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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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Equity to Asset 0.36
GXPPRA's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
75% of the 787 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 0.34 vs. GXPPRA: 0.36 )
GXPPRA' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.23   Max: 0.37
Current: 0.36

0.23
0.37
Interest Coverage 2.87
GXPPRA's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
67% of the 488 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 3.38 vs. GXPPRA: 2.87 )
GXPPRA' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.65   Max: 4.71
Current: 2.87

0.65
4.71
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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Operating margin (%) 23.27
GXPPRA's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
89% of the 799 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 12.87 vs. GXPPRA: 23.27 )
GXPPRA' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 4.7   Max: 31.24
Current: 23.27

4.7
31.24
Net-margin (%) 10.23
GXPPRA's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 799 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 7.28 vs. GXPPRA: 10.23 )
GXPPRA' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -1.73   Max: 14.22
Current: 10.23

-1.73
14.22
ROE (%) 7.12
GXPPRA's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
72% of the 792 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 8.22 vs. GXPPRA: 7.12 )
GXPPRA' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -2.96   Max: 16.52
Current: 7.12

-2.96
16.52
ROA (%) 2.55
GXPPRA's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
71% of the 806 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 2.86 vs. GXPPRA: 2.55 )
GXPPRA' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -0.7   Max: 4.82
Current: 2.55

-0.7
4.82
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 7.09
GXPPRA's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
72% of the 800 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 7.96 vs. GXPPRA: 7.09 )
GXPPRA' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 2.29   Max: 12.72
Current: 7.09

2.29
12.72
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Preferred stocks of Great Plains Energy Inc

SymbolPriceYieldDescription
GXPPL94.754.404.2 % Cum.Preferred Shares
GXPPRD0.004.634.35% Cumulative Preferred Stock
GXPPRE0.004.804.50% Cumulative Preferred Stock
GXPPRA0.004.563.80% Cumulative Preferred Stock

Ratios

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Current Ratio 0.87
GXPPRA's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
67% of the 801 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 1.06 vs. GXPPRA: 0.87 )
GXPPRA' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.33   Max: 1.25
Current: 0.87

0.33
1.25
Quick Ratio 0.61
GXPPRA's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
60% of the 801 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 0.96 vs. GXPPRA: 0.61 )
GXPPRA' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.17   Max: 1.06
Current: 0.61

0.17
1.06

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 4.56
GXPPRA's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
59% of the 716 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 3.17 vs. GXPPRA: 4.56 )
GXPPRA' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0   Max: 0
Current: 4.56

Yield on cost (5-Year) 4.51
GXPPRA's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
58% of the 698 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 3.35 vs. GXPPRA: 4.51 )
GXPPRA' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0   Max: 0
Current: 4.51

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Business Description

Industry: Utilities - Regulated » Utilities - Regulated Electric
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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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