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NYSE:KEPKorea Electric Power Stock Price, Forecast & News

+0.45 (+5.03 %)
(As of 06/5/2020 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $9.40
50-Day Range
MA: $8.90
52-Week Range
Now: $9.40
Volume121,154 shs
Average Volume196,936 shs
Market Capitalization$12.07 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A
Korea 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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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 0.0Community Rank: 2.1Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 0.0Valuation: 2.5 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

0.92 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Electric services



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$47.34 billion
Cash Flow$5.73 per share
Book Value$42.92 per share


Net Income$-1,876,410,000.00


Outstanding Shares1,283,930,000
Market Cap$12.07 billion
Next Earnings Date6/9/2020 (Estimated)

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Korea Electric Power (NYSE:KEP) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Korea Electric Power's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Korea Electric Power's stock was trading at $8.55 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, KEP stock has increased by 9.9% and is now trading at $9.40. View which stocks have been most impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Korea Electric Power?

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, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View analyst ratings for Korea Electric Power.

When is Korea Electric Power's next earnings date?

Korea Electric Power is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, June 9th 2020. View our earnings forecast for Korea Electric Power.

How were Korea Electric Power's earnings last quarter?

Korea Electric Power Co. (NYSE:KEP) announced its earnings results on Tuesday, March, 17th. The utilities provider reported ($0.83) earnings per share for the quarter. The utilities provider had revenue of $11.95 billion for the quarter. Korea Electric Power had a negative return on equity of 3.36% and a negative net margin of 3.92%. View Korea Electric Power's earnings history.

Has Korea Electric Power been receiving favorable news coverage?

News stories about KEP stock have trended very negative recently, according to InfoTrie. The research firm rates the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Korea Electric Power earned a news impact score of -3.1 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news coverage about the utilities provider a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the immediate future. View the latest news aboutKorea Electric Power.

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 LP Unit (ET), AT&T (T), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Ford Motor (F), CBL & Associates Properties (CBL), Intel (INTC), Martin Midstream Partners (MMLP), Omega Healthcare Investors (OHI), Pfizer (PFE) and Cornerstone Total Return Fund (CRF).

Who are Korea Electric Power's key executives?

Korea Electric Power's management team includes the following people:
  • Dr. Jong Kap Kim, Pres, CEO & Standing Director (Age 68)
  • Woo-ki Baek, Head of Fin. & Investor Relations Team
  • Mr. Bong-Soo Moon, Sr. EVP for Power Grid & Standing Director (Age 61)
  • Mr. Hoe-Chun Kim, Sr. EVP for Bus. Management & Standing Director (Age 58)
  • Mr. Dong-Sub Kim, Sr. EVP for Bus. Operations & Standing Director (Age 59)

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 a number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Morgan Stanley (0.30%), Morgan Stanley (0.30%), Donald Smith & CO. Inc. (0.18%), Kopernik Global Investors LLC (0.17%), Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC (0.14%) and Russell Investments Group Ltd. (0.09%).

Which institutional investors are selling Korea Electric Power stock?

KEP stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Aperio Group LLC, Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC, Morgan Stanley, Morgan Stanley, JPMorgan Chase & Co., UBS Group AG, Wetherby Asset Management Inc., and US Bancorp DE.

Which institutional investors are buying Korea Electric Power stock?

KEP stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Russell Investments Group Ltd., Baillie Gifford & Co., State Street Corp, Kopernik Global Investors LLC, Trexquant Investment LP, BlackRock Inc., Van ECK Associates Corp, and Atlas Capital Advisors LLC.

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, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is Korea Electric Power's stock price today?

One share of KEP stock can currently be purchased for approximately $9.40.

How big of a company is Korea Electric Power?

Korea Electric Power has a market capitalization of $12.07 billion and generates $47.34 billion in revenue each year. The utilities provider earns $-1,876,410,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or ($1.46) on an earnings per share basis. Korea Electric Power employs 46,377 workers across the globe.

What is Korea Electric Power's official website?

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

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 6/6/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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