NEW YORK (

TheStreet

) --

DPL Incorporated

(NYSE:

DPL

) is trading at unusually high volume Wednesday with 25.6 million shares changing hands. It is currently at 35.1 times its average daily volume and trading up $2.38 (+8.6%) at $29.97 as of 9:31 a.m. ET.

DPL has a market cap of $3.2 billion and is part of the

utilities

sector and

utilities

industry. Shares are up 7.3% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

DPL Inc., through its subsidiary, The Dayton Power and Light Company, operates as a regional electric energy and utility company in the United States. The company has a P/E ratio of 11, equal to the average utilities industry P/E ratio and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 16.3.

TheStreet Ratings rates DPL as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, notable return on equity, compelling growth in net income, impressive record of earnings per share growth and increase in stock price during the past year. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. You can view the full

DPL Ratings Report

.

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