The Barchart Chart of the Day belongs to the utility company Korea Electric Power (KEP). I found the stock by sorting Barchart's Top Stock to Own list first by the most frequent number of new highs in the last month. then I used the Flipchart feature to review the charts for consistent price appreciation. Since the Trend Spotter signaled a buy on 11/27 the stock gained 13.47%.

Korea Electric Power Corporation generates and supplies electric power to its customers, both industrial and residential. The Korean government owns the majority of the company.


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Barchart technical indicators:

  • Barchart technical buy signals
  • Negative 8.82 Weighted Alpha
  • 17.00% loss in the last year
  • Trend Spotter buy signal
  • Above its 20,50 and 100 day moving averages
  • 12 new highs and up 20.98% in the last month
  • Relative strength index 75.75%
  • Technical support level at 14.59
  • Recently traded at 14.94 with a 50 day moving average of 12.60

Fundamental factors:

  • Market Cap $18.95 billion
  • P/E 75.63
  • Dividend yield 1.96%
  • Wall Street analysts expect the earnings to compound at the rate of 25.00% for the next 5 years
  • The have issued 1 strong buy and 1 hold recommendation on the stock
  • The individual investors following the stock on Motley Fool voted 183 to 13 that the stock will beat the market
  • 1,842 investors are following the stock on Seeking Alpha