WR - Westar Energy, Inc.

NYSE - NYSE Delayed Price. Currency in USD
55.08
+0.09 (+0.16%)
At close: 4:05PM EST
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Previous Close54.99
Open55.27
Bid0.00 x 0
Ask59.71 x 100
Day's Range55.04 - 55.69
52 Week Range49.20 - 57.32
Volume1,660,468
Avg. Volume651,411
Market Cap7.827B
Beta0.19
PE Ratio (TTM)22.85
EPS (TTM)2.41
Earnings DateFeb 20, 2018 - Feb 26, 2018
Forward Dividend & Yield1.60 (2.89%)
Ex-Dividend Date2017-12-07
1y Target Est57.30
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  • Westar Energy, Inc. : WR-US: Dividend Analysis : December 08th, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : December 8, 2017
    Capital Cube10 days ago

    Westar Energy, Inc. : WR-US: Dividend Analysis : December 08th, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : December 8, 2017

    Categories: Yahoo FinanceGet free summary analysis Our analysis is based on comparing Westar Energy, Inc. with the following peers – Alliant Energy Corp, Xcel Energy Inc., American Electric Power Company, Inc., Great Plains Energy Incorporated, WEC Energy Group Inc, CMS Energy Corporation, Exelon Corporation, ALLETE, Inc., Ameren Corporation and PPL Corporation (LNT-US, XEL-US, AEP-US, GXP-US, WEC-US, CMS-US, ... Read more (Read more...)

  • Westar Energy and Great Plains Energy Step Closer to Merger
    Zacks25 days ago

    Westar Energy and Great Plains Energy Step Closer to Merger

    Westar Energy (WR) and Great Plains Energy (GXP) are a step close to the proposed merger, with more than 90% shareholders of both companies approving the merger.

  • GlobeNewswire25 days ago

    Westar Energy declares dividend

    TOPEKA, Kan., Nov. 22, 2017-- The Westar Energy, Inc. Board of Directors today declared a quarterly dividend of 40 cents per share payable Jan. 2, 2018, on the company’ s common stock. The dividends are ...

  • Business Wire27 days ago

    Great Plains Energy and Westar Energy Shareholders Approve Merger at Special Shareholder Meetings

    Westar Energy, Inc. and Great Plains Energy Incorporated , the parent company of Kansas City Power & Light , today announced at their respective shareholder meetings that shareholders overwhelmingly approved the proposals necessary for the merger between the two companies.

  • Thomson Reuters StreetEventslast month

    Edited Transcript of WR earnings conference call or presentation 1-Nov-17 2:00pm GMT

    Q3 2017 Westar Energy Inc Earnings Call

  • Associated Press2 months ago

    Westar misses 3Q profit forecasts

    The Topeka, Kansas-based company said it had profit of $1.11 per share. The results missed Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of three analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for ...

  • GlobeNewswire2 months ago

    Westar Energy announces 3rd quarter 2017 results

    TOPEKA, Kan., Oct. 31, 2017-- Westar Energy, Inc. today announced earnings of $158 million, or $1.11 per share, for the third quarter 2017 compared with earnings of $155 million, or $1.09 per share, for ...

  • GlobeNewswire2 months ago

    Westar Energy schedules conference call to discuss 3rd quarter results

    TOPEKA, Kan., Oct. 11, 2017-- On Oct. 31, 2017, Westar Energy, Inc. plans to release third-quarter 2017 earnings after market close. On Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2017, the company plans to host its quarterly ...

  • Capital Cube2 months ago

    Westar Energy, Inc. – Value Analysis (NYSE:WR) : October 11, 2017

    Categories: Fundamental Analysis Yahoo FinanceClick here to see latest analysis Capitalcube gives Westar Energy, Inc. a score of 63. Our analysis is based on comparing Westar Energy, Inc. with the following peers – Alliant Energy Corp, Xcel Energy Inc., American Electric Power Company, Inc., Great Plains Energy Incorporated, WEC Energy Group Inc, CMS Energy Corporation, Exelon Corporation, ALLETE, Inc., ... Read more (Read more...)

  • GlobeNewswire2 months ago

    Wolf Popper LLP Files Class Action Lawsuit Against Westar Energy, Inc.

    NEW YORK, Oct. 11, 2017-- Wolf Popper LLP has filed a class action lawsuit against Westar Energy, Inc., members of its Board, Great Plains Energy Incorporated and other entities, in the U.S. District Court ...

  • Business Wire2 months ago

    Great Plains Energy and Westar Energy Schedule Special Shareholder Meetings

    Westar Energy, Inc. and Great Plains Energy Incorporated today each announced special meetings on Tuesday, November 21, 2017, for their respective shareholders to vote on the companies’ proposed merger of equals.

  • Westar Energy, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : WR-US : October 10, 2017
    Capital Cube2 months ago

    Westar Energy, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : WR-US : October 10, 2017

    Categories: ETFs Yahoo FinanceGet full CapitalCube analysis *Disclaimer : This is as of previous day’s closing price. Technical Indicators Below is a quick look at 5 technical indicators for Westar Energy, Inc.. More studies are available on the Technical Chart. Indicator Signal Closing Price above/below 50 Day Moving Average Bullish Closing Price above/below 200 Day Moving Average Bearish ... Read more (Read more...)

  • GlobeNewswire2 months ago

    Westar Energy to webcast 2017 annual shareholder meeting

    TOPEKA, Kan., Oct. 04, 2017-- On Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2017, Westar Energy, Inc. will conduct its 2017 Annual Meeting of Shareholders in the Wymore Auditorium at Westar Energy’ s Corporate Headquarters in ...

  • Capital Cube2 months ago

    ETFs with exposure to Westar Energy, Inc. : October 4, 2017

    Categories: ETFs Yahoo FinanceClick here to see latest analysis ETFs with exposure to Westar Energy, Inc. Here are 5 ETFs with the largest exposure to WR-US. Comparing the performance and risk of Westar Energy, Inc. with the ETFs that have exposure to it gives us some ETF choices that could give us similar returns with lower volatility. Ticker ... Read more (Read more...)

  • Benzinga3 months ago

    Wells Fargo Lays Out The Bull Case For Great Plains And Westar Energy

    Wells Fargo Securities upgraded shares of Great Plains Energy Incorporated (NYSE: GXP ) and Westar Energy Inc (NYSE: WR ), saying the shares appear modestly undervalued on its base case. The firm sees ...

  • Westar Energy, Inc. : WR-US: Dividend Analysis : September 08th, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : September 28, 2017
    Capital Cube3 months ago

    Westar Energy, Inc. : WR-US: Dividend Analysis : September 08th, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : September 28, 2017

    Categories: Yahoo FinanceGet free summary analysis Our analysis is based on comparing Westar Energy, Inc. with the following peers – Alliant Energy Corp, Xcel Energy Inc., American Electric Power Company, Inc., Great Plains Energy Incorporated, WEC Energy Group Inc, CMS Energy Corporation, Exelon Corporation, ALLETE, Inc., Ameren Corporation and PPL Corporation (LNT-US, XEL-US, AEP-US, GXP-US, WEC-US, CMS-US, ... Read more (Read more...)

  • Westar Energy, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : WR-US : September 12, 2017
    Capital Cube3 months ago

    Westar Energy, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : WR-US : September 12, 2017

    Categories: ETFs Yahoo FinanceGet full CapitalCube analysis *Disclaimer : This is as of previous day’s closing price. Technical Indicators Below is a quick look at 5 technical indicators for Westar Energy, Inc.. More studies are available on the Technical Chart. Indicator Signal Closing Price above/below 50 Day Moving Average Bullish Closing Price above/below 200 Day Moving Average Bearish ... Read more (Read more...)

  • Capital Cube4 months ago

    ETFs with exposure to Westar Energy, Inc. : September 1, 2017

    Categories: ETFs Yahoo FinanceClick here to see latest analysis ETFs with exposure to Westar Energy, Inc. Here are 5 ETFs with the largest exposure to WR-US. Comparing the performance and risk of Westar Energy, Inc. with the ETFs that have exposure to it gives us some ETF choices that could give us similar returns with lower volatility. Ticker ... Read more (Read more...)

  • Westar Energy, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : WR-US : August 31, 2017
    Capital Cube4 months ago

    Westar Energy, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : WR-US : August 31, 2017

    Categories: ETFs Yahoo FinanceGet full CapitalCube analysis *Disclaimer : This is as of previous day’s closing price. Technical Indicators Below is a quick look at 5 technical indicators for Westar Energy, Inc.. More studies are available on the Technical Chart. Indicator Signal Closing Price above/below 50 Day Moving Average Bearish Closing Price above/below 200 Day Moving Average Bearish ... Read more (Read more...)

  • Westar Energy, Inc. :WR-US: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2017 By the Numbers : August 28, 2017
    Capital Cube4 months ago

    Westar Energy, Inc. :WR-US: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2017 By the Numbers : August 28, 2017

    Categories: Yahoo FinanceGet free summary analysis Westar Energy, Inc. reports financial results for the quarter ended June 30, 2017. We analyze the earnings along side the following peers of Westar Energy, Inc. – Alliant Energy Corp, Xcel Energy Inc., American Electric Power Company, Inc., Great Plains Energy Incorporated, WEC Energy Group Inc, CMS Energy Corporation, Exelon Corporation, ... Read more (Read more...)

  • Thomson Reuters StreetEvents4 months ago

    Edited Transcript of WR earnings conference call or presentation 9-Aug-17 2:00pm GMT

    Q2 2017 Westar Energy Inc Earnings Call

  • Associated Press4 months ago

    Westar posts 2Q profit

    On a per-share basis, the Topeka, Kansas-based company said it had profit of 50 cents. The electric utility posted revenue of $609.3 million in the period. Westar shares have decreased 8.5 percent since ...

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