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Westar Energy (WR)

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Fundamentals

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  • Market Capitalization, $K 7,364,525
  • Shares Outstanding, K 142,090
  • Annual Sales, $ 2,562 M
  • Annual Income, $ 346,580 K
  • 36-Month Beta 0.40
  • Price/Sales 2.87
  • Price/Cash Flow 10.12
  • Price/Book 1.92

Price Performance

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Period Period Low Period High Performance
1-Month
50.91 +1.81%
on 05/23/17
52.86 -1.95%
on 05/05/17
+0.40 (+0.78%)
since 04/21/17
3-Month
50.35 +2.94%
on 04/21/17
55.12 -5.97%
on 04/19/17
-1.17 (-2.21%)
since 02/23/17
52-Week
50.35 +2.94%
on 04/21/17
57.50 -9.86%
on 12/16/16
-0.26 (-0.50%)
since 05/23/16

Most Recent Stories

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Westar Energy Announces 1st Quarter 2017 Results.

TOPEKA, Kan., May 9, 2017 - Westar Energy, Inc. (NYSE:WR) today announced earnings of $60 million, or $0.42 per share, for the first quarter 2017 compared with earnings of $66 million, or $0.46 per share,...

WR : 51.83 (+0.25%)
Utility Stock Q1 Earnings Reports on May 9: DUK, SRE & More

Utility sector earnings are expected to improve 3.1% on 5.8% higher revenues this season.

SJI : 35.34 (+0.77%)
SRE : 113.27 (+0.35%)
DUK : 84.30 (+0.24%)
WR : 51.83 (+0.25%)
Great Plains Energy and Westar Energy File Petition for Reconsideration with Kansas Corporation Commission

Great Plains Energy Incorporated (NYSE: GXP) and Westar Energy, Inc. (NYSE: WR) today announced that they have filed a Petition for Reconsideration with the Kansas Corporation Commission...

WR : 51.83 (+0.25%)
GXP : 28.82 (+0.14%)
Research Reports Initiation on Utilities Stocks -- NiSource, Eversource Energy, Sempra Energy, and Westar Energy

On Wednesday, April 26, 2017, US markets saw broad based losses with five out of nine sectors finishing the trading sessions in red. The NASDAQ Composite ended the day flat at 6,025.23; the Dow Jones Industrial...

SRE : 113.27 (+0.35%)
NI : 25.14 (+0.52%)
WR : 51.83 (+0.25%)
ES : 61.14 (+0.66%)
Interesting WR Put And Call Options For December 15th

Investors in Westar Energy Inc saw new options begin trading today, for the December 15th expiration. One of the key data points that goes into the price an option buyer is willing to pay, is the time...

WR : 51.83 (+0.25%)
Westar Energy Set to Possibly Rebound After Yesterday's Selloff of 8.33%

Westar Energy (NYSE:WR) traded in a range yesterday that spanned from a low of $50.49 to a high of $51.52. Yesterday, the shares fell 8.3%, which took the trading range below the 3-day low of $53.77...

WR : 51.83 (+0.25%)
Kansas regulators reject $12.2B Westar sale to Great Plains

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas regulators on Wednesday rejected the proposed sale of the state's largest electric company to a Missouri firm, concluding that the $12.2 billion price was too high and would...

WR : 51.83 (+0.25%)
GXP : 28.82 (+0.14%)
NextEra, Westar Energy Commission More Wind Power for Kansas

NextEra Energy and Westar Energy jointly celebrated the commissioning of the $650 M Kingman and Ninnescah Wind Energy Centers in Kansas.

RWEOY : 19.5500 (+0.10%)
WR : 51.83 (+0.25%)
GE : 28.28 (+0.35%)
NEE : 138.96 (+0.44%)
Westar Energy, NextEra Energy Resources celebrate commissioning of two wind energy centers, $650 million investment in Kansas

State and local leaders and landowners joined executives from NextEra Energy Resources and Westar Energy to celebrate the commissioning of the Kingman and Ninnescah Wind Energy Centers, which has created...

NEP : 34.40 (+2.20%)
WR : 51.83 (+0.25%)
NEE : 138.96 (+0.44%)
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 : 51.83 (+0.25%)

Barchart Technical Opinion

The Barchart Technical Opinion rating is a 72% Sell with a Weakening 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 53.03
1st Resistance Point 52.43
Last Price 51.83
1st Support Level 51.07
2nd Support Level 50.31

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