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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 1.04% today. In the last week its performance is 0.01%, and 8.31% for the past quarter. Currently, National Grid plc, NGG has a target price of 75.1, so today’s gain of 1.04% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.41%.

National Grid plc (NYSE:NGG), has a market cap of 54116.62, and is based in United Kingdom. Insider ownership is at 3.50%, and institutional ownership is 6.20%.

At the current price of 73.72, it has a dividend yield of 4.36%, 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 16.05, as well as a forward P/E of 16.08.

With a current EPS of 4.55, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 5.27%,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 17.13%. Since its IPO date on 8/10/2005, the total performance to date is 7.91%.

Volume today for National Grid plc (NYSE:NGG), is 354356, while its average volume is 531.11. Whilst the total gain today was 1.04%, it did have a day high of -1.67%.

Volatility for this week has been at 0.64%, and 1.23% for the month. The 52-week low for National Grid plc, NGG has been 20.86%, while the 52-week-high has reached -1.67%.

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 6.17, and the P/S is 2.71, along with a P/B of 3.05. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 13.09.

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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