NASDAQ:EVRG - Evergy Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $58.00 +0.66 (+1.15 %) (As of 03/22/2019 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$57.34Today's Range$57.56 - $58.4452-Week Range$49.74 - $61.10Volume1.63 million shsAverage Volume1.94 million shsMarket Capitalization$14.77 billionP/E RatioN/ADividend Yield3.31%BetaN/A ProfileDiscussionAnalyst 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 Shares254,630,000Market Cap$14.77 billion Next Earnings Date5/14/2019 (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 announced a quarterly dividend on Friday, February 22nd. Investors of record on Monday, March 4th will be given a dividend of $0.475 per share on Wednesday, March 20th. This represents a $1.90 annualized dividend and a yield of 3.28%. 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) issued its earnings results on Thursday, February, 21st. The company reported $0.08 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.24 by $0.16. The firm earned $1.20 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations 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 Tuesday, May 14th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Evergy. What price target have analysts set for EVRG? 6 brokers have issued 12 month target prices for Evergy's stock. Their forecasts range from $56.00 to $62.00. On average, they anticipate Evergy's stock price to reach $59.50 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 2.6% 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 trended somewhat negative on Saturday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. InfoTrie identifies negative and positive press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Evergy earned a media sentiment score of -1.6 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned headlines about the company a news buzz of 5.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next several days. 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), 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), Ballard Power Systems (BLDP), Procter & Gamble (PG), 3M (MMM), AT&T (T), Pfizer (PFE), Amgen (AMGN) and Walmart (WMT). 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 variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (7.49%), FMR LLC (2.85%), Zimmer Partners LP (1.41%), Geode Capital Management LLC (1.34%), Commonwealth Bank of Australia (1.29%) and Northern Trust Corp (1.21%). 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 institutional 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, 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 institutional 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., FMR LLC, APG Asset Management N.V., Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, Connor Clark & Lunn Investment Management Ltd., California Public Employees Retirement System and Squarepoint Ops 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 $58.00. How big of a company is Evergy? Evergy has a market capitalization of $14.77 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: 41 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 46 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 87MarketBeat'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 3/23/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What are gap-up stocks?