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

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$60.54 +0.31 (+0.51 %)
(As of 12/16/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$60.54
Today's Range$60.07 - $60.87
52-Week Range$47.06 - $61.10
Volume1.57 million shs
Average Volume1.49 million shs
Market CapitalizationN/A
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield3.18%
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

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

Debt

Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A
Current RatioN/A
Quick RatioN/A

Price-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/A

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)N/A
Net IncomeN/A
Net MarginsN/A
Return on EquityN/A
Return on AssetsN/A

Miscellaneous

EmployeesN/A
Outstanding Shares263,450,000
Market Cap$0.00
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 Wednesday, November 7th. Investors of record on Thursday, November 29th will be given a dividend of $0.475 per share on Thursday, December 20th. This represents a $1.90 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 3.14%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, November 28th. View Evergy's Dividend History.

How were Evergy's earnings last quarter?

Evergy (NASDAQ:EVRG) issued its earnings results on Thursday, November, 8th. The company reported $1.32 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $1.26 by $0.06. The business earned $1.58 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.67 billion. Evergy's revenue was up 99.2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the company earned $1.11 earnings per share. View Evergy's Earnings History.

When is Evergy's next earnings date?

Evergy is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, February 20th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Evergy.

What price target have analysts set for EVRG?

5 analysts have issued 12 month price objectives for Evergy's shares. Their forecasts range from $58.00 to $62.00. On average, they anticipate Evergy's stock price to reach $59.75 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 1.3%. View Analyst Price Targets for Evergy.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Evergy?

5 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Evergy in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 3 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Evergy.

Has Evergy been receiving favorable news coverage?

Headlines about EVRG stock have been trending positive recently, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research firm identifies positive and negative press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Evergy earned a media sentiment score of 3.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned press coverage about the company a news buzz of 8.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is very likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near term.

Who are some of Evergy's key competitors?

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 retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc (11.23%), BlackRock Inc. (7.82%), FMR LLC (2.37%), Commonwealth Bank of Australia (2.16%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (2.19%) and Zimmer Partners LP (2.08%). 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 FMR LLC, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, Wedge Capital Management L L P NC, Point72 Asset Management L.P., Gabelli Funds LLC, Ceredex Value Advisors LLC, Mitsubishi UFJ Trust & Banking Corp and Victory Capital Management Inc.. 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 acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Zimmer Partners LP, Legal & General Group Plc, Morgan Stanley, First Trust Advisors LP, Luminus Management LLC, Jennison Associates LLC and Renaissance Technologies 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 $60.54.

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:  2.3 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  32 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  38 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  70
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 12/16/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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