Korea Electric Power Company Profile (NYSE:KEP)

About Korea Electric Power (KEP)

Korea Electric Power logoKorea Electric Power Corporation (KEPCO) is an integrated electric utility company engaged in the transmission and distribution of electricity in the Republic of Korea. Its segments include transmission and distribution, nuclear power generation and thermal power generation and all others. The transmission and distribution segment, which is operated by KEPCO, comprise operations related to the transmission, distribution and sale to end-users of electricity purchased from its generation subsidiaries, as well as from independent power producers. The power generation segment, which operates through nuclear generation subsidiary and thermal generation subsidiaries, consists of operations related to the generation of electricity sold to KEPCO through the Korea Power Exchange. The all other segment comprise operations related to the plant maintenance and engineering service, information services, and sales of nuclear fuel, communication line leasing, overseas businesses and others.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Utilities
  • Industry: Electric Utilities
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: KEP
  • CUSIP: N/A
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $20.20
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $18.55
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $20.62
  • 52-Week Range: $17.36 - $28.37
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 4.37
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 4.49
  • P/E Growth: 0.16
  • Market Cap: $26.77B
  • Outstanding Shares: 1,283,928,000
  • Beta: 0.46
  • Net Margins: 14.01%
  • Return on Equity: 11.69%
  • Return on Assets: 4.62%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.10%
  • Current Ratio: 0.83%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.63%

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Korea Electric Power (NYSE:KEP) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 4 Hold Ratings, 1 Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.20)
Consensus Price Target: N/A

Analysts' Ratings History for Korea Electric Power (NYSE:KEP)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
3/20/2017Citigroup IncUpgradeNeutral -> BuyLowView Rating Details
2/7/2017HSBC Holdings plcDowngradeBuy -> HoldN/AView Rating Details
12/2/2016Goldman Sachs Group IncDowngradeBuy -> NeutralN/AView Rating Details
11/21/2016Bank of America CorpUpgradeUnderperform -> NeutralN/AView Rating Details
6/21/2016Morgan StanleyDowngradeOverweight -> Equal WeightN/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 3/23/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Korea Electric Power (NYSE:KEP)
No earnings announcements for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com


Earnings Estimates for Korea Electric Power (NYSE:KEP)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $4.91 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $4.64 EPS


Dividend History for Korea Electric Power (NYSE:KEP)
No dividend announcements for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Korea Electric Power (NYSE:KEP)
No insider trades for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com


Headline Trends for Korea Electric Power (NYSE:KEP)
Latest Headlines for Korea Electric Power (NYSE:KEP)
seekingalpha.com logoSouth Korea's Kepco in talks to buy Toshiba's stake in U.K. nuclear project (NYSE:KEP)
seekingalpha.com - March 22 at 9:48 AM
ft.com logo[$$] Kepco rules out buying Westinghouse stake (NYSE:KEP)
www.ft.com - March 22 at 9:48 AM
News IconKorea Electric Power Co. (KEP) Lifted to Buy at Citigroup Inc (NYSE:KEP)
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 20 at 6:43 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoState Owned Enterprises Take More Energy Business (NYSE:KEP)
finance.yahoo.com - March 18 at 5:30 PM
bizjournals.com logoResearch Reports Coverage on Electric Utilities Stocks -- Korea Electric Power, SCANA, Pinnacle West Capital, and NRG Yield (NYSE:KEP)
www.bizjournals.com - February 24 at 9:58 AM
moodys.com logoKorea Gas Corporation -- Moody's: Kogas' ratings unaffected by its weaker results in 2016 (NYSE:KEP)
www.moodys.com - February 15 at 5:38 AM
finance.yahoo.com logo6:29 am Korea Electric Power Corp reports FY16 results (NYSE:KEP)
finance.yahoo.com - February 7 at 7:27 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoKorea Electric Power Corp downgraded by HSBC Securities (NYSE:KEP)
finance.yahoo.com - February 7 at 7:27 PM
seekingalpha.com logoKorea Electric Power Corporation (KEP) (NYSE:KEP)
seekingalpha.com - February 6 at 10:21 AM
thestreet.com logoHow to Go Nuclear With Your Portfolio (NYSE:KEP)
www.thestreet.com - February 2 at 6:52 PM
reuters.com logoBRIEF-Exem signs 2.52 bln won contract with Korea Electric Power (NYSE:KEP)
www.reuters.com - February 1 at 11:58 PM
bloomberg.com logoKeppel Sees No Quick Recovery Despite Oil Gain; Shares Drop (NYSE:KEP)
us.rd.yahoo.com - January 27 at 12:54 AM
bloomberg.com logoKeppel Sees Prolonged Slowdown in Oil (NYSE:KEP)
www.bloomberg.com - January 27 at 12:54 AM
bloomberg.com logoOil Prices Doubling Is No Solace for World’s Biggest Rig Builder (NYSE:KEP)
www.bloomberg.com - January 26 at 7:53 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoKeppel’s Profit Drops 65% on Provisions as Job Cuts Continue (NYSE:KEP)
finance.yahoo.com - January 26 at 5:34 AM
ft.com logo[$$] Toshiba faces pressure to secure funding for UK nuclear project (NYSE:KEP)
www.ft.com - January 22 at 5:59 PM
prnewswire.com logoHow These Electric Utilities Stocks are Faring? - Pinnacle West Capital, SCANA, NRG Yield, and Korea Electric Power - PR Newswire (press release) (NYSE:KEP)
www.prnewswire.com - January 14 at 12:27 AM
feeds.benzinga.com logoMid-Day Market Update: Crude Oil Up 2.5%; Ethan Allen Shares Drop On Weak Forecast (NYSE:KEP)
feeds.benzinga.com - January 11 at 12:51 PM
streetinsider.com logoForm 6-K KOREA ELECTRIC POWER For: Jan 09 (NYSE:KEP)
www.streetinsider.com - January 9 at 6:51 PM
seekingalpha.com logoKorea Electric: Rising Fuel Costs And Higher Electricity Tariff Pose Challenges (NYSE:KEP)
seekingalpha.com - December 22 at 6:23 PM


Frequently Asked Questions for Korea Electric Power (NYSE:KEP)

What is Korea Electric Power's stock symbol?

Korea Electric Power trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "KEP."

When will Korea Electric Power make its next earnings announcement?

Korea Electric Power is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Friday, January, 29th 2016.

Who owns Korea Electric Power stock?

Korea Electric Power's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Silchester International Investors LLP (1.91%), Allianz Asset Management AG (0.00%), Numeric Investors LLC (0.00%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (0.07%), Gabelli Funds LLC (0.05%) and Two Sigma Investments LP (0.00%).

Who sold Korea Electric Power stock? Who is selling Korea Electric Power stock?

Korea Electric Power's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Allianz Asset Management AG, Numeric Investors LLC, Envestnet Asset Management Inc., Guggenheim Capital LLC, Renaissance Group LLC, Leuthold Group LLC, O Shaughnessy Asset Management LLC and Wetherby Asset Management Inc..

Who bought Korea Electric Power stock? Who is buying Korea Electric Power stock?

Korea Electric Power's stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Silchester International Investors LLP, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Two Sigma Investments LP, Fiera Capital Corp, Trexquant Investment LP, Oxford Asset Management, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP and Renaissance Technologies LLC.

How do I buy Korea Electric Power stock?

Shares of Korea Electric Power 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 Korea Electric Power stock cost?

One share of Korea Electric Power stock can currently be purchased for approximately $20.85.

Korea Electric Power (KEP) Chart for Thursday, March, 23, 2017

This page was last updated on 3/23/2017 by MarketBeat.com Staff