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

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$55.55 -4.32 (-7.22 %)
(As of 02/22/2019 11:13 AM ET)
Previous Close$59.87
Today's Range$55.5105 - $57.09
52-Week Range$48.47 - $61.10
Volume2.11 million shs
Average Volume1.61 million shs
Market Capitalization$14.63 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield3.20%
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

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual SalesN/A

Profitability

Miscellaneous

EmployeesN/A
Market Cap$14.63 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 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 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 3.42%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, November 28th. View Evergy's Dividend History.

How were Evergy's earnings last quarter?

Evergy (NASDAQ:EVRG) released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, August, 9th. The company reported $0.56 earnings per share for the quarter, hitting analysts' consensus estimates of $0.56. The company earned $893.40 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $623.51 million. Evergy's revenue for the quarter was up 46.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm earned $0.50 earnings per share. View Evergy's Earnings History.

What price target have analysts set for EVRG?

6 equities research analysts have issued 1-year target prices for Evergy's shares. Their forecasts 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 7.0% 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?

News articles about EVRG stock have trended somewhat positive this week, according to InfoTrie. The research firm rates the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Evergy earned a coverage optimism score of 1.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news coverage about the company a news buzz of 2.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is very unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next few days.

Who are some of Evergy's key competitors?

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), Ballard Power Systems (BLDP), Mcdonald's (MCD), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), United Technologies (UTX), Cedar Fair (FUN), 3M (MMM), Honeywell International (HON), Alibaba Group (BABA) and QUALCOMM (QCOM).

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 institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders 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 purchased 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 $55.62.

How big of a company is Evergy?

Evergy has a market capitalization of $14.65 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 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  37 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  41 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  78
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 2/22/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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