NYSE:GXP - Great Plains Energy Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started Previous Close$31.99Today's RangeN/A52-Week Range$28.46 - $34.72VolumeN/AAverage VolumeN/AMarket Capitalization$6.90 billionP/E Ratio18.39Dividend Yield2.58%Beta0.18 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email Great Plains Energy Incorporated, through its subsidiaries, generates, transmits, distributes, and sells electricity. It also provides regulated steam services in St. Joseph, Missouri. The company generates electricity using coal, nuclear, natural gas, oil, wind, solar, landfill gas, and hydroelectric resources. It has approximately 6,500 megawatts of generating capacity. The company sells electricity to approximately 867,100 customers in western Missouri and eastern Kansas, including approximately 764,200 residences and 100,400 commercial firms, as well as 2,500 industrials, municipalities, and other electric utilities. Great Plains Energy Incorporated was founded in 1919 and is headquartered in Kansas City, Missouri. Receive GXP News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for GXP and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NYSE Industry Electric services Sub-IndustryElectric Utilities SectorUtilities Current SymbolNYSE:GXP Previous Symbol CUSIP39116410 Webwww.greatplainsenergy.com Phone816-556-2200 Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.73 Current Ratio1.61 Quick Ratio1.37 Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio18.39 Forward P/E RatioN/A P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$2.71 billion Price / Sales0.00 Cash FlowN/A Price / Cash9.37 Book Value$23.02 per share Price / BookN/A Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.74 Net Income$-106,200,000.00 Net Margins-2.26% Return on Equity5.52% Return on Assets2.02% Miscellaneous Employees2,709 Outstanding Shares215,800,000Market Cap$6.90 billion OptionableOptionable Great Plains Energy (NYSE:GXP) Frequently Asked Questions 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 declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, May 1st. Investors of record on Wednesday, May 30th will be given a dividend of $0.275 per share on Wednesday, June 20th. This represents a $1.10 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of ∞. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, May 29th. View Great Plains Energy's Dividend History. How were Great Plains Energy's earnings last quarter? Great Plains Energy (NYSE:GXP) released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, May, 2nd. The utilities provider reported $0.19 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.15 by $0.04. The utilities provider earned $583.90 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $591.44 million. Great Plains Energy had a negative net margin of 2.26% and a positive return on equity of 5.52%. During the same period last year, the firm earned $0.13 earnings per share. View Great Plains Energy's Earnings History. When is Great Plains Energy's next earnings date? Great Plains Energy is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, November 21st 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Great Plains Energy. What price target have analysts set for GXP? 4 equities research analysts have issued 12-month price targets for Great Plains Energy's stock. Their forecasts range from $26.00 to $34.00. On average, they expect Great Plains Energy's stock price to reach $30.50 in the next year. View Analyst Price Targets for Great Plains Energy. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Great Plains Energy? 4 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Great Plains Energy in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 3 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Great Plains Energy. Has Great Plains Energy been receiving favorable news coverage? Media headlines about GXP stock have been trending somewhat positive on Saturday, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm ranks the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Great Plains Energy earned a coverage optimism score of 0.6 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news headlines about the utilities provider a news buzz of 5.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near future. Who are some of Great Plains Energy's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Great Plains Energy include PPL (PPL), Tenaga Nasional Bhd (TNABY), DTE Energy (DTE), Eversource Energy (ES), FirstEnergy (FE), Edison International (EIX), Korea Electric Power (KEP), Entergy (ETR), Avangrid (AGR), SSE PLC/S (SSEZY), Fortis (FTS), CenterPoint Energy (CNP), EDP-Energias de Portugal, S.A (EDPFY), Vistra Energy (VST) and RED ELECTRICA C/ADR (RDEIY). Who are Great Plains Energy's key executives? Great Plains Energy's management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Terry D. Bassham, Chairman, Pres & CEO (Age 57)Mr. Kevin E. Bryant, Sr. VP of Fin. & Strategy and CFO (Age 42)Ms. Lori A. Wright, VP of Corp. Planning & Investor Relations and Treasurer (Age 55)Ms. Heather A. Humphrey, Sr. VP of Corp. Services & Gen. Counsel (Age 47)Ms. Ellen E. Fairchild, VP, Chief Compliance Officer & Corp. Sec. (Age 56) How do I buy shares of Great Plains Energy? Shares of GXP can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab. How big of a company is Great Plains Energy? Great Plains Energy has a market capitalization of $6.90 billion and generates $2.71 billion in revenue each year. The utilities provider earns $-106,200,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or $1.74 on an earnings per share basis. Great Plains Energy employs 2,709 workers across the globe. What is Great Plains Energy's official website? The official website for Great Plains Energy is http://www.greatplainsenergy.com. How can I contact Great Plains Energy? Great Plains Energy's mailing address is 1200 MAIN STREET, KANSAS CITY MO, 64105. The utilities provider can be reached via phone at 816-556-2200 or via email at [email protected] MarketBeat Community Rating for Great Plains Energy (NYSE GXP)Community Ranking: 1.8 out of 5 ()Outperform Votes: 214 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 393 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 607MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Great Plains Energy and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe GXP will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe GXP will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days. This page was last updated on 11/17/2018 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What is Compound Interest?