|Bid||8.33 x 800|
|Ask||8.35 x 800|
|Day's Range||8.33 - 8.38|
|52 Week Range||6.28 - 12.30|
|Beta (5Y Monthly)||0.51|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||N/A|
|Forward Dividend & Yield||N/A (N/A)|
|Ex-Dividend Date||Dec 28, 2017|
|1y Target Est||N/A|
Moody's Investors Service says in a new report that Korea Electric Power Corporation (KEPCO, Aa2 stable) recorded a rebound in profit in the first half of 2020, a credit positive because it will help the company avoid excessive reliance on debt to fund capital spending. KEPCO reported a preliminary consolidated operating profit of KRW820.4 billion for the first half of 2020, up from a loss of KRW928.5 billion in the first half of 2019. The strong rebound in KEPCO's profit was mainly driven by a 13.9% decline in input costs to generate and to purchase power amid lower fuel costs, which more than offset a 2.9% decline in sales volume triggered by economic contraction from the coronavirus outbreak and a 25.0% increase in costs to purchase renewable energy certificates.
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