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

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$13.80 +0.04 (+0.29 %)
(As of 03/26/2019 02:08 AM ET)
Previous Close$13.76
Today's Range$13.78 - $13.90
52-Week Range$10.52 - $17.57
Volume254,611 shs
Average Volume398,811 shs
Market Capitalization$17.72 billion
P/E Ratio14.53
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta0.22
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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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Electric services
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorUtilities
CUSIPN/A
Phone82-6-1345-4299

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$55.17 billion
Cash Flow$6.3014 per share
Book Value$50.39 per share

Profitability

Net Income$-1,196,260,000.00

Miscellaneous

Employees45,232
Outstanding Shares1,283,928,000
Market Cap$17.72 billion
Next Earnings Date3/27/2019 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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 Wednesday, March 27th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Korea Electric Power.

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

4 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Korea Electric Power in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 3 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Korea Electric Power.

Has Korea Electric Power been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media coverage about KEP stock has trended positive on Tuesday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research firm identifies negative and positive news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog 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 2.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media stories about the utilities provider a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near term.

Who are some of Korea Electric Power's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Korea Electric Power own?

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 68)
  • Woo-ki Baek, Head of Fin. & Investor Relations Team
  • Mr. Bong-Soo Moon, Sr. EVP for Power Grid & Standing Director (Age 61)
  • Hoe-Chun Kim, Sr. EVP for Bus. Management & Standing Director
  • Dong-Sub Kim, Sr. EVP for Bus. Operations & Standing Director

Who are Korea Electric Power's major shareholders?

Korea Electric Power's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Silchester International Investors LLP (2.34%), Donald Smith & CO. Inc. (0.23%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (0.09%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (0.09%), Northern Trust Corp (0.07%) and LMR Partners LLP (0.07%).

Which major investors are selling Korea Electric Power stock?

KEP stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Silchester International Investors LLP, Donald Smith & CO. Inc., Bank of America Corp DE, LMR Partners LLP, BlackRock Inc., Athos Capital Ltd, Advisors Asset Management Inc. and Barry Investment Advisors LLC.

Which major investors are buying Korea Electric Power stock?

KEP stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FMR LLC, Kopernik Global Investors LLC, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Cognios Capital LLC, Rational Advisors LLC, Tuttle Tactical Management, Henry James International Management Inc. and Barclays PLC.

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 $13.80.

How big of a company is Korea Electric Power?

Korea Electric Power has a market capitalization of $17.72 billion and generates $55.17 billion in revenue each year. The utilities provider earns $-1,196,260,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or $0.95 on an earnings per share basis. Korea Electric Power employs 45,232 workers across the globe.

What is Korea Electric Power's official website?

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

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:  2.2 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  180 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  238 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  418
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 3/26/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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