NASDAQ:EVRG - Evergy Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $55.49 -4.38 (-7.32 %) (As of 02/22/2019 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$55.49Today's Range$54.57 - $57.0952-Week Range$48.47 - $61.10Volume8.40 million shsAverage Volume1.80 million shsMarket Capitalization$14.62 billionP/E RatioN/ADividend Yield3.17%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 Shares263,455,000Market 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 declared 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 dividend yield of 3.42%. 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 earnings results on Thursday, August, 9th. The company reported $0.56 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, hitting analysts' consensus estimates of $0.56. The business had revenue of $893.40 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $623.51 million. The company's quarterly revenue was up 46.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business earned $0.50 earnings per share. View Evergy's Earnings History. What price target have analysts set for EVRG? 6 brokers have issued 1-year price targets for Evergy's stock. Their predictions range from $56.00 to $62.00. On average, they expect Evergy's share price to reach $59.50 in the next year. 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? Media stories about EVRG stock have been trending somewhat positive on Saturday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research firm scores the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Evergy earned a media sentiment score of 1.7 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media coverage about the company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning 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? Some companies that are related to Evergy include Xcel Energy (XEL), Ellomay Capital (ELLO), Northern Vertex Mining (NEE), ATCO LTD -CLASS I Common Stock (US funds) (ACLLF), BLACK HILLS Cor/EQUITY Ut (BKHU), COMPANHIA ENERG/S (CIG.C), E.On (ENAKF), Endesa (ELEZF), Good Energy Group (GOOD) and OPG Power Ventures (OPG). 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), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Ballard Power Systems (BLDP), Mcdonald's (MCD), United Technologies (UTX), Procter & Gamble (PG), Union Pacific (UNP), Altria Group (MO), Cedar Fair (FUN) and 3M (MMM). 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%), 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 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, 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 bought 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 ( )Outperform Votes: 37 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 41 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 78MarketBeat'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 2/23/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: Why do companies issue stock splits?