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Korea Electric Power: New CEO Appointment Is A Positive Development
9 October 2023
Kim Dong-cheol was recently appointed as Korea Electric Power's new CEO, and he replaces Cheong Seung-il who previously disclosed in May he wished to step down as CEO. A meaningful increase in the ele...
Korea Electric Power: Still Bullish Considering Improved Outlook
3 August 2023
Korea Electric Power's Q2 2023 performance is expected to be better as compared to the first quarter, considering an electricity tariff hike and lower purchased power costs. KEP's high financial lever...
Korea Electric Power: Good Recovery Prospects Justify A Positive Re-Rating
9 March 2023
Korea Electric Power is expected to witness a narrowing of losses in 2023, prior to turning profitable in 2024. Actions taken by the Korean government like tariff hikes and the SMP cap should enable K...
Korea Electric Power: Things Can Continue To Get Better
26 December 2022
Korea Electric Power's shares staged a strong recovery jumping by +49% in the past two months after hitting a new 52-week trough in late-October. The positive catalysts for KEP include tariff hikes, p...
Korea Electric Power: Positive Changes
11 October 2022
Korea Electric Power's most recent quarterly metrics were poor; Q2 2022 operating losses for the company widened on a YoY basis, and its gross financial leverage ratio rose to 179%. But there are posi...
KEPCO At The Crossroads With Low Carbon Power - Nuclear And/Or Renewables?
29 July 2022
KEPCO has a monopoly in power generation, transmission and distribution in South Korea, which is a country with a major fossil fuel-based power component. The South Korean commitment is to decarbonize...
Korea Electric Power: Short-Term Pain, Long-Term Gain
18 April 2022
Korea Electric Power is expected to remain loss-making in 2022 as a result of rising energy and commodity costs. There could be positive changes in the Korean energy market going forward, which might ...
Korea Electric Power: All Eyes On Tariff Hike
18 October 2021
It is a positive surprise that a tariff hike will be implemented in Q4 2021, notwithstanding the fact that this is only a partial pass-through of the fuel cost increase.
After Plunging 8.1% in 4 Weeks, Here's Why the Trend Might Reverse for Korea Electric Power (KEP)
13 October 2021
Korea Electric Power (KEP) is technically in oversold territory now, so the heavy selling pressure might have exhausted. This along with strong agreement among Wall Street analysts in raising earnings...