Great Plains Energy Inc (NYSE:GXP) Vs. Industry Vs. Sector Growth Analysis

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Quarterly Sales and EPS Roundup:

Great Plains Energy Inc (GXP) reported sales (ttm) of 2.68 Billion, whereas, 2 number of analysts estimated the mean sale of 680.07 million. The analysts estimated sales for the higher end at 692.64 million and lower end at 667.49 million while the year ago reported sale was 657 million.

1 number of analysts have estimated the sales of the company for the quarter ending May 4, 2017, analysts estimated mean sale target of 845.83 million while high and low sale targets are estimated at 845.83 million and 845.83 million respectively.

Great Plains Energy Inc (GXP) reported earning per shares for the quarter ending May 25 AMC at 0.13, whereas, 3 number of analysts estimated the mean EPS at 0.49. The analysts estimated EPS for the higher end at 0.58 and lower end at 0.4 while the year ago reported earnings per share was 0.37.

The company has mean EPS estimate of 1.03 reported by 2 number of analyst for the quarter ending May 4, 2017. The analysts estimated mean EPS at 1.03 while the high and low EPS estimate stand at 1.07 and 0.99 respectively. In contrast to the year ago quarter EPS was at 0.94. EPS long term mean growth rate estimated by 2 analysts is at 5%, whereas, the high and low Long term growth rate estimated at 6 and 4.

Valuation Ratios of Great Plains Energy Inc (GXP) versus the Industry and Sector:

Let’s have a look at some of the important valuation ratios of the Great Plains Energy Inc (GXP). These ratios are important while doing valuation of the company or the shares of the company.

Great Plains Energy Inc (GXP) currently has P/E (Price to Earnings) ratio of 18.26 while the company’s industry has 8.42 P/E and the sector P/E is 13.43. Similarly, the company’s last 5 years high P/E ratio is 20 and low P/E is 14.99, whereas, the industry’s and sector’s  high P/E for the past year is 50.07 and 27.7 respectively and low P/E ratio for the last 5 years is 7.99 for the industry and 10.03 for the Sector.

Beta is also an important valuation ratio for analyzing the stock of the company, GXP has Beta of 0.47 while its industry and Sector’s beta remains at 1.01 and 0.99 respectively.

Price to Sale ratio of GXP stands at 2.38 while Price to Book Ratio stands at 1.19. Its Price to Cash Flow ratio shows the value of 10.31, whereas, the industry and sector ratio of Price to Cash Flow ticked at 3.23 and 6.23 respectively.

5 Year Growth Rate Analysis:

Growth rates are very important while analyzing the long term growth and valuation of a certain company.

5 year sales growth rate is an important factor for valuation analysis, the 5 year sales growth of Great Plains Energy Inc (GXP) stands at 2.91 while the industry’s and the sector’s growth for next 5 years ticked at 14.49 and 8.51 respectively. The company’s 5 year Earnings per share growth and Capital Spending growth remains at 5.27 and 5.94.

Great Plains Energy Inc (GXP) Trading Statistics:

The company surged 0.14% and closed its last trading session at $29.51. The market capitalization of the company is at $6.36 Billion. The stock touched 52-week High of $31.04 on 05/12/16 and 52-week Low of $25.60 on 12/01/16. The stock currently has Weekly Volatility of 1.23% and Monthly Volatility of 1.19%. The Beta for the company stands at 0.47 and its Average True Range (ATR) shows a value of 0.37.

 

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