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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 8,078,970
  • Shares Outstanding, K 141,740
  • Annual Sales, $ 2,459 M
  • Annual Income, $ 292 M
  • 36-Month Beta 0.37
  • Price/Sales 3.29
  • Price/Book 2.11

Price Performance

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Period Period Low Period High Performance
1-Month
56.22 +1.71%
on 12/05/16
57.35 -0.30%
on 12/09/16
+0.44 (+0.78%)
since 11/09/16
3-Month
54.57 +4.78%
on 09/12/16
57.49 -0.54%
on 11/08/16
+2.36 (+4.30%)
since 09/09/16
52-Week
40.00 +42.95%
on 12/11/15
57.49 -0.54%
on 11/08/16
+16.13 (+39.29%)
since 12/09/15

Most Recent Stories

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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...

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.

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.

Westar Energy announces 3rd quarter 2016 results.

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.

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...

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.

Westar Energy (WR) Hits 52-Week High on Merger Approval

Shares of Westar Energy, Inc. (WR) scaled a new 52-week high of $57.25 in Friday's trading session before finally closing at $57.22

Research Reports Initiation on Utilities Stocks -- NiSource, Eversource Energy, Pattern Energy, and Westar Energy

Last Friday, the US markets were in bullish territories with gains sending five out of nine sectors in the green and US indices following suit as the NASDAQ Composite ended the trading session at 5,214.16,...

Westar Energy schedules 3rd quarter release.

Topeka, Kan., Oct. 13, 2016 - On Nov. 1, 2016, Westar Energy, Inc. (NYSE: WR) plans to release third-quarter 2016 earnings after market close. Due to the pending transaction with Great Plains Energy, Westar...

Barchart Technical Opinion

The Barchart Technical Opinion rating is a 64% Buy with a Strongest short term outlook on maintaining the current direction.

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

The market is approaching overbought territory. Be watchful of a trend reversal.

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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 57.58
1st Resistance Point 57.42
Last Price 57.24
1st Support Level 56.93
2nd Support Level 56.60

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