NASDAQ:EVRG - Evergy Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $58.90 +0.14 (+0.24 %) (As of 05/22/2019 01:36 PM ET)Previous Close$58.76Today's Range$58.74 - $59.0052-Week Range$50.89 - $61.10Volume19,194 shsAverage Volume1.78 million shsMarket Capitalization$14.38 billionP/E RatioN/ADividend Yield3.24%BetaN/A ProfileAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email 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. Receive EVRG News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for EVRG and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NASDAQ Industry Electric Utilities Sub-IndustryN/A SectorUtilities Current SymbolNASDAQ:EVRG Previous Symbol CUSIPN/A CIK54507 WebN/A Phone(785) 575-6300Debt Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A Current RatioN/A Quick RatioN/APrice-To-Earnings Trailing P/E RatioN/A Forward P/E RatioN/A P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual SalesN/A Price / SalesN/A Cash FlowN/A Price / Cash FlowN/A Book ValueN/A Price / BookN/AProfitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)N/A Net IncomeN/A Net MarginsN/A Return on EquityN/A Return on AssetsN/AMiscellaneous EmployeesN/A Outstanding Shares244,098,000Market Cap$14.38 billion Next Earnings Date8/14/2019 (Estimated) 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 declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, May 9th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, May 30th will be paid a dividend of $0.475 per share on Thursday, June 20th. This represents a $1.90 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 3.23%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, May 29th. View Evergy's Dividend History. How were Evergy's earnings last quarter? Evergy (NASDAQ:EVRG) released its earnings results on Wednesday, May, 8th. The company reported $0.44 EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.42 by $0.02. The company had revenue of $1.22 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.20 billion. During the same quarter last year, the company earned $0.34 EPS. View Evergy's Earnings History. When is Evergy's next earnings date? Evergy is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, August 14th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Evergy. What price target have analysts set for EVRG? 6 analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for Evergy's stock. Their forecasts range from $56.00 to $62.00. On average, they anticipate Evergy's share price to reach $59.50 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 1.0% 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? Press coverage about EVRG stock has been trending neutral on Wednesday, InfoTrie reports. The research group ranks the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Evergy earned a media sentiment score of 0.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news headlines about the company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near term. Who are some of Evergy's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Evergy include Xcel Energy (XEL), Ellomay Capital (ELLO), OPG Power Ventures (OPG), Northern Vertex Mining (NEE), Good Energy Group (GOOD), ATCO LTD -CLASS I Common Stock (US funds) (ACLLF), BLACK HILLS Cor/EQUITY Ut (BKHU), ClearwayEnergyInc . (CWEN/A), COMPANHIA ENERG/S (CIG.C), E.On (ENAKF) and Endesa (ELEZF). What other stocks do shareholders of Evergy own? Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Evergy investors own include Mcdonald's (MCD), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Home Depot (HD), 3M (MMM), Verizon Communications (VZ), Alibaba Group (BABA), Honeywell International (HON), Exxon Mobil (XOM) and Amgen (AMGN). Who are Evergy's key executives? Evergy's management team includes the folowing people: Mark A. Ruelle, President, Chief Executive Officer & DirectorTony Somma, Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer & Senior VPDebra Grunst, Vice President-Information TechnologyCindy Wilson, Executive Director-Compliance & Internal AuditKevin L. Kongs, Vice President & Controller Who are Evergy's major shareholders? Evergy's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (8.02%), FMR LLC (2.98%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (2.68%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (2.53%), Janus Henderson Group PLC (1.61%) and Commonwealth Bank of Australia (1.59%). Company insiders that own Evergy stock include Anthony D Somma, Charles A Caisley, Greg A Greenwood, Heather A Humphrey, Jerl L Banning, Mark A Ruelle, Richard L Hawley, S Carl Soderstrom Jr 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 Carillon Tower Advisers Inc., JPMorgan Chase & Co., Morgan Stanley, Jennison Associates LLC, Retirement Systems of Alabama, Boston Partners, Renaissance Technologies LLC and Pictet Asset Management Ltd.. Company insiders that have sold Evergy company stock in the last year include Anthony D Somma, Charles A Caisley, Greg A Greenwood, Heather A Humphrey, Jerl L Banning, Mark A Ruelle, Richard L Hawley, S Carl Soderstrom Jr 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 Magellan Asset Management Ltd, Ceredex Value Advisors LLC, Vaughan Nelson Investment Management L.P., Janus Henderson Group PLC, Commonwealth Bank of Australia, BlackRock Inc., Eagle Asset Management Inc. and Wells Fargo & Company MN. 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 $58.90. How big of a company is Evergy? Evergy has a market capitalization of $14.38 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 ( )Outperform Votes: 47 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 51 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 98MarketBeat'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 5/22/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What is Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR)? Receive Analysts' Upgrades and Downgrades Daily Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of analysts' upgrades, downgrades and new coverage with MarketBeat.com's FREE daily email newsletter.