Great Plains Energy (NYSE: GXP) has recently received a number of price target changes and ratings updates:
Great Plains Energy Inc. (NYSE:GXP) traded up 0.75% during mid-day trading on Wednesday, reaching $26.94. 2,150,133 shares of the company were exchanged. The stock has a market capitalization of $4.16 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 20.15 and a beta of 0.45. The company’s 50 day moving average price is $27.25 and its 200-day moving average price is $29.59. Great Plains Energy Inc. has a 12-month low of $25.44 and a 12-month high of $32.74.
Great Plains Energy (NYSE:GXP) last released its earnings results on Thursday, August 4th. The company reported $0.55 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.39 by $0.16. Great Plains Energy had a net margin of 8.03% and a return on equity of 7.16%. During the same period in the prior year, the company earned $0.28 earnings per share. On average, equities research analysts forecast that Great Plains Energy Inc. will post $1.73 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.