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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 0.04% today. In the last week its performance is 8.94%, and 7.91% for the past quarter. Currently, National Grid plc, NGG has a target price of 77.1, so today’s gain of 0.04% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore -0.05%.

National Grid plc (NYSE:NGG), has a market cap of 55126.79, and is based in United Kingdom. Insider ownership is at 3.50%, and institutional ownership is 6.10%.

At the current price of 74.36, it has a dividend yield of 4.28%, 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 16.26, as well as a forward P/E of 16.13.

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 18.98%. Since its IPO date on 08/10/2005, the total performance to date is 9.98%.

Volume today for National Grid plc (NYSE:NGG), is 640662, while its average volume is 532.81. Whilst the total gain today was 0.04%, it did have a day high of 0.00%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.69%, and 1.33% for the month. The 52-week low for National Grid plc, NGG has been 21.91%, while the 52-week-high has reached 0.00%.

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 6.25, and the P/S is 2.74, along with a P/B of 3.09. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 13.26.

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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