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Evergy Stock Price, News & Analysis (NYSE:EVRG)

$63.86
+0.45 (+0.71 %)
(As of 10/22/2019 02:49 PM ET)
Today's Range
$63.46
Now: $63.86
$64.04
50-Day Range
$63.25
MA: $64.94
$67.65
52-Week Range
$54.57
Now: $63.86
$67.81
Volume24,458 shs
Average Volume1.95 million shs
Market Capitalization$15.04 billion
P/E Ratio23.92
Dividend Yield3.00%
Beta0.16
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 & other services combined
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorOils/Energy
CUSIPN/A
Phone816-556-2200

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$4.28 billion
Cash Flow$5.42 per share
Book Value$37.92 per share

Profitability

Net Income$535.80 million

Miscellaneous

Employees4,832
Market Cap$15.04 billion
Next Earnings Date11/6/2019 (Confirmed)
OptionableOptionable

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Evergy (NYSE:EVRG) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Evergy's stock symbol?

Evergy trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) 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. Stockholders of record on Friday, August 30th will be paid a dividend of $0.475 per share on Friday, September 20th. This represents a $1.90 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.97%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, August 29th. View Evergy's Dividend History.

How were Evergy's earnings last quarter?

Evergy (NYSE:EVRG) released its earnings results on Wednesday, August, 7th. The company reported $0.58 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.60 by $0.02. The company earned $1.22 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $1.33 billion. Evergy had a net margin of 11.74% and a return on equity of 6.44%. 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.

How can I listen to Evergy's earnings call?

Evergy will be holding an earnings conference call on Wednesday, November 6th at 12:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at Not Available.

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

Evergy updated 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 EPS estimate of $2.89.

What price target have analysts set for EVRG?

6 analysts have issued 1 year target prices for Evergy's stock. Their forecasts range from $56.00 to $70.00. On average, they expect Evergy's stock price to reach $66.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 3.3% 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, 3 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?

Media headlines about EVRG stock have trended negative recently, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources. 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 daily sentiment score of -2.1 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news stories about the company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near term. View News Stories for Evergy.

Are investors shorting Evergy?

Evergy saw a drop in short interest during the month of September. As of September 30th, there was short interest totalling 4,430,000 shares, a drop of 7.1% from the August 30th total of 4,770,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 1,740,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 2.5 days. Approximately 1.9% of the shares of the stock are sold short. View Evergy's Current Options Chain.

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), Procter & Gamble (PG), AT&T (T), Verizon Communications (VZ), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Home Depot (HD), Amgen (AMGN), Ballard Power Systems (BLDP) and Intel (INTC).

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 institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Duff & Phelps Investment Management Co. (0.86%), Artemis Investment Management LLP (0.32%), State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.09%), Gateway Investment Advisers LLC (0.09%), Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank (0.08%) and Rockland Trust Co. (0.07%). Company insiders that own Evergy stock include Anthony D Somma, Charles A Caisley, Greg A Greenwood, Heather A Humphrey, Jerl L Banning, Kevin E Bryant, 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 State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Duff & Phelps Investment Management Co., Miller Howard Investments Inc. NY, Virginia Retirement Systems ET AL, Gateway Investment Advisers LLC, Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank, Reilly Financial Advisors LLC and Oakbrook Investments LLC. 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, Kevin E Bryant, 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 Artemis Investment Management LLP, Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V., Meeder Asset Management Inc., Assenagon Asset Management S.A., Brinker Capital Inc., Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft FI, Envestnet Asset Management Inc. and NEXT Financial Group Inc. 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, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Evergy's stock price today?

One share of EVRG stock can currently be purchased for approximately $63.89.

How big of a company is Evergy?

Evergy has a market capitalization of $15.04 billion and generates $4.28 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $535.80 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.67 on an earnings per share basis. Evergy employs 4,832 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About Evergy.

What is Evergy's official website?

The official website for Evergy is http://www.evergyinc.com/.

How can I contact Evergy?

Evergy's mailing address is 1200 MAIN STREET, KANSAS CITY MO, 64105. The company can be reached via phone at 816-556-2200 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Evergy (NYSE EVRG)

Community Ranking:  2.4 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  81 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  86 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  167
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 10/22/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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