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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 0.68% today. In the last week its performance is -2.05%, and -9.85% for the past quarter. Currently, American Electric Power Co., Inc., AEP has a target price of 71.26, so today’s gain of 0.68% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.29%.

American Electric Power Co., Inc. (NYSE:AEP), has a market cap of 30816.97, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at *TBA, and institutional ownership is 69.70%.

At the current price of 62.21, it has a dividend yield of 3.60%, and its target price is 71.26. 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 17.76, as well as a forward P/E of 16.28.

With a current EPS of 3.5, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 3.49%,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 2.31%.

Performance for the year is 13.64%. Since its IPO date on 1/2/1970, the total performance to date is 9.56%.

Volume today for American Electric Power Co., Inc. (NYSE:AEP), is 1633700, while its average volume is 2474.22. Whilst the total gain today was 0.68%, it did have a day high of -9.82%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.77%, and 1.63% for the month. The 52-week low for American Electric Power Co., Inc., AEP has been 19.78%, while the 52-week-high has reached -12.05%.

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 7.69, and the P/S is 1.93, along with a P/B of 1.66. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 55.66.

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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