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Today’s Top Gainers in the Market FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE:FE) from Utilities

Today’s top gainers include the company FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE:FE) which is in the industry Electric Utilities, gaining -0.98% today. In the last week its performance is 5.60%, and 4.09% for the past quarter. Currently, FirstEnergy Corp., FE has a target price of 35.33, so today’s gain of -0.98% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore -0.28%.

FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE:FE), has a market cap of 15102.88, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.10%, and institutional ownership is 76.50%.

At the current price of 35.27, it has a dividend yield of 4.04%, and its target price is 35.33. This is with a profit margin of 4.60%, and total debt/equity of 1.79. FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE:FE) has a P/E of 22.15, as well as a forward P/E of 14.17.

With a current EPS of 1.61, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at -6.05%,FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE:FE) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at -10.90%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be -2.51%.

Performance for the year is 9.30%. Since its IPO date on 11/10/1997, the total performance to date is 14.73%.

Volume today for FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE:FE), is 584463, while its average volume is 4147.17. Whilst the total gain today was -0.98%, it did have a day high of -1.84%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.63%, and 1.55% for the month. The 52-week low for FirstEnergy Corp., FE has been 24.77%, while the 52-week-high has reached -2.43%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 4.70%, and its return on assets is 1.30%. FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE:FE) has an operating margin of 14.10%. With a sales growth of -0.70% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that FirstEnergy Corp., FE is in the sector Utilities, its long-term debt/equity is 1.51, and has a current ratio of 0.5 and 0.4 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of FirstEnergy Corp.? Well its PEG is *TBA, and the P/S is 1.01, along with a P/B of 1.21. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 103.44.

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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