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How has Korea Electric Power Corp.:(NYSE:KEP) performed recently?

Korea Electric Power Corp. (NYSE: KEP) is a large market cap stock with a market cap of 32050.11. It is in the Electric Utilities industry and sector Utilities, with a current P/E of 2.31, a forward P/E of 4.51 and EPS of 10.35. At a stock price of 23.89 (-0.83%) it has a dividend yield of 5.73%.

EPS growth for the last five years have been 155.80%, more recently this last year it has grown by 382.60%. The next year growth is going to be about 5.58% and more long-term 25.00% after five years. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 32.30%. Sales growth for the past five years have been 8.30% and sales growth quarter over quarter is -2.90%.

For performance, Korea Electric Power Corp. the past week has seen a gain of -8.68%. For the last month performance for Korea Electric Power Corp. is -9.40%. While the last quarter is -5.68% and half year, -4.97%. Finally for the year, performance is 13.38%.

The 52-week high for Korea Electric Power Corp., is at -15.79%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 17.98%. The 20-day simple moving average is -9.41% and -3.93% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 1.85%, and for the month it is 1.42%. Korea Electric Power Corp., has a target price of 24.5.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 0.68, and for total debt/equity Korea Electric Power Corp. has 0.82. The gross margin is 26.30%, while operating margin is 22.70%, the profit margin is 24.80%. The current ratio is 0.7 and the quick ratio is 0.5.

Insider ownership is at 51.10%, with instituitional ownership at 5.20%. Korea Electric Power Corp. has a payout ratio of 13.60%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 1341.57. The shares float is 1050.24, with the float short at 0.04%, with short ratio coming to 0.94.

In terms of returns, the return on assets see Korea Electric Power Corp., get 8.30%, with its returns on investment at 4.90%. Return on equity is 22.00%. So will the investors see the target price of 24.5, reached soon?

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