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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

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industry
vs
history
Equity to Asset 0.35
GXP's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
74% of the 822 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 0.35 vs. GXP: 0.35 )
GXP' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.23   Max: 0.37
Current: 0.35

0.23
0.37
Interest Coverage 2.87
GXP's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
68% of the 525 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 3.47 vs. GXP: 2.87 )
GXP' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.65   Max: 9999.99
Current: 2.87

0.65
9999.99
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 0.88
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
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history
Operating margin (%) 21.35
GXP's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
88% of the 844 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 12.77 vs. GXP: 21.35 )
GXP' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 4.7   Max: 31.24
Current: 21.35

4.7
31.24
Net-margin (%) 9.32
GXP's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 844 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 7.44 vs. GXP: 9.32 )
GXP' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -1.73   Max: 14.22
Current: 9.32

-1.73
14.22
ROE (%) 6.76
GXP's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
72% of the 841 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 8.36 vs. GXP: 6.76 )
GXP' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -2.72   Max: 24.81
Current: 6.76

-2.72
24.81
ROA (%) 2.40
GXP's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
71% of the 850 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 2.95 vs. GXP: 2.40 )
GXP' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -0.72   Max: 8.51
Current: 2.4

-0.72
8.51
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 6.71
GXP's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
71% of the 847 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 8.42 vs. GXP: 6.71 )
GXP' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 2.44   Max: 20.7
Current: 6.71

2.44
20.7
Revenue Growth (%) -1.10
GXP's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
65% of the 754 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 3.90 vs. GXP: -1.10 )
GXP' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -24.5   Max: 24.6
Current: -1.1

-24.5
24.6
EBITDA Growth (%) -3.20
GXP's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
68% of the 726 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. GXP: -3.20 )
GXP' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 19
Current: -3.2

0
19
EPS Growth (%) 1.90
GXP's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
74% of the 629 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 2.90 vs. GXP: 1.90 )
GXP' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -19   Max: 48.4
Current: 1.9

-19
48.4
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Financials


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Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q3 2013

GXP Guru Trades in Q3 2013

HOTCHKIS & WILEY 7,503,848 sh (+26.12%)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Mario Gabelli 918,257 sh (-1.08%)
Steven Cohen 10,519 sh (-38.55%)
Jim Simons 28,700 sh (-93.11%)
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Q4 2013

GXP Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Paul Tudor Jones 15,100 sh (New)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 7,842,043 sh (+4.51%)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Mario Gabelli 909,974 sh (-0.9%)
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Q1 2014

GXP Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Steven Cohen 10,699 sh (New)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 8,108,443 sh (+3.4%)
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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Preferred stocks of Great Plains Energy Inc

SymbolPriceYieldDescription
GXPPL88.754.734.2 % Cum.Preferred Shares
GXPPRD0.004.734.35% Cumulative Preferred Stock
GXPPRE0.004.944.50% Cumulative Preferred Stock
GXPPRA0.004.383.80% Cumulative Preferred Stock

Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 16.30
GXP's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
84% of the 886 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 20.30 vs. GXP: 16.30 )
GXP' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 8.75   Max: 20.94
Current: 16.3

8.75
20.94
P/B 1.10
GXP's P/B is ranked higher than
86% of the 886 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 1.54 vs. GXP: 1.10 )
GXP' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.55   Max: 2.55
Current: 1.1

0.55
2.55
P/S 1.52
GXP's P/S is ranked higher than
77% of the 886 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 1.54 vs. GXP: 1.52 )
GXP' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.71   Max: 1.68
Current: 1.52

0.71
1.68
PFCF 42.39
GXP's PFCF is ranked higher than
81% of the 886 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 130.75 vs. GXP: 42.39 )
GXP' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 7.03   Max: 280.38
Current: 42.39

7.03
280.38
EV-to-EBIT 14.35
GXP's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
85% of the 886 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 18.52 vs. GXP: 14.35 )
GXP' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 9.1   Max: 20.2
Current: 14.35

9.1
20.2
PEG 163.00
GXP's PEG is ranked higher than
79% of the 886 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. GXP: 163.00 )
GXP' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 2.49   Max: 62.4
Current: 163

2.49
62.4
Shiller P/E 17.04
GXP's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
89% of the 886 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 23.52 vs. GXP: 17.04 )
GXP' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 5.61   Max: 21.13
Current: 17.04

5.61
21.13
Current Ratio 0.76
GXP's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
66% of the 836 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 1.02 vs. GXP: 0.76 )
GXP' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.33   Max: 1.25
Current: 0.76

0.33
1.25
Quick Ratio 0.54
GXP's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
61% of the 836 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 0.92 vs. GXP: 0.54 )
GXP' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.17   Max: 1.06
Current: 0.54

0.17
1.06

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 3.68
GXP's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
61% of the 743 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 3.19 vs. GXP: 3.68 )
GXP' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 3.3   Max: 12.52
Current: 3.68

3.3
12.52
Dividend Payout 0.59
GXP's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
73% of the 886 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 0.72 vs. GXP: 0.59 )
GXP' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.22   Max: 20.8
Current: 0.59

0.22
20.8
Dividend growth (3y) 2.10
GXP's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
76% of the 555 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 2.60 vs. GXP: 2.10 )
GXP' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: -20.6   Max: 2.6
Current: 2.1

-20.6
2.6
Yield on cost (5-Year) 4.01
GXP's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
60% of the 749 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 3.36 vs. GXP: 4.01 )
GXP' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 3.57   Max: 13.55
Current: 4.01

3.57
13.55
Share Buyback Rate -3.90
GXP's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
69% of the 570 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: -1.80 vs. GXP: -3.90 )
GXP' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 0.2   Max: -18.4
Current: -3.9

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Tangible Book 1.16
GXP's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
90% of the 886 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 2.18 vs. GXP: 1.16 )
GXP' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.68   Max: 2.51
Current: 1.16

0.68
2.51
Price/DCF (Projected) 2.76
GXP's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
79% of the 886 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 2.76 vs. GXP: 2.76 )
GXP' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 1.02   Max: 109.24
Current: 2.76

1.02
109.24
Price/Median PS Value 1.41
GXP's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
65% of the 886 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 1.09 vs. GXP: 1.41 )
GXP' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.66   Max: 2.02
Current: 1.41

0.66
2.02
Price/Graham Number 0.91
GXP's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
91% of the 886 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 1.56 vs. GXP: 0.91 )
GXP' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.59   Max: 1.49
Current: 0.91

0.59
1.49
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 7.00
GXP's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
81% of the 734 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 6.50 vs. GXP: 7.00 )
GXP' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 5   Max: 11
Current: 7

5
11
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -6.47
GXP's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
62% of the 719 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 4.05 vs. GXP: -6.47 )
GXP' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -15.8   Max: 8.2
Current: -6.47

-15.8
8.2

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, a Missouri corporation was incorporated in 2001. Great Plains Energy has four direct subsidiaries with operations or active subsidiaries: Great Plains Energy's wholly owned subsidiary, Great Plains Power Incorporated GPP, focused on the development of wholesale generation. Consolidated KCP&L's sole reportable business segment is KCP&L. Great Plains Energy, through its direct and indirect subsidiaries, has two reportable business segments: KCP&L and Strategic Energy. KLT Inc. is an intermediate holding company that primarily holds, directly or indirectly, interests in Strategic Energy, L.L.C. Strategic Energy, which provides competitive retail electricity supply services in several electricity markets offering retail choice, and affordable housing limited partnerships. KLT Inc. also wholly owns KLT Gas Inc. KLT Gas. Innovative Energy Consultants Inc. IEC is an intermediate holding company that holds an indirect interest in Strategic Energy. Great Plains Energy Services Incorporated Services provides services at cost to Great Plains Energy and its subsidiaries, including consolidated KCP&L. KCP&L is regulated by the PSC of the State of Missouri MPSC and The State Corporation of the State of Kansas KCC with respect to retail rates, certain accounting matters, standards of service and, in certain cases, the issuance of securities, certification of facilities and service territories. KCP&L's operations are subject to regulation by federal, state and local authorities with regard to air and other environmental matters. KCP&L is a member of the Southwest Power Pool, Inc. SPP reliability region. As one of the ten regional members of the North American Electric Reliability Council, SPP is responsible for maintaining reliability in its area through coordination of planning and operations. The principal sources of fuel for KCP&L's electric generation are coal and nuclear fuel. Missouri and Kansas continue on the fully integrated utility model and no legislation authorizing retail choice has been introduced in Missouri or Kansas for several years.
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