Today’s top gainers include the company National Grid plc (NYSE:NGG) which is in the industry Gas Utilities, gaining 2.58% today. In the last week its performance is 2.08%, and 0.18% for the past quarter. Currently, National Grid plc, NGG has a target price of 75.1, so today’s gain of 2.58% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 2.41%.
National Grid plc (NYSE:NGG), has a market cap of 53723.17, and is based in United Kingdom. Insider ownership is at 3.50%, and institutional ownership is 6.30%.
At the current price of 71.65, it has a dividend yield of 4.44%, and its target price is 75.1. This is with a profit margin of 17.10%, and total debt/equity of 2.09. National Grid plc (NYSE:NGG) has a P/E of 15.72, as well as a forward P/E of 15.98.
With a current EPS of 4.56, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 5.23%,National Grid plc (NYSE:NGG) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at 2.40%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be 2.60%.
Performance for the year is 14.50%. Since its IPO date on 8/10/2005, the total performance to date is 5.97%.
Volume today for National Grid plc (NYSE:NGG), is 720600, while its average volume is 544.11. Whilst the total gain today was 2.58%, it did have a day high of -4.43%.
Volatility for this week has been at 0.93%, and 0.97% for the month. The 52-week low for National Grid plc, NGG has been 16.75%, while the 52-week-high has reached -4.43%.
Looking at its return of investments, which is 8.70%, and its return on assets is 4.70%. National Grid plc (NYSE:NGG) has an operating margin of 27.00%. With a sales growth of 2.10% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that National Grid plc, NGG is in the sector Utilities, its long-term debt/equity is 1.82, and has a current ratio of 0.8 and 0.8 for quick ratio.
So what is the value of National Grid plc? Well its PEG is 6.04, and the P/S is 2.68, along with a P/B of 2.99. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 12.96.