|Bid||30.200 x 1300|
|Ask||30.210 x 400|
|Day's Range||30.100 - 30.270|
|52 Week Range||25.850 - 30.640|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||25.03|
|Dividend & Yield||1.10 (3.68%)|
|1y Target Est||N/A|
Rating Action: Moody's upgrades Great Plains Energy to Baa2 from Baa3; outlook stable. Global Credit Research- 19 Jul 2017. New York, July 19, 2017-- Moody's Investors Service, upgraded the long-term ratings ...
Great Plains Energy Inc. and Westar Energy Inc. announced new plans on Monday to keep the benefits of combining without a massive debt load for Great Plains. The companies announced plans for a merger of equals. While the combined company — with a name to be selected later — would maintain operating headquarters in Kansas City and Topeka, the corporate offices would be located in Kansas City, according to a release.
Westar Energy and Great Plains Energy announced Monday that they have reached a reworked agreement for a merger. The first deal was shot down in April by the Kansas Corporation Commission, which cited concerns that the $12.2 billion agreement was too risky for current and future customers. "We are confident we have addressed the regulatory concerns with our originally-proposed transaction," said Mark Ruelle, Westar Energy's CEO, in a news release .