Korea Electric Power Stock Forecast, Price & News

-0.15 (-1.27 %)
(As of 06/18/2021 04:00 PM ET)
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Volume5,956 shs
Average Volume165,576 shs
Market Capitalization$14.97 billion
P/E Ratio8.83
Dividend Yield4.43%
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About Korea Electric Power

Korea Electric Power Corporation, an integrated electric utility company, generates, transmits, and distributes electricity in South 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, 2020, the company had a total of 697 generation units, including nuclear, thermal, hydroelectric, and internal combustion units with an installed generation capacity of 83,854 megawatts. Its transmission system consisted of 34,664 circuit kilometers of lines of 765 kilovolts and others, including high-voltage direct current lines, as well as 877 substations with an installed transformer capacity of 336,926 megavolt-amperes; and distribution system included 129,789 megavolt-amperes of transformer capacity and 9,787,967 units of support with a total line length of 514,779 circuit kilometers. The company provides electricity to residential, commercial, educational, industrial, agricultural, street lighting, and overnight power usage. It also offers fly ashes recycling, utility plant maintenance and engineering, resources development, electric power information technology, facility maintenance, electric meter reading, security, information, and communication line leasing services, as well as sells nuclear fuel. Korea Electric Power Corporation was founded in 1961 and is headquartered in Naju-si, South Korea.


Is KEP Stock A Buy Here?
Is KEP Stock A Buy Here?
June 18, 2021 |  finance.yahoo.com
Korea Electric Power (NYSE:KEP) Shares Gap Down to $12.18
Korea Electric Power (NYSE:KEP) Shares Gap Down to $12.18
June 8, 2021 |  americanbankingnews.com
Korea Electric Power (NYSE:KEP) Shares Gap Up to $11.68
Korea Electric Power (NYSE:KEP) Shares Gap Up to $11.68
June 7, 2021 |  americanbankingnews.com
Korea Electric Power (NYSE:KEP) Shares Up 6.3%
Korea Electric Power (NYSE:KEP) Shares Up 6.3%
May 26, 2021 |  americanbankingnews.com
Korea Electric Power (NYSE:KEP) Shares Gap Up to $10.47
Korea Electric Power (NYSE:KEP) Shares Gap Up to $10.47
May 24, 2021 |  americanbankingnews.com
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Overall MarketRank

1.57 out of 5 stars

Utilities Sector

75th out of 279 stocks

Electric Services Industry

33rd out of 79 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 0.0Community Rank: 2.0Dividend Strength: 3.3Insider Behavior: 0.0Valuation: 2.5 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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Korea Electric Power (NYSE:KEP) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Korea Electric Power a buy right now?

5 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Korea Electric Power in the last year. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 2 hold ratings and 1 buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "hold" Korea Electric Power stock. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in KEP, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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When is Korea Electric Power's next earnings date?

Korea Electric Power is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, September 9th 2021.
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How has Korea Electric Power's stock been impacted by COVID-19?

Korea Electric Power's stock was trading at $8.55 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, KEP stock has increased by 36.3% and is now trading at $11.65.
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Is Korea Electric Power a good dividend stock?

Korea Electric Power pays an annual dividend of $0.52 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 4.43%. KEP has a dividend yield higher than 75% of all dividend-paying stocks, making it a leading dividend payer. Korea Electric Power does not yet have a strong track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio of Korea Electric Power is 39.39%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Korea Electric Power will have a dividend payout ratio of 35.62% next year. This indicates that Korea Electric Power will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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Who are Korea Electric Power's key executives?

Korea Electric Power's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Seung-il Cheong, Pres & CEO
  • Mr. Heon-Gyu Park, Sr. Exec. VP, Chief Financial and Strategy Officer & Exec. Director
  • Woo-ki Baek, Head of Fin. & Investor Relations Team
  • Mr. Hyun-Seung Lim, Corp. Sr. Exec. VP, Chief Nuclear Bus. Officer & Standing Director (Age 61)
  • Mr. Heyn-Bin Lee, Corp. Sr. Exec. VP, Chief Bus. Management Officer & Standing Director (Age 58)
  • Mr. Jong-Hwan Lee, Corp. Sr. Exec. VP, Chief Bus. Operations Officer & Standing Director (Age 61)
  • Mr. Tae-Ok Kim, Corp. Sr. Exec. VP, Chief Power Grid Officer & Standing Director (Age 59)
  • Mr. Young-Ho Choi, Comptroller, Auditor Gen. & Independent Non-Exec. Standing Director (Age 56)
  • Mr. Changyoung Ji, Sr. Investor Relations Mang.
  • Ms. Yoonhye Cho, Sr. Mang. of Fin. & IR Team

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

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

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

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).

What is Korea Electric Power's stock symbol?

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

Who are Korea Electric Power's major shareholders?

Korea Electric Power's stock is owned by many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Morgan Stanley (0.28%), Donald Smith & CO. Inc. (0.17%), Kopernik Global Investors LLC (0.13%), Northern Trust Corp (0.11%), BlackRock Inc. (0.10%) and Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (0.07%).

Which major investors are selling Korea Electric Power stock?

KEP stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including JPMorgan Chase & Co., Morgan Stanley, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Donald Smith & CO. Inc., Northern Trust Corp, Citadel Advisors LLC, Citadel Advisors LLC, and Dimensional Fund Advisors LP.

Which major investors are buying Korea Electric Power stock?

KEP stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Thomas White International Ltd., Renaissance Technologies LLC, Kopernik Global Investors LLC, Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan Trust Fund, BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA, Allianz Asset Management GmbH, and Van ECK Associates Corp.

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 WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Korea Electric Power's stock price today?

One share of KEP stock can currently be purchased for approximately $11.65.

How much money does Korea Electric Power make?

Korea Electric Power has a market capitalization of $14.96 billion and generates $49.67 billion in revenue each year. The utilities provider earns $1.59 billion in net income (profit) each year or $1.32 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Korea Electric Power have?

Korea Electric Power employs 48,519 workers across the globe.

When was Korea Electric Power founded?

Korea Electric Power was founded in 1898.

What is Korea Electric Power's official website?

The official website for Korea Electric Power is www.kepco.co.kr.

Where are Korea Electric Power's headquarters?

Korea Electric Power is headquartered at 55 JEOLLYEOK-RO, NAJU-SI M5, 58322.

How can I contact Korea Electric Power?

Korea Electric Power's mailing address is 55 JEOLLYEOK-RO, NAJU-SI M5, 58322. The utilities provider can be reached via phone at 82-6-1345-4213.

This page was last updated on 6/18/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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