Great Plains Energy Company Profile (NYSE:GXP)

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Great Plains Energy (NYSE:GXP) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating(s), 4 Hold Rating(s), 1 Buy Rating(s)
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.00)
Consensus Price Target: $30.00 (1.01% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Great Plains Energy (NYSE:GXP)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetActions
7/19/2016JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingNeutral -> HoldView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
6/2/2016Barclays PLCDowngradeEqual Weight -> Underweight$28.97 -> $28.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
3/14/2016SunTrust Banks Inc.Boost Price TargetNeutral$30.00 -> $31.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
3/10/2016ArgusBoost Price TargetBuy$31.00 -> $34.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
1/12/2016Bank of America Corp.DowngradeBuy -> Neutral$28.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
10/19/2015Goldman Sachs Group Inc.DowngradeBuy -> Neutral$28.00 -> $27.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
4/22/2015GuggenheimInitiated CoverageBuyView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
(Data available from 7/28/2014 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Great Plains Energy (NYSE:GXP)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallActions
8/5/2016ListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
5/5/2016Q116$0.14$0.17$577.04 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/24/2016Q415$0.17$0.15$673.75 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
11/5/2015Q315$0.88$0.82$802.20 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
8/6/2015Q215$0.30$0.28$649.92 million$609.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
5/7/2015Q115$0.11$0.12$563.70 million$549.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/25/2015Q4$0.13$0.12$551.26 million$552.20 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
11/6/2014Q314$0.97$0.95$781.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
8/7/2014Q214$0.41$0.34$613.43 million$648.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
5/8/2014Q114$0.19$0.15$561.60 million$585.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/26/2014Q413$0.09$0.11$515.89 million$538.80 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
11/8/2013Q313$0.93$0.93$770.25 million$765.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
8/8/2013Q2 2013$0.40$0.41$607.65 million$600.30 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
5/9/2013Q1 2013$0.11$0.17$516.94 million$542.20 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/28/2013Q4 2012$0.02$0.03$481.70 million$480.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
11/8/2012Q312$0.96$0.95$794.62 million$746.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
8/8/2012$0.36$0.41ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
5/3/2012$0.02$0.07ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
11/3/2011$0.83$0.91ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
8/5/2011$0.36$0.31ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
5/3/2011$0.02$0.01ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/24/2011($0.01)($0.04)ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Great Plains Energy (NYSE:GXP)
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20161$0.12$0.12$0.12
Q2 20161$0.51$0.51$0.51
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for Great Plains Energy (NYSE:GXP)
Annual Dividend:$1.05
Dividend Yield:3.54%
Payout Ratio:73.94% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
60.69% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
58.01% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
Dividend Growth:5.30% (3 Year Average)

Dividend History for Great Plains Energy (NYSE:GXP)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable DateShare
5/3/2016quarterly$0.263.33%5/25/20165/27/20166/20/2016Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/10/2016quarterly$0.263.68%2/25/20162/29/20163/21/2016Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
11/3/2015quarterly$0.263.82%11/25/201511/30/201512/21/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
8/4/2015quarterly$0.253.75%8/26/20158/28/20159/21/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
5/5/2015quarterly$0.253.8%5/27/20155/29/20156/19/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/10/2015quarterly$0.253.57%2/25/20152/27/20153/20/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
11/4/2014quarterly$0.253.59%11/25/201411/28/201412/19/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
8/5/2014quarterly$0.233.79%8/26/20148/28/20149/19/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
5/6/2014quarterly$0.233.38%5/28/20145/30/20146/20/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/11/2014quarterly$0.233.68%2/25/20142/27/20143/20/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
11/5/2013quarterly$0.233.9%11/26/201311/29/201312/20/2013Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
8/6/2013quarterly$0.223.63%8/27/20138/29/20139/20/2013Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
5/7/2013quarterly$0.223.62%5/28/20135/30/20136/20/2013Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/12/2013quarterly$0.223.94%2/25/20132/27/20133/20/2013Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Great Plains Energy (NYSE:GXP)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionActions
3/11/2016Michael DeggendorfSVPSell9,000$30.91$278,190.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
3/10/2016Ellen E FairchildVPSell1,200$30.58$36,696.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
3/10/2016Heather A HumphreySVPSell1,600$30.60$48,960.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
3/10/2016Kevin E BryantCFOSell600$30.58$18,348.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
3/10/2016Scott HeidtbrinkCOOSell4,000$30.58$122,320.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
3/10/2016Terry D BasshamCEOSell20,000$30.51$610,200.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
3/5/2015Terry D BasshamCEOSell16,000$26.26$420,160.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
3/2/2015Linda H TalbottDirectorSell7,500$26.34$197,550.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
3/5/2014Charles CaisleyVPSell1,000$26.29$26,290.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
3/5/2014Heather HumphreySVPSell1,500$26.21$39,315.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
9/4/2013John ShermanDirectorBuy20,000$21.63$432,600.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
5/17/2013Kevin E BryantVPSell2,000$24.19$48,380.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
12/28/2012Michael J ChesserDirectorSell6,200$20.09$124,558.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
9/4/2012Lori A WrightVPSell8,000$21.42$171,360.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
8/14/2012Gary D ForseeDirectorBuy2,000$21.92$43,840.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Latest Headlines for Great Plains Energy (NYSE:GXP)
DateHeadline
07/27/16 12:50 PMKCP&L parent makes $11M investment in its customers going green -
07/27/16 07:08 AMGreat Plains’s $8.6 Billion Deal May Face Missouri Review (1)
07/22/16 04:17 PMWestar, Great Plains Energy negotiations revealed
07/21/16 10:22 AMSEC: Great Plains topped eight bidders for Westar
07/19/16 01:44 PMGreat Plains Energy Announces Schedule for Second Quarter 2016 Earnings - [Business Wire] - Great Plains Energy announced today that it will release its 2016 second quarter earnings on Thursday, August 4, 2016, after the market close. Terry Bassham, chairman, president and chief executive officer, and Kevin Bryant, senior vice president – finance and strategy and chief financial officer, will discuss second quarter 2016 earnings and operating results during a conference call with financial ...
07/19/16 01:44 PMGreat Plains Energy Announces Schedule for Second Quarter 2016 Earnings - [Business Wire] - Great Plains Energy announced today that it will release its 2016 second quarter earnings on Thursday, August 4, 2016, after the market close. Terry Bassham, chairman, president and chief executive officer, and Kevin Bryant, senior vice president – finance and strategy and chief financial officer, will discuss second quarter 2016 earnings and operating results during a conference call with financial ...
07/15/16 07:27 AMGreat Plains Energy, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : GXP-US : July 15, 2016 -
07/02/16 07:15 AMWestar, Great Plains ask for deal approval from KCC
07/01/16 04:17 PM5:17 pm Great Plains Engy's KCP&L subsidiary files request with the Missouri Public Service Commission to increase base rates for electric service for some of its Missouri customers -
07/01/16 04:16 PMKCP&L Files Rate Increase Request with Missouri Public Service Commission - [Business Wire] - KCP&L, a subsidiary of Great Plains Energy Incorporated , today filed a request with the Missouri Public Service Commission to increase base rates for electric service for some of its Missouri customers.
07/01/16 07:16 AMGreat Plains Energy, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : GXP-US : July 1, 2016 -
06/30/16 07:12 AMForm 4 GREAT PLAINS ENERGY INC For: Jun 28 Filed by: FERGUSON RANDALL C JR
06/30/16 07:12 AMGreat Plains Energy : Digital Sandbox KC launches energy-focused incubator backed by KCP&L's parent company
06/29/16 04:17 PMDigital Sandbox KC launches energy-focused incubator backed by KC P&L’s parent company
06/29/16 11:35 AMDigital Sandbox KC expansion hopes to energize entrepreneurs -
06/27/16 04:17 PMGreat Plains, Westar CEOs talk about the acquisition, expectations
06/27/16 07:35 AMMorning Roundup: Hammons files bankruptcy; Westar, Great Plains CEOs talk; Force plays for championship -
06/24/16 11:14 AMGREAT PLAINS ENERGY INC : Other Events, Financial Statements and Exhibits (form 8-K)
06/24/16 05:10 AMGREAT PLAINS ENERGY INC Files SEC form 8-K, Other Events, Financial Statements and Exhibits -
06/21/16 04:06 PMStock Earnings Estimates Under Consideration: Great Plains Energy Incorporated (NYSE:GXP)
06/18/16 08:48 AMGREAT PLAINS ENERGY INC : Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement (form 8-K)
06/16/16 04:04 PMGREAT PLAINS ENERGY INC Files SEC form 8-K, Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement -
06/09/16 11:59 AMWestar Energy, Inc. Acquisition May Not Be in the Best Interests of WR Shareholders - [PR Newswire] - NEW YORK, June 9, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- WeissLaw LLP is investigating possible breaches of fiduciary duty and other violations of law by the Board of Directors of Westar Energy, Inc. ("WR" or ...
06/08/16 05:06 AMGREAT PLAINS ENERGY INC Files SEC form 8-K, Other Events -
06/02/16 11:16 AMWestar Energy (WR) Stock Continues Rising on Merger -
06/02/16 08:58 AMGreat Plains Energy (GXP) Stock Slipping, Barclays Downgrades -
06/02/16 07:05 AMThe Hippo Acquires The Elephant: Great Plains Energy Gobbles Up Westar Energy - Combined company's debt will balloon to $12.2 billion. Westar Energy (NYSE:WR) has agreed to be acquired by Great Plains Energy (NYSE:GXP), a company that is valued at $3 billion less than Westar. Great Plains Energy, the parent company of Kansas City ...
06/01/16 04:40 PMBBD, CCE and GXP stock left investors wishing last weekend lasted one more day - Last but not least, Westar Energy Inc (NYSE:WR) are certainly loving the ... WR owners will receive $51 worth of cash and $9 worth of GXP stock for every one share of Westar Energy they own. Great Plains Energy cited the potential for cost-saving synergies ...
06/01/16 04:40 PMRelative Strength Alert For Great Plains Energy - A stock is considered to be oversold if the RSI reading falls below 30. In trading on Wednesday, shares of Great Plains Energy Inc (NYSE: GXP) entered into oversold territory, hitting an RSI reading of 29.99, after changing hands as low as $28.96 per share.
06/01/16 12:24 PMGreat Plains Energy, Inc. :GXP-US: Earnings Analysis: Q1, 2016 By the Numbers : June 1, 2016 -
06/01/16 12:03 PMINVESTOR ALERT: Levi & Korsinsky, LLP Announces Investigation Regarding the Fairness of the Sale of Westar Energy, Inc. to Great Plains Energy Incorporated - WR - [PR Newswire] - NEW YORK , June 1, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The following statement is being issued by Levi & Korsinsky, LLP: To: All Persons or Entities who purchased Westar Energy, Inc. (NYSE: WR) stock prior to May 31, ...
05/31/16 04:30 PMGreat Plains Energy to buy Westar for $8.6 billion - Great Plains Energy Inc (GXP.N), the parent of regulated utility Kansas City Power & Light, said it would buy rival Westar Energy Inc (WR.N) for $8.6 billion in cash and stock. Westar shareholders will receive a total of $60 per share, representing a ...
05/31/16 04:30 PMRobbins Arroyo LLP: Acquisition of Westar Energy, Inc. (WR) by Great Plains Energy Incorporated (GXP) May Not Be in Shareholders' Best Interests - SAN DIEGO & TOPEKA, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Shareholder rights attorneys at Robbins Arroyo LLP are investigating the proposed acquisition of Westar Energy, Inc. (NYSE: WR) by Great Plains Energy Inc. (NYSE: GXP). On May 31, 2016, the two companies announced ...
05/31/16 04:30 PMRegulated power company Great Plains to buy Westar for $8.6 billion - Great Plains Energy Inc (GXP.N), the owner of regulated power utility Kansas City Power & Light, will buy bigger rival Westar Energy Inc (WR.N) for $8.6 billion, the largest deal in the U.S. electricity distribution market so far this year. Falling demand ...
05/31/16 04:30 PMGreat Plains Energy (GXP) to Acquire Westar Energy (WR) in $12.2B Deal - Claim your 2-week free trial to StreetInsider Premium here. Great Plains Energy Incorporated (NYSE: GXP), the parent company of KCP&L, and Westar Energy, Inc. (NYSE: WR), today announced a definitive agreement for Great Plains Energy to acquire Westar in a ...
05/31/16 03:25 PMGreat Plains Boosts Debt to Buy Westar as Power Sales Slump -
05/31/16 02:20 PMWESTAR ENERGY INVESTOR ALERT BY THE FORMER ATTORNEY GENERAL OF LOUISIANA: Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC Investigates Adequacy of Price and Process in Proposed Sale of Westar Energy, Inc. - [PR Newswire] - NEW ORLEANS, May 31, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Former Attorney General of Louisiana Charles C. Foti, Jr., Esq. and the law firm of Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC ("KSF") are investigating the proposed sale ...
05/31/16 01:01 PMHere's Why Westar Energy Shares Are Up on Tuesday -
05/31/16 08:29 AMRegulated power company Great Plains to buy Westar for 5.87 billion pounds -
05/31/16 08:13 AMGreat Plains Energy (GXP) Stock Slumping, Acquiring Westar Energy in $8.6 Billion Deal -
05/31/16 08:00 AMWestar Energy (WR) Stock Surges on Planned Great Plains Energy Merger -
05/31/16 06:52 AMGreat Plains Energy to buy Westar for $8.6B - Great Plains Energy, the parent of regulated utility Kansas City Power & Light, said it would buy rival Westar Energy for $8.6 billion.
05/31/16 06:13 AMGreat Plains Energy to buy Westar for $8.6 bln - May 31 (Reuters) - Great Plains Energy Inc, the parent of regulated utility Kansas City Power & Light, said it would buy rival Westar Energy Inc for $8.6 billion in cash and stock.
05/29/16 12:22 AMPerformance at a Glance on Great Plains Energy Incorporated (NYSE:GXP) - HNN - Performance at a Glance on Great Plains Energy Incorporated (NYSE:GXP)HNNWhen speculating how a given stock will perform in the future, it is important to look at how it has performed in the past. Today we will examine how Great Plains Energy Incorporated (NYSE:GXP)'s stock has performed at various points in its past ...and more »
05/27/16 08:32 PMGreat Plains Energy Inc (NYSE:GXP): Should It Be in Your Portfolio? - Street Report - Great Plains Energy Inc (NYSE:GXP): Should It Be in Your Portfolio?Street Report[Forbes] Great Plains Energy Inc (NYSE:GXP)(TREND ANALYSIS) Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 5/25/16, Great Plains Energy Inc (NYSE: GXP), Perrigo Company plc (NYSE: PRGO), and Evercore Partners Incorporated ...Upgrades And Downgrades For Great Plains Energy Inc (NYSE:GXP)Risers & FallersGreat Plains Energy Inc (NYSE:GXP): Sell-Side Analysts Take on EarningsNews TribuneGreat Plains Energy Inc (NYSE:GXP) Closes At $30.91Vanguard Tribuneall 5 news articles »
05/26/16 08:13 PMGreat Plains Energy (NYSE:GXP) Earnings Preview: Should Investors Be Nervous? - iStreetWire - Great Plains Energy (NYSE:GXP) Earnings Preview: Should Investors Be Nervous?iStreetWireGreat Plains Energy Incorporated (GXP) retreated -1.26% to reach at the floor price of $30.56 as the company is set to share its next quarterly earnings on August 04, 2016. GXP stock trades between $30.45 and $30.75 before the earnings release. Let's ...
05/26/16 06:47 PMETF’s with exposure to Great Plains Energy, Inc. : May 26, 2016 -
05/25/16 07:12 PMGREAT PLAINS ENERGY INCORPORATED : ex-dividend day - Sprint executive Sandra Prices joins Great Plains board 05/12 GREAT PLAINS ENERGY INCORPORATED: Declares Dividends 05/12 GREAT PLAINS ENERGY: Sandra J. Price Named to Great Plains Energy Board of Dire.. 05/10 Grid Assurance - Energy Companies Launch ...
05/23/16 12:34 PMTarget Check and Stock Performance Recap Great Plains Energy Inc (NYSE:GXP) - Wall Street Hints and News - Target Check and Stock Performance Recap Great Plains Energy Inc (NYSE:GXP)Wall Street Hints and NewsTracking stock performance from various views may help with share evaluation. Some investors might be more focused on short-term share action while others may prefer to view long-term performance. In recent session activity, Great Plains Energy Inc ...and more »
05/22/16 06:41 PMGreat Plains Energy Inc (NYSE:GXP) Broker Price Targets For The Coming Week - Share Trading News - Great Plains Energy Inc (NYSE:GXP) Broker Price Targets For The Coming WeekShare Trading NewsMarket analysts have recently updated their ratings and price targets on shares of Great Plains Energy Inc (NYSE:GXP). The latest reports which are currently in issue on Sunday 22nd of May state 0 analysts have a rating of “strong buy”, 0 analysts “buy ...

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About Great Plains Energy

Great Plains Energy logoGreat Plains Energy Incorporated is a public utility holding company. The Company operates through electric utility segment. The Company does not own or operate any assets other than the stock of its subsidiaries. The Company's subsidiaries with operations include Kansas City Power & Light Company (KCP&L) and KCP&L Greater Missouri Operations Company (GMO). KCP&L is an integrated, regulated electric utility that provides electricity to customers primarily in the states of Missouri and Kansas. KCP&L has an active subsidiary, Kansas City Power & Light Receivables Company (KCP&L Receivables Company). GMO is an integrated, regulated electric utility that provides electricity to customers in the state of Missouri. GMO also provides regulated steam service to certain customers in the St. Joseph, Missouri area. GMO has two active subsidiaries, GMO Receivables Company and MPS Merchant Services, Inc. (MPS Merchant). It also holds GPE Transmission Holding Company, LLC (GPETHC).

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Utilities
  • Industry: Electric Utilities
  • Sub-Industry: Electric Utilities
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: GXP
  • CUSIP: 39116410
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $29.70
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $30.12
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $30.08
  • P/E Ratio: 20.93
  • P/E Growth: 2.45
  • Market Cap: $4.59B
  • Beta: 0.45
  • Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.73 EPS
  • Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.81 EPS
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Great Plains Energy (NYSE:GXP) Chart for Thursday, July, 28, 2016