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

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$56.53 -0.13 (-0.23 %)
(As of 01/22/2019 12:25 PM ET)
Previous Close$56.66
Today's Range$56.43 - $57.22
52-Week Range$47.06 - $61.10
Volume28,379 shs
Average Volume1.96 million shs
Market CapitalizationN/A
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield3.38%
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

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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. Shareholders 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 3.37%. 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 quarterly earnings results on Thursday, November, 8th. The company reported $1.32 earnings per share (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 for the quarter was up 99.2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business earned $1.11 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, February 20th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Evergy.

What price target have analysts set for EVRG?

6 Wall Street analysts have issued 1-year price targets for Evergy's shares. Their predictions range from $56.00 to $62.00. On average, they anticipate Evergy's share price to reach $59.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 4.5% 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, 2 hold ratings and 3 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Evergy.

Has Evergy been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media stories about EVRG stock have trended very positive recently, InfoTrie reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Evergy earned a news sentiment score of 3.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media headlines about the company a news buzz of 4.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next few days.

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 many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Scout Investments Inc. (0.58%), Personal Capital Advisors Corp (0.16%), State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.12%), Gateway Investment Advisers LLC (0.08%), Rockland Trust Co. (0.06%) and Nisa Investment Advisors LLC (0.03%). 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 Gulf International Bank UK Ltd, American Investment Services Inc., QUANTRES ASSET MANAGEMENT Ltd, Louisiana State Employees Retirement System, Nisa Investment Advisors LLC, Rockland Trust Co., Oakbrook Investments LLC and United Capital Management of KS 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 institutional investors are buying Evergy stock?

EVRG stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Scout Investments Inc., State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Tealwood Asset Management Inc., Personal Capital Advisors Corp, Gateway Investment Advisers LLC, Meeder Asset Management Inc., Cerebellum GP LLC and CENTRAL TRUST Co. 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 $56.44.

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:  34 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  40 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  74
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 1/22/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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