NYSE:WR - Westar Energy Stock Price, News, & Analysis Notice: This company has been marked as potentially delisted and may not be actively trading. Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started Previous Close$54.00Today's Range$54.00 - $54.0052-Week Range$47.06 - $57.44VolumeN/AAverage Volume3.47 million shsMarket CapitalizationN/AP/E RatioN/ADividend YieldN/ABetaN/A ProfileAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email Westar Energy, Inc., an electric utility company, generates, transmits, and distributes electricity in Kansas. It has 6,602 megawatts of electric generation capacity, which generates electricity through coal, nuclear fuels, natural gas/diesel, and renewable sources. The company also owns approximately 6,400 miles of transmission lines, 24,200 miles of overhead distribution lines, and 5,100 miles of underground distribution lines. It retails electricity to residential, commercial, and industrial customers, as well as for lighting public streets and highways; and engages in the electricity wholesale to electric cooperatives, municipalities, other electric utilities, and regional transmission organizations. The company provides its services in central and northeastern Kansas, including the cities of Topeka, Lawrence, Manhattan, Salina, and Hutchinson, as well as in south-central and southeastern Kansas, such as the city of Wichita. It serves approximately 708,000 customers. Westar Energy, Inc. was founded in 1924 and is headquartered in Topeka, Kansas. Receive WR News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for WR and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NYSE Industry Electric & other services combined Sub-IndustryElectric Utilities SectorUtilities Current SymbolNYSE:WR Previous Symbol CUSIP95709T10 CIK54507 Webhttp://www.westarenergy.com/ Phone785-575-6300Debt Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A Current RatioN/A Quick RatioN/APrice-To-Earnings Trailing P/E RatioN/A Forward P/E RatioN/A P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual SalesN/A Price / SalesN/A Cash FlowN/A Price / Cash FlowN/A Book ValueN/A Price / BookN/AProfitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)N/A Net IncomeN/A Net MarginsN/A Return on EquityN/A Return on AssetsN/AMiscellaneous EmployeesN/A Outstanding SharesN/AMarket CapN/A Next Earnings DateN/A OptionableOptionable Westar Energy (NYSE:WR) Frequently Asked Questions What is Westar Energy's stock symbol? Westar Energy trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "WR." How were Westar Energy's earnings last quarter? Westar Energy Inc (NYSE:WR) released its earnings results on Wednesday, May, 9th. The utilities provider reported $0.42 EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.48 by $0.06. The utilities provider had revenue of $600.20 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $567.39 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business earned $0.52 earnings per share. View Westar Energy's Earnings History. What price target have analysts set for WR? 0 brokerages have issued 1 year target prices for Westar Energy's shares. Their predictions range from $10,000,000.00 to $0.00. On average, they anticipate Westar Energy's stock price to reach $0.00 in the next year. View Analyst Price Targets for Westar Energy. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Westar Energy? 0 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Westar Energy in the last year. There are currently for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "N/A." View Analyst Ratings for Westar Energy. Has Westar Energy been receiving favorable news coverage? Media stories about WR stock have trended somewhat positive recently, InfoTrie reports. The research firm identifies positive and negative news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Westar Energy earned a coverage optimism score of 1.9 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media headlines about the utilities provider a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next several days. Who are some of Westar Energy's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Westar Energy include Duke Energy (DUK), Exelon (EXC), Public Service Enterprise Group (PEG), Consolidated Edison (ED), WEC Energy Group (WEC), E.ON SE Sponsored ADR (Germany) (EONGY), Ameren (AEE), CMS Energy (CMS), Alliant Energy (LNT), NiSource (NI), PG&E (PCG), SCANA (SCG), United Utilities Group (UUGRY), ALLETE (ALE) and NorthWestern (NWE). What other stocks do shareholders of Westar Energy own? Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Westar Energy investors own include Great Plains Energy (GXP), AT&T (T), Pfizer (PFE), American Electric Power (AEP), Enable Midstream Partners (ENBL), Verizon Communications (VZ), Analog Devices (ADI), Capitol Federal Financial (CFFN), Realty Income (O) and WEC Energy Group (WEC). Who are Westar Energy's key executives? Westar Energy's management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Mark A. Ruelle, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 57)Mr. Anthony D. Somma, Exec. VP, Treasurer & CFO (Age 55)Mr. Larry D. Irick, VP, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec. (Age 62)Mr. Bruce A. Akin, Sr. VP of Power Delivery (Age 53)Mr. Gregory A. Greenwood, Sr. VP of Strategy (Age 53) What is Westar Energy's official website? The official website for Westar Energy is http://www.westarenergy.com/. How can I contact Westar Energy? Westar Energy's mailing address is 818 SOUTH KANSAS AVENUE, TOPEKA KS, 66601. The utilities provider can be reached via phone at 785-575-6300 or via email at [email protected] MarketBeat Community Rating for Westar Energy (NYSE WR)Community Ranking: 2.1 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 258 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 371 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 629MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Westar Energy and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe WR will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe WR will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. 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