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Korea Electric Power (KEP) Stock Forecast, Price & News

+0.14 (+1.50%)
(As of 05/27/2022 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
208,166 shs
Average Volume
186,082 shs
Market Capitalization
$12.20 billion
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield
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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.


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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Electric services
Year Founded

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$52.88 billion
Cash Flow
$5.11 per share
Book Value
$45.78 per share


Net Income
$-4.78 billion
Pretax Margin




Outstanding Shares
Free Float
Market Cap
$12.20 billion

Company Calendar

Last Earnings
Next Earnings (Estimated)
Fiscal Year End

Social Links


Overall MarketRank

1.23 out of 5 stars

Utilities Sector

109th out of 121 stocks

Electric Services Industry

49th out of 58 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 0.0Community Rank: 3.9Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 0.0Valuation: 0.6 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Korea Electric Power (NYSE:KEP) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Korea Electric Power a buy right now?

2 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Korea Electric Power in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 hold rating and 1 buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research 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 April. As of April 30th, there was short interest totaling 727,300 shares, an increase of 25.7% from the April 15th total of 578,600 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 182,100 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 4.0 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 Friday, June 3rd 2022.
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How were Korea Electric Power's earnings last quarter?

Korea Electric Power Co. (NYSE:KEP) posted its quarterly earnings data on Monday, March, 14th. The utilities provider reported ($2.41) earnings per share for the quarter. The utilities provider had revenue of $13.11 billion for the quarter. Korea Electric Power had a negative net margin of 8.55% and a negative trailing twelve-month return on equity of 7.42%.
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Is Korea Electric Power a good dividend stock?

Korea Electric Power pays an annual dividend of $0.54 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 5.72%. KEP has a dividend yield higher than 75% of all dividend-paying stocks, making it a leading dividend payer.

Who are Korea Electric Power's key executives?
Korea Electric Power's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Seung-il Cheong, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 57)
  • Mr. Heon-Gyu Park, Corp. Sr. VP, Chief Financial & Strategic Planning Officer and Exec. Director (Age 60)
  • Woo-ki Baek, Head of Fin. & Investor Relations Team
  • Mr. Heyn-Bin Lee, Corp. Sr. VP, Chief Bus. Management Officer & Standing Director (Age 59)
  • Mr. Jong-Hwan Lee, Corp. Sr. VP, Chief Bus. Operations Officer, Chief Safety Officer & Standing Director (Age 62)
  • Mr. Tae-Ok Kim, Corp. Sr. VP, Chief Power Grid Officer & Standing Director (Age 60)
  • Mr. Heung-Joo Lee, Corp. Sr. VP, Chief Global & Nuclear Bus. Officer & Director (Age 60)
  • Mr. Young-Ho Choi, Comptroller, Auditor Gen. & Independent Non-Exec. Standing Director (Age 57)
  • 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.

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 a variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Donald Smith & CO. Inc. (0.17%), Vanguard Group Inc. (0.00%), Kopernik Global Investors LLC (0.13%), BlackRock Inc. (0.12%), Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (0.07%) and Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (0.00%).

Which institutional investors are selling Korea Electric Power stock?

KEP stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Russell Investments Group Ltd., Donald Smith & CO. Inc., Vanguard Group Inc., JPMorgan Chase & Co., Kopernik Global Investors LLC, Jane Street Group LLC, Northern Trust Corp, and Simplex Trading LLC.

Which institutional investors are buying Korea Electric Power stock?

KEP stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Bank of Montreal Can, Van ECK Associates Corp, State Street Corp, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Natixis Advisors L.P., Signaturefd LLC, and Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership.

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 $9.50.

How much money does Korea Electric Power make?

Korea Electric Power has a market capitalization of $12.20 billion and generates $52.88 billion in revenue each year. The utilities provider earns $-4.78 billion in net income (profit) each year or ($3.560010) 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.

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 (261) 345-3114 or via fax at 82-2-3456-3203.

This page was last updated on 5/29/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff


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