Zacks Rating on Great Plains Energy Inc (GXP)

Great Plains Energy Inc (GXP) : 7 analysts are covering Great Plains Energy Inc (GXP) and their average rating on the stock is 3.29, which is read as a Hold. A Zacks Investment Research rank of 3, which recommends a Hold affirms that they expect a large upside in the stock from the current levels. However, 1 analysts consider that the stock has more downward risks ahead, hence, they suggest a Strong Sell on the stock. A total of 6 brokerage firms believe that the stock is fairly valued, hence they advise a Hold on the stock.

Great Plains Energy Inc (GXP) : The consensus price target for Great Plains Energy Inc (GXP) is $30.5 for the short term with a standard deviation of $0.58. The most optimist securities analyst among the 4 who monitor the stock believes that the stock can reach $31, however, the pessimist price target for the company is $30.


Shares of Great Plains Energy Incorporated appreciated by 0.75% during the last five trading days but lost 7.38% on a 4-week basis. Great Plains Energy Incorporated has dropped 8.43% during the last 3-month period . Year-to-Date the stock performance stands at 4.72%. Great Plains Energy Inc (NYSE:GXP): On Tuesdays trading session , Opening price of the stock was $28.44 with an intraday high of $28.52. The bears continued to sell at higher levels and eventually sold the stock down to an intraday low of $28.1. However, the stock managed to close at $28.1, a loss of 0.78% for the day. On the previous day, the stock had closed at $28.32. The total traded volume of the day was 677,835 shares.

Great Plains Energy Incorporated (Great Plains Energy) is a public utility holding company. The Company does not own or operate any assets other than the stock of its subsidiaries. The Companys wholly owned direct subsidiaries with operations include Kansas City Power & Light Company (KCP&L) and KCP&L Greater Missouri Operations Company (GMO). KCP&L is an integrated, regulated electric utility that provides electricity to customers primarily in the states of Missouri and Kansas. KCP&L has one active wholly owned subsidiary, Kansas City Power & Light Receivables Company (KCP&L Receivables Company). GMO is an integrated, regulated electric utility that provides electricity to customers in the state of Missouri. GMO also provides regulated steam service to certain customers in the St. Joseph, Missouri area. GMO has two active wholly owned subsidiaries, GMO Receivables Company and MPS Merchant Services, Inc. (MPS Merchant).

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