Korea Electric Power (KEP) Stock Price, News & Analysis

+0.08 (+1.09%)
(As of 05/17/2024 ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
73,091 shs
Average Volume
69,485 shs
Market Capitalization
$9.50 billion
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield
Price Target

Korea Electric Power MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
Short Interest
0.03% of Shares Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Based on Four Factors
News Sentiment
0.27mentions of Korea Electric Power in the last 14 days
Based on 6 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Proj. Earnings Growth

Overall MarketRank

New Rank-Based ScoringMarketRank is calculated by averaging available category scores (with extra weight given to analysis and valuation), then ranking the company's weighted average against that of other companies.

0.19 out of 5 stars

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About Korea Electric Power Stock (NYSE:KEP)

Korea Electric Power Corporation, an integrated electric utility company, engages in the generation, transmission, and distribution of electricity in South Korea and internationally. The company operates through Transmission and Distribution, Nuclear Power Generation, Thermal Power Generation, and Others segments. It generates power from nuclear, coal, oil, liquefied natural gas, internal combustion, combined-cycle, integrated gasification combined cycle, hydro, wind, solar, fuel cell, biogas, and other sources. As of December 31, 2022, the company had a total of 770 generation units, including nuclear, thermal, hydroelectric, and internal combustion units with an installed generation capacity of 82,723 megawatts; transmission system consisted of 35,451 circuit kilometers of lines of 765 kilovolts and others, including high-voltage direct current lines, as well as 895 substations with an installed transformer capacity of 347,426 megavolt-amperes; and distribution system included 139,265 megavolt-amperes of transformer capacity and 10,084,051 units of support with a total line length of 535,241 circuit kilometers. The company provides electricity to residential, commercial, educational, industrial, agricultural, street lighting, and overnight power usage. It also provides engineering and construction services for utility plant and others; utility plant maintenance, electric power information technology, resources development, facility maintenance, electric meter reading, and security services; and engages in nuclear fuel, fly ashes recycling, utility plants construction and operation, and wood pellet utilization businesses. Korea Electric Power Corporation was founded in 1898 and is headquartered in Naju-si, South Korea.

KEP Stock Price History

KEP Stock News Headlines

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Company Calendar

Last Earnings
Next Earnings (Estimated)
Fiscal Year End

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Electric services
Year Founded


Net Income
Pretax Margin


Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$67.58 billion
Cash Flow
$5.29 per share
Book Value
$23.22 per share


Free Float

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Key Executives

  • Mr. Dong-Cheol Kim (Age 69)
    President, CEO & Director
  • Mr. Guen-Bae Seo (Age 60)
    Corporate Senior VP, Chief Financial & Strategic Planning and Director
  • Woo-ki Baek
    Head of Finance & Investor Relations Team
  • Mr. Tae-Ok Kim (Age 62)
    Corporate Senior EVP, Chief Power Grid Officer & Standing Director
  • Mr. Heung-Joo Lee (Age 62)
    Corporate Senior EVP, Chief Global & Nuclear Business Officer and Director
  • Mr. Jung Bok Lee (Age 61)
    Corporate Senior VP, Chief Business Management Officer & Director
  • Mr. Jun-Ho Lee (Age 61)
    Corporate Senior VP, Chief Safety Officer, Chief Business Operations Officer & Director
  • Mr. Jun Young-Sang (Age 60)
    Comptroller, Auditor General & Director
  • Mr. Changyoung Ji
    Senior Investor Relations Manager
  • Siyung Yang
    General Manager of the Finance & IR Team

KEP Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Korea Electric Power stock right now?

1 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Korea Electric Power in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "buy" KEP shares.
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How have KEP shares performed in 2024?

Korea Electric Power's stock was trading at $7.25 at the beginning of 2024. Since then, KEP stock has increased by 2.1% and is now trading at $7.40.
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Are investors shorting Korea Electric Power?

Korea Electric Power saw a increase in short interest in the month of April. As of April 30th, there was short interest totaling 432,300 shares, an increase of 15.5% from the April 15th total of 374,400 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 111,200 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 3.9 days.
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When is Korea Electric Power's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, June 6th 2024.
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How were Korea Electric Power's earnings last quarter?

Korea Electric Power Co. (NYSE:KEP) posted its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, March, 12th. The utilities provider reported $0.73 earnings per share for the quarter. The utilities provider earned $17.08 billion during the quarter. Korea Electric Power had a negative net margin of 5.65% and a negative trailing twelve-month return on equity of 13.27%.

Is Korea Electric Power a good dividend stock?

Korea Electric Power (NYSE:KEP) pays an annual dividend of $0.51 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 0.00%.

What ETF holds Korea Electric Power's stock?

iShares Emerging Markets Infrastructure ETF holds 97,852 shares of KEP stock, representing 3.46% of its portfolio.

What is Ssang-Su Kim's approval rating as Korea Electric Power's CEO?

9 employees have rated Korea Electric Power Chief Executive Officer Ssang-Su Kim on Glassdoor.com. Ssang-Su Kim has an approval rating of 56% among the company's employees. This puts Ssang-Su Kim in the bottom 25% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

What other stocks do shareholders of Korea Electric Power own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Korea Electric Power investors own include Energy Transfer (ET), AT&T (T), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Pfizer (PFE), Carnival Co. & (CCL), Martin Midstream Partners (MMLP), Omega Healthcare Investors (OHI), CBL & Associates Properties (CBL), Cornerstone Total Return Fund (CRF) and Ford Motor (F).

Who are Korea Electric Power's major shareholders?

Korea Electric Power's stock is owned by a number of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Donald Smith & CO. Inc. (0.00%), Vanguard Group Inc. (0.12%), Russell Investments Group Ltd. (0.00%), First Trust Direct Indexing L.P. (0.01%), Sequoia Financial Advisors LLC (0.00%) and Pinnacle Wealth Planning Services Inc. (0.00%).

How do I buy shares of Korea Electric Power?

Shares of KEP stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Charles Schwab, E*TRADE, Fidelity, and Vanguard Brokerage Services.
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This page (NYSE:KEP) was last updated on 5/18/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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