NASDAQ:EVRG - Evergy Stock Price, News & Analysis

$64.45
+0.14 (+0.22 %)
(As of 08/19/2019 01:31 AM ET)
Today's Range
$62.84
Now: $64.45
$64.92
50-Day Range
$59.76
MA: $61.32
$64.50
52-Week Range
$54.19
Now: $64.45
$64.92
Volume2.46 million shs
Average Volume1.67 million shs
Market Capitalization$15.18 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield2.95%
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.

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$15.18 billion
Next Earnings Date11/6/2019 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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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, August 7th. Shareholders of record on Friday, August 30th will be given a dividend of $0.475 per share on Friday, September 20th. This represents a $1.90 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.95%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, August 29th. View Evergy's Dividend History.

How were Evergy's earnings last quarter?

Evergy (NASDAQ:EVRG) announced its earnings results on Wednesday, August, 7th. The company reported $0.58 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.60 by $0.02. The firm had revenue of $1.22 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.33 billion. During the same period in the previous year, the business posted $0.67 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, November 6th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Evergy.

What guidance has Evergy issued on next quarter's earnings?

Evergy issued an update on its FY19 earnings guidance on Wednesday, August, 7th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $2.80-3.00 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $2.89.

What price target have analysts set for EVRG?

5 equities research analysts have issued 12 month price targets for Evergy's shares. Their predictions range from $56.00 to $67.00. On average, they anticipate Evergy's stock price to reach $61.60 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 4.4%. 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 1 sell rating, 2 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Evergy.

Has Evergy been receiving favorable news coverage?

News coverage about EVRG stock has trended negative on Monday, according to InfoTrie. The research firm scores the sentiment of press 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 -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Evergy earned a coverage optimism score of -2.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media headlines about the company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the immediate future. View News Stories for Evergy.

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 Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Mcdonald's (MCD), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Procter & Gamble (PG), AT&T (T), Verizon Communications (VZ), Amgen (AMGN), Ballard Power Systems (BLDP), Intel (INTC) and Home Depot (HD).

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 investors include Vanguard Group Inc. (13.24%), BlackRock Inc. (8.53%), Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD (4.72%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (2.68%), Invesco Ltd. (2.07%) and Commonwealth Bank of Australia (1.68%). Company insiders that own Evergy stock include Anthony D Somma, Charles A Caisley, Greg A Greenwood, Heather A Humphrey, Jerl L Banning, Mark A Ruelle, Richard L Hawley, S Carl Soderstrom Jr 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 Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD, Jennison Associates LLC, Jennison Associates LLC, Vanguard Group Inc., Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, AQR Capital Management LLC, Janus Henderson Group PLC and Janus Henderson Group PLC. Company insiders that have sold Evergy company stock in the last year include Anthony D Somma, Charles A Caisley, Greg A Greenwood, Heather A Humphrey, Jerl L Banning, Mark A Ruelle, Richard L Hawley, S Carl Soderstrom Jr and Terry D Bassham. View Insider Buying and Selling for Evergy.

Which major investors are buying Evergy stock?

EVRG stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Invesco Ltd., Nuveen Asset Management LLC, BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA, APG Asset Management N.V., California Public Employees Retirement System, First Trust Advisors LP, Zimmer Partners LP and Magellan Asset Management Ltd. 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 $64.45.

How big of a company is Evergy?

Evergy has a market capitalization of $15.18 billion. View Additional Information About Evergy.

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:  65 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  68 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  133
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 8/19/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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