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

$16.50 +0.22 (+1.35 %)
(As of 04/22/2018 11:58 AM ET)
Previous Close$16.50
Today's Range$16.48 - $16.70
52-Week Range$14.12 - $20.38
Volume342,045 shs
Average Volume534,445 shs
Market Capitalization$21.18 billion
P/E Ratio8.68
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta0.49

About Korea Electric Power (NYSE:KEP)

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, Nuclear Power Generation, Thermal Power Generation, and Others segments. It generates power from nuclear, coal, oil, liquefied natural gas, internal combustion, hydro, wind, solar, and biomass sources. As of December 31, 2016, the company had a total of 655 generation units, including nuclear, thermal, hydroelectric, and internal combustion units with an installed generation capacity of 79,217 megawatts. Its transmission system consisted of 33,630 circuit kilometers of lines of 765 kilovolts and others, including high-voltage direct current lines, as well as 830 substations with an installed transformer capacity of 305,418 megavolt-amperes; and distribution system consisted of 112,751 megavolt-amperes of transformer capacity and 9,122,344 units of support with a total line length of 474,099 circuit kilometers. The company provides electricity to residential, commercial, educational, industrial, agricultural, street lighting, and overnight power usage. It is also involved in providing plant maintenance and engineering services, and information services; selling nuclear fuel; communication line leasing; nuclear export technology and overseas resource development; and developing uranium mine. 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
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorUtilities
SymbolNYSE:KEP
CUSIPN/A
Phone82-6-1345-4299

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.63%
Current Ratio0.82%
Quick Ratio0.56%

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio8.68
Forward P/E Ratio7.11
P/E Growth1.42

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$53.83 billion
Price / Sales0.39
Cash Flow$7.8571 per share
Price / Cash2.10
Book Value$51.15 per share
Price / Book0.32

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)N/A
Net Income$1.17 billion
Net Margins6.21%
Return on Equity3.82%
Return on Assets1.56%

Miscellaneous

Employees43,688
Outstanding Shares1,283,930,000

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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:
  • Mr. Si-Ho Kim, CEO, Interim Pres, Exec. VP of Domestic Operations & Standing Director (Age 60)
  • Mr. Sung-Chul Park, Exec. VP, CTO, Chief Sales Officer & Standing Director (Age 58)
  • Mr. Hyang-Reol Lyu, Exec. VP of Overseas Operations & Standing Director (Age 60)
  • Mr. Sang-Kwon Hyun, Exec. VP, Chief Strategy Officer & Standing Director (Age 60)
  • Mr. Bong-Soo Moon, Exec. VP, Chief Power Grid Officer & Standing Director (Age 60)

Has Korea Electric Power been receiving favorable news coverage?

News articles about KEP stock have trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern. The research group rates the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Korea Electric Power earned a coverage optimism score of 0.16 on Accern's scale. They also gave news articles about the utilities provider an impact score of 48.15 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the immediate future.

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 $16.50.

How big of a company is Korea Electric Power?

Korea Electric Power has a market capitalization of $21.18 billion and generates $53.83 billion in revenue each year. 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:  115 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  173 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  288
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.

Analyst Ratings

Korea Electric Power (NYSE:KEP) Price Target and Consensus Rating

  (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
9 Wall Street analysts have issued ratings and price targets for Korea Electric Power in the last 12 months. There are currently 8 hold ratings and 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus rating of "Hold."
Today30 Days Ago90 Days Ago180 Days Ago
Consensus Rating: HoldHoldHoldHold
Consensus Rating Score: 2.112.112.142.25
Ratings Breakdown: 0 Sell Rating(s)
8 Hold Rating(s)
1 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
0 Sell Rating(s)
8 Hold Rating(s)
1 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
1 Sell Rating(s)
4 Hold Rating(s)
2 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
1 Sell Rating(s)
4 Hold Rating(s)
3 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
Consensus Price Target: N/AN/AN/AN/A
Price Target Upside: N/AN/AN/AN/A

Korea Electric Power (NYSE:KEP) Consensus Price Target History

Price Target History for Korea Electric Power (NYSE:KEP)

Korea Electric Power (NYSE:KEP) Analyst Ratings History

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DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
3/21/2018Daiwa Capital MarketsDowngradeOutperform -> HoldLowView Rating Details
2/23/2018Goldman SachsUpgradeSell -> NeutralMediumView Rating Details
2/13/2018HSBCDowngradeBuy -> HoldLowView Rating Details
2/2/2018MacquarieDowngradeOutperform -> NeutralLowView Rating Details
11/8/2017Morgan StanleyDowngradeOverweight -> Equal WeightN/AView Rating Details
9/18/2017InstinetDowngradeBuy -> NeutralMediumView Rating Details
9/18/2017NomuraReiterated RatingBuy -> NeutralMediumView Rating Details
7/5/2017Bank of AmericaUpgradeNeutral -> BuyLowView Rating Details
5/10/2017Credit Suisse GroupDowngradeOutperform -> NeutralLowView Rating Details
3/20/2017CitigroupUpgradeNeutral -> BuyLowView Rating Details
10/24/2016UBSDowngradeBuy -> NeutralN/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 4/22/2016 forward)

Earnings

Korea Electric Power (NYSE:KEP) Earnings History and Estimates Chart

Earnings by Quarter for Korea Electric Power (NYSE:KEP)

Korea Electric Power (NYSE:KEP) Earnings Estimates

Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.32 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $3.37 EPS

Korea Electric Power (NYSE KEP) Earnings History by Quarter

DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
6/29/2018        
12/18/2017Q3 2017$1.05$14.5690 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
9/7/2017Q2 2017$0.23$11.6330 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
6/30/2017Q1 2017$0.61$13.6320 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/10/2017Q4 2016$0.18$13.2225 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
12/8/2016Q3 2016$2.04$14.3492 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
9/9/2016Q2 2016$1.08$10.6203 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
6/16/2016Q1 2016$1.33$12.5483 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/7/2016Q4 2015$1.09$13.2229 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/13/2015Q3 2015$0.48$13.9230 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/13/2015Q2 2015$0.91$12.3046 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/15/2015Q1 2015$0.85$13.6115 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/16/2015Q4 2014$0.35$14.9054 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/14/2014Q3 2014$1.22$14.6094 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
9/3/2014Q2 2014$0.12$12.5026 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
6/3/2014Q1 2014$0.38$13.2954 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/13/2014Q4 2013$0.44$13.1325 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/29/2013Q3 2013$0.66$12.8592 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/30/2013Q2 2013($1.17)$10.5086 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
6/3/2013Q1 2013$0.10$12.8332 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Earnings results data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Korea Electric Power (NYSE:KEP) Dividend History by Quarter

AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Korea Electric Power (NYSE KEP) Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History

Insider Ownership Percentage: 1.00%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 4.88%
Insider Trading History for Korea Electric Power (NYSE:KEP)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Korea Electric Power (NYSE:KEP)

Korea Electric Power (NYSE KEP) Insider Trading History

Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionShares Held After TransactionDetails
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Korea Electric Power (NYSE KEP) News Headlines

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DateHeadline
Korea Electric Power (KEP) Upgraded by BidaskClub to SellKorea Electric Power (KEP) Upgraded by BidaskClub to Sell
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 16 at 8:06 PM
Korea Electric Power Co. (KEP) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" by AnalystsKorea Electric Power Co. (KEP) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" by Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 15 at 5:30 PM
Korea Electric Power (KEP) Enters Overbought TerritoryKorea Electric Power (KEP) Enters Overbought Territory
finance.yahoo.com - April 5 at 5:19 PM
Korea Electric Power (KEP) Enters Overbought Territory April 05, 2018Korea Electric Power (KEP) Enters Overbought Territory April 05, 2018
www.zacks.com - April 5 at 10:06 AM
U.A.E. Completes First of Four Korean-Built Nuclear ReactorsU.A.E. Completes First of Four Korean-Built Nuclear Reactors
finance.yahoo.com - April 3 at 5:37 PM
Morgan Stanley Lowers Korea Electric Power (KEP) to Equal WeightMorgan Stanley Lowers Korea Electric Power (KEP) to Equal Weight
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 1 at 10:17 AM
U.A.E. Completes Korean-Built Nuclear Power Plant, Seoul SaysU.A.E. Completes Korean-Built Nuclear Power Plant, Seoul Says
finance.yahoo.com - March 26 at 8:19 AM
Korea Electric Power Co. (KEP) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" from AnalystsKorea Electric Power Co. (KEP) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" from Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 21 at 5:30 PM
Korea Electric Power (KEP) Cut to Hold at Daiwa Capital MarketsKorea Electric Power (KEP) Cut to Hold at Daiwa Capital Markets
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 21 at 1:57 PM
This Mornings Research Reports on Electric Utilities Stocks -- Companhia Paranaense de Energia, Dynegy, Enel ... - PR Newswire (press release)This Morning's Research Reports on Electric Utilities Stocks -- Companhia Paranaense de Energia, Dynegy, Enel ... - PR Newswire (press release)
www.prnewswire.com - March 20 at 8:24 AM
Analysis: Positioning to Benefit within CSS Industries, Korea Electric Power, ARMOUR Residential REIT, Advantage Oil & Gas, Shinhan Financial Group, and Woori Bank — Research Highlights Growth, Revenue, and Consolidated ResultsAnalysis: Positioning to Benefit within CSS Industries, Korea Electric Power, ARMOUR Residential REIT, Advantage Oil & Gas, Shinhan Financial Group, and Woori Bank — Research Highlights Growth, Revenue, and Consolidated Results
finance.yahoo.com - March 12 at 8:43 AM
Short Interest in Korea Electric Power Co. (KEP) Grows By 89.2%Short Interest in Korea Electric Power Co. (KEP) Grows By 89.2%
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 7 at 1:10 AM
Donald Smith & CO. Inc. Sells 194,512 Shares of Korea Electric Power Co. (KEP)Donald Smith & CO. Inc. Sells 194,512 Shares of Korea Electric Power Co. (KEP)
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 6 at 2:43 PM
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www.fool.com - March 6 at 8:13 AM
Is North Korea Preparing to Attack U.S. Power Plants?Is North Korea Preparing to Attack U.S. Power Plants?
www.msn.com - March 5 at 5:52 PM
Silchester International Investors LLP Has $551.94 Million Position in Korea Electric Power Co. (KEP)Silchester International Investors LLP Has $551.94 Million Position in Korea Electric Power Co. (KEP)
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 5 at 2:26 PM
Towle & Co. Purchases 17,090 Shares of Korea Electric Power Co. (KEP)Towle & Co. Purchases 17,090 Shares of Korea Electric Power Co. (KEP)
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 5 at 2:24 PM
Korea Electric Power Co. (KEP) Shares Bought by Assetmark Inc.Korea Electric Power Co. (KEP) Shares Bought by Assetmark Inc.
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 3 at 4:40 AM
Korea Electric Power Co. (KEP) Holdings Increased by Schroder Investment Management GroupKorea Electric Power Co. (KEP) Holdings Increased by Schroder Investment Management Group
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 2 at 9:58 AM
S. Korea uses drones to manage coal yardsS. Korea uses drones to manage coal yards
www.msn.com - February 28 at 6:06 PM
S. Korea hopes to use UAE nuclear project as stepping stone to new marketsS. Korea hopes to use UAE nuclear project as stepping stone to new markets
www.msn.com - February 27 at 5:57 PM
S. Koreas energy minister visits UAE for nuclear projectS. Korea's energy minister visits UAE for nuclear project
www.msn.com - February 25 at 6:23 PM
Korea Electric Power Co. (KEP) Receives Consensus Rating of "Hold" from AnalystsKorea Electric Power Co. (KEP) Receives Consensus Rating of "Hold" from Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 24 at 5:30 PM
Korea Electric Power (KEP) Raised to "Neutral" at Goldman Sachs GroupKorea Electric Power (KEP) Raised to "Neutral" at Goldman Sachs Group
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 23 at 6:08 PM
Goldman Sachs Upgrades Korea Electric Power (KEP) to Neutral, Stays Cautious on Fundamental OutlookGoldman Sachs Upgrades Korea Electric Power (KEP) to Neutral, Stays Cautious on Fundamental Outlook
www.streetinsider.com - February 23 at 6:01 PM
Korea Electric Power Stock Getting Very Oversold - NasdaqKorea Electric Power Stock Getting Very Oversold - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - February 23 at 8:18 AM
S. Koreas energy minister to visit UAE for nuclear projectS. Korea's energy minister to visit UAE for nuclear project
www.msn.com - February 22 at 5:39 PM
S. Korea, Russia agree to step up energy cooperationS. Korea, Russia agree to step up energy cooperation
www.msn.com - February 21 at 5:29 PM
S. Koreas coal-fired power generation hits record high levels in 2017S. Korea's coal-fired power generation hits record high levels in 2017
www.msn.com - February 18 at 5:34 PM
S. Korea zeroes in on Saudi Arabia nuclear power dealS. Korea zeroes in on Saudi Arabia nuclear power deal
www.msn.com - February 14 at 9:28 AM
Head-To-Head Survey: NorthWestern (NWE) & Korea Electric Power (KEP)Head-To-Head Survey: NorthWestern (NWE) & Korea Electric Power (KEP)
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 13 at 7:16 PM
HSBC Lowers Korea Electric Power (KEP) to HoldHSBC Lowers Korea Electric Power (KEP) to Hold
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 13 at 4:48 PM
Nissan to launch new all-electric Leaf in Asia-Pacific marketsNissan to launch new all-electric Leaf in Asia-Pacific markets
www.reuters.com - February 6 at 9:07 AM
Macquarie Downgrades Korea Electric Power (KEP) to NeutralMacquarie Downgrades Korea Electric Power (KEP) to Neutral
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 2 at 2:52 PM
Korea Electric Power Co. (KEP) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" from BrokeragesKorea Electric Power Co. (KEP) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" from Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - January 30 at 7:40 PM
Korea Southern Power Co., Ltd. -- Moodys assigns Aa2 to Korea Southern Powers proposed notesKorea Southern Power Co., Ltd. -- Moody's assigns Aa2 to Korea Southern Power's proposed notes
finance.yahoo.com - January 22 at 8:09 AM
KEP Crosses Critical Technical IndicatorKEP Crosses Critical Technical Indicator
www.nasdaq.com - January 19 at 3:32 PM
Hyundais 2019 NEXO Fuel Cell Electric Vehicle Named Digital Trends Top Tech of CES 2018Hyundai's 2019 NEXO Fuel Cell Electric Vehicle Named Digital Trends Top Tech of CES 2018
www.prnewswire.com - January 16 at 3:25 PM
Stocks That Fell to 3-Year Lows in the Week of Jan. 12Stocks That Fell to 3-Year Lows in the Week of Jan. 12
finance.yahoo.com - January 14 at 3:25 PM
Korea Electric Power Co. (KEP) Given Average Recommendation of "Hold" by BrokeragesKorea Electric Power Co. (KEP) Given Average Recommendation of "Hold" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - January 5 at 5:50 PM
Short Interest in Korea Electric Power Co. (KEP) Decreases By 60.5%Short Interest in Korea Electric Power Co. (KEP) Decreases By 60.5%
www.americanbankingnews.com - January 4 at 2:24 AM
Analyzing ALLETE (ALE) & Korea Electric Power (KEP)Analyzing ALLETE (ALE) & Korea Electric Power (KEP)
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 31 at 9:30 AM
Robert Bosch bets on IOTARobert Bosch bets on IOTA
www.businessinsider.com - December 26 at 12:59 PM
ETFs with exposure to Korea Electric Power Corp. : December 26, 2017ETFs with exposure to Korea Electric Power Corp. : December 26, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - December 26 at 12:59 PM
COLUMN-Commentary: Making sense of North Koreas hacking strategyCOLUMN-Commentary: Making sense of North Korea's hacking strategy
www.reuters.com - December 22 at 3:49 PM
Commentary: Making sense of North Korea’s hacking strategyCommentary: Making sense of North Korea’s hacking strategy
www.reuters.com - December 21 at 3:28 PM
Critical Review: Dynegy (DYN) versus Korea Electric Power (KEP)Critical Review: Dynegy (DYN) versus Korea Electric Power (KEP)
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 21 at 1:14 PM
Pre-Market Most Active for Dec 19, 2017 : KEP, CVG, MON, CARS, AAPL, MU, INTC, SBUX, SNY, TOT, ROKU, QCOM - NasdaqPre-Market Most Active for Dec 19, 2017 : KEP, CVG, MON, CARS, AAPL, MU, INTC, SBUX, SNY, TOT, ROKU, QCOM - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - December 19 at 3:26 PM
Top Solar Analyst Explains Canadian Solar Downgrade - BenzingaTop Solar Analyst Explains Canadian Solar Downgrade - Benzinga
www.benzinga.com - December 16 at 8:48 AM
UPDATE 2-Hitachi UK nuclear project expects government funding outline in H1 2018UPDATE 2-Hitachi UK nuclear project expects government funding outline in H1 2018
www.reuters.com - December 14 at 8:54 AM

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