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NYSE:EVRG - Evergy Stock Price, Forecast & News

$57.74
+0.22 (+0.38 %)
(As of 03/30/2020 11:21 AM ET)
Today's Range
$57.44
Now: $57.74
$59.63
50-Day Range
$44.92
MA: $65.17
$73.91
52-Week Range
$42.01
Now: $57.74
$76.57
Volume17,461 shs
Average Volume2.92 million shs
Market Capitalization$13.09 billion
P/E Ratio20.62
Dividend Yield3.51%
Beta0.32
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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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$5.15 billion
Cash Flow$7.28 per share
Book Value$37.49 per share

Profitability

Net Income$669.90 million

Miscellaneous

Employees4,617
Market Cap$13.09 billion
Next Earnings Date5/13/2020 (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 COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, EVRG stock has decreased by 7.4% and is now trading at $57.74. View which stocks have been mosted impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Evergy?

6 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Evergy in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 4 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, May 13th 2020. View our earnings forecast for Evergy.

How were Evergy's earnings last quarter?

Evergy (NYSE:EVRG) announced its earnings results on Monday, March, 2nd. The company reported $0.32 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.31 by $0.01. The firm earned $1.13 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $1.20 billion. Evergy had a net margin of 13.01% and a return on equity of 7.85%. During the same quarter last year, the company posted $0.08 EPS. View Evergy's earnings history.

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

Evergy declared a quarterly dividend on Monday, March 2nd. Stockholders of record on Monday, March 9th will be paid a dividend of $0.505 per share on Friday, March 20th. This represents a $2.02 annualized dividend and a yield of 3.50%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, March 6th. View Evergy's dividend history.

What price target have analysts set for EVRG?

6 brokerages have issued 12 month price targets for Evergy's shares. Their forecasts range from $67.00 to $76.00. On average, they anticipate Evergy's share price to reach $71.67 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 24.1% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for Evergy.

Has Evergy been receiving favorable news coverage?

News headlines about EVRG stock have been trending somewhat negative this week, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm scores the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. 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 news impact score of -1.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave press coverage about the company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next several days. View the latest news aboutEvergy.

Are investors shorting Evergy?

Evergy saw a increase in short interest in the month of February. As of February 14th, there was short interest totaling 5,010,000 shares, an increase of 9.9% from the January 30th total of 4,560,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 2,410,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 2.1 days. Approximately 2.2% of the shares of the company 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), Verizon Communications (VZ), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Honeywell International (HON), Procter & Gamble (PG), CVS Health (CVS), Home Depot (HD), Alibaba Group (BABA) and The 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 number of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include State Street Corp (5.41%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (2.63%), FMR LLC (2.42%), Magellan Asset Management Ltd (1.70%), Mitsubishi UFJ Trust & Banking Corp (1.66%) and Geode Capital Management LLC (1.58%). 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 institutional investors are selling Evergy stock?

EVRG stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Franklin Resources Inc., Franklin Resources Inc., Renaissance Technologies LLC, Janus Henderson Group PLC, Artemis Investment Management LLP, Nuveen Asset Management LLC, Duff & Phelps Investment Management Co., and Man Group plc. 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, S Carl Soderstrom Jr, and Sandra Aj Lawrence. View insider buying and selling activity for Evergy.

Which institutional investors are buying Evergy stock?

EVRG stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Credit Suisse AG, FMR LLC, Barclays PLC, First Trust Advisors LP, Teacher Retirement System of Texas, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., National Pension Service, and Bank of Montreal Can. 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 $57.74.

How big of a company is Evergy?

Evergy has a market capitalization of $13.09 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. 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:  97 (Thanks for Voting!)
Underperform Votes:  103 (Thanks for Voting!)
Total Votes:  200
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 3/30/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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