NYSE:KEP - Korea Electric Power Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$14.97 -0.13 (-0.86 %)
(As of 06/21/2018 07:07 AM ET)
Previous Close$15.10
Today's Range$14.9410 - $15.12
52-Week Range$14.12 - $20.38
Volume243,551 shs
Average Volume329,213 shs
Market Capitalization$19.39 billion
P/E Ratio15.76
Dividend Yield1.91%
Korea Electric Power logoKorea Electric Power Corporation, an integrated electric utility company, generates, transmits, and distributes electricity in Korea and internationally. The company operates through Transmission and Distribution, Electric Power Generation (Nuclear), Electric Power Generation (Non-nuclear), Plant Maintenance & Engineering Service, 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, 2017, the company had a total of 679 generation units, including nuclear, thermal, hydroelectric, and internal combustion units with an installed generation capacity of 82,132 megawatts. Its transmission system consisted of 33,955 circuit kilometers of lines of 765 kilovolts and others, including high-voltage direct current lines, as well as 839 substations with an installed transformer capacity of 311,869 megavolt-amperes; and distribution system included 115,945 megavolt-amperes of transformer capacity and 9,287,199 units of support with a total line length of 483,467 circuit kilometers. The company provides electricity to residential, commercial, educational, industrial, agricultural, street lighting, and overnight power usage. It also offers utility plant maintenance and architectural engineering, information, communication line leasing, resources development, and fly ashes recycling services, as well as sells nuclear fuel. Korea Electric Power Corporation was founded in 1961 and is headquartered in Naju, South Korea.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Electric services


Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.66
Current Ratio0.80
Quick Ratio0.56


Trailing P/E Ratio15.76
Forward P/E Ratio6.45
P/E Growth1.3

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$55.59 billion
Price / Sales0.35
Cash Flow$7.7165 per share
Price / Cash1.94
Book Value$51.15 per share
Price / Book0.29


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$0.95
Net Income$1.17 billion
Net Margins3.62%
Return on Equity2.29%
Return on Assets0.93%


Outstanding Shares1,283,930,000

Korea Electric Power (NYSE:KEP) Frequently Asked Questions

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 is Korea Electric Power's next earnings date?

Korea Electric Power is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Friday, June, 29th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Korea Electric Power.

Who are some of Korea Electric Power's key competitors?

Who are Korea Electric Power's key executives?

Korea Electric Power's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Dr. Jong Kap Kim, Pres, CEO & Standing Director (Age 67)
  • Mr. Si-Ho Kim, Exec. VP of Domestic Operations & Standing Director (Age 60)
  • Mr. Sang-Kwon Hyun, Exec. VP, CFO, Chief Strategy Officer & Standing Director (Age 60)
  • Mr. Bong-Soo Moon, Exec. VP, Chief Power Grid Officer & Standing Director (Age 60)
  • Mr. Myung-Whan Kim, Gen. Mang. of Fin. Team

Has Korea Electric Power been receiving favorable news coverage?

News stories about KEP stock have been trending somewhat negative this week, according to Accern Sentiment. The research firm scores the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Korea Electric Power earned a media sentiment score of -0.06 on Accern's scale. They also gave news articles about the utilities provider an impact score of 46.84 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next several days.

Who are Korea Electric Power's major shareholders?

Korea Electric Power's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Donald Smith & CO. Inc. (0.33%), BlackRock Inc. (0.32%), UBS Group AG (0.16%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (0.09%), Northern Trust Corp (0.07%) and Aperio Group LLC (0.07%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for Korea Electric Power.

Which major investors are selling Korea Electric Power stock?

KEP stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Towle & Co., Donald Smith & CO. Inc., Wells Fargo & Company MN, Schroder Investment Management Group, Northern Trust Corp, Assetmark Inc., Barry Investment Advisors LLC and LPL Financial LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Korea Electric Power.

Which major investors are buying Korea Electric Power stock?

KEP stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including UBS Group AG, Rockefeller Capital Management L.P., BlackRock Inc., Aperio Group LLC, Athos Capital Ltd, Banco de Sabadell S.A, Mutual Advisors LLC and Cambridge Investment Research Advisors Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Korea Electric Power.

How do I buy shares of Korea Electric Power?

Shares of KEP 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.

What is Korea Electric Power's stock price today?

One share of KEP stock can currently be purchased for approximately $14.97.

How big of a company is Korea Electric Power?

Korea Electric Power has a market capitalization of $19.39 billion and generates $55.59 billion in revenue each year. The utilities provider earns $1.17 billion in net income (profit) each year or $0.95 on an earnings per share basis. Korea Electric Power employs 43,688 workers across the globe.

How can I contact Korea Electric Power?

Korea Electric Power's mailing address is 55 JEOLLYEOK-RO, NAJU M5, 58217. The utilities provider can be reached via phone at 82-6-1345-4299.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Korea Electric Power (KEP)

Community Ranking:  2.0 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  128 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  188 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  316
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Korea Electric Power and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe KEP will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe KEP will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 6/21/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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