Great Plains Energy Incorporated Company Profile (NYSE:GXP)

About Great Plains Energy Incorporated (NYSE:GXP)

Great Plains Energy Incorporated logoGreat Plains Energy Incorporated (Great Plains Energy) is a utility holding company. The Company operates through electric utility segment. 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. Kansas City Power & Light Receivables Company (KCP&L Receivables Company) is the KCP&L's subsidiary. 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's subsidiaries include GMO Receivables Company and MPS Merchant Services, Inc. (MPS Merchant). As of December 31, 2016, electric utility had approximately 6,500 megawatts (MWs) of owned generating capacity.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Utilities
  • Industry: Electric Utilities
  • Sub-Industry: Electric Utilities
  • Symbol: NYSE:GXP
  • CUSIP: 39116410
  • Web: www.greatplainsenergy.com
Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: $6.21 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 215,362,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $28.96
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $28.07
  • 52 Week Range: $25.85 - $31.24
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 23.88
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 16.19
  • P/E Growth: 6.60
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $2.67 billion
  • Price / Sales: 2.32
  • Book Value: $24.39 per share
  • Price / Book: 1.18
Dividend:
  • Annual Dividend: $1.10
  • Dividend Yield: 3.9%
Profitability:
  • EBIDTA: $1.12 billion
  • 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%
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 2.69 million shs.
  • Beta: 0.4
  • Short Ratio: 4.74
 

Frequently Asked Questions for Great Plains Energy Incorporated (NYSE:GXP)

What is Great Plains Energy Incorporated's stock symbol?

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

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

Great Plains Energy Incorporated announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, May 2nd. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, May 30th will be paid a dividend of $0.275 per share on Tuesday, June 20th. This represents a $1.10 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 3.82%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, May 25th. View Great Plains Energy Incorporated's Dividend History.

How were Great Plains Energy Incorporated's earnings last quarter?

Great Plains Energy Incorporated (NYSE:GXP) posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, May, 4th. The company reported $0.13 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.12 by $0.01. The company earned $570.70 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $584.92 million. Great Plains Energy Incorporated had a return on equity of 7.87% and a net margin of 8.06%. During the same period in the prior year, the firm posted $0.17 EPS. View Great Plains Energy Incorporated's Earnings History.

What guidance has Great Plains Energy Incorporated issued on next quarter's earnings?

Great Plains Energy Incorporated issued an update on its FY17 earnings guidance on Thursday, February, 23rd. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $1.65-1.80 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $1.76.

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

8 brokers have issued 1-year price objectives for Great Plains Energy Incorporated's stock. Their forecasts range from $30.00 to $36.00. On average, they anticipate Great Plains Energy Incorporated's share price to reach $31.71 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Great Plains Energy Incorporated.

Who are some of Great Plains Energy Incorporated's key competitors?

Who owns Great Plains Energy Incorporated stock?

Great Plains Energy Incorporated's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (9.06%), Boston Partners (3.16%), Wedge Capital Management L L P NC (2.37%), FMR LLC (2.14%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.61%) and First Trust Advisors LP (1.31%). Company insiders that own Great Plains Energy Incorporated stock include Ellen E Fairchild, Heather A Humphrey, Kevin E Bryant, Michael Deggendorf, Scott Heidtbrink and Terry D Bassham. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Great Plains Energy Incorporated.

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

Great Plains Energy Incorporated's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Lazard Asset Management LLC, BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA, Old Mutual Global Investors UK Ltd., Renaissance Technologies LLC, State of Tennessee Treasury Department and AQR Capital Management LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Great Plains Energy Incorporated.

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

Great Plains Energy Incorporated's stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Boston Partners, MARSHALL WACE ASIA Ltd, Marshall Wace North America L.P., Vanguard Group Inc., Morgan Stanley, Victory Capital Management Inc., CIBC World Markets Inc. and Hancock Holding Co.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Great Plains Energy Incorporated.

How do I buy Great Plains Energy Incorporated stock?

Shares of Great Plains Energy Incorporated 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 Incorporated stock cost?

One share of Great Plains Energy Incorporated stock can currently be purchased for approximately $28.82.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Great Plains Energy Incorporated (NYSE:GXP) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 3 Hold Ratings, 5 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.63)
Consensus Price Target: $31.71 (10.04% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Great Plains Energy Incorporated (NYSE:GXP)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
3/30/2017Evercore ISIReiterated RatingOutperform$31.00LowView Rating Details
3/11/2017Barclays PLCReiterated RatingHold -> Equal Weight$27.00 -> $30.00N/AView Rating Details
10/26/2016Ladenburg Thalmann Financial ServicesUpgradeNeutral -> Buy$31.00N/AView Rating Details
10/3/2016Wolfe ResearchUpgradeMarket Perform -> OutperformN/AView Rating Details
10/3/2016Bank of America CorpUpgradeNeutral -> Buy$32.00N/AView Rating Details
9/30/2016ArgusReiterated RatingBuy$36.00N/AView Rating Details
9/26/2016SunTrust Banks, Inc.Boost Price TargetNeutral$29.00 -> $30.00N/AView Rating Details
7/19/2016JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingNeutral -> HoldN/AView Rating Details
10/19/2015Goldman Sachs Group IncDowngradeBuy -> Neutral$28.00 -> $27.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 5/23/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Great Plains Energy Incorporated (NYSE:GXP)
Earnings by Quarter for Great Plains Energy Incorporated (NYSE:GXP)
Earnings History by Quarter for Great Plains Energy Incorporated (NYSE:GXP)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
5/4/2017Q1 2017$0.12$0.13$584.92 million$570.70 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/23/2017Q416$0.10$0.13$570.88 million$576.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/3/2016Q316$0.95$1.00$830.73 million$856.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/4/2016Q216$0.42$0.55$643.69 million$670.80 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/5/2016Q116$0.14$0.17$577.04 million$572.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/24/2016Q415$0.17$0.15$659.00 million$562.70 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/5/2015Q315$0.88$0.82$802.20 million$781.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/6/2015Q215$0.30$0.28$649.92 million$609.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/7/2015Q115$0.12$0.12$563.70 million$549.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/25/2015Q4$0.14$0.12$551.26 million$552.20 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/6/2014Q314$0.97$0.95$765.00 million$782.50 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/7/2014Q214$0.43$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 Incorporated (NYSE:GXP)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.75
2018 EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.75
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20172$0.12$0.13$0.13
Q2 20172$0.52$0.55$0.54
Q3 20171$0.95$0.95$0.95
Q4 20171$0.14$0.14$0.14
Q1 20181$0.12$0.12$0.12
Q2 20181$0.53$0.53$0.53
Q3 20181$0.96$0.96$0.96
Q4 20181$0.14$0.14$0.14
Q1 20191$0.14$0.14$0.14
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for Great Plains Energy Incorporated (NYSE:GXP)
Next Dividend:6/20/2017
Annual Dividend:$1.10
Dividend Yield:3.82%
Dividend Growth:6.40% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:79.71% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
63.22% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
61.80% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Track Record:6 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth
Dividend Payments by Quarter for Great Plains Energy Incorporated (NYSE:GXP)

Dividend History by Quarter for Great Plains Energy Incorporated (NYSE:GXP)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
5/2/2017quarterly$0.283.81%5/25/20175/30/20176/20/2017
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 and Institutional Ownership History for Great Plains Energy Incorporated (NYSE:GXP)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 0.46%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 90.15%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Great Plains Energy Incorporated (NYSE:GXP)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Great Plains Energy Incorporated (NYSE:GXP)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Great Plains Energy Incorporated (NYSE:GXP)
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

Headline Trends for Great Plains Energy Incorporated (NYSE:GXP)
Latest Headlines for Great Plains Energy Incorporated (NYSE:GXP)
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DateHeadline
americanbankingnews.com logoGreat Plains Energy Incorporated (GXP) Rating Increased to Buy at Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 23 at 9:58 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoKansas regulators hand Great Plains/Westar deal yet another defeat
finance.yahoo.com - May 23 at 5:13 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoGreat Plains Energy Incorporated (GXP) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" from Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 20 at 12:12 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoGreat Plains Energy: Should Value Investors Consider GXP Stock?
finance.yahoo.com - May 19 at 10:08 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoGreat Plains Energy (GXP) Receiving Positive News Coverage, Analysis Shows
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 12 at 12:36 AM
americanbankingnews.com logo Analysts Anticipate Great Plains Energy Incorporated (GXP) to Announce $0.52 EPS
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 9 at 4:32 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoGreat Plains Energy Incorporated (GXP) Issues Quarterly Earnings Results
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 8 at 10:00 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoGreat Plains Energy Incorporated Forecasted to Post Q2 2017 Earnings of $0.55 Per Share (GXP)
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 8 at 8:15 AM
nasdaq.com logoGreat Plains Energy Stock Getting Very Oversold
www.nasdaq.com - May 7 at 10:00 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoPositive Media Coverage Likely to Affect Great Plains Energy (GXP) Stock Price
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 5 at 10:14 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoWhy you should (continue to) care about the $12.2B Great Plains/Westar merger
finance.yahoo.com - May 5 at 4:10 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of GXP earnings conference call or presentation 4-May-17 1:00pm GMT
finance.yahoo.com - May 5 at 3:47 AM
rttnews.com logoGreat Plains Energy Inc Bottom Line Retreats 23% In Q1
www.rttnews.com - May 4 at 5:44 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoGreat Plains Energy Reports First Quarter Results
finance.yahoo.com - May 4 at 5:44 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoGreat Plains Energy reports 1Q loss
finance.yahoo.com - May 4 at 5:44 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoGreat Plains, Westar seek time to rescue $12.2 bln utility tie-up
finance.yahoo.com - May 4 at 5:44 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoGreat Plains Energy, Inc. – Value Analysis (NYSE:GXP) : May 4, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 4 at 5:44 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoGreat Plains Energy, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : GXP-US : May 3, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 3 at 3:04 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoPositive Press Coverage Very Likely to Affect Great Plains Energy (GXP) Stock Price
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 2 at 8:42 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoGreat Plains Energy Incorporated (GXP) Declares Quarterly Dividend of $0.28
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 2 at 1:01 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoGreat Plains Energy Incorporated (GXP) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research to Sell
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 1 at 11:22 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoGreat Plains Energy Announces Rescheduled Date and Time for First Quarter 2017 Earnings
finance.yahoo.com - May 1 at 6:30 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoFavorable Media Coverage Likely to Affect Great Plains Energy (GXP) Share Price
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 29 at 6:33 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoGreat Plains Energy Incorporated (GXP) Receives Average Recommendation of "Buy" from Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 25 at 12:52 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoQ2 2017 EPS Estimates for Great Plains Energy Incorporated (GXP) Lifted by SunTrust Banks
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 24 at 8:04 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoGreat Plains Energy (GXP) Getting Positive Media Coverage, Study Finds
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 23 at 6:15 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoGreat Plains Energy Incorporated (GXP) Upgraded by Zacks Investment Research to Hold
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 22 at 7:47 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoGabelli Weighs in on Great Plains Energy Incorporated's FY2019 Earnings (GXP)
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 21 at 5:34 PM
feeds.benzinga.com logoWall Street's M&A Chatter From April 20: Kindred, Virtu-KCG, Westar-Great Plains Energy
feeds.benzinga.com - April 21 at 8:29 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoSunTrust Banks Comments on Great Plains Energy Incorporated's Q1 2017 Earnings (GXP)
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 21 at 8:07 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoWith their deal crippled, Great Plains and Westar head into unknown territory
finance.yahoo.com - April 20 at 5:44 PM
bizjournals.com logoKansas regulators reject Great Plains' $12.2 billion merger bid for Westar
www.bizjournals.com - April 20 at 11:53 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoResearch Analysts Set Expectations for Great Plains Energy Incorporated's Q1 2017 Earnings (GXP)
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 20 at 8:43 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoKansas regulators reject Great Plains' $12.2B merger bid for Westar
finance.yahoo.com - April 19 at 5:29 PM
americanbankingnews.com logo Brokerages Expect Great Plains Energy Incorporated (GXP) to Announce $0.13 EPS
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 18 at 8:26 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoGreat Plains Energy Announces Schedule for First Quarter 2017 Earnings
finance.yahoo.com - April 18 at 5:11 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoGreat Plains Energy (GXP) Earning Favorable Media Coverage, Report Shows
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 17 at 11:20 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoGreat Plains Energy (GXP) Given Media Impact Score of 0.16
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 13 at 3:52 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoGreat Plains Energy Incorporated (GXP) Upgraded to Hold at Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 8 at 4:53 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoGreat Plains Energy Incorporated (GXP) Now Covered by Analysts at Evercore ISI
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 30 at 5:39 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoGreat Plains Energy Incorporated (GXP) Stock Rating Lowered by Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 21 at 11:58 PM
nasdaq.com logoGXP May 19th Options Begin Trading
www.nasdaq.com - March 20 at 7:10 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoRecent Research Analysts’ Ratings Updates for Great Plains Energy (GXP)
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 16 at 2:06 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoGREAT PLAINS ENERGY INC Files SEC form 8-K, Other Events, Financial Statements and Exhibits
biz.yahoo.com - March 9 at 6:00 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoGreat Plains Energy Incorporated (GXP) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research to “Hold”
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 7 at 11:57 PM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoGreat Plains Energy Prices Offering of Senior Notes to Finance a Portion of Westar Acquisition
us.rd.yahoo.com - March 7 at 11:18 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoGreat Plains Energy Announces Offering of Senior Notes to Finance a Portion of Westar Acquisition
finance.yahoo.com - March 6 at 9:20 AM
finance.yahoo.com logo8:31 am Great Plains Engy announces offering of senior notes to finance a portion of Westar (WR) acquisition
finance.yahoo.com - March 6 at 9:20 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoGREAT PLAINS ENERGY INC Files SEC form 8-K, Financial Statements and Exhibits
biz.yahoo.com - March 6 at 9:20 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoGREAT PLAINS ENERGY INC Financials
finance.yahoo.com - March 1 at 5:15 PM

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