Great Plains Energy Company Profile (NYSE:GXP)

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: $28.36
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $27.48
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $27.45
  • 52-Week Range: $25.85 - $32.74
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 20.60
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 15.94
  • P/E Growth: 2.62
  • Market Cap: $4.38B
  • Outstanding Shares: 154,543,000
  • Beta: 0.4
Profitability:
  • Net Margins: 8.06%
  • Return on Equity: 7.87%
  • Return on Assets: 2.66%
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.90%
  • Current Ratio: 0.53%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.34%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Great Plains Energy (NYSE:GXP) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 3 Hold Ratings, 4 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.57)
Consensus Price Target: $31.67 (11.62% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Great Plains Energy (NYSE:GXP)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
10/26/2016Ladenburg Thalmann Financial ServicesUpgradeNeutral -> Buy$31.00View Rating Details
10/3/2016Wolfe ResearchUpgradeMarket Perform -> OutperformView Rating Details
10/3/2016Bank of America CorpUpgradeNeutral -> Buy$32.00View Rating Details
9/30/2016ArgusReiterated RatingBuy$36.00View Rating Details
9/29/2016Barclays PLCUpgradeUnderweight -> Equal Weight$31.00 -> $29.00View Rating Details
9/26/2016SunTrust Banks, Inc.Boost Price TargetNeutral$29.00 -> $30.00View Rating Details
7/19/2016J P Morgan Chase & CoReiterated RatingNeutral -> HoldView Rating Details
10/19/2015Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)DowngradeBuy -> Neutral$28.00 -> $27.00View Rating Details
4/22/2015GuggenheimInitiated CoverageBuyView Rating Details
(Data available from 2/23/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Great Plains Energy (NYSE:GXP)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
2/22/2017        
2/23/2017Q416$0.10$580.75 millionN/AView Earnings Details
8/4/2016Q216$0.39$0.55$643.69 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/5/2016Q116$0.14$0.17$577.04 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/24/2016Q415$0.17$0.15$673.75 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/5/2015Q315$0.88$0.82$802.20 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/6/2015Q215$0.30$0.28$649.92 million$609.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/7/2015Q115$0.11$0.12$563.70 million$549.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/25/2015Q4$0.13$0.12$551.26 million$552.20 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/6/2014Q314$0.97$0.95$781.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/7/2014Q214$0.41$0.34$613.43 million$648.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/8/2014Q114$0.19$0.15$561.60 million$585.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/26/2014Q413$0.09$0.11$515.89 million$538.80 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/8/2013Q313$0.93$0.93$770.25 million$765.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/8/2013Q2 2013$0.40$0.41$607.65 million$600.30 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/9/2013Q1 2013$0.11$0.17$516.94 million$542.20 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/28/2013Q4 2012$0.02$0.03$481.70 million$480.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/8/2012Q312$0.96$0.95$794.62 million$746.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/8/2012$0.36$0.41ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/3/2012$0.02$0.07ViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/3/2011$0.83$0.91ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/5/2011$0.36$0.31ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/3/2011$0.02$0.01ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/24/2011($0.01)($0.04)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Great Plains Energy (NYSE:GXP)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.79 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.78 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20161$0.12$0.12$0.12
Q2 20161$0.51$0.51$0.51
Q3 20162$0.87$1.02$0.95
Q4 20161$0.16$0.16$0.16
Q1 20171$0.16$0.16$0.16
Q2 20171$0.53$0.53$0.53
Q3 20171$0.96$0.96$0.96
Q4 20171$0.08$0.08$0.08
Q1 20181$0.16$0.16$0.16
Q2 20181$0.54$0.54$0.54
Q3 20181$0.97$0.97$0.97
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for Great Plains Energy (NYSE:GXP)
Annual Dividend:$1.10
Dividend Yield:3.88%
Dividend Growth:6.40% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:79.71% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
61.45% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
61.80% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
Track Record:6 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth

Dividend History for Great Plains Energy (NYSE:GXP)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
2/14/2017quarterly$0.283.97%2/23/20172/27/20173/20/2017
11/1/2016quarterly$0.2811/25/201611/29/201612/20/2016
8/2/2016quarterly$0.263.61%8/25/20168/29/20169/20/2016
5/3/2016quarterly$0.263.33%5/25/20165/27/20166/20/2016
2/10/2016quarterly$0.263.68%2/25/20162/29/20163/21/2016
11/3/2015quarterly$0.263.82%11/25/201511/30/201512/21/2015
8/4/2015quarterly$0.253.75%8/26/20158/28/20159/21/2015
5/5/2015quarterly$0.253.8%5/27/20155/29/20156/19/2015
2/10/2015quarterly$0.253.57%2/25/20152/27/20153/20/2015
11/4/2014quarterly$0.253.59%11/25/201411/28/201412/19/2014
8/5/2014quarterly$0.233.79%8/26/20148/28/20149/19/2014
5/6/2014quarterly$0.233.38%5/28/20145/30/20146/20/2014
2/11/2014quarterly$0.233.68%2/25/20142/27/20143/20/2014
11/5/2013quarterly$0.233.9%11/26/201311/29/201312/20/2013
8/6/2013quarterly$0.223.63%8/27/20138/29/20139/20/2013
5/7/2013quarterly$0.223.62%5/28/20135/30/20136/20/2013
2/12/2013quarterly$0.223.94%2/25/20132/27/20133/20/2013
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Great Plains Energy (NYSE:GXP)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 0.46%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 90.15%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
3/11/2016Michael DeggendorfSVPSell9,000$30.91$278,190.00View SEC Filing  
3/10/2016Ellen E FairchildVPSell1,200$30.58$36,696.00View SEC Filing  
3/10/2016Heather A HumphreySVPSell1,600$30.60$48,960.00View SEC Filing  
3/10/2016Kevin E BryantCFOSell600$30.58$18,348.00View SEC Filing  
3/10/2016Scott HeidtbrinkCOOSell4,000$30.58$122,320.00View SEC Filing  
3/10/2016Terry D BasshamCEOSell20,000$30.51$610,200.00View SEC Filing  
3/5/2015Terry D BasshamCEOSell16,000$26.26$420,160.00View SEC Filing  
3/2/2015Linda H TalbottDirectorSell7,500$26.34$197,550.00View SEC Filing  
3/5/2014Charles CaisleyVPSell1,000$26.29$26,290.00View SEC Filing  
3/5/2014Heather HumphreySVPSell1,500$26.21$39,315.00View SEC Filing  
9/4/2013John ShermanDirectorBuy20,000$21.63$432,600.00View SEC Filing  
5/17/2013Kevin E BryantVPSell2,000$24.19$48,380.00View SEC Filing  
12/28/2012Michael J ChesserDirectorSell6,200$20.09$124,558.00View SEC Filing  
9/4/2012Lori A WrightVPSell8,000$21.42$171,360.00View SEC Filing  
8/14/2012Gary D ForseeDirectorBuy2,000$21.92$43,840.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Latest Headlines for Great Plains Energy (NYSE:GXP)
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4-traders.com logoGREAT PLAINS ENERGY INCORPORATED : ex-dividend day (NYSE:GXP)
www.4-traders.com - February 23 at 3:48 AM
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sherwooddaily.com - February 22 at 10:47 PM
bizjournals.com logoMissouri PSC orders Great Plains to file for merger approval in 10 days - Kansas City Business Journal (NYSE:GXP)
www.bizjournals.com - February 22 at 10:47 PM
News IconAre Analysts Optimistic About Where Great Plains Energy Inc (NYSE:GXP) is Heading? - Winfield Review (NYSE:GXP)
winfieldreview.com - February 22 at 10:47 PM
nasdaq.com logoGreat Plains Energy Inc (GXP) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for February 23, 2017 - Nasdaq (NYSE:GXP)
www.nasdaq.com - February 22 at 10:47 PM
bizjournals.com logoMissouri PSC orders Great Plains to file for merger approval in 10 days (NYSE:GXP)
www.bizjournals.com - February 22 at 10:47 PM
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streetinsider.com logoGreat Plains Energy (GXP) Declares $0.2750 Quarterly Dividend; 3.9% Yield (NYSE:GXP)
www.streetinsider.com - February 14 at 6:51 PM
News IconGreat Plains Energy Inc (GXP) to Issue $0.28 Quarterly Dividend (NYSE:GXP)
www.graffiotech.com - February 14 at 6:51 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoGreat Plains Energy Incorporated Declares Dividends (NYSE:GXP)
finance.yahoo.com - February 14 at 6:51 PM
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www.capitalcube.com - February 14 at 6:51 PM
seekingalpha.com logoGreat Plains Energy declares $0.275 dividend (NYSE:GXP)
seekingalpha.com - February 14 at 9:56 AM
News IconSell-side Review on Great Plains Energy Inc (NYSE:GXP) - Rockville Register (NYSE:GXP)
rockvilleregister.com - February 14 at 4:35 AM
nasdaq.com logoGreat Plains Energy (GXP) Passes Through 4% Yield Mark - Nasdaq (NYSE:GXP)
www.nasdaq.com - February 10 at 6:19 PM
bizjournals.com logo$12.2B Great Plains-Westar merger will get decision in April (NYSE:GXP)
www.bizjournals.com - February 9 at 6:29 PM
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www.theusacommerce.com - February 4 at 4:41 AM
bizjournals.com logoElectric Utilities Stocks Under Scanner -- FirstEnergy, Great Plains Energy, American Electric Power, and NextEra Energy (NYSE:GXP)
www.bizjournals.com - February 2 at 6:11 PM
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wsbeacon.com - January 30 at 6:19 PM
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wsbeacon.com - January 26 at 5:01 AM
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capitalcube.com logoGreat Plains Energy, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : GXP-US : January 24, 2017 (NYSE:GXP)
www.capitalcube.com - January 24 at 6:22 PM
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www.capitalcube.com - January 23 at 4:01 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoGreat Plains Energy Announces Schedule for Fourth Quarter and Year-End 2016 Earnings (NYSE:GXP)
finance.yahoo.com - January 23 at 4:01 PM
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www.marketnewsvideo.com - January 20 at 6:56 PM
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www.thestreet.com - January 20 at 6:56 PM
investornewswire.com logoQuarterly EPS Of Great Plains Energy Inc (NYSE:GXP) At $0.08 - Investor Newswire (NYSE:GXP)
www.investornewswire.com - January 18 at 6:03 PM
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baxleyreport.com - January 17 at 3:36 PM
nasdaq.com logoFirst Trust Utilities AlphaDEX Fund Experiences Big Outflow (NYSE:GXP)
www.nasdaq.com - January 13 at 11:49 PM
bizjournals.com logoGreat Plains-Westar merger may cost 150-200 jobs in KC (NYSE:GXP)
www.bizjournals.com - January 13 at 6:47 PM
capitalcube.com logoGreat Plains Energy, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : GXP-US : January 11, 2017 (NYSE:GXP)
www.capitalcube.com - January 11 at 6:09 PM
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wsbeacon.com - January 10 at 4:21 AM
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finance.yahoo.com - January 5 at 6:35 PM
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What is Great Plains Energy's stock symbol?

Great Plains Energy trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "GXP."

How often does Great Plains Energy pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Great Plains Energy?

Great Plains Energy announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, February 14th. Investors of record on Monday, February 27th will be given a dividend of $0.275 per share on Monday, March 20th. This represents a $1.10 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 3.88%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, February 23rd.

Where is Great Plains Energy's stock going? Where will Great Plains Energy's stock price be in 2017?

7 brokers have issued twelve-month price objectives for Great Plains Energy's stock. Their forecasts range from $29.00 to $36.00. On average, they anticipate Great Plains Energy's stock price to reach $31.67 in the next year.

When will Great Plains Energy announce their earnings?

Great Plains Energy is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, February, 22nd 2017.

Who owns Great Plains Energy stock?

Great Plains Energy's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Zimmer Partners LP (4.57%), FMR LLC (2.80%), Two Sigma Investments LP (2.46%), Marshall Wace LLP (1.77%), RidgeWorth Capital Management LLC (1.11%) and Hotchkis & Wiley Capital Management LLC (1.04%). Company insiders that own Great Plains Energy stock include Ellen E Fairchild, Heather A Humphrey, Kevin E Bryant, Linda H Talbott, Michael Deggendorf, Scott Heidtbrink and Terry D Bassham.

Who sold Great Plains Energy stock? Who is selling Great Plains Energy stock?

Great Plains Energy's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including AQR Capital Management LLC, Janus Capital Management LLC, Hotchkis & Wiley Capital Management LLC, Gamco Investors INC. ET AL, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Tudor Investment Corp Et Al, Numeric Investors LLC and Gabelli Funds LLC. Company insiders that have sold Great Plains Energy stock in the last year include Ellen E Fairchild, Heather A Humphrey, Kevin E Bryant, Michael Deggendorf, Scott Heidtbrink and Terry D Bassham.

Who bought Great Plains Energy stock? Who is buying Great Plains Energy stock?

Great Plains Energy's stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Zimmer Partners LP, Two Sigma Investments LP, Thrivent Financial for Lutherans, FMR LLC, Luminus Management LLC, RidgeWorth Capital Management LLC, Blackstart Capital LP and Edge Asset Management Inc..

How do I buy Great Plains Energy stock?

Shares of Great Plains Energy can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

How much does a share of Great Plains Energy stock cost?

One share of Great Plains Energy stock can currently be purchased for approximately $28.37.

Great Plains Energy (NYSE:GXP) Chart for Thursday, February, 23, 2017


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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Great Plains Energy (NYSE:GXP)

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Earnings by Quarter for Great Plains Energy (NYSE:GXP)

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Dividend Payments by Quarter for Great Plains Energy (NYSE:GXP)

Last Updated on 2/23/2017 by MarketBeat.com Staff