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Westar Energy Inc (WR.N)

WR.N on New York Stock Exchange

54.50USD
26 Aug 2016
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WR.N

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About

Westar Energy, Inc. (Westar Energy) is an electric utility in Kansas. The Company provides electric generation, transmission and distribution services to approximately 700,000 customers in Kansas. The Company provides these services in central and northeastern Kansas, including the cities of Topeka, Lawrence, Manhattan, Salina... (more)

Overall

Beta: 0.36
Market Cap(Mil.): $7,724.55
Shares Outstanding(Mil.): 141.73
Dividend: 0.38
Yield (%): 2.79

Financials

  WR.N Industry Sector
P/E (TTM): 24.64 12.98 16.04
EPS (TTM): 2.21 -- --
ROI: 3.30 3.48 5.95
ROE: 8.65 7.67 11.23

BRIEF-Great Plains, Westar Energy to hold shareholder meets on Sept.26

* Great Plains Energy and Westar Energy schedule special shareholder meetings

Aug 25 2016

BRIEF-Great Plains Energy Q2 earnings per share $0.20

* Great plains energy reports solid financial performance; Westar acquisition on track for completion in spring 2017

Aug 04 2016

BRIEF-Westar Energy qtrly earnings per share $0.51

* Company affirmed its 2016 earnings guidance of $2.38 to $2.53 per share

Aug 02 2016

BRIEF-Westar Energy offers investors $350 million in 'green bonds'

* Westar Energy offers investors $350 million in 'green bonds'

Jun 20 2016

BRIEF-Westar Energy expects to settle sale of first mortgage bonds

* On June 20, expect to settle issuance and sale of $350 million in aggregate principal amount of first mortgage bonds, 2.550% series due 2026

Jun 17 2016

BRIEF-Westar Energy files for potential first mortgage bond

* Files for potential first mortgage bonds, size not disclosed - SEC filing Source text: (http://1.usa.gov/1PWZHmF) Further company coverage: (Bengaluru Newsroom: +1-646-223-8780)

Jun 13 2016

BRIEF-Great Plains Energy to buy Westar Energy for $8.6 bln

* Great Plains Energy To Acquire Westar Energy, Creating Long-Term value for shareholders and cost savings for customers

May 31 2016

BRIEF-Westar Energy says may get reverse break-up fee of $380 mln from Great Plains Energy

* $80 million break up fee in favor of Westar, if Great Plains shareholders don't approve deal

May 31 2016

Great Plains Energy to buy Westar for $8.6 bln

May 31 Great Plains Energy Inc, the parent of regulated utility Kansas City Power & Light, said it would buy rival Westar Energy Inc for $8.6 billion in cash and stock.

May 31 2016

BRIEF-Westar Energy sees FY 2016 EPS $2.38-$2.53

* FY 2016 earnings per share view $2.43 -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S

May 03 2016

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