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NYSE:EVRGEvergy Stock Price, Forecast & News

$55.16
+0.41 (+0.75 %)
(As of 08/7/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$54.40
Now: $55.16
$55.17
50-Day Range
$53.53
MA: $61.37
$64.83
52-Week Range
$42.01
Now: $55.16
$76.57
Volume3.22 million shs
Average Volume2.59 million shs
Market Capitalization$12.51 billion
P/E Ratio20.13
Dividend Yield3.66%
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: 2.3Community Rank: 2.4Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 0.6 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.77 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

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

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Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$5.15 billion
Cash Flow$7.25 per share
Book Value$37.59 per share

Profitability

Net Income$669.90 million

Miscellaneous

Employees4,617
Market Cap$12.51 billion
Next Earnings Date11/4/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable
$55.16
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(As of 08/7/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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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. Since then, EVRG stock has decreased by 11.5% and is now trading at $55.16.
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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 3 hold ratings and 5 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) posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, August, 5th. The company reported $0.68 EPS for the quarter, hitting analysts' consensus estimates of $0.68. Evergy had a return on equity of 8.09% and a net margin of 12.64%. During the same period last year, the company posted $0.58 EPS.
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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. Shareholders of record on Thursday, August 20th will be paid a dividend of $0.505 per share on Monday, September 21st. This represents a $2.02 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 3.66%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, August 19th.
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What guidance has Evergy issued on next quarter's earnings?

Evergy updated its FY 2020 Pre-Market earnings guidance on Wednesday, August, 5th. The company provided earnings per share 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 Wall Street analysts have issued 12 month target prices for Evergy's stock. Their forecasts range from $58.00 to $76.00. On average, they anticipate Evergy's stock price to reach $68.11 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 23.5% from the stock's current price.
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Has Evergy been receiving favorable news coverage?

News coverage about EVRG stock has been trending extremely negative recently, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive press 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 nearest to five being the most favorable. Evergy earned a daily sentiment score of -4.8 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned press coverage about the company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next several days.
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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), 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 a variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Assenagon Asset Management S.A. (0.87%), Wedge Capital Management L L P NC (0.67%), Swiss National Bank (0.65%), First Trust Advisors LP (0.53%), Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. (0.43%) and UBS Group AG (0.30%). 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.
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Which institutional investors are selling Evergy stock?

EVRG stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including First Trust Advisors LP, Russell Investments Group Ltd., WINTON GROUP Ltd, Gateway Investment Advisers LLC, Victory Capital Management Inc., Arizona State Retirement System, State of Alaska Department of Revenue, and Hancock Whitney Corp. 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 institutional 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., UBS Group AG, LSV Asset Management, Scout Investments Inc., Wedge Capital Management L L P NC, NN Investment Partners Holdings N.V., NN Investment Partners Holdings N.V., and Miller Howard Investments Inc. NY.
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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 $55.16.

How big of a company is Evergy?

Evergy has a market capitalization of $12.51 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 8/9/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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