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North Carolina medical marijuana sales begin at Cherokee store
Ukrainian and Western leaders laud US aid package while the Kremlin warns of 'further ruin'
Biden sees a $35 price cap for insulin as a pivotal campaign issue. It’s not that clear-cut
'Civil War’ continues box-office campaign at No. 1
Conservative Brazilians laud Elon Musk at rally in support of ex-president Bolsonaro
Tens of thousands of Colombians protest against the leftist president's reform agenda
Stock market today: Asian shares shrug off Wall St blues as China leaves lending rate unchanged
S&P 500   4,967.23
DOW   37,986.40
QQQ   414.65
North Carolina medical marijuana sales begin at Cherokee store
Ukrainian and Western leaders laud US aid package while the Kremlin warns of 'further ruin'
Biden sees a $35 price cap for insulin as a pivotal campaign issue. It’s not that clear-cut
'Civil War’ continues box-office campaign at No. 1
Conservative Brazilians laud Elon Musk at rally in support of ex-president Bolsonaro
Tens of thousands of Colombians protest against the leftist president's reform agenda
Stock market today: Asian shares shrug off Wall St blues as China leaves lending rate unchanged
S&P 500   4,967.23
DOW   37,986.40
QQQ   414.65
North Carolina medical marijuana sales begin at Cherokee store
Ukrainian and Western leaders laud US aid package while the Kremlin warns of 'further ruin'
Biden sees a $35 price cap for insulin as a pivotal campaign issue. It’s not that clear-cut
'Civil War’ continues box-office campaign at No. 1
Conservative Brazilians laud Elon Musk at rally in support of ex-president Bolsonaro
Tens of thousands of Colombians protest against the leftist president's reform agenda
Stock market today: Asian shares shrug off Wall St blues as China leaves lending rate unchanged
NYSE:EVRG

Evergy (EVRG) Stock Price, News & Analysis

$51.76
+0.80 (+1.57%)
(As of 04/19/2024 08:50 PM ET)
Today's Range
$51.04
$51.97
50-Day Range
$49.12
$53.38
52-Week Range
$46.92
$63.84
Volume
1.93 million shs
Average Volume
2.59 million shs
Market Capitalization
$11.89 billion
P/E Ratio
16.28
Dividend Yield
4.97%
Price Target
$56.00

Evergy MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.57 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
8.2% Upside
$56.00 Price Target
Short Interest
N/A
Dividend Strength
Moderate
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-3.25
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.17mentions of Evergy in the last 14 days
Based on 121 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
N/A
Proj. Earnings Growth
4.95%
From $3.84 to $4.03 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

New Rank-Based ScoringMarketRank is calculated by averaging available category scores (with extra weight given to analysis and valuation), then ranking the company's weighted average against that of other companies.

2.45 out of 5 stars

Utilities Sector

64th out of 89 stocks

Electric & Other Services Combined Industry

15th out of 18 stocks

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About Evergy Stock (NYSE:EVRG)

Evergy, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, engages in the generation, transmission, distribution, and sale of electricity in the United States. The company generates electricity through coal, landfill gas, uranium, and natural gas and oil sources, as well as solar, wind, other renewable sources. It serves residences, commercial firms, industrials, municipalities, and other electric utilities. The company was incorporated in 2017 and is headquartered in Kansas City, Missouri.

EVRG Stock Price History

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Company Calendar

Last Earnings
2/29/2024
Ex-Dividend for 3/22 Dividend
3/08/2024
Dividend Payable
3/22/2024
Today
4/22/2024
Next Earnings (Estimated)
5/03/2024
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2024

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Sector
Utilities
Industry
Electric & other services combined
Sub-Industry
N/A
Employees
4,658
Year Founded
N/A

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
$56.00
High Stock Price Target
$64.00
Low Stock Price Target
$51.00
Potential Upside/Downside
+8.2%
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
2.57
Research Coverage
7 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$731.30 million
Pretax Margin
13.65%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$5.51 billion
Cash Flow
$8.70 per share
Book Value
$42.16 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
228,666,000
Market Cap
$11.89 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
0.57
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EVRG Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Evergy stock right now?

7 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Evergy in the last year. There are currently 3 hold ratings and 4 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "moderate buy" EVRG shares.
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What is Evergy's stock price target for 2024?

7 brokers have issued 12-month price targets for Evergy's shares. Their EVRG share price targets range from $51.00 to $64.00. On average, they predict the company's stock price to reach $56.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 8.2% from the stock's current price.
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How have EVRG shares performed in 2024?

Evergy's stock was trading at $52.20 on January 1st, 2024. Since then, EVRG shares have decreased by 0.8% and is now trading at $51.76.
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When is Evergy's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Friday, May 3rd 2024.
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.

How were Evergy's earnings last quarter?

Evergy, Inc. (NYSE:EVRG) issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, February, 29th. The company reported $0.27 earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.30 by $0.03. The company had revenue of $1.19 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $1.46 billion. Evergy had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 8.47% and a net margin of 13.28%. During the same period last year, the firm earned $0.30 EPS.

How often does Evergy pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Evergy?

Evergy declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, February 27th. Stockholders of record on Monday, March 11th will be given a dividend of $0.6425 per share on Friday, March 22nd. This represents a $2.57 annualized dividend and a yield of 4.97%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, March 8th.
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Is Evergy a good dividend stock?

Evergy (NYSE:EVRG) pays an annual dividend of $2.57 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 4.97%. EVRG has a dividend yield higher than 75% of all dividend-paying stocks, making it a leading dividend payer. The company does not yet have a strong track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio is 80.82%. Payout ratios above 75% are not desirable because they may not be sustainable. Based on earnings estimates, EVRG will have a dividend payout ratio of 63.77% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
Read our dividend analysis for EVRG.

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

Evergy updated its FY 2024 earnings guidance on Thursday, February, 29th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of 3.730-3.930 for the period, compared to the consensus earnings per share estimate of 3.820. The company issued revenue guidance of -.

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), Procter & Gamble (PG), AT&T (T), RTX (RTX), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Intel (INTC), Verizon Communications (VZ), CVS Health (CVS), Pfizer (PFE).

Who are Evergy's major shareholders?

Evergy's stock is owned by many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Portman Square Capital LLP (0.00%), Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. (0.24%), Leeward Investments LLC MA (0.07%), Gateway Investment Advisers LLC (0.04%), State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.03%) and Wasatch Advisors LP (0.03%). Insiders that own company stock include C John Wilder, Charles L King, David A Campbell, Kevin E Bryant, Kirkland B Andrews, Lesley Lissette Elwell, Mary L Landrieu, Sandra Aj Lawrence and Thomas D Hyde.
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How do I buy shares of Evergy?

Shares of EVRG stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Charles Schwab, E*TRADE, Fidelity, and Vanguard Brokerage Services.
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This page (NYSE:EVRG) was last updated on 4/22/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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