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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 -1.00% today. In the last week its performance is 3.83%, and 9.54% for the past quarter. Currently, American Electric Power Co., Inc., AEP has a target price of 68.53, so today’s gain of -1.00% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore -0.51%.

American Electric Power Co., Inc. (NYSE:AEP), has a market cap of 34990.72, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.01%, and institutional ownership is 69.20%.

At the current price of 70.56, it has a dividend yield of 3.14%, and its target price is 68.53. This is with a profit margin of *TBA, and total debt/equity of 1.16. American Electric Power Co., Inc. (NYSE:AEP) has a P/E of 21.31, as well as a forward P/E of 18.56.

With a current EPS of 3.35, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 4.72%,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 4.10%.

Performance for the year is 31.87%. Since its IPO date on 01/02/1970, the total performance to date is 24.48%.

Volume today for American Electric Power Co., Inc. (NYSE:AEP), is 804115, while its average volume is 2614.09. Whilst the total gain today was -1.00%, it did have a day high of -1.07%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.44%, and 1.37% for the month. The 52-week low for American Electric Power Co., Inc., AEP has been 38.71%, while the 52-week-high has reached -1.07%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 6.30%, and its return on assets is *TBA. American Electric Power Co., Inc. (NYSE:AEP) has an operating margin of *TBA. With a sales growth of -11.70% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that American Electric Power Co., Inc., AEP is in the sector Utilities, its long-term debt/equity is 0.98, 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 5.19, and the P/S is 2.2, along with a P/B of 1.93. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 76.92.

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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