Korea Electric Power Stock Forecast, Price & News

-0.06 (-0.56 %)
(As of 04/16/2021 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $10.70
50-Day Range
MA: $10.42
52-Week Range
Now: $10.70
Volume76,470 shs
Average Volume176,420 shs
Market Capitalization$13.74 billion
P/E Ratio214.00
Dividend YieldN/A
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, 2019, the company had a total of 671 generation units, including nuclear, thermal, hydroelectric, and internal combustion units with an installed generation capacity of 83,672 megawatts. Its transmission system consisted of 34,440 circuit kilometers of lines of 765 kilovolts and others, including high-voltage direct current lines, as well as 864 substations with an installed transformer capacity of 326,329 megavolt-amperes; and distribution system included 125,067 megavolt-amperes of transformer capacity and 9,641,891 units of support with a total line length of 504,402 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
Year Founded1898



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$47.34 billion
Cash Flow$5.02 per share
Book Value$42.92 per share


Net Income$-1,876,410,000.00


Outstanding Shares1,283,930,000
Market Cap$13.74 billion
Next Earnings Date6/3/2021 (Estimated)


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Overall MarketRank

0.92 out of 5 stars

Utilities Sector

145th out of 280 stocks

Electric Services Industry

47th out of 78 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 0.0Community Rank: 2.1Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 0.0Valuation: 2.5 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
-0.06 (-0.56 %)
(As of 04/16/2021 04:00 PM ET)
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Korea Electric Power (NYSE:KEP) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Korea Electric Power a buy right now?

1 Wall Street 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 analysts is that investors should "buy" Korea Electric Power stock.
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Are investors shorting Korea Electric Power?

Korea Electric Power saw a increase in short interest in the month of March. As of March 31st, there was short interest totaling 542,200 shares, an increase of 28.9% from the March 15th total of 420,500 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 177,300 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 3.1 days.
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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, June 3rd 2021.
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How were Korea Electric Power's earnings last quarter?

Korea Electric Power Co. (NYSE:KEP) issued its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, March, 9th. The utilities provider reported $0.39 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter. The utilities provider had revenue of $13.15 billion for the quarter. Korea Electric Power had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 0.13% and a net margin of 0.16%.
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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 shares have increased by 25.1% and is now trading at $10.70.
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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 70)
  • Mr. Hyung-Duck Park, Sr. EVP of Strategy & Fin., CFO and Standing Director (Age 60)
  • Mr. Dong-Sub Kim, Sr. Exec. VP for Bus. Operations (Age 62)
  • Woo-ki Baek, Head of Fin. & Investor Relations Team
  • Mr. Hoe-Chun Kim, Sr. Exec. VP of Bus. Management (Age 61)
  • Mr. Hyun-Seung Lim, Sr. EVP of Nuclear Power Generations & Standing Director (Age 61)
  • Mr. Sung-Arm Kim, Sr. EVP for Power Grid & Standing Director (Age 62)
  • Mr. Jung-Hee Lee, Comptroller & Auditor Gen. (Age 67)
  • 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."

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 $10.70.

How much money does Korea Electric Power make?

Korea Electric Power has a market capitalization of $13.74 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.

How many employees does Korea Electric Power have?

Korea Electric Power employs 22,808 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 4/18/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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