Korea Electric Power Corp. (NYSE:KEP) traded down 0.9% during mid-day trading on Tuesday . The stock traded as low as $26.13 and last traded at $26.19, with a volume of 239,157 shares traded. The stock had previously closed at $26.44.

Several equities research analysts have issued reports on the stock. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Korea Electric Power Corp. from a “strong sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, May 6th. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. downgraded shares of Korea Electric Power Corp. from a “conviction-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Monday, May 16th. Finally, Morgan Stanley downgraded shares of Korea Electric Power Corp. from an “overweight” rating to an “equal weight” rating in a research report on Tuesday, June 21st.

The firm has a market capitalization of $33.47 billion and a P/E ratio of 2.73. The firm’s 50 day moving average price is $25.69 and its 200-day moving average price is $24.34.

Several hedge funds recently bought and sold shares of KEP. Profund Advisors LLC boosted its stake in Korea Electric Power Corp. by 3.5% in the fourth quarter. Profund Advisors LLC now owns 73,726 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,561,000 after buying an additional 2,502 shares during the period. Comerica Bank boosted its stake in Korea Electric Power Corp. by 4.6% in the fourth quarter. Comerica Bank now owns 69,030 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,426,000 after buying an additional 3,032 shares during the period. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP boosted its stake in Korea Electric Power Corp. by 0.5% in the fourth quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 898,411 shares of the company’s stock valued at $19,023,000 after buying an additional 4,886 shares during the period. Wells Fargo & Company MN boosted its stake in Korea Electric Power Corp. by 16.7% in the fourth quarter. Wells Fargo & Company MN now owns 336,974 shares of the company’s stock valued at $7,134,000 after buying an additional 48,098 shares during the period. Finally, Bank of Montreal Can boosted its stake in Korea Electric Power Corp. by 10,332.2% in the fourth quarter. Bank of Montreal Can now owns 62,593 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,325,000 after buying an additional 61,993 shares during the period.

Korea Electric Power Corporation (KEPCO) is an integrated electric utility company engaged in the transmission and distribution of electricity in the Republic of Korea. Its segments include transmission and distribution, nuclear power generation and thermal power generation and all others. The transmission and distribution segment, which is operated by KEPCO, comprise operations related to the transmission, distribution and sale to end-users of electricity purchased from its generation subsidiaries, as well as from independent power producers.

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