Korea Electric Power Corp. (NYSE:KEP) was up 1.7% on Tuesday . The stock traded as high as $28.08 and last traded at $27.84, with a volume of 500,365 shares. The stock had previously closed at $27.37.

Several equities research analysts recently weighed in on KEP shares. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Korea Electric Power Corp. from a “buy” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research note on Tuesday, April 5th. 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 stock has a 50 day moving average of $25.97 and a 200-day moving average of $24.87. The stock has a market cap of $35.69 billion and a P/E ratio of 2.84.

Other institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in the company. Bank of Montreal Can increased its position in shares of 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. Comerica Bank increased 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 last quarter. Wells Fargo & Company MN increased 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 last quarter. Finally, Morgan Stanley increased its stake in Korea Electric Power Corp. by 8.5% in the fourth quarter. Morgan Stanley now owns 2,060,785 shares of the company’s stock valued at $43,627,000 after buying an additional 161,180 shares during the last quarter.

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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