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Is Korea Electric Power Corp.(NYSE: KEP), a large market cap stock a smart buy?

With a market cap of has a large market cap size. Korea Electric Power Corp. (NYSE: KEP) has been on the stock market since its IPO date on the 10/27/1994. Korea Electric Power Corp. is in the Electric Utilities industry and Utilities sector. Average volume for Korea Electric Power Corp., is 442.89, and so far today it has a volume of 0. Performance year to date since the 10/27/1994 is 23.15%.

To help you determine whether Korea Electric Power Corp. is undervalued the following values will help you decide. P/E is 2.91 and forward P/E is 5.47. PEG perhaps more useful shows that Korea Electric Power Corp. has a value for PEG of 0.12. P/S ratio is 0.65 and the P/B ratio is 0.58. The P/Cash and P/Free cash flow is 4.12 and 10.76 respectively.

At the current price Korea Electric Power Corp. is trading at, 26.07 (0.00% today), Korea Electric Power Corp. has a dividend yield of 5.26%, and this is covered by a payout ratio of 0.00%. Earnings per share (EPS) is 8.94, and this is looking to grow in the next year to -1.45% after growing 382.60% this past year. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 77.90%, and 3.70% for sales growth quarter over quarter.

The number of shares outstanding is 1261.73, and the number of shares float is 470.21. The senior management bring insider ownership to 51.10%, and institutional ownership is at 5.40%. The float short is 0.08%, with the short ratio at a value of 0.87. Management has seen a return on assets of *TBA, and also a return on investment of 4.90%.

The ability for Korea Electric Power Corp., to deal with debt, means it current ratio is 0.8, and quick ratio is 0.6. Long term debt/equity is 0.73 and total debt/equity is 0.86. In terms of margins, Korea Electric Power Corp. has a gross margin of 22.90%, with its operating margin at *TBA, and Korea Electric Power Corp. has a profit margin of *TBA.

The 52 week high is -3.80%, with 38.16% being its 52 week low. The 20 day simple moving average is 0.98% and the 200 day simple moving average is 11.07%.

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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