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

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$55.49 -4.38 (-7.32 %)
(As of 02/22/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$59.87
Today's Range$54.57 - $57.09
52-Week Range$48.47 - $61.10
Volume8.40 million shs
Average Volume1.80 million shs
Market Capitalization$14.62 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield3.17%
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$14.62 billion
Next Earnings DateN/A
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. Investors 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 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 3.42%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, March 1st. View Evergy's Dividend History.

How were Evergy's earnings last quarter?

Evergy (NASDAQ:EVRG) posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, August, 9th. The company reported $0.56 EPS for the quarter, meeting the consensus estimate of $0.56. The firm had revenue of $893.40 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $623.51 million. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 46.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the firm posted $0.50 EPS. View Evergy's Earnings History.

What price target have analysts set for EVRG?

6 Wall Street analysts have issued 1-year price objectives for Evergy's shares. Their forecasts range from $56.00 to $62.00. On average, they expect Evergy's share price to reach $59.50 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 7.2% 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 coverage about EVRG stock has trended positive recently, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research group identifies positive and negative news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Evergy earned a media sentiment score of 2.7 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media stories about the company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near future.

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 Cisco Systems (CSCO), Ballard Power Systems (BLDP), Mcdonald's (MCD), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), United Technologies (UTX), Cedar Fair (FUN), 3M (MMM), Honeywell International (HON), Alibaba Group (BABA) and QUALCOMM (QCOM).

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 many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (7.49%), Zimmer Partners LP (1.41%), Geode Capital Management LLC (1.34%), Commonwealth Bank of Australia (1.29%), Northern Trust Corp (1.21%) and Jennison Associates LLC (1.21%). Company insiders that own Evergy stock include Anthony D Somma, 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 Millennium Management LLC, Commonwealth Bank of Australia, Zimmer Partners LP, BlackRock Inc., D. E. Shaw & Co. Inc., Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Wedge Capital Management L L P NC and Gabelli Funds LLC. Company insiders that have sold Evergy company stock in the last year include Anthony D Somma, 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 purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund, Scout Investments Inc., APG Asset Management N.V., Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, Connor Clark & Lunn Investment Management Ltd., California Public Employees Retirement System, Squarepoint Ops LLC and Nuveen Asset Management LLC. 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 $55.49.

How big of a company is Evergy?

Evergy has a market capitalization of $14.62 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:  37 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  41 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  78
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 2/22/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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