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Westar Energy (WR) NYSE

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3-Month Performance
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Fundamentals

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  • Market Capitalization, $K 7,564,496
  • Shares Outstanding, K 141,790
  • Annual Sales, $ 2,459 M
  • Annual Income, $ 292 M
  • 36-Month Beta 0.38
  • Price/Sales 3.02
  • Price/Cash Flow N/A
  • Price/Book 1.97

Price Performance

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Period Period Low Period High Performance
1-Month
52.16 +2.09%
on 02/16/17
55.56 -4.16%
on 01/24/17
-2.26 (-4.07%)
since 01/20/17
3-Month
52.16 +2.09%
on 02/16/17
57.50 -7.39%
on 12/16/16
-3.75 (-6.58%)
since 11/22/16
52-Week
41.89 +27.12%
on 03/02/16
57.50 -7.39%
on 12/16/16
+7.18 (+15.58%)
since 02/22/16

Most Recent Stories

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Westar Energy announces 2016 results.

TOPEKA, Kan., Feb. 22, 2017 - Westar Energy, Inc. (NYSE:WR) today announced earnings of $347 million, or $2.43 per share, for 2016 compared with earnings of $292 million, or $2.11 per share, for 2015....

WR : 53.25 (-0.19%)
Westar Energy schedules 2016 release of year end results.

Topeka, Kan., Feb. 1, 2017 - On Feb. 22, 2017, Westar Energy, Inc. (NYSE: WR) plans to release year end 2016 earnings after market close. Due to the pending transaction with Great Plains Energy, Westar...

WR : 53.25 (-0.19%)
Research Reports Initiation on Diversified Utilities Stocks -- NiSource, Eversource Energy, Pattern Energy, and Westar Energy

Major US indices were in bearish colors on Friday, December 30, 2016, with the NASDAQ Composite, the Dow Jones Industrial Average, and the S&P 500 closing the trading session in red. Losses were broad...

PEGI : 20.79 (-1.14%)
NI : 23.17 (+0.78%)
WR : 53.25 (-0.19%)
ES : 57.60 (+1.34%)
Great Plains Energy Announces Leadership Team of Combined Company

Great Plains Energy Incorporated (NYSE: GXP), the parent company of Kansas City Power & Light Company (KCP&L), today announced the executive officer team that will lead the combined company...

WR : 53.25 (-0.19%)
GXP : 28.37 (+0.04%)
Westar Energy Has Returned 23.4% Since SmarTrend Recommendation (WR)

SmarTrend identified an Uptrend for Westar Energy (NYSE:WR) on March 10th, 2016 at $45.92. In approximately 8 months, Westar Energy has returned 23.42% as of today's recent price of $56.67.

WR : 53.25 (-0.19%)
24.8% Return Seen to Date on SmarTrend Westar Energy Call (WR)

SmarTrend identified an Uptrend for Westar Energy (NYSE:WR) on March 10th, 2016 at $45.92. In approximately 8 months, Westar Energy has returned 24.77% as of today's recent price of $57.29.

WR : 53.25 (-0.19%)
Westar Energy announces 3rd quarter 2016 results.

WR : 53.25 (-0.19%)
Westar Energy Shares Up 24.3% Since SmarTrend's Buy Recommendation (WR)

SmarTrend identified an Uptrend for Westar Energy (NYSE:WR) on March 10th, 2016 at $45.92. In approximately 8 months, Westar Energy has returned 24.29% as of today's recent price of $57.07.

WR : 53.25 (-0.19%)
Westar Energy's rate request to recover costs to make air cleaner, system more reliable

Topeka, Kan., Oct. 26, 2016 - Westar Energy, Inc. (NYSE: WR) today filed a request with the Kansas Corporation Commission to adjust its prices by 1 percent or $17.4 million. The request was expected by...

WR : 53.25 (-0.19%)
Westar Energy Shares Up 24.6% Since SmarTrend's Buy Recommendation (WR)

SmarTrend identified an Uptrend for Westar Energy (NYSE:WR) on March 10th, 2016 at $45.92. In approximately 7 months, Westar Energy has returned 24.60% as of today's recent price of $57.21.

WR : 53.25 (-0.19%)

Barchart Technical Opinion

The Barchart Technical Opinion rating is a 72% Sell with a Average short term outlook on maintaining the current direction.

Longer term, the trend strength is Strong. Long term indicators fully support a continuation of the trend.

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Business Summary

Westar Energy, Inc. is Kansas' largest electric utility. Westar has 7,200 MW of electric generation capacity fueled by coal, uranium, natural gas, wind and landfill gas. They are a leader in electric transmission in Kansas. Their innovative customer service programs include mobile-enabled customer care,...

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Support & Resistance

2nd Resistance Point 53.62
1st Resistance Point 53.43
Last Price 53.25
1st Support Level 53.08
2nd Support Level 52.92

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