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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
GXPPRA's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
52% of the 615 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 0.35 vs. GXPPRA: 0.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
GXPPRA' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.23  Med: 0.33 Max: 0.37
Current: 0.34
0.23
0.37
Interest Coverage 2.64
GXPPRA's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
75% of the 409 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 4.92 vs. GXPPRA: 2.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
GXPPRA' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.77  Med: 2.70 Max: 3.91
Current: 2.64
1.77
3.91
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 0.88
WACC vs ROIC
4.16%
4.41%
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
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history
Operating margin (%) 20.70
GXPPRA's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
72% of the 619 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 12.68 vs. GXPPRA: 20.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
GXPPRA' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.13  Med: 18.59 Max: 23.33
Current: 20.7
9.13
23.33
Net-margin (%) 8.41
GXPPRA's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
54% of the 619 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 7.32 vs. GXPPRA: 8.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
GXPPRA' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.77  Med: 8.15 Max: 10.23
Current: 8.41
4.77
10.23
ROE (%) 5.73
GXPPRA's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
67% of the 615 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 8.87 vs. GXPPRA: 5.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
GXPPRA' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.52  Med: 7.27 Max: 13.1
Current: 5.73
5.52
13.1
ROA (%) 1.98
GXPPRA's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
65% of the 631 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 2.88 vs. GXPPRA: 1.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
GXPPRA' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.84  Med: 2.44 Max: 4.25
Current: 1.98
1.84
4.25
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 6.01
GXPPRA's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
72% of the 626 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 9.57 vs. GXPPRA: 6.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
GXPPRA' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.69  Med: 7.17 Max: 10.06
Current: 6.01
5.69
10.06
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -0.10
GXPPRA's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
68% of the 529 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 3.50 vs. GXPPRA: -0.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
GXPPRA' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -24.5  Med: 2.35 Max: 24.6
Current: -0.1
-24.5
24.6
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 0.80
GXPPRA's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
59% of the 494 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 3.00 vs. GXPPRA: 0.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
GXPPRA' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -11.9  Med: -1.70 Max: 19
Current: 0.8
-11.9
19
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 7.90
GXPPRA's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
60% of the 465 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 4.00 vs. GXPPRA: 7.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
GXPPRA' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -19  Med: 1.00 Max: 48.4
Current: 7.9
-19
48.4
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Preferred stocks of Great Plains Energy Inc

SymbolPriceYieldDescription
GXPPL94.004.474.2 % Cum.Preferred Shares
GXPPRD94.004.634.35% Cumulative Preferred Stock
GXPPRE95.504.714.50% Cumulative Preferred Stock
GXPPRA88.014.323.80% Cumulative Preferred Stock

Ratios

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history
P/E(ttm) 21.40
GXPPRA's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
69% of the 505 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 15.90 vs. GXPPRA: 21.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
GXPPRA' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.75  Med: 15.77 Max: 21.43
Current: 21.4
8.75
21.43
Forward P/E 15.58
GXPPRA's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
54% of the 256 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 14.97 vs. GXPPRA: 15.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 21.50
GXPPRA's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
69% of the 507 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 16.00 vs. GXPPRA: 21.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
GXPPRA' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.86  Med: 16.07 Max: 21.49
Current: 21.5
8.86
21.49
P/B 1.21
GXPPRA's P/B is ranked higher than
59% of the 606 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 1.46 vs. GXPPRA: 1.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
GXPPRA' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.55  Med: 1.08 Max: 2.13
Current: 1.21
0.55
2.13
P/S 1.79
GXPPRA's P/S is ranked lower than
58% of the 611 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 1.37 vs. GXPPRA: 1.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
GXPPRA' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.71  Med: 1.18 Max: 1.79
Current: 1.79
0.71
1.79
PFCF 2880.00
GXPPRA's PFCF is ranked lower than
100% of the 252 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 15.38 vs. GXPPRA: 2880.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
GXPPRA' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 14.79  Med: 50.07 Max: 2880
Current: 2880
14.79
2880
POCF 6.00
GXPPRA's POCF is ranked higher than
62% of the 472 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 7.27 vs. GXPPRA: 6.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
GXPPRA' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.34  Med: 5.55 Max: 10.23
Current: 6
3.34
10.23
EV-to-EBIT 16.50
GXPPRA's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
61% of the 538 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 14.55 vs. GXPPRA: 16.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
GXPPRA' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.3  Med: 14.00 Max: 18.8
Current: 16.5
11.3
18.8
EV-to-EBITDA 9.55
GXPPRA's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
54% of the 560 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 10.02 vs. GXPPRA: 9.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
GXPPRA' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.9  Med: 8.60 Max: 10.2
Current: 9.55
6.9
10.2
PEG 43.00
GXPPRA's PEG is ranked lower than
96% of the 266 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 2.51 vs. GXPPRA: 43.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
GXPPRA' s PEG Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.07  Med: 10.43 Max: 147.31
Current: 43
3.07
147.31
Shiller P/E 17.90
GXPPRA's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
70% of the 209 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 22.12 vs. GXPPRA: 17.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
GXPPRA' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.11  Med: 12.28 Max: 18
Current: 17.9
6.11
18
Current Ratio 1.00
GXPPRA's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
56% of the 626 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 1.08 vs. GXPPRA: 1.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
GXPPRA' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.33  Med: 0.63 Max: 1.25
Current: 1
0.33
1.25
Quick Ratio 0.69
GXPPRA's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
71% of the 626 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 0.98 vs. GXPPRA: 0.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
GXPPRA' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.17  Med: 0.46 Max: 1.06
Current: 0.69
0.17
1.06
Days Inventory 121.76
GXPPRA's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
92% of the 551 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 23.24 vs. GXPPRA: 121.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
GXPPRA' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 15.72  Med: 109.53 Max: 129.79
Current: 121.76
15.72
129.79
Days Sales Outstanding 31.35
GXPPRA's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
75% of the 465 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 48.39 vs. GXPPRA: 31.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
GXPPRA' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 15.37  Med: 40.81 Max: 58.64
Current: 31.35
15.37
58.64
Days Payable 115.62
GXPPRA's Days Payable is ranked higher than
76% of the 459 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 64.81 vs. GXPPRA: 115.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
GXPPRA' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 40.47  Med: 158.20 Max: 293.23
Current: 115.62
40.47
293.23

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 4.32
GXPPRA's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
60% of the 896 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 4.11 vs. GXPPRA: 4.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
GXPPRA' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.13  Med: 4.42 Max: 12.52
Current: 4.32
3.13
12.52
Dividend Growth (3y) 3.80
GXPPRA's Dividend Growth (3y) is ranked higher than
57% of the 328 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 3.10 vs. GXPPRA: 3.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Growth (3y) only.
GXPPRA' s Dividend Growth (3y) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -20.6  Med: 0.00 Max: 3.8
Current: 3.8
-20.6
3.8
Forward Dividend Yield 4.32
GXPPRA's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
52% of the 901 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 3.72 vs. GXPPRA: 4.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 4.84
GXPPRA's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
59% of the 899 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 4.50 vs. GXPPRA: 4.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
GXPPRA' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.51  Med: 4.95 Max: 14.03
Current: 4.84
3.51
14.03
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -3.60
GXPPRA's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
61% of the 336 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: -2.00 vs. GXPPRA: -3.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
GXPPRA' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -18.4  Med: -4.15 Max: 0.2
Current: -3.6
-18.4
0.2

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Tangible Book 1.27
GXPPRA's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
66% of the 558 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 1.77 vs. GXPPRA: 1.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
GXPPRA' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.68  Med: 1.73 Max: 2.51
Current: 1.27
0.68
2.51
Price/Projected FCF 1.49
GXPPRA's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
51% of the 285 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 1.48 vs. GXPPRA: 1.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
GXPPRA' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.02  Med: 1.62 Max: 109.24
Current: 1.49
1.02
109.24
Price/Median PS Value 1.51
GXPPRA's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
82% of the 558 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 1.02 vs. GXPPRA: 1.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
GXPPRA' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.6  Med: 1.03 Max: 1.83
Current: 1.51
0.6
1.83
Price/Graham Number 1.10
GXPPRA's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
54% of the 477 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 1.17 vs. GXPPRA: 1.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
GXPPRA' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.56  Med: 1.00 Max: 1.62
Current: 1.1
0.56
1.62
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 6.10
GXPPRA's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
52% of the 620 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 6.30 vs. GXPPRA: 6.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
GXPPRA' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.3  Med: 7.10 Max: 8.9
Current: 6.1
5.3
8.9
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 1.01
GXPPRA's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
56% of the 367 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 2.64 vs. GXPPRA: 1.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
GXPPRA' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -19.3  Med: -4.80 Max: 10.2
Current: 1.01
-19.3
10.2

More Statistics

Beta0.13
Short Percentage of Float0.00%
52-Week Range $84.01 - 96.50

Business Description

Industry: Utilities - Regulated » Utilities - Regulated Electric
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Traded in other countries:GPG.Germany, GXPPL.USA,
Great Plains Energy Inc 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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