Korea Electric Power Corp. ADR (KEP): Price and Financial Metrics

Korea Electric Power Corp. ADR (KEP): $6.65

0.28 (+4.40%)

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KEP Price/Volume Stats

Current price $6.65 52-week high $8.85
Prev. close $6.37 52-week low $5.76
Day low $6.65 Volume 150
Day high $6.65 Avg. volume 188,728
50-day MA $6.93 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $7.30 Market Cap 8.54B

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  • KEP scores best on the Growth dimension, with a Growth rank ahead of 85.46% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for KEP is in Value, which has been heading up over the past 177 days.
  • KEP ranks lowest in Quality; there it ranks in the 5th percentile.

KEP Stock Summary

  • KEP's one year PEG ratio, measuring expected growth in earnings next year relative to current common stock price is 0.01 -- higher than merely 0.21% of US-listed equities with positive expected earnings growth.
  • In terms of twelve month growth in earnings before interest and taxes, KOREA ELECTRIC POWER CORP is reporting a growth rate of -7,960.27%; that's higher than just 0.24% of US stocks.
  • Shareholder yield, a measure of how much is returned to shareholders via dividends and share repurchases, for KEP comes in at -456,683.2% -- higher than that of just 0% of stocks in our set.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to KOREA ELECTRIC POWER CORP, a group of peers worth examining would be KB, CCU, WF, SHG, and NMR.
  • KEP's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit KOREA ELECTRIC POWER CORP's official web site, go to home.kepco.co.kr.

Korea Electric Power Corp. ADR (KEP) Company Bio

Korea Electric Power Corporation (NYSEKEPKRX015760), better known as KEPCO (Hangul: 켑코) or Hanjeon (Hangul: 한전), is the largest electric utility in South Korea, responsible for the generation, transmission and distribution of electricity and the development of electric power projects including those in nuclear powerwind power and coal. KEPCO, through its subsidiaries, is responsible for 93% of Korea's electricity generation as of 2011. The South Korean government (directly and indirectly) owns a 51.11% share of KEPCO. Together with its affiliates and subsidiaries, KEPCO has an installed capacity of 65,383 MW. On the 2011 Fortune Global 500 ranking of the world's largest companies, KEPCO was ranked 271. KEPCO is a member of the World Energy Council, the World Nuclear Association and the World Association of Nuclear Operators. As of August 2011, KEPCO possesses an A+ credit rating with Fitch Ratings, while Moody's has assigned KEPCO an A1 stable rating.(Source:Wikipedia)

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Korea’s Top Utility Wants Power Price Hikes to Avoid Crisis

(Bloomberg) -- Korea Electric Power Corp. is facing an “unprecedented financial crisis,” and a normalization of power prices is “urgently needed,” the utility’s new chief executive said.Most Read from BloombergVegas’ Newest Resort Is a $3.7 Billion Palace, 23 Years in the MakingTrudeau’s Murder Claim Risks Upending US Courtship of IndiaDollar Rally Is Crushing One of the Most Popular Trades of 2023F-35 Debris Found After a $100 Million Fighter Jet Went Missing“Debt issuance has reached its limit

Yahoo | September 20, 2023

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Yahoo | September 8, 2023

Saudi Arabia Eyes Chinese Bid for Nuclear Plant

Saudi Arabia is weighing a Chinese bid to build a nuclear-power plant in the kingdom, Saudi officials familiar with the matter said, in a move designed to pressure the Biden administration to compromise on its conditions for U.S. help in the kingdom’s quest for nuclear power. The U.S. has said American nuclear aid is contingent on the Saudis agreeing to not enrich their own uranium or mine their own uranium deposits in the kingdom—nonproliferation conditions not sought by China, which has been seeking to strengthen its influence in the Middle East, to the consternation of Washington. Saudi Arabia has asked the U.S. to help it develop a civilian nuclear program as part of a potential deal that would include diplomatic normalization with Israel, which Riyadh doesn’t recognize.

Yahoo | August 25, 2023

UPDATE 3-Saudi Arabia considers Chinese bid for nuclear plant -WSJ

Saudi Arabia is considering a Chinese bid to build it a nuclear power plant, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday, a decision that could derail U.S. plans in the kingdom. State-owned China National Nuclear Corp (CNNC) has bid to build a nuclear plant in Saudi Arabia's Eastern Province, near the border with Qatar and the United Arab Emirates, the newspaper reported, citing Saudi officials familiar with the matter.

Yahoo | August 25, 2023

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In this piece, we will take a look at the ten Korean stocks listed in the U.S. If you want to skip our introduction to Korean businesses and want to jump ahead to the top five stocks in this list, then check out 5 Korean Stocks Listed in the U.S. South Korea, officially known as […]

Yahoo | August 18, 2023

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KEP Price Returns

1-mo -2.49%
3-mo -14.19%
6-mo -4.18%
1-year -2.92%
3-year -23.30%
5-year -49.51%
YTD -23.03%
2022 -5.47%
2021 -25.51%
2020 3.72%
2019 -19.80%
2018 -16.71%

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