Korea Electric Power Co. (NYSE:KEP)’s share price hit a new 52-week low on Tuesday . The company traded as low as $12.60 and last traded at $12.69, with a volume of 7455 shares traded. The stock had previously closed at $12.66.

Separately, ValuEngine lowered Korea Electric Power from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Saturday, June 2nd. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating and five have given a hold rating to the stock. The stock presently has an average rating of “Hold”.

The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.69, a current ratio of 0.78 and a quick ratio of 0.53. The stock has a market capitalization of $16.43 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 13.28, a PEG ratio of 2.41 and a beta of 0.43.

A number of large investors have recently modified their holdings of the business. BlackRock Inc. raised its position in Korea Electric Power by 9.1% in the 1st quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 4,070,050 shares of the utilities provider’s stock worth $62,637,000 after buying an additional 338,457 shares during the last quarter. UBS Group AG increased its position in shares of Korea Electric Power by 207.4% during the 1st quarter. UBS Group AG now owns 2,040,172 shares of the utilities provider’s stock valued at $31,398,000 after purchasing an additional 1,376,493 shares during the last quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP increased its position in shares of Korea Electric Power by 2.9% during the 1st quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 1,129,640 shares of the utilities provider’s stock valued at $17,385,000 after purchasing an additional 31,922 shares during the last quarter. Lansdowne Partners UK LLP purchased a new stake in shares of Korea Electric Power during the 2nd quarter valued at about $15,673,000. Finally, LMR Partners LLP purchased a new stake in shares of Korea Electric Power during the 2nd quarter valued at about $10,321,000. 4.23% of the stock is owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

About Korea Electric Power (NYSE:KEP)

Korea Electric Power Corporation, an integrated electric utility company, generates, transmits, and distributes electricity in Korea and internationally. The company operates through Transmission and Distribution, Electric Power Generation (Nuclear), Electric Power Generation (Non-nuclear), Plant Maintenance & Engineering Service, and Others segments.

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