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NYSE:EVRG

Evergy - EVRG Stock Forecast, Price & News

$63.50
-1.45 (-2.23%)
(As of 09/26/2022 05:19 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$62.64
$65.00
50-Day Range
$63.15
$71.43
52-Week Range
$59.34
$73.13
Volume
1.16 million shs
Average Volume
1.26 million shs
Market Capitalization
$14.57 billion
P/E Ratio
17.89
Dividend Yield
3.53%
Price Target
$73.25

Evergy MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Hold
2.25 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
15.4% Upside
$73.25 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
1.01% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Strong
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-3.25
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.62mentions of Evergy in the last 14 days
Based on 2 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
N/A
Proj. Earnings Growth
5.31%
From $3.58 to $3.77 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

2.66 out of 5 stars

Oils/Energy Sector

65th out of 254 stocks

Electric & Other Services Combined Industry

2nd out of 19 stocks

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About Evergy (NYSE:EVRG) Stock

Evergy, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, engages in the generation, transmission, distribution, and sale of electricity in Kansas and Missouri, the United States. It generates electricity through coal, hydroelectric, landfill gas, uranium, and natural gas and oil sources, as well as solar, wind, other renewable sources. The company has approximately 10,100 circuit miles of transmission lines; 39,800 circuit miles of overhead distribution lines; and 13,000 circuit miles of underground distribution lines. It serves approximately 1,620,400 customers, including residences, commercial firms, industrials, municipalities, and other electric utilities. Evergy, Inc. was incorporated in 2017 and is headquartered in Kansas City, Missouri.

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EVRG Company Calendar

Last Earnings
8/04/2022
Ex-Dividend for 9/20 Dividend
8/18/2022
Dividend Payable
9/20/2022
Today
9/26/2022
Next Earnings (Estimated)
11/02/2022
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2022

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Electric & other services combined
Sub-Industry
N/A
Employees
4,930
Year Founded
N/A

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$73.25
High Stock Price Forecast
$76.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$70.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+15.4%
Consensus Rating
Hold
Rating Score (0-4)
2.25
Research Coverage
4 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$879.70 million
Pretax Margin
17.25%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$5.59 billion
Cash Flow
$7.72 per share
Book Value
$40.30 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
221,902,000
Market Cap
$14.57 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
0.48

Key Executives

  • Mr. David A. CampbellMr. David A. Campbell (Age 54)
    Pres, CEO & Director
    Comp: $3.83M
  • Mr. Kirkland B. AndrewsMr. Kirkland B. Andrews (Age 54)
    Exec. VP & CFO
    Comp: $2.75M
  • Mr. Kevin E. Bryant (Age 46)
    Exec. VP & COO
    Comp: $1.3M
  • Mr. Charles A. Caisley (Age 49)
    Sr. VP of Public Affairs & Chief Customer Officer
    Comp: $907.99k
  • Mr. Steven P. Busser (Age 53)
    VP & Chief Accounting Officer
  • Mr. Charles L. King (Age 57)
    Sr. VP & CTO
  • Ms. Lori A. Wright (Age 59)
    VP of Investor Relations & Treasurer
  • Ms. Heather A. Humphrey (Age 51)
    Sr. VP, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec.
  • Ms. Ellen E. Fairchild (Age 60)
    VP & Chief Compliance Officer
  • Ms. Lesley Lissette Elwell (Age 51)
    Sr. VP & Chief HR Officer













EVRG Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Evergy stock right now?

4 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Evergy in the last year. There are currently 3 hold ratings and 1 buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "hold" EVRG shares. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in EVRG, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What is Evergy's stock price forecast for 2022?

4 brokers have issued 1-year price objectives for Evergy's shares. Their EVRG share price forecasts range from $70.00 to $76.00. On average, they predict the company's stock price to reach $73.25 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 15.0% from the stock's current price.
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How have EVRG shares performed in 2022?

Evergy's stock was trading at $68.61 on January 1st, 2022. Since then, EVRG stock has decreased by 7.2% and is now trading at $63.69.
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Are investors shorting Evergy?

Evergy saw a decline in short interest in the month of August. As of August 31st, there was short interest totaling 2,290,000 shares, a decline of 16.1% from the August 15th total of 2,730,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 1,010,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 2.3 days. Currently, 1.0% of the company's shares are short sold.
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When is Evergy's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, November 2nd 2022.
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.

How were Evergy's earnings last quarter?

Evergy, Inc. (NYSE:EVRG) released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, August, 4th. The company reported $0.86 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.84 by $0.02. The company earned $1.45 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.23 billion. Evergy had a net margin of 15.16% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 8.89%. The business's revenue was up 17.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business earned $0.85 earnings per share.
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How often does Evergy pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Evergy?

Evergy declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, August 4th. Shareholders of record on Friday, August 19th will be given a dividend of $0.5725 per share on Tuesday, September 20th. This represents a $2.29 annualized dividend and a yield of 3.60%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, August 18th.
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.

Is Evergy a good dividend stock?

Evergy (NYSE:EVRG) pays an annual dividend of $2.29 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 3.53%. The company has been increasing its dividend for 18 consecutive years, indicating the company has a strong committment to maintain and grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio is 64.51%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, EVRG will have a dividend payout ratio of 60.74% 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 issued an update on its FY 2022 earnings guidance on Thursday, August, 25th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $3.43-$3.63 for the period, compared to the consensus EPS estimate of $3.55. 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), Raytheon Technologies (RTX), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Intel (INTC), Verizon Communications (VZ), CVS Health (CVS), Pfizer (PFE).

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 institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include State Street Corp (6.30%), FMR LLC (3.01%), Franklin Resources Inc. (1.90%), Pictet Asset Management SA (1.59%), Mitsubishi UFJ Trust & Banking Corp (1.53%) and Magellan Asset Management Ltd (1.46%). Insiders that own company stock include Anthony D Somma, C John Wilder, Charles A Caisley, Charles L King, David A Campbell, Greg A Greenwood, Heather A Humphrey, Kevin E Bryant, Kirkland B Andrews, 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 WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Evergy's stock price today?

One share of EVRG stock can currently be purchased for approximately $63.69.

How much money does Evergy make?

Evergy (NYSE:EVRG) has a market capitalization of $14.62 billion and generates $5.59 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $879.70 million in net income (profit) each year or $3.55 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Evergy have?

The company employs 4,930 workers across the globe.

How can I contact Evergy?

Evergy's mailing address is 1200 MAIN STREET, KANSAS CITY MO, 64105. The official website for the company is www.evergyinc.com. The company can be reached via phone at (816) 556-2200, via email at ir@evergy.com, or via fax at 785-575-1796.

This page (NYSE:EVRG) was last updated on 9/26/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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