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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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Cash to Debt 2.02
KEP's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
90% of the 751 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.17 vs. KEP: 2.02 )
KEP' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.04   Max: No Debt
Current: 2.02

Equity to Asset 0.32
KEP's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
67% of the 747 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.35 vs. KEP: 0.32 )
KEP' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.32   Max: 0.66
Current: 0.32

0.32
0.66
F-Score: 3
Z-Score: 0.58
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 : 6/10

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Operating margin (%) -1.06
KEP's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
55% of the 768 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 12.20 vs. KEP: -1.06 )
KEP' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -8.87   Max: 24.1
Current: -1.06

-8.87
24.1
Net-margin (%) -6.45
KEP's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
54% of the 768 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 6.88 vs. KEP: -6.45 )
KEP' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -9.36   Max: 14.27
Current: -6.45

-9.36
14.27
ROE (%) -6.35
KEP's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
54% of the 767 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 7.95 vs. KEP: -6.35 )
KEP' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -7.21   Max: 8.57
Current: -6.35

-7.21
8.57
ROA (%) -2.17
KEP's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
55% of the 775 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 2.79 vs. KEP: -2.17 )
KEP' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -3.35   Max: 4.32
Current: -2.17

-3.35
4.32
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -0.42
KEP's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
56% of the 770 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 7.81 vs. KEP: -0.42 )
KEP' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -3.8   Max: 8.44
Current: -0.42

-3.8
8.44
Revenue Growth (%) 13.00
KEP's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
90% of the 640 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 4.20 vs. KEP: 13.00 )
KEP' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: 1.7   Max: 13
Current: 13

1.7
13
EBITDA Growth (%) -10.00
KEP's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
61% of the 614 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.70 vs. KEP: -10.00 )
KEP' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 26.9
Current: -10

0
26.9
EPS Growth (%) 219.80
KEP's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
100% of the 562 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 3.40 vs. KEP: 219.80 )
KEP' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -20   Max: 219.8
Current: 219.8

-20
219.8
» KEP's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q1 2013

KEP Guru Trades in Q1 2013

Sarah Ketterer 111,570 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 85,291 sh (+82.11%)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 70,000 sh (unchged)
Caxton Associates Sold Out
Charles Brandes Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
Donald Smith 1,925,282 sh (-0.07%)
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Q2 2013

KEP Guru Trades in Q2 2013

Jim Simons 78,400 sh (New)
Donald Smith 2,709,782 sh (+40.75%)
Jean-Marie Eveillard Sold Out
Sarah Ketterer Sold Out
Steven Cohen 40,752 sh (-52.22%)
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Q3 2013

KEP Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Jim Simons Sold Out
Donald Smith 2,607,528 sh (-3.77%)
Steven Cohen 21,275 sh (-47.79%)
» More
Q4 2013

KEP Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Caxton Associates 18,700 sh (New)
Sarah Ketterer 908,679 sh (New)
Donald Smith 2,590,851 sh (-0.64%)
Steven Cohen 14,451 sh (-32.08%)
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» Details

Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with KEP

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Donald Smith 2013-06-30 Add 40.75%0.19%$10.7 - $14.7 $ 18.9146%2709782
Jean-Marie Eveillard 2013-06-30 Sold Out $10.7 - $14.7 $ 18.9146%0
Charles Brandes 2013-03-31 Sold Out 0.48%$13.04 - $16.35 $ 18.9128%0
Charles Brandes 2012-12-31 Reduce -62.49%0.75%$11.65 - $13.94 $ 18.9150%2956044
Jean-Marie Eveillard 2012-12-31 New Buy$11.65 - $13.94 $ 18.9150%70000
Donald Smith 2012-06-30 Add 34.44%0.18%$9.36 - $11.16 $ 18.9191%2113368
Mario Gabelli 2011-03-31 Sold Out $11.39 - $13.51 $ 18.9151%0
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Ratios

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P/B 0.50
KEP's P/B is ranked higher than
94% of the 749 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.41 vs. KEP: 0.50 )
KEP' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.27   Max: 0.69
Current: 0.5

0.27
0.69
P/S 0.50
KEP's P/S is ranked higher than
89% of the 787 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.44 vs. KEP: 0.50 )
KEP' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.13   Max: 1.06
Current: 0.5

0.13
1.06
EV-to-EBIT 10.10
KEP's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
88% of the 707 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 15.47 vs. KEP: 10.10 )
KEP' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 2.4   Max: 75.5
Current: 10.1

2.4
75.5

Valuation & Return

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Price/Net Current Asset Value 3.90
KEP's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
77% of the 66 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 9.00 vs. KEP: 3.90 )
KEP' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 0   Max: 0
Current: 3.9

Price/Tangible Book 0.50
KEP's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
94% of the 703 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.80 vs. KEP: 0.50 )
KEP' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.31   Max: 0.68
Current: 0.5

0.31
0.68
Price/Median PS Value 1.00
KEP's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
75% of the 725 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. KEP: 1.00 )
KEP' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.01   Max: 2.68
Current: 1

0.01
2.68
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 9.90
KEP's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
89% of the 725 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 6.50 vs. KEP: 9.90 )
KEP' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 1.3   Max: 41.9
Current: 9.9

1.3
41.9
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -6.91
KEP's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
60% of the 612 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 4.21 vs. KEP: -6.91 )
KEP' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -19.8   Max: 19.5
Current: -6.91

-19.8
19.5

Business Description

Industry: Utilities - Regulated » Utilities - Diversified
Compare:GDFZY, NWE, ENLAY, EONGY, ECIFY » details
Traded in other countries:015760.Korea, KOP.Germany
Korea Electric Power Corporation was incorporated on January 1, 1982. The Company is engaged in the generation, transmission and distribution of electricity and development of electric power resources in the Republic of Korea. Through its six consolidated generation subsidiaries, the Company currently transmits and distributes substantially all of the electricity in Korea. The generation capacity installed or under construction of the electricity suppliers in the 20 districts amounted to approximately 1% of the generation capacity of the Company's generation subsidiaries as of April 30, 2009. As of December 31, 2008, the Company's transmission system consisted of approximately 29,929 circuit kilometers of lines of 765 kilovolts and others including high voltage direct current lines, and it had 693 substations with an aggregate installed transformer capacity of 237,300 megavolt-amperes. In 2008, the Company sold 385 billion kilowatt-hours of electricity. Of the 405 billion kilowatt-hours of electricity it purchased in 2008, 36.1% was generated by Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power Co., Ltd., or KHNP, its wholly-owned nuclear and hydroelectric power generation subsidiary. Through KHNP, the Company currently operates 20 nuclear-fuel generation units. The Company also wholly owns its five non-nuclear generation subsidiaries, Korea South-East Power Co., Ltd., Korea Midland Power Co., Ltd., Korea Western Power Co., Ltd., Korea Southern Power Co., Ltd. and Korea East-West Power Co., Ltd., each of which is incorporated in Korea. The Company's distribution system consists of 96,866 megavolt-amperes of transformer capacity and approximately eight million units of support with a total line length of 410,015 circuit kilometers. Its operations are subject to various laws and regulations relating to environmental protection and safety.

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