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Today’s Top Gainers in the Market National Grid plc (NYSE:NGG) from Utilities

Today’s top gainers include the company National Grid plc (NYSE:NGG) which is in the industry Gas Utilities, gaining -1.45% today. In the last week its performance is 5.47%, and 7.29% for the past quarter. Currently, National Grid plc, NGG has a target price of 77.1, so today’s gain of -1.45% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore -0.87%.

National Grid plc (NYSE:NGG), has a market cap of 54607.84, and is based in United Kingdom. Insider ownership is at 3.50%, and institutional ownership is 6.10%.

At the current price of 72.59, it has a dividend yield of 4.32%, and its target price is 77.1. 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 16.11, as well as a forward P/E of 15.98.

With a current EPS of 4.57, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 4.65%,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 18.64%. Since its IPO date on 08/10/2005, the total performance to date is 8.94%.

Volume today for National Grid plc (NYSE:NGG), is 207619, while its average volume is 530.81. Whilst the total gain today was -1.45%, it did have a day high of -3.17%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.57%, and 1.36% for the month. The 52-week low for National Grid plc, NGG has been 19.01%, while the 52-week-high has reached -3.17%.

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 6.2, and the P/S is 2.72, along with a P/B of 3.06. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 13.13.

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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