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Last $24.81 USD
Change Today -0.46 / -1.82%
Volume 596.1K
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As of 2:01 PM 08/31/15 All times are local (Market data is delayed by at least 15 minutes).

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great plains energy inc (GXP) Details

Great Plains Energy Incorporated, through its subsidiaries, generates, transmits, distributes, and sells electricity in the United States. It also provides regulated steam services in St. Joseph, Missouri. The company generates electricity using coal, nuclear, natural gas, oil, and wind resources. It has approximately 6,600 megawatts of generating capacity. The company sells electricity to 838,400 customers in the states of Missouri and Kansas, including 737,400 residences; 98,400 commercial firms; and 2,600 industrials, municipalities, and other electric utilities. Great Plains Energy Incorporated was founded in 1919 and is headquartered in Kansas City, Missouri.

2,935 Employees
Last Reported Date: 02/25/15
Founded in 1919

great plains energy inc (GXP) Top Compensated Officers

Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, President,...
Total Annual Compensation: $658.6K
Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice Presi...
Total Annual Compensation: $431.8K
Senior Vice President of Human Resources and ...
Total Annual Compensation: $346.9K
Chief Operating Officer of Kansas City Power ...
Total Annual Compensation: $478.6K
Senior Vice President of Corporate Services -...
Total Annual Compensation: $304.5K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

great plains energy inc (GXP) Key Developments

Great Plains Energy Incorporated and Kansas City Power & Light Company Announces Executive Changes

Great Plains Energy Incorporated and Kansas City Power & Light Company announced the acceptance of resignation from Jim Shay, senior vice president—finance and chief financial officer. His resignation is effective September 2, 2015. Shay will be assuming the position of chief financial officer for Hallmark Cards Inc. Shay joined Great Plains Energy and KCP&L in July 2010. The companies also announced the promotion of Kevin Bryant to senior vice president—finance & strategy and chief financial officer of Great Plains Energy and KCP&L. Bryant joined KCP&L in 2003 and has held several positions that have drawn on his strategic insight and finance and marketing experience. Most recently, Bryant served as vice president of strategic planning, where he focused on developing and executing the company's corporate strategy and managing the company’s risk. In addition, as president of KLT, Bryant led the companies’ efforts to evaluate and pursue business opportunities that are complementary to the core business of the utility.

Great Plains Energy Incorporated Reports Earnings Results for the Second Quarter and Six Months Ended June 30, 2015; Reaffirms Earnings Guidance for the Year 2015

Great Plains Energy Incorporated reported earnings results for the second quarter and six months ended June 30, 2015. Second quarter 2015 earnings was $44.0 million or $0.28 per share of average common stock outstanding, compared with second quarter 2014 earnings of $51.7 million or $0.34 per share. For the first six months of 2015, earnings were $62.5 million or $0.40 per share, compared to $75.1 million or $0.49 per share in the first six months of 2014. The company is also reaffirming its 2015 earnings guidance range of $1.35 to $1.60 per share.

Great Plains Energy Incorporated Declares Dividends on Common Stock and Preferred Stocks Payable on September 21, 2015 and December 1, 2015, Respectively

Great Plains Energy Incorporated announced that its Board of Directors approved a quarterly dividend of $0.245 per share on its common stock. The Company’s annual dividend level is $0.98 per share. The common dividend will be payable September 21, 2015 to shareholders of record as of August 28, 2015. The shares will begin to trade ex-dividend on August 26, 2015. The Board of Directors also declared regular dividends on the Company’s 3.80%, 4.20%, 4.35% and 4.50% series of preferred stock, payable December 1, 2015 to shareholders of record as of November 6, 2015. The shares will begin to trade ex-dividend on November 4, 2015.


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