NASDAQ:EVRG - Evergy Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$57.08 +0.53 (+0.94 %)
(As of 04/24/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$56.55
Today's Range$56.58 - $57.4950
52-Week Range$50.89 - $61.10
Volume1.71 million shs
Average Volume1.83 million shs
Market Capitalization$14.42 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield3.36%
BetaN/A
Westar Energy, Inc. engages in the generation, transmission and distribution of electricity in Kansas. It provides electricity to residential, commercial, and industrial customers in the cities of Topeka, Lawrence, Manhattan, Salina, and Hutchinson. The company was founded in 1924 and is headquartered in Topeka, KS.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Electric Utilities
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorUtilities
Current SymbolNASDAQ:EVRG
CUSIPN/A
WebN/A
Phone(785) 575-6300

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual SalesN/A

Profitability

Miscellaneous

EmployeesN/A
Market Cap$14.42 billion
Next Earnings Date5/8/2019 (Confirmed)
OptionableOptionable

Evergy (NASDAQ:EVRG) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Evergy's stock symbol?

Evergy trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "EVRG."

How often does Evergy pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Evergy?

Evergy announced a quarterly dividend on Friday, February 22nd. Shareholders of record on Monday, March 4th will be paid a dividend of $0.475 per share on Wednesday, March 20th. This represents a $1.90 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 3.33%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, March 1st. View Evergy's Dividend History.

How were Evergy's earnings last quarter?

Evergy (NASDAQ:EVRG) released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, February, 21st. The company reported $0.08 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.24 by $0.16. The firm earned $1.20 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.26 billion. View Evergy's Earnings History.

When is Evergy's next earnings date?

Evergy is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, May 8th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Evergy.

What price target have analysts set for EVRG?

6 equities research analysts have issued 12-month price objectives for Evergy's stock. Their forecasts range from $56.00 to $62.00. On average, they expect Evergy's stock price to reach $59.50 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 4.2% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Evergy.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Evergy?

6 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Evergy in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 1 hold rating and 4 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Evergy.

Has Evergy been receiving favorable news coverage?

News stories about EVRG stock have trended positive on Wednesday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research firm ranks the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Evergy earned a coverage optimism score of 2.5 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media coverage about the company a news buzz of 1.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next several days.

Who are some of Evergy's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Evergy own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Evergy investors own include Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Mcdonald's (MCD), Cisco Systems (CSCO), 3M (MMM), Ballard Power Systems (BLDP), Intel (INTC), Pfizer (PFE), Procter & Gamble (PG), AT&T (T) and Verizon Communications (VZ).

Who are Evergy's key executives?

Evergy's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mark A. Ruelle, President, Chief Executive Officer & Director
  • Tony Somma, Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer & Senior VP
  • Debra Grunst, Vice President-Information Technology
  • Cindy Wilson, Executive Director-Compliance & Internal Audit
  • Kevin L. Kongs, Vice President & Controller

Who are Evergy's major shareholders?

Evergy's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Duff & Phelps Investment Management Co. (0.86%), State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.13%), First Manhattan Co. (0.09%), Gateway Investment Advisers LLC (0.08%), Rockland Trust Co. (0.07%) and Retirement Systems of Alabama (0.05%). Company insiders that own Evergy stock include Anthony D Somma, Charles A Caisley, Greg A Greenwood, Jerl L Banning, Mark A Ruelle, Richard L Hawley and Terry D Bassham. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Evergy.

Which major investors are selling Evergy stock?

EVRG stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Retirement Systems of Alabama, Duff & Phelps Investment Management Co., Tibra Equities Europe Ltd, First Manhattan Co., Strs Ohio, Gateway Investment Advisers LLC, Quantitative Systematic Strategies LLC and Osborne Partners Capital Management LLC. Company insiders that have sold Evergy company stock in the last year include Anthony D Somma, Charles A Caisley, Greg A Greenwood, Jerl L Banning, Mark A Ruelle, Richard L Hawley and Terry D Bassham. View Insider Buying and Selling for Evergy.

Which major investors are buying Evergy stock?

EVRG stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Moody National Bank Trust Division, Miller Howard Investments Inc. NY, State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Mercer Global Advisors Inc. ADV, DNB Asset Management AS, Whitehelm Capital Pty Ltd, Dorsey Wright & Associates and Ford Financial Group Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Evergy.

How do I buy shares of Evergy?

Shares of EVRG can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Evergy's stock price today?

One share of EVRG stock can currently be purchased for approximately $57.08.

How big of a company is Evergy?

Evergy has a market capitalization of $14.42 billion.

How can I contact Evergy?

The company can be reached via phone at (785) 575-6300.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Evergy (NASDAQ EVRG)

Community Ranking:  2.4 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  44 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  49 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  93
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Evergy and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe EVRG will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe EVRG will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 4/24/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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