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A look at a High Market Cap Stock: Korea Electric Power Corp., KEP

Korea Electric Power Corp., KEP is in the exchange NYSE and its industry is Electric Utilities in the sector of Utilities. Based in South Korea, Korea Electric Power Corp., KEP  has a market cap of 32729.28. Since its IPO date on the 10/27/1994, Korea Electric Power Corp., KEP performance year to date is 22.53%. Today Korea Electric Power Corp., KEP has gained 0.00%, with a current price of 25.94.

Ownership of the company is 51.10% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 5.40%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of 0.00%. Return of assets are at *TBA, with return on investment at 4.90%.

In terms of debt levels and profit levels, Korea Electric Power Corp., KEP is seeing a long-term debt/equity of 0.73. While Total debt/equity is 0.86. With a profit margin of *TBA, this is combined with a gross margin of 22.90%, and operating margin of *TBA. Korea Electric Power Corp. ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of 0.8, while the quick ratio is 0.6.

For the last year Korea Electric Power Corp., KEP has seen a EPS growth of 382.60%. A performance for the year of 22.88%. The 52-week high is -4.28%, and the 52-week low is 37.47%. The average volume for Korea Electric Power Corp., KEP is 0.

With a target price of 24.5, can Korea Electric Power Corp., KEP reach this target? Looking at the value indicators of Korea Electric Power Corp., KEP. Korea Electric Power Corp. has a P/E of 2.9 and a forward P/E of 5.44. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of 0.12. Korea Electric Power Corp. also has a P/S and a P/B of 0.64 and 0.58 respectively. For P/cash, Korea Electric Power Corp. has a value of 4.1, while it is 10.71 for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 25.94, Korea Electric Power Corp. has a dividend yield of 5.28%. We see a return on equity of *TBA.

Looking more long-term Korea Electric Power Corp., is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of 25.00%. In the short-term an EPS growth of -1.45% in the next year is forecasted. This is after a EPS growth of 382.60% for this year and for the last five years a 155.80% growth has been seen.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.

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