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NYSE:EVRG - Evergy Stock Price, Forecast & News

$63.39
+0.13 (+0.21 %)
(As of 12/5/2019 01:36 PM ET)
Today's Range
$62.75
Now: $63.39
$63.42
50-Day Range
$62.44
MA: $63.63
$65.17
52-Week Range
$54.57
Now: $63.39
$67.81
Volume434,980 shs
Average Volume1.74 million shs
Market Capitalization$14.45 billion
P/E Ratio23.74
Dividend Yield3.23%
Beta0.12
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$5.38 per share
Book Value$37.92 per share

Profitability

Net Income$535.80 million

Miscellaneous

Employees4,832
Market Cap$14.45 billion
Next Earnings Date2/20/2020 (Estimated)
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 declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, November 6th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, November 27th will be given a dividend of $0.505 per share on Friday, December 20th. This represents a $2.02 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 3.19%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, November 26th. This is a positive change from Evergy's previous quarterly dividend of $0.48. View Evergy's Dividend History.

How were Evergy's earnings last quarter?

Evergy (NYSE:EVRG) released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, November, 6th. The company reported $1.57 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $1.59 by $0.02. The business had revenue of $1.58 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.62 billion. Evergy had a net margin of 11.97% and a return on equity of 6.96%. During the same quarter last year, the firm earned $1.38 EPS. View Evergy's Earnings History.

When is Evergy's next earnings date?

Evergy is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, February 20th 2020. View Earnings Estimates for Evergy.

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

Evergy issued an update on its FY 2019 After-Hours earnings guidance on Monday, November, 25th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $2.70-2.90 for the period.

What price target have analysts set for EVRG?

6 brokers have issued 12 month price targets for Evergy's stock. Their forecasts range from $56.00 to $70.00. On average, they expect Evergy's share price to reach $65.33 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 3.2% 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 2 sell ratings, 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 stories about EVRG stock have been trending somewhat positive on Thursday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. InfoTrie ranks the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Evergy earned a news sentiment score of 0.9 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media coverage about the company a news buzz of 1.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near future. View News Stories for Evergy.

Are investors shorting Evergy?

Evergy saw a increase in short interest in October. As of October 15th, there was short interest totalling 5,260,000 shares, an increase of 18.7% from the September 15th total of 4,430,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 1,810,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 2.9 days. Approximately 2.2% of the company's 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), Amgen (AMGN), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Procter & Gamble (PG), AT&T (T), CVS Health (CVS), Home Depot (HD), Verizon Communications (VZ) and Walmart (WMT).

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 retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include State Street Corp (5.32%), Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (0.99%), Duff & Phelps Investment Management Co. (0.86%), California Public Employees Retirement System (0.86%), Boston Partners (0.87%) and Eagle Asset Management Inc. (0.69%). 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 institutional investors are selling Evergy stock?

EVRG stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including State Street Corp, Point72 Asset Management L.P., State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Duff & Phelps Investment Management Co., OLD Republic International Corp, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Gabelli Funds LLC and Tower Research Capital LLC TRC. 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 and S Carl Soderstrom Jr. View Insider Buying and Selling for Evergy.

Which institutional investors are buying Evergy stock?

EVRG stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Voya Investment Management LLC, Teacher Retirement System of Texas, CWM LLC, Eagle Asset Management Inc., Artemis Investment Management LLP, Millennium Management LLC, First Trust Advisors LP and Barclays PLC. 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 $63.29.

How big of a company is Evergy?

Evergy has a market capitalization of $14.42 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:  87 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  93 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  180
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 12/5/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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