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Evergy Stock Forecast, Price & News

+0.06 (+0.12 %)
(As of 09/24/2020 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $49.18
50-Day Range
MA: $52.34
52-Week Range
Now: $49.18
Volume1.16 million shs
Average Volume2.48 million shs
Market Capitalization$11.16 billion
P/E Ratio17.95
Dividend Yield4.11%
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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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 3.3Community Rank: 2.3Dividend Strength: 3.3Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.23 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Electric & other services combined



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$5.15 billion
Cash Flow$6.76 per share
Book Value$37.49 per share


Net Income$669.90 million


Market Cap$11.16 billion
Next Earnings Date11/4/2020 (Estimated)
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Evergy (NYSE:EVRG) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Evergy's stock been impacted by Coronavirus?

Evergy's stock was trading at $62.35 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, EVRG shares have decreased by 21.1% and is now trading at $49.18.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Evergy?

8 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Evergy in the last year. There are currently 4 hold ratings and 4 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy."
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When is Evergy's next earnings date?

Evergy is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, November 4th 2020.
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How were Evergy's earnings last quarter?

Evergy (NYSE:EVRG) issued its earnings results on Wednesday, August, 5th. The company reported $0.68 EPS for the quarter, hitting the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.68. The company earned $1.18 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $1.22 billion. Evergy had a net margin of 12.64% and a return on equity of 8.09%. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business earned $0.58 earnings per share.
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How often does Evergy pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Evergy?

Evergy announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, August 5th. Investors of record on Thursday, August 20th will be given a dividend of $0.505 per share on Monday, September 21st. This represents a $2.02 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 4.11%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, August 19th.
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What guidance has Evergy issued on next quarter's earnings?

Evergy issued an update on its FY 2020 Pre-Market earnings guidance on Wednesday, August, 5th. The company provided EPS guidance of 2.90-3.10 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $3.05.

What price target have analysts set for EVRG?

8 analysts have issued 1-year price targets for Evergy's shares. Their forecasts range from $58.00 to $76.00. On average, they anticipate Evergy's share price to reach $66.78 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 35.8% from the stock's current price.
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Are investors shorting Evergy?

Evergy saw a increase in short interest during the month of August. As of August 31st, there was short interest totaling 4,570,000 shares, an increase of 14.5% from the August 15th total of 3,990,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 2,360,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 1.9 days. Currently, 2.0% of the shares of the stock are short sold.
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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), Procter & Gamble (PG), AT&T (T), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Verizon Communications (VZ), Intel (INTC), Pfizer (PFE), Raytheon Technologies (RTX), CVS Health (CVS) and Honeywell International (HON).

Who are Evergy's key executives?

Evergy's management team includes the following 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

What is Evergy's stock symbol?

Evergy trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "EVRG."

Who are Evergy's major shareholders?

Evergy's stock is owned by a variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Vanguard Group Inc. (12.38%), FMR LLC (3.42%), Mitsubishi UFJ Trust & Banking Corp (1.35%), APG Asset Management N.V. (1.23%), Nuveen Asset Management LLC (1.16%) and Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (0.92%). Company insiders that own Evergy stock include Anthony D Somma, Charles A Caisley, Greg A Greenwood, Heather A Humphrey, Kevin E Bryant, Richard L Hawley, S Carl Soderstrom Jr, Sandra Aj Lawrence and Terry D Bassham.
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Which major investors are selling Evergy stock?

EVRG stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Vanguard Group Inc., Barclays PLC, Cibc World Markets Corp, AQR Capital Management LLC, Mitsubishi UFJ Trust & Banking Corp, Man Group plc, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, and Goldman Sachs Group Inc.. Company insiders that have sold Evergy company stock in the last year include Anthony D Somma, Greg A Greenwood, Heather A Humphrey, Kevin E Bryant, and Sandra Aj Lawrence.
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Which major investors are buying Evergy stock?

EVRG stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Assenagon Asset Management S.A., Third Point LLC, Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan Trust Fund, Ceredex Value Advisors LLC, FMR LLC, AJO LP, UBS Group AG, and LSV Asset Management.
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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 $49.18.

How big of a company is Evergy?

Evergy has a market capitalization of $11.16 billion and generates $5.15 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $669.90 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.89 on an earnings per share basis. Evergy employs 4,617 workers across the globe.

What is Evergy's official website?

The official website for Evergy is 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]

This page was last updated on 9/25/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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