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Westar Energy (WR) NYSE

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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...

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...

Westar Energy Shares Up 23.0% 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 23.01% as of today's recent price of $56.48.

Talen Energy Stockholders Approve Takeover by Riverstone

Shareholders of energy and power generation company Talen Energy Corporation (TLN) have recently approved the proposed acquisition of the company by Riverstone Holdings LLC, a private investment firm.

23.6% 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 7 months, Westar Energy has returned 23.55% as of today's recent price of $56.73.

Zacks Industry Outlook Highlights: CenterPoint Energy, Duke Energy, Great Plains Energy, Westar Energy and American Water Works

Zacks Industry Outlook Highlights: CenterPoint Energy, Duke Energy, Great Plains Energy, Westar Energy and American Water Works

Utilities Continue Offering Stability Amid Overall Uncertainty

Utilities Continue Offering Stability Amid Overall Uncertainty

Great Plains Energy-Westar Merger Gets Nod from Shareholders (revised)

Shareholders of Great Plains Energy and Westar Energy have approved the pending merger related proposals, thereby paving the way for the completion of the transaction in the spring of 2017.

Great Plains Energy-Westar Merger Gets Nod from Shareholders

Shareholders of Great Plains Energy Incorporated (GXP) and Westar Energy, Inc. (WR) have approved the pending merger related proposals, paving the way for the completion of the transaction in the spring...

Westar Energy Shares Up 22.9% 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 22.86% as of today's recent price of $56.41.

Great Plains Energy Prices Concurrent Offerings of Common Stock and Depositary Shares Representing Interests in Mandatory Convertible Preferred Stock

Great Plains Energy Incorporated (NYSE: GXP) ("Great Plains Energy" or the "Company") announced today the pricing of its previously announced concurrent underwritten public offerings of 52,600,000...

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Brugler Ag Report

Today's Commentary

Corn futures settled mostly 3 cents higher, rising 11 1/4 cents on the week. Weekly US export data this morning showed sales of 1,379,917 MT, within expectations, with 12,300 MT of that coming from the 17/18 marketing year. Sales are 127% above last ...
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Alan Brugler writes this daily agricultural markets overview with opening, midday and closing comments directed at the gain and meat Ag markets.

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