NYSE:KEP - Korea Electric Power Stock Price, News, Headlines & Rumors

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$13.31 +0.51 (+3.98 %)
(As of 08/15/2018 08:00 AM ET)
Previous Close$12.80
Today's Range$13.18 - $13.37
52-Week Range$12.80 - $19.75
Volume728,500 shs
Average Volume445,125 shs
Market Capitalization$17.72 billion
P/E Ratio13.98
Dividend Yield2.09%
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, 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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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Electric services


Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.66
Current Ratio0.80
Quick Ratio0.56


Trailing P/E Ratio13.98
Forward P/E Ratio9.24
P/E Growth1.92

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$55.59 billion
Price / Sales0.31
Cash Flow$7.5198 per share
Price / Cash1.77
Book Value$51.15 per share
Price / Book0.26


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$0.95
Net Income$1.17 billion
Net Margins3.56%
Return on Equity2.24%
Return on Assets0.91%


Outstanding Shares1,283,930,000
Market Cap$17.72 billion

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."

How were Korea Electric Power's earnings last quarter?

Korea Electric Power Co. (NYSE:KEP) issued its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, June, 12th. The utilities provider reported ($0.20) EPS for the quarter. The utilities provider earned $14.61 billion during the quarter. Korea Electric Power had a return on equity of 2.24% and a net margin of 3.56%. View Korea Electric Power's Earnings History.

When is Korea Electric Power's next earnings date?

Korea Electric Power is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, September, 6th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Korea Electric Power.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Korea Electric Power?

7 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Korea Electric Power in the last year. There are currently 7 hold ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Korea Electric Power.

Are investors shorting Korea Electric Power?

Korea Electric Power saw a increase in short interest during the month of July. As of July 31st, there was short interest totalling 1,090,952 shares, an increase of 69.5% from the July 13th total of 643,659 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 486,408 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 2.2 days. View Korea Electric Power's Current Options Chain.

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:
  • Dr. Jong-Kap Kim, Pres, CEO & Standing Director (Age 67)
  • Mr. Si-Ho Kim, Sr. Exec. VP of Domestic Operations & Standing Director (Age 60)
  • Mr. Sang-Kwon Hyun, Exec. VP, CFO, Chief Strategy Officer & Standing Director (Age 60)
  • Mr. Bong-Soo Moon, Exec. VP, Chief Power System Officer & Standing Director (Age 60)
  • Mr. Sung-Han Lee, Comptroller, Auditor Gen. & Standing Director (Age 61)

Has Korea Electric Power been receiving favorable news coverage?

News headlines about KEP stock have been trending positive recently, Accern reports. The research group rates the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Korea Electric Power earned a news and rumor sentiment score of 0.30 on Accern's scale. They also assigned headlines about the utilities provider an impact score of 47.39 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near future. View Recent Headlines for Korea Electric Power.

Who are Korea Electric Power's major shareholders?

Korea Electric Power's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Donald Smith & CO. Inc. (0.26%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (0.09%), Lansdowne Partners UK LLP (0.09%), Aperio Group LLC (0.06%), Rockefeller Capital Management L.P. (0.06%) and LMR Partners LLP (0.06%).

Which major investors are selling Korea Electric Power stock?

KEP stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Donald Smith & CO. Inc., LSV Asset Management, Crossmark Global Holdings Inc., Bank of America Corp DE, Stevens Capital Management LP, Aperio Group LLC and World Asset Management Inc.

Which major investors are buying Korea Electric Power stock?

KEP stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Lansdowne Partners UK LLP, LMR Partners LLP, Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc., Cubist Systematic Strategies LLC and Wetherby Asset Management Inc..

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 $13.31.

How big of a company is Korea Electric Power?

Korea Electric Power has a market capitalization of $17.72 billion and generates $55.59 billion in revenue each year. The utilities provider earns $1.17 billion in net income (profit) each year or $0.95 on an earnings per share basis. 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 (NYSE KEP)

Community Ranking:  2.1 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  150 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  211 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  361
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.
This page was last updated on 8/15/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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