KEP:NYE-Korea Electric Power Corporation (USD)

COMMON STOCK | Utilities-Regulated Electric | NYE

Last Closing Price

USD 10.93

Change

+0.03 (+0.28)%

Market Cap

USD 13.97B

Volume

0.15M

Avg Analyst Target

N/A

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USD
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Fundamental Analysis

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About

Korea Electric Power Corporation, an integrated electric utility company, generates, transmits, and distributes electricity in South 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, 2020, the company had a total of 697 generation units, including nuclear, thermal, hydroelectric, and internal combustion units with an installed generation capacity of 83,854 megawatts. Its transmission system consisted of 34,664 circuit kilometers of lines of 765 kilovolts and others, including high-voltage direct current lines, as well as 877 substations with an installed transformer capacity of 336,926 megavolt-amperes; and distribution system included 129,789 megavolt-amperes of transformer capacity and 9,787,967 units of support with a total line length of 514,779 circuit kilometers. The company provides electricity to residential, commercial, educational, industrial, agricultural, street lighting, and overnight power usage. It also offers fly ashes recycling, utility plant maintenance and engineering, resources development, electric power information technology, facility maintenance, electric meter reading, security, information, and communication line leasing services, as well as sells nuclear fuel. Korea Electric Power Corporation was founded in 1961 and is headquartered in Naju-si, South Korea.

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ETFs Containing KEP

Symbol Name Weight Mer Price(Change) Market Cap
EMIF iShares Emerging Markets .. 0.00 % 0.60 %

-0.07 (-0.28%)

USD0.02B
FPA First Trust Asia Pacific .. 0.00 % 0.80 %

+0.27 (+0.76%)

USD0.02B
IPU SPDR(R) S&P(R) INTERNATIO.. 0.00 % 0.00 %

N/A

USD0.02B
IEMI:LSE iShares II Public Limited.. 0.00 % 0.74 %

-10.25 (-0.82%)

N/A

Market Performance

  Market Performance vs.
Industry/Classification (Utilities-Regulated Electric)
Market Performance vs. Exchange
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
YTD  
Capital Gain -10.92% 19% F 10% F
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return -10.92% 17% F 10% F
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain 36.97% 94% A 63% D
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 36.97% 94% A 59% F
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain -60.12% 10% F 6% F
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return -60.12% 10% F 5% F
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain -14.28% 11% F 4% F
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A 14% F
Total Return -14.28% 11% F 3% F
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 18.67% 39% F 58% F
Risk Adjusted Return -76.51% 8% F 2% F
Market Capitalization 13.97B 51% F 85% B
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 87%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

Key Financial Ratios

  Ratio vs. Industry/Classification
(Utilities-Regulated Electric)
Ratio vs. Market
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
Market Value  
Price / Earning Ratio 7.70 83% B 83% B
Price/Book Ratio 0.24 100% A+ 99% A+
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 0.00 97% A+ 82% B-
EV/EBITDA 0.00 100% A+ 99% A+
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 3.10% 17% F 38% F
Return on Invested Capital 2.59% 11% F 41% F
Return on Assets 1.34% 8% F 35% F
Debt to Equity Ratio 85.22% 71% C- 44% F
Technical Ratios  
Short Ratio 3.06 35% F 35% F
Short Percent 0.11% 94% A 93% A
Beta 0.77 29% F 72% C-
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 97%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

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Fundamental Analysis Breakdown

This is a composite scorecard based on the application of evaluation criteria deemed most important by analysts. This is not a buy or sell recommendation.

What to like:
Underpriced compared to earnings

The stock is trading low compared to its peers on a price to earning basis and is in the top quartile. It may be underpriced but do check its financial performance to make sure there is no specific reason.

Underpriced compared to book value

The stock is trading low compared to its peers on a price to book value basis and is in the top quartile. It may be underpriced but do check its financial performance to make sure there is no specific reason.

Underpriced on cashflow basis

The stock is trading low compared to its peers on a price to cash flow basis and is in the top quartile. It may be underpriced but do check its financial performance to make sure there is no specific reason.

Positive cash flow

The company had positive total cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Positive free cash flow

The company had positive total free cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Underpriced on free cash flow basis

The stock is trading low compared to its peers on a price to free cash flow basis and is in the top quartile. It may be underpriced but do check its financial performance to make sure there is no specific reason.

Superior Earnings Growth

This stock has shown top quartile earnings growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector.

Superior Revenue Growth

This stock has shown top quartile revenue growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector.

What to not like:
Poor risk adjusted returns

This company is delivering below median risk adjusted returns in its peers. Even if it is outperforming on returns , the returns are unpredictable. Proceed with caution.

High volatility

The total returns for this company are volatile and above median for its sector over the past 5 years. Make sure you have the risk tolerance for investing in such stock.

Below median dividend returns

The company’s average income yield over the past 5 years has been low compared to its peers. However, it is not a problem if you are not looking for income.

Poor return on equity

The company management has delivered below median return on equity in the most recent 4 quarters compared to its peers.

Poor capital utilization

The company management has delivered below median return on invested capital in the most recent 4 quarters compared to its peers.

Poor return on assets

The company management has delivered below median return on assets in the most recent 4 quarters compared to its peers.

Low Dividend Growth

This stock has shown below median dividend growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector.