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Last $34.25 USD
Change Today -0.13 / -0.38%
Volume 664.9K
As of 8:04 PM 06/29/15 All times are local (Market data is delayed by at least 15 minutes).

westar energy inc (WR) Snapshot

Open
$34.37
Previous Close
$34.38
Day High
$34.80
Day Low
$34.23
52 Week High
01/29/15 - $44.03
52 Week Low
10/3/14 - $33.73
Market Cap
4.5B
Average Volume 10 Days
1.0M
EPS TTM
$2.20
Shares Outstanding
132.2M
EX-Date
06/5/15
P/E TM
15.6x
Dividend
$1.44
Dividend Yield
4.14%
Current Stock Chart for WESTAR ENERGY INC (WR)

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westar energy inc (WR) Details

Westar Energy, Inc., an electric utility company, generates, transmits, and distributes electricity in Kansas. The company has 7,200 megawatts of electric generation capacity producing electricity through various fuel types, including coal, uranium, natural gas, diesel, wind, and landfill gas. It sells electricity retail to residential, commercial, and industrial customers, as well as for lighting public streets and highways; and electricity wholesale to electric cooperatives, municipalities, other electric utilities, and regional transmission organizations. The company provides its services in central and northeastern Kansas, as well as in south-central and southeastern Kansas. It serves approximately 698,000 customers. The company was founded in 1924 and is headquartered in Topeka, Kansas.

2,411 Employees
Last Reported Date: 02/25/15
Founded in 1924

westar energy inc (WR) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive officer, President and Direct...
Total Annual Compensation: $767.3K
Chief Financial Officer, Principal Accounting...
Total Annual Compensation: $371.1K
Senior Vice President of Strategy
Total Annual Compensation: $380.4K
Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate...
Total Annual Compensation: $306.9K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

westar energy inc (WR) Key Developments

Westar Energy, Inc. Declares Quarterly Dividend, Payable on July 1, 2015

The Westar Energy, Inc. Board of Directors declared a quarterly dividend of 36 cents per share payable on July 1, 2015, on the company's common stock. The dividends are payable to shareholders of record as of June 9, 2015.

Westar Energy, Inc. - Shareholder/Analyst Call

Annual Meeting of Shareholders

Westar Energy, Inc. Announces Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the First Quarter Ended March 31, 2015; Provides Earnings Guidance for the Year of 2015

Westar Energy, Inc. announced unaudited consolidated earnings results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2015. For the quarter, the company reported total revenues of $590,807,000 against $628,556,000 a year ago. Income from operations was $125,558,000 against $149,541,000 a year ago. Income before income taxes was $80,841,000 against $105,931,000 a year ago. Net income attributable to common stock was $50,980,000 against $68,955,000 a year ago. Diluted earnings per common share were $0.38 against $0.52 a year ago. Cash flows from operating activities were $212,495,000 against $238,312,000 a year ago. Additions to property, plant and equipment was $187,223,000 against $218,329,000 a year ago. GAAP book value per share was $25.03 as on March 31, 2015 against $25.02 as on December 31, 2015. The company lowered its 2015 earnings guidance to $2.18 to $2.33 per share. Effective tax rate expected to be 33% to 35%.

 

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Valuation WR Industry Range
Price/Earnings 15.6x
Price/Sales 1.8x
Price/Book 1.4x
Price/Cash Flow 7.8x
TEV/Sales 0.3x
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