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NYSE:EVRGEvergy Stock Price, Forecast & News

$62.41
-1.00 (-1.58 %)
(As of 06/5/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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$61.70
Now: $62.41
$63.89
50-Day Range
$54.93
MA: $58.95
$63.41
52-Week Range
$42.01
Now: $62.41
$76.57
Volume1.76 million shs
Average Volume2.64 million shs
Market Capitalization$14.15 billion
P/E Ratio22.94
Dividend Yield3.24%
Beta0.49
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: 1.3Community Rank: 2.4Dividend Strength: 3.3Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 0.6 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.73 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Electric & other services combined
Sub-IndustryN/A
CUSIPN/A
Phone816-556-2200

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$5.15 billion
Cash Flow$7.13 per share
Book Value$37.49 per share

Profitability

Net Income$669.90 million

Miscellaneous

Employees4,617
Market Cap$14.15 billion
Next Earnings Date8/5/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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Evergy (NYSE:EVRG) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Evergy's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Evergy's stock was trading at $62.35 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, EVRG stock has increased by 1.1% and is now trading at $63.06. View which stocks have been most impacted by Coronavirus.

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 3 hold ratings and 5 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View analyst ratings for Evergy.

When is Evergy's next earnings date?

Evergy is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, August 5th 2020. View our earnings forecast for Evergy.

How were Evergy's earnings last quarter?

Evergy (NYSE:EVRG) posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, May, 6th. The company reported $0.41 EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.42 by $0.01. The business earned $1.12 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.21 billion. Evergy had a net margin of 12.68% and a return on equity of 7.85%. During the same period last year, the business posted $0.44 earnings per share. View Evergy's earnings history.

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

Evergy declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, May 6th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, May 20th will be paid a dividend of $0.505 per share on Friday, June 19th. This represents a $2.02 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 3.20%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, May 19th. View Evergy's dividend history.

What price target have analysts set for EVRG?

8 brokers have issued 1 year price objectives for Evergy's stock. Their forecasts range from $60.00 to $76.00. On average, they expect Evergy's share price to reach $68.75 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 9.0% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for Evergy.

Has Evergy been receiving favorable news coverage?

Press coverage about EVRG stock has trended somewhat positive recently, InfoTrie reports. InfoTrie scores the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Evergy earned a media sentiment score of 1.6 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media coverage about the company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the immediate future. View the latest news aboutEvergy.

Are investors shorting Evergy?

Evergy saw a drop in short interest during the month of April. As of April 30th, there was short interest totaling 4,110,000 shares, a drop of 6.2% from the April 15th total of 4,380,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 2,470,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 1.7 days. Currently, 1.8% of the company's shares 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), AT&T (T), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Verizon Communications (VZ), Honeywell International (HON), CVS Health (CVS), Procter & Gamble (PG), Home Depot (HD), Mcdonald's (MCD) and Coca-Cola (KO).

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 many different retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (7.92%), State Street Corp (5.42%), Geode Capital Management LLC (1.64%), Invesco Ltd. (1.63%), Deutsche Bank AG (1.61%) and Mitsubishi UFJ Trust & Banking Corp (1.56%). 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, Sandra Aj Lawrence 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 Magellan Asset Management Ltd, Eagle Asset Management Inc., BlackRock Inc., APG Asset Management N.V., Invesco Ltd., Raymond James & Associates, Franklin Resources Inc., and First Trust Advisors LP. 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. View insider buying and selling activity for Evergy.

Which major investors are buying Evergy stock?

EVRG stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Cohen & Steers Inc., Nuveen Asset Management LLC, 1832 Asset Management L.P., Weiss Multi Strategy Advisers LLC, Morgan Stanley, Morgan Stanley, AQR Capital Management LLC, and APG Asset Management N.V.. View insider buying and selling activity 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 $63.06.

How big of a company is Evergy?

Evergy has a market capitalization of $14.30 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 6/5/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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