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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 -0.25% today. In the last week its performance is -0.52%, and 4.00% for the past quarter. Currently, American Electric Power Co., Inc., AEP has a target price of 72.85, so today’s gain of -0.25% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.32%.

American Electric Power Co., Inc. (NYSE:AEP), has a market cap of 33478.06, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at *TBA, and institutional ownership is 68.70%.

At the current price of 67.55, it has a dividend yield of 3.31%, 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 19.34, as well as a forward P/E of 17.67.

With a current EPS of 3.5, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 3.85%,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 3.67%.

Performance for the year is 21.92%. Since its IPO date on 1/2/1970, the total performance to date is 19.26%.

Volume today for American Electric Power Co., Inc. (NYSE:AEP), is 1373256, while its average volume is 2362.68. Whilst the total gain today was -0.25%, it did have a day high of -4.50%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.02%, and 1.09% for the month. The 52-week low for American Electric Power Co., Inc., AEP has been 33.90%, while the 52-week-high has reached -4.50%.

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 -75.90% 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 5.27, and the P/S is 2.09, along with a P/B of 1.81. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 60.46.

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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