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Today’s Top Gainers in the Market Korea Electric Power Corp. (NYSE:KEP) from Utilities

Today’s top gainers include the company Korea Electric Power Corp. (NYSE:KEP) which is in the industry Electric Utilities, gaining 0.31% today. In the last week its performance is 3.71%, and 2.90% for the past quarter. Currently, Korea Electric Power Corp., KEP has a target price of 24.5, so today’s gain of 0.31% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.27%.

Korea Electric Power Corp. (NYSE:KEP), has a market cap of 33145.65, and is based in South Korea. Insider ownership is at 51.10%, and institutional ownership is 5.40%.

At the current price of 26.27, it has a dividend yield of 5.22%, and its target price is 24.5. This is with a profit margin of *TBA, and total debt/equity of 0.86. Korea Electric Power Corp. (NYSE:KEP) has a P/E of 2.94, as well as a forward P/E of 5.51.

With a current EPS of 8.94, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at -1.45%,Korea Electric Power Corp. (NYSE:KEP) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at 155.80%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be 25.00%.

Performance for the year is 22.99%. Since its IPO date on 10/27/1994, the total performance to date is 24.09%.

Volume today for Korea Electric Power Corp. (NYSE:KEP), is 280700, while its average volume is 443.86. Whilst the total gain today was 0.31%, it did have a day high of -2.09%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.05%, and 1.18% for the month. The 52-week low for Korea Electric Power Corp., KEP has been 39.22%, while the 52-week-high has reached -3.06%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 4.90%, and its return on assets is *TBA. Korea Electric Power Corp. (NYSE:KEP) has an operating margin of *TBA. With a sales growth of 3.70% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Korea Electric Power Corp., KEP is in the sector Utilities, its long-term debt/equity is 0.73, and has a current ratio of 0.8 and 0.6 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of Korea Electric Power Corp.? Well its PEG is 0.12, and the P/S is 0.65, along with a P/B of 0.59. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 4.15.

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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