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									        Great Plains Energy Incorporated (GXP) - Financial and Strategic SWOT
                                  Analysis Review
        Reference Code: GDAE2141FSA                                                                                            Publication Date: MAR 2013

          P.O. Box 418679, 1200 Main Street                Phone             +1 816 5562200                         Revenue        2,309.9 (million USD)
          Kansas City, MO                                  Fax               +1 816 5562992                         Net Profit     199.90 (million USD)
          64141-9679                                       Website           www.greatplainsenergy.com              Employees      3,090
                                                                             GXP [New          York     Stock
          United States                                    Exchange                                                 Industry       Alternative Energy
                                                                             Exchange]

       Company Overview
       Great Plains Energy Incorporated (Great Plains Energy) is US-based public utility holding company. The company undertakes
       generation, transmission, distribution and sale of electricity. The company has over 6,600 MW of generation capacity and
       produces electricity utilizing coal, nuclear, natural gas, oil, and wind resources. The company’s subsidiaries include Kansas City
       Power & Light Co. (KCP&L), and KCP&L Greater Missouri Operations Company (GMO). Great Plains Energy is headquartered in
       Kansas, Missouri, the US.
       Key Executives                                                                SWOT Analysis
                      Name                                 Title                      Great Plains Energy Incorporated, SWOT Analysis
         Terry Bassham                       Chief Executive Officer,                 Strengths                             Weaknesses
                                             Great Plains Energy and
                                             KCP&L                                    Vertically Integrated Structure       Decreased Efficiency Ratios
         Thomas Hyde                         Director                                 Improved Profitability
         Robert H. West                      Director
         David L. Bodde                      Director                                 Opportunities                         Threats
         Randall Ferguson                    Director
                                                                                      Strategic Investments                 Highly Competitive Industry
        Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary
        Research, GlobalData
                                                                                      Positive Outlook for Electricity      Environmental Regulations
       Share Data                                                                     Demand: the US
         Great Plains Energy Incorporated
        Share Price (USD) as on 15-Mar-                                22.85         Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research,
                                                                                     GlobalData
        2013
        EPS (USD)                                                        1.35
        Market Cap (million USD)                                       3,509
        Enterprise Value (million USD)                                 7,274
        Shares Outstanding (million)                                     154
       Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary
       Research, GlobalData

       Financial Performance                                                         Recent Developments
                                                                                      Feb 28, 2013         Great Plains Energy Reports Revenue Of $2.3
                                                                                                           Billion In 2012
                                                                                      Feb 04, 2013         Great Plains Energy Shuts Unit 1 At Wolf
                                                                                                           Creek Nuclear Power Plant
                                                                                      Nov 08, 2012         Great Plains Energy Reports Revenue Of
                                                                                                           $746.2m In Q3 2012
                                                                                      Aug 08, 2012         Great Plains Energy Reports Revenue of
                                                                                                           $603.6m In Q2 2012
                                                                                     Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research,
                                                                                     GlobalData
       Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary
       Research, GlobalData




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       Table of Contents
       Table of Contents ............................................................................................................................................................................... 2
          List of Tables .................................................................................................................................................................................. 3
          List of Figures ................................................................................................................................................................................. 3
       Section 1 - About the Company.......................................................................................................................................................... 4
       Great Plains Energy Incorporated - Key Facts ................................................................................................................................... 4
       Great Plains Energy Incorporated - Key Employees .......................................................................................................................... 5
       Great Plains Energy Incorporated - Key Employee Biographies ........................................................................................................ 7
       Great Plains Energy Incorporated - Major Products and Services ..................................................................................................... 8
       Great Plains Energy Incorporated - History ........................................................................................................................................ 9
       Great Plains Energy Incorporated - Company Statement ................................................................................................................ 10
       Great Plains Energy Incorporated - Locations And Subsidiaries ...................................................................................................... 13
          Head Office ................................................................................................................................................................................... 13
          Other Locations & Subsidiaries ..................................................................................................................................................... 13
       Section 2 – Company Analysis ......................................................................................................................................................... 14
       Great Plains Energy Incorporated - Business Description ................................................................................................................ 14
       Great Plains Energy Incorporated - SWOT Analysis ........................................................................................................................ 15
          SWOT Analysis - Overview........................................................................................................................................................... 15
          Great Plains Energy Incorporated - Strengths .............................................................................................................................. 15
             Strength - Vertically Integrated Structure .................................................................................................................................. 15
             Strength - Improved Profitability ................................................................................................................................................ 15
             Strength - Competitive Market Position ..................................................................................................................................... 15
          Great Plains Energy Incorporated - Weaknesses ......................................................................................................................... 15
             Weakness - Decreased Efficiency Ratios.................................................................................................................................. 15
          Great Plains Energy Incorporated - Opportunities ........................................................................................................................ 16
             Opportunity - Strategic Investments .......................................................................................................................................... 16
             Opportunity - Positive Outlook for Electricity Demand: the US .................................................................................................. 16
             Opportunity - Partnership with American Electric Power ........................................................................................................... 16
          Great Plains Energy Incorporated - Threats ................................................................................................................................. 16
             Threat - Highly Competitive Industry ......................................................................................................................................... 16
             Threat - Environmental Regulations .......................................................................................................................................... 17
             Threat - Transmission Network Safety ...................................................................................................................................... 17
       Great Plains Energy Incorporated - Key Competitors ....................................................................................................................... 18
       Section 3 – Company Financial Rati
								
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