Great Plains Energy Inc (NYSE:GXP) has a 1 Year Target Estimate of $29.86. The stock traded with the volume of 3.03 Million in the last trading session. Great Plains Energy Inc opened at $27.13 and closed by showing a decrease of -0.29%. The Bid price in the last session was $27.14 x 7800 and the Ask price was $27.15 x 14000. (The ask price is what sellers are willing to take for it. If you are selling a stock, you are going to get the bid price, if you are buying a stock you are going to get the ask price. The difference (or spread) goes to the broker/specialist that handles the transaction).

Great Plains Energy Inc has the Market Capitalization of 5.84 Billion. The Stock has its 52-week High of $32.74 and 52-Week Low of $25.57 and it touched its 52-week high on Apr 4, 2016 and 52-Week Low on Dec 11, 2015.

Great Plains Energy Inc reported its last Earnings on Nov 03 AMC where the company reported Actual EPS of $1/Share whereas, the Analyst Estimated EPS was $0.94/share. The difference between Actual EPS and Estimated EPS was $0.06/share. This represented an Earnings Surprise of 6.4%. The company will report its next earnings on Feb 22 – Feb 27 (Est.).

7 number of analysts also provided their insight on Great Plains Energy Inc, where the Average Price Target for the stock is $29.86. They also projected Low Price Target as $28 while High Price Target is set at $35.

A number of analysts rated the stock as well: 5 analysts believe that the stock is a STRONG BUY while 0 reported it as Buy.6 analysts assigned a HOLD rating, 0 said it’s UNDERPERFORM and 0 say that this stock is a SELL.

Great Plains Energy Inc annual Divided is 1.1 while it’s Dividend Yield is 4.05%. The stock has its Price to Earnings (P/E) ratio of 19.76 and Forward Price to Earnings ratio of 15.42. The company has its Price to Sales (P/S) ratio of 2.2 where Price to Book (P/B) ratio of 1.12, Price to Cash Per share (P/C) of 487.12 and Price to Free Cash Flow (P/FCF) has a value of 76.11.

The company has its Return on Assets (ROA) of 2 Percent. Return on Equity (ROE) stands at 5.8% and Return on Investment (ROI) displays a value of 5.2%.

The stock is currently trading at Distance from 20-Day simple moving Average of -0.18% whereas, Distance from 50-Day Simple moving average is 0 Percent and Distance from 200-Day Simple Moving Average of -5.52 percent.

A look at performance overview of Great Plains Energy Inc depicts that Performance (Week) is 0.67 percent while Performance Month is -2.06%. Quarterly performance shows a value of 1.26% and Half Year Performance value stands at -4.41%. Yearly performance of the stock has the value of 4.42 percent. Great Plains Energy Inc has its YTD performance of 3.2 Percent. (YTD performance is the most important factor to consider; if YTD is negative, the stock is declining; if the YTD Performance value is Positive the stock is surging).

Insider Trades:

Many Insiders have done trades inside the company. The latest trade was made on 27 Sep 2016 where Director Sherman (John J) did a transaction type “Buy” in which 719 shares were traded at a price of $0. Another insider trade includes Director Bodde (David L) who also initiated a transaction in which 719 shares were traded on 27 Sep 2016 as “Buy”. On 19 Sep 2016 Chief Financial Officer Bryant Kevin Earl traded 14 shares as “Sell” at $27.01. Director Bodde (David L) Buy 673 shares on 27 Jun 2016 at the price of $0.

Upgrades/Downgrades Report:

The latest Upgrades/Downgrades was done by Research firm Ladenburg Thalmann on 26-Oct-16 who Upgrade the stock from Neutral to Buy. Other firms have also Upgraded/Downgraded the stock. On 3-Oct-16, BofA/Merrill took an action “Upgrade” from Neutral to Buy. On 12-Jan-16, the stock was Downgrade to Neutral by BofA/Merrill.