Westar Energy, Inc. (WR)


NYSE - NYSE Real Time Price. Currency in USD
56.73+0.06 (+0.11%)
At close: 4:03 PM EDT
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Open56.56
Prev Close56.67
Bid56.71 x 700
Ask56.72 x 200
Day's Range56.44 - 56.89
52wk Range37.55 - 57.25
1y Target EstN/A
Market Cap8.04B
P/E Ratio (ttm)25.66
Beta0.37
Volume414,297
Avg Vol (3m)781,212
Dividend & Yield1.52 (2.69%)
Earnings DateN/A
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  • Zacks2 hours ago

    Great Plains Energy-Westar Merger Gets Nod from Shareholders (revised)

    Shareholders of Great Plains Energy and Westar Energy have approved the pending merger related proposals, thereby paving the way for the completion of the transaction in the spring of 2017.

  • American City Business Journals3 days ago

    Shareholders sign off on $12.2B local merger

    All of the proposals necessary for Great Plains Energy Inc. to acquire Westar Energy Inc. were approved by shareholders at each company’s respective shareholder meetings. Shareholder approval of the $12.2 billion merger comes on the heels of the transaction winning endorsements from the Kansas City Area Development Council, the Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce and various local politicians. “We are pleased that our shareholders have overwhelmingly demonstrated their support for this transaction, and I thank Great Plains Energy and Westar shareholders and employees for their support throughout this process,” Great Plains Chairman and CEO Terry Bassham said in a release.

  • Associated Press3 days ago

    Shareholders approve sale of Westar Energy to Great Plains

    Stockholders have overwhelmingly approved the $12.2 billion sale of Topeka-based electric company Westar Energy to Missouri-based Great Plains Energy, the two firms announced Monday. Westar is Kansas' ...