Great Plains Energy (NYSE:GXP) is set to issue its Q313 quarterly earnings data on Friday, November 8th. Analysts expect the company to announce earnings of $0.93 per share and revenue of $770.25 million for the quarter. Parties that are interested in registering for the company’s conference call can do so using this link.
Great Plains Energy (NYSE:GXP) opened at 23.59 on Thursday. Great Plains Energy has a 52 week low of $19.64 and a 52 week high of $24.65. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $22.80 and a 200-day moving average of $23.08. The company has a market cap of $3.620 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 15.03.
The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which is scheduled for Friday, December 20th. Stockholders of record on Friday, November 29th will be given a dividend of $0.23 per share. This represents a $0.92 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 3.90%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, November 26th. This is a boost from Great Plains Energy’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.22.
A number of analysts have recently weighed in on GXP shares. Analysts at Goldman Sachs Group Inc. raised their price target on shares of Great Plains Energy from $22.00 to $23.00 in a research note to investors on Monday, October 28th. On a related note, analysts at Wunderlich cut their price target on shares of Great Plains Energy from $25.00 to $23.00 in a research note to investors on Thursday, October 17th. They now have a “hold” rating on the stock. Finally, analysts at Argus raised their price target on shares of Great Plains Energy from $25.00 to $27.00 in a research note to investors on Monday, August 19th. They now have a “buy” rating on the stock. Four analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $23.93.
Great Plains Energy Incorporated (NYSE:GXP) is a public utility holding company.
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