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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 6/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Equity to Asset 0.34
GXP's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
72% of the 1045 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 0.33 vs. GXP: 0.34 )
GXP' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.24   Max: 0.36
Current: 0.34

0.24
0.36
Interest Coverage 2.84
GXP's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
63% of the 570 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 3.60 vs. GXP: 2.84 )
GXP' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.65   Max: 4.71
Current: 2.84

0.65
4.71
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 0.87
WACC vs ROIC
4.96%
4.92%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 7/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 20.81
GXP's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 1093 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 13.12 vs. GXP: 20.81 )
GXP' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 4.7   Max: 31.24
Current: 20.81

4.7
31.24
Net-margin (%) 9.45
GXP's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 1093 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 7.70 vs. GXP: 9.45 )
GXP' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -1.73   Max: 14.22
Current: 9.45

-1.73
14.22
ROE (%) 6.83
GXP's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 1095 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 9.17 vs. GXP: 6.83 )
GXP' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -2.72   Max: 17.03
Current: 6.83

-2.72
17.03
ROA (%) 2.41
GXP's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 1109 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 3.00 vs. GXP: 2.41 )
GXP' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -0.72   Max: 5.05
Current: 2.41

-0.72
5.05
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 6.48
GXP's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 1106 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 9.09 vs. GXP: 6.48 )
GXP' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 2.44   Max: 24.1
Current: 6.48

2.44
24.1
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -0.10
GXP's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 934 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 3.00 vs. GXP: -0.10 )
GXP' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -24.5   Max: 24.6
Current: -0.1

-24.5
24.6
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 0.80
GXP's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
72% of the 902 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 1.80 vs. GXP: 0.80 )
GXP' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 19
Current: 0.8

0
19
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 7.90
GXP's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 797 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 4.00 vs. GXP: 7.90 )
GXP' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -19   Max: 48.4
Current: 7.9

-19
48.4
» GXP's 10-Y Financials

Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q1 2014

GXP Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Steven Cohen 10,699 sh (New)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 8,108,443 sh (+3.40%)
Mario Gabelli 907,174 sh (-0.31%)
Paul Tudor Jones 13,600 sh (-9.93%)
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Q2 2014

GXP Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 18,600 sh (+36.76%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 8,772,844 sh (+8.19%)
Mario Gabelli 903,293 sh (-0.43%)
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Q3 2014

GXP Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Jim Simons 277,515 sh (New)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 9,569,068 sh (+9.08%)
Mario Gabelli 883,393 sh (-2.20%)
Paul Tudor Jones 15,617 sh (-16.04%)
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Q4 2014

GXP Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Jim Simons 1,009,815 sh (+263.88%)
Paul Tudor Jones 30,264 sh (+93.79%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 8,545,695 sh (unchged)
Mario Gabelli 823,096 sh (-6.83%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 8,545,695 sh (-10.69%)
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Preferred stocks of Great Plains Energy Inc

SymbolPriceYieldDescription
GXPPL94.004.504.2 % Cum.Preferred Shares
GXPPRD97.854.564.35% Cumulative Preferred Stock
GXPPRE95.484.714.50% Cumulative Preferred Stock
GXPPRA0.004.133.80% Cumulative Preferred Stock

Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 17.10
GXP's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
81% of the 1230 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 22.00 vs. GXP: 17.10 )
GXP' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 8.75   Max: 20.94
Current: 17.1

8.75
20.94
Forward P/E 14.04
GXP's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
84% of the 1230 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 24.15 vs. GXP: 14.04 )
N/A
PE(NRI) 17.10
GXP's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
83% of the 1230 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 21.30 vs. GXP: 17.10 )
GXP' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 8.86   Max: 20.88
Current: 17.1

8.86
20.88
P/B 1.20
GXP's P/B is ranked higher than
81% of the 1230 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 1.70 vs. GXP: 1.20 )
GXP' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.55   Max: 2.13
Current: 1.2

0.55
2.13
P/S 1.60
GXP's P/S is ranked higher than
61% of the 1230 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. GXP: 1.60 )
GXP' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.71   Max: 1.79
Current: 1.6

0.71
1.79
POCF 5.89
GXP's POCF is ranked higher than
86% of the 1230 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 8.92 vs. GXP: 5.89 )
GXP' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 3.34   Max: 10.23
Current: 5.89

3.34
10.23
EV-to-EBIT 15.34
GXP's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
83% of the 1230 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 18.57 vs. GXP: 15.34 )
GXP' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 9.2   Max: 20.2
Current: 15.34

9.2
20.2
PEG 34.20
GXP's PEG is ranked higher than
82% of the 1230 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. GXP: 34.20 )
GXP' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 1.88   Max: 189.89
Current: 34.2

1.88
189.89
Shiller P/E 18.30
GXP's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
84% of the 1230 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 32.70 vs. GXP: 18.30 )
GXP' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 5.61   Max: 20.6
Current: 18.3

5.61
20.6
Current Ratio 0.67
GXP's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
57% of the 1063 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 1.11 vs. GXP: 0.67 )
GXP' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.33   Max: 1.25
Current: 0.67

0.33
1.25
Quick Ratio 0.44
GXP's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
52% of the 1063 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 0.99 vs. GXP: 0.44 )
GXP' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.19   Max: 1.06
Current: 0.44

0.19
1.06
Days Inventory 99.95
GXP's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
62% of the 1230 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 32.07 vs. GXP: 99.95 )
GXP' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 15.72   Max: 129.79
Current: 99.95

15.72
129.79
Days Sales Outstanding 24.06
GXP's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
94% of the 1230 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 65.99 vs. GXP: 24.06 )
GXP' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 15.37   Max: 58.64
Current: 24.06

15.37
58.64

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 3.50
GXP's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
58% of the 969 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 3.28 vs. GXP: 3.50 )
GXP' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 3.13   Max: 12.52
Current: 3.5

3.13
12.52
Dividend Payout 0.60
GXP's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
75% of the 1230 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 0.82 vs. GXP: 0.60 )
GXP' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.54   Max: 1.37
Current: 0.6

0.54
1.37
Dividend growth (3y) 3.80
GXP's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
79% of the 662 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 3.20 vs. GXP: 3.80 )
GXP' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: -20.6   Max: 3.8
Current: 3.8

-20.6
3.8
Yield on cost (5-Year) 4.03
GXP's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
59% of the 976 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 3.60 vs. GXP: 4.03 )
GXP' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 3.51   Max: 14.03
Current: 4.03

3.51
14.03
Share Buyback Rate -3.60
GXP's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
70% of the 665 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: -1.40 vs. GXP: -3.60 )
GXP' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 0.2   Max: -18.4
Current: -3.6

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 1.20
GXP's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
87% of the 1230 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 2.50 vs. GXP: 1.20 )
GXP' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.68   Max: 2.51
Current: 1.2

0.68
2.51
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.97
GXP's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
84% of the 1230 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 11.10 vs. GXP: 1.97 )
GXP' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 1.02   Max: 33.43
Current: 1.97

1.02
33.43
Price/Median PS Value 1.41
GXP's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
63% of the 1230 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. GXP: 1.41 )
GXP' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.69   Max: 1.78
Current: 1.41

0.69
1.78
Price/Graham Number 0.95
GXP's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
88% of the 1230 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 1.80 vs. GXP: 0.95 )
GXP' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.73   Max: 1.42
Current: 0.95

0.73
1.42
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 6.40
GXP's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
78% of the 1096 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 5.80 vs. GXP: 6.40 )
GXP' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 5   Max: 10.8
Current: 6.4

5
10.8
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -0.98
GXP's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
69% of the 752 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 2.98 vs. GXP: -0.98 )
GXP' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -19.8   Max: 12.6
Current: -0.98

-19.8
12.6

Business Description

Industry: Utilities - Regulated » Utilities - Regulated Electric
Compare:WR, EE, ENI, NGG, DTE » details
Traded in other countries:GXPPL.USA, GPG.Germany,
Great Plains Energy was incorporated in 2001. The Company is a public utility holding company. The Company operates in electric utility segment with its holding subsidiaries: KCP&L, Greater Missouri Operations Company (GMO) and GPE Transmission Holding Company, LLC. The KCP&L is an integrated, regulated electric utility that provides electricity to customers primarily in the states of Missouri and Kansas. GMO is an integrated, regulated electric utility that provides electricity to customers in the state of Missouri. GPE Transmission Holding Company, LLC (GPETHC) owns 13.5% of Transource Energy, LLC (Transource) with the remaining 86.5% owned by AEP Transmission Holding Company, LLC (AEPTHC), a subsidiary of American Electric Power Company, Inc. KCP&L and GMO are also subject to regulation by The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) with respect to transmission, wholesale sales and rates, and other matters, the Southwest Power Pool, Inc. (SPP) and the North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC).
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