Great Plains Energy (NYSE: GXP) shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 22 cents per share. At a price of $23.53 as of 9:35 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 3.6%. The average volume for Great Plains Energy has been 1.1 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Great Plains Energy has a market cap of $3.7 billion and is part of the utilities industry. Shares are up 16.1% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday. EXCLUSIVE OFFER: Jim Cramer's Protégé, Dave Peltier, only buys dividend stocks that have the potential for a 3% to 4% yield and 10% growth. Get his best picks for less than $50/year. Great Plains Energy Incorporated, through its subsidiaries, engages in the generation, transmission, distribution, and sale of electricity. It also provides regulated steam services in St. Joseph, Missouri. The company has a P/E ratio of 15.01. TheStreet Ratings rates Great Plains Energy as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income, reasonable valuation levels and good cash flow from operations. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had generally high debt management risk by most measures that we evaluated. You can view the full Great Plains Energy Ratings Report now.
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