inc. (NYSE:AEP) from Utilities

Today’s top gainers include the company American Electric Power Co., Inc. (NYSE:AEP) which is in the industry Electric Utilities, gaining 1.29% today. In the last week its performance is 0.85%, and 0.13% for the past quarter. Currently, American Electric Power Co., Inc., AEP has a target price of 72.85, so today’s gain of 1.29% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.25%.

American Electric Power Co., Inc. (NYSE:AEP), has a market cap of 31670.76, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at *TBA, and institutional ownership is 70.20%.

At the current price of 65.24, it has a dividend yield of 3.43%, and its target price is 72.85. This is with a profit margin of 12.50%, and total debt/equity of 1.18. American Electric Power Co., Inc. (NYSE:AEP) has a P/E of 18.63, as well as a forward P/E of 17.04.

With a current EPS of 3.5, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 3.74%,American Electric Power Co., Inc. (NYSE:AEP) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at 7.30%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be 3.81%.

Performance for the year is 26.75%. Since its IPO date on 1/2/1970, the total performance to date is 14.90%.

Volume today for American Electric Power Co., Inc. (NYSE:AEP), is 2206700, while its average volume is 2286.68. Whilst the total gain today was 1.29%, it did have a day high of -7.76%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.15%, and 1.34% for the month. The 52-week low for American Electric Power Co., Inc., AEP has been 29.32%, while the 52-week-high has reached -7.76%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 6.30%, and its return on assets is 3.20%. American Electric Power Co., Inc. (NYSE:AEP) has an operating margin of 19.90%. With a sales growth of 1.70% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that American Electric Power Co., Inc., AEP is in the sector Utilities, its long-term debt/equity is 0.95, and has a current ratio of 0.6 and 0.4 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of American Electric Power Co., Inc.? Well its PEG is 4.9, and the P/S is 1.98, along with a P/B of 1.74. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 57.2.

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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