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: $27.75
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $27.59
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $29.87
  • 52-Week Range: $25.44 - $32.74
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 20.76
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 15.42
  • P/E Growth: 4.02
  • Market Cap: $4.29B
  • Outstanding Shares: 154,496,000
  • Beta: 0.43
Profitability:
  • Net Margins: 8.03%
  • Return on Equity: 7.16%
  • Return on Assets: 2.42%
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.96%
  • Current Ratio: 0.54%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.35%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Great Plains Energy (NYSE:GXP) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 5 Hold Ratings, 1 Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.17)
Consensus Price Target: $30.00 (8.11% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Great Plains Energy (NYSE:GXP)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
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
7/19/2016JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingNeutral -> HoldView Rating Details
3/10/2016ArgusBoost Price TargetBuy$31.00 -> $34.00View Rating Details
1/12/2016Bank of America Corp.DowngradeBuy -> Neutral$28.00View Rating Details
10/19/2015Goldman Sachs Group Inc.DowngradeBuy -> Neutral$28.00 -> $27.00View Rating Details
4/22/2015GuggenheimInitiated CoverageBuyView Rating Details
(Data available from 9/30/2014 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Great Plains Energy (NYSE:GXP)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
11/3/2016        
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: $1.73 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.80 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20161$0.12$0.12$0.12
Q2 20161$0.51$0.51$0.51
Q3 20161$0.87$0.87$0.87
Q4 20161$0.16$0.16$0.16
Q1 20171$0.17$0.17$0.17
Q2 20171$0.57$0.57$0.57
Q3 20171$0.90$0.90$0.90
Q4 20171$0.16$0.16$0.16
Q1 20181$0.18$0.18$0.18
Q2 20181$0.58$0.58$0.58
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for Great Plains Energy (NYSE:GXP)
Annual Dividend:$1.05
Dividend Yield:3.78%
Dividend Growth:5.30% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:78.36% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
60.69% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
58.33% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
Track Record:5 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth

Dividend History for Great Plains Energy (NYSE:GXP)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
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: 80.49%
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)
DateHeadline
News IconAnalysts' Recommendations Stocks Update: Great Plains Energy Incorporated (NYSE:GXP) & Navient Corp (NASDAQ ... - Money News (NYSE:GXP)
www.newsismoney.com - September 29 at 5:14 PM
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www.nasdaq.com - September 29 at 10:24 AM
News IconStocks to Track: Great Plains Energy Incorporated (NYSE:GXP), Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) - NYSE Journal (press release) (NYSE:GXP)
stockznews.com - September 29 at 10:24 AM
News IconUnusual Stocks Mover Hurt By Street Views: Chesapeake Energy (NYSE:CHK), Great Plains Energy (NYSE:GXP ... - Street Wise Report (press release) (blog) (NYSE:GXP)
streetwisereport.com - September 28 at 5:09 PM
investornewswire.com logoCan Shares Of Great Plains Energy Inc (NYSE:GXP) Hit $31? - Investor Newswire (NYSE:GXP)
www.investornewswire.com - September 28 at 5:09 PM
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www.nasdaq.com - September 28 at 5:09 PM
businesswire.com logoGreat Plains Energy Announces Concurrent Offerings of Common Stock and Depositary Shares Representing Interests ... - Business Wire (press release) (NYSE:GXP)
www.businesswire.com - September 28 at 5:09 PM
News IconGreat Plains Energy Prices Concurrent Offerings of Common Stock & Depositary Shares Representing Interests in Mandatory Conve... (NYSE:GXP)
ih.advfn.com - September 28 at 10:15 AM
streetinsider.com logoGreat Plains Energy (GXP) Prices Common Stock, Depositary Shares Offerings (NYSE:GXP)
www.streetinsider.com - September 28 at 10:15 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoGreat Plains Energy Announces Concurrent Offerings of Common Stock and Depositary Shares Representing Interests in Mandatory Convertible Preferred Stock (NYSE:GXP)
finance.yahoo.com - September 27 at 5:23 PM
4-traders.com logoWestar Energy : Great Plains Energy and Westar Energy Shareholders Approve Merger Related Proposals at Special Shareholder Meetings (NYSE:GXP)
www.4-traders.com - September 26 at 5:29 PM
businesswire.com logoGreat Plains Energy and Westar Energy Shareholders Approve Merger Related Proposals at Special Shareholder Meetings (NYSE:GXP)
www.businesswire.com - September 26 at 5:29 PM
sg.finance.yahoo.com logoShareholders approve sale of Westar Energy to Great Plains (NYSE:GXP)
sg.finance.yahoo.com - September 26 at 5:29 PM
News IconWestar Energy, Great Plains Energy clear legal challenges (NYSE:GXP)
www.kansascity.com - September 23 at 10:21 AM
bizjournals.com logoMorning Roundup: ​Old Town bar closed because of legal problems; Legal challenges cleared in Westar sale to Great Plains Energy (NYSE:GXP)
www.bizjournals.com - September 22 at 5:25 PM
News IconWestar Energy sale to Great Plains Energy clears legal challenges (NYSE:GXP)
cjonline.com - September 22 at 8:26 AM
4-traders.com logoGREAT PLAINS ENERGY INC : Other Events (form 8-K) (NYSE:GXP)
www.4-traders.com - September 21 at 3:34 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoGREAT PLAINS ENERGY INC Files SEC form 8-K, Other Events (NYSE:GXP)
biz.yahoo.com - September 19 at 5:25 PM
forbes.com logoAnalysts Expect FXU To Hit $28 (NYSE:GXP)
www.forbes.com - September 15 at 8:28 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoGREAT PLAINS ENERGY INC Files SEC form 8-K, Financial Statements and Exhibits (NYSE:GXP)
biz.yahoo.com - September 14 at 9:36 AM
News IconInstitutional Investors Have Decreased Positions in Great Plains Energy Incorporated (NYSE:GXP) (NYSE:GXP)
www.nationaldailypress.com - September 9 at 10:04 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoGREAT PLAINS ENERGY INC Files SEC form 8-K, Regulation FD Disclosure, Financial Statements and Exhibits (NYSE:GXP)
biz.yahoo.com - September 8 at 5:14 PM
prnewswire.com logoKansas City Area Development Council Announces Regional Support for Great Plains Energy's Acquisition of Westar Energy (NYSE:GXP)
www.prnewswire.com - September 7 at 5:31 PM
capitalcube.com logoGreat Plains Energy, Inc. : GXP-US: Dividend Analysis : August 29th, 2016 (record date) : By the numbers : September 1, 2016 (NYSE:GXP)
www.capitalcube.com - September 1 at 5:14 PM
capitalcube.com logoETF’s with exposure to Great Plains Energy, Inc. : August 31, 2016 (NYSE:GXP)
www.capitalcube.com - September 1 at 8:17 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoSense Closes $14 Million Series A (NYSE:GXP)
finance.yahoo.com - September 1 at 8:17 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoEnergy Impact Partners Co-Leads $14 Million Investment in Sense Labs, Inc. (NYSE:GXP)
finance.yahoo.com - September 1 at 8:17 AM
forbes.com logoShares of GXP Now Oversold (NYSE:GXP)
www.forbes.com - August 31 at 10:04 AM
4-traders.com logoWestar Energy : Great Plains Energy and Westar Energy Schedule Special Shareholder Meetings (NYSE:GXP)
www.4-traders.com - August 25 at 5:24 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoGREAT PLAINS ENERGY INC Files SEC form 8-K, Regulation FD Disclosure, Other Events, Financial Statements and Exhibits (NYSE:GXP)
biz.yahoo.com - August 25 at 5:24 PM
publicnow.com logoGreat Plains Energy and Westar Energy Schedule Special Shareholder Meetings (NYSE:GXP)
www.publicnow.com - August 25 at 5:24 PM
publicnow.com logoGreat Plains Energy and Westar Energy Schedule Special Shareholder Meetings; Transaction on Track to Close in Spring of 2017 (NYSE:GXP)
www.publicnow.com - August 25 at 5:24 PM
seekingalpha.com logoMissouri regulators could derail Green Plains-Westar deal (NYSE:GXP)
seekingalpha.com - August 16 at 5:33 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoGREAT PLAINS ENERGY INC Financials (NYSE:GXP)
finance.yahoo.com - August 12 at 5:27 PM
marketnewsvideo.com logoShort Interest In Great Plains Energy Makes 57% Move (NYSE:GXP)
www.marketnewsvideo.com - August 10 at 5:37 PM
capitalcube.com logoGreat Plains Energy, Inc. :GXP-US: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2016 By the Numbers : August 10, 2016 (NYSE:GXP)
www.capitalcube.com - August 10 at 12:48 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoGreat Plains Energy Inc Earnings Call scheduled for 9:00 am ET today (NYSE:GXP)
biz.yahoo.com - August 5 at 5:28 PM
reuters.com logoBRIEF-Great Plains Energy Q2 earnings per share $0.20 (NYSE:GXP)
www.reuters.com - August 5 at 8:18 AM
News IconWestar buyout weighs on Great Plains Energy profits (NYSE:GXP)
www.kansascity.com - August 5 at 8:18 AM
rttnews.com logoGreat Plains Energy Inc Bottom Line Climbs 95% In Q2 (NYSE:GXP)
www.rttnews.com - August 5 at 8:18 AM
sg.finance.yahoo.com logoGreat Plains Energy beats 2Q profit forecasts (NYSE:GXP)
sg.finance.yahoo.com - August 5 at 8:18 AM
News IconJustice Dept. to review Great Plains acquisition of Westar Energy (NYSE:GXP)
www.smartgridnews.com - August 4 at 5:40 PM
seekingalpha.com logoGreat Plains' $8.6B Westar takeover subject of DoJ review (NYSE:GXP)
seekingalpha.com - August 4 at 5:40 PM
publicnow.com logoGreat Plains Energy Reports Solid Financial Performance; Westar Acquisition on Track for Completion in Spring 2017 (NYSE:GXP)
www.publicnow.com - August 4 at 5:40 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoQ2 2016 Great Plains Energy Inc Earnings Release - After Market Close (NYSE:GXP)
biz.yahoo.com - August 4 at 8:17 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoShould You Buy Great Plains (GXP) Ahead of Earnings? (NYSE:GXP)
finance.yahoo.com - August 3 at 5:40 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoGreat Plains Energy Incorporated Declares Dividends (NYSE:GXP)
finance.yahoo.com - August 2 at 10:08 AM
bizjournals.com logoKCP&L parent makes $11M investment in its customers going green (NYSE:GXP)
www.bizjournals.com - July 27 at 1:50 PM
bloomberg.com logoGreat Plains’s $8.6 Billion Deal May Face Missouri Review (1) (NYSE:GXP)
washpost.bloomberg.com - July 27 at 8:08 AM
News IconWestar, Great Plains Energy negotiations revealed (NYSE:GXP)
cjonline.com - July 22 at 5:17 PM

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Last Updated on 9/30/2016 by MarketBeat.com Staff