Great Plains Energy Given “Neutral” Rating at SunTrust (GXP)
Great Plains Energy (NYSE:GXP)‘s stock had its “neutral” rating reaffirmed by SunTrust in a research note issued on Monday. They currently have a $26.00 price target on the stock, down from their previous price target of $27.00. SunTrust’s price target suggests a potential upside of 5.01% from the company’s current price.
Separately, analysts at Ladenburg Thalmann downgraded shares of Great Plains Energy from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research note on Monday, May 12th. Three analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $28.00.
Shares of Great Plains Energy (NYSE:GXP) traded down 1.98% during mid-day trading on Monday, hitting $24.27. 1,153,859 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. Great Plains Energy has a 1-year low of $21.46 and a 1-year high of $27.52. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $26.00 and a 200-day moving average of $25.86. The company has a market cap of $3.731 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 15.48.
Great Plains Energy (NYSE:GXP) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, May 8th. The company reported $0.15 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.19 by $0.04. The company had revenue of $585.10 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $561.60 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.17 earnings per share. The company’s revenue for the quarter was down 47.4% on a year-over-year basis. Analysts expect that Great Plains Energy will post $1.66 EPS for the current fiscal year.
Great Plains Energy Incorporated (NYSE:GXP) is a public utility holding company.
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