Westar Energy Inc. (WR)

56.15
NYSE : Utilities
Prev Close 54.58
Day Low/High 54.56 / 56.31
52 Wk Low/High 47.06 / 57.32
Avg Volume 683.70K
Exchange NYSE
Shares Outstanding 142.23M
Market Cap 7.76B
EPS 2.30
P/E Ratio 24.04
Div & Yield 1.60 (2.95%)

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Ratings Changes Today

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TPX, WR, GOV, BIIB and SRE were all recently were downgraded by TheStreet's Quant Ratings service.

Ratings Changes Today

TheStreet Quant Ratings provides fair and objective information to help you make educated investing decisions. We rate over 4,100 stocks daily and provide 5-page PDF reports for each stock. These ratings can change daily and today's changes are reflected in the email below. If you are looking to check-up on the stocks you currently own or are looking for new ideas, you can find our full database of password-protected ratings reports in our proprietary ratings screener: http://www.thestreet.com/k/qr/flat/stock-screener.html Upgrades: AC, BJRI, SUN, UNT Downgrades: AAC, BELFA, BIIB, BMCH, EIX, GXP, KMX, LAWS, LUK, MUX, RPXC, TPX, VDSI, WR Initiations: None Read on to get TheStreet Quant Ratings' detailed report:

Westar Energy Announces 2017 Results

Westar Energy Announces 2017 Results

Westar Energy Declares Dividend

Westar Energy Declares Dividend

Great Plains Energy And Westar Energy Shareholders Approve Merger At Special Shareholder Meetings

Great Plains Energy And Westar Energy Shareholders Approve Merger At Special Shareholder Meetings

Westar Energy, Inc. (NYSE: WR) and Great Plains Energy Incorporated (NYSE: GXP), the parent company of Kansas City Power & Light ("KCP&L"), today announced at their respective shareholder meetings that shareholders...

Great Plains Energy And Westar Energy Schedule Special Shareholder Meetings

Great Plains Energy And Westar Energy Schedule Special Shareholder Meetings

Westar Energy, Inc. (NYSE: WR) and Great Plains Energy Incorporated (NYSE: GXP) today each announced special meetings on Tuesday, November 21, 2017, for their respective shareholders to vote on the companies' proposed...

Westar Energy Declares Dividend

Westar Energy Declares Dividend

Great Plains Energy And Westar Energy Announce Amended Agreement, Agree To A No-Premium Merger Of Equals To Form Leading Electric Utility

Great Plains Energy And Westar Energy Announce Amended Agreement, Agree To A No-Premium Merger Of Equals To Form Leading Electric Utility

Westar Energy, Inc. (NYSE: WR) and Great Plains Energy Incorporated (NYSE: GXP) today announced that both companies' boards of directors have unanimously approved a revised transaction that involves no premium paid or...

Kansas Corporation Commission Denies Great Plains Energy And Westar Energy Petition For Reconsideration

Today the Kansas Corporation Commission ("Commission" or "KCC") denied the Petition for Reconsideration filed jointly by Great Plains Energy Incorporated (NYSE: GXP) and Westar Energy, Inc.

Great Plains Energy And Westar Energy File Petition For Reconsideration With Kansas Corporation Commission

Great Plains Energy Incorporated (NYSE: GXP) and Westar Energy, Inc.

Health Care and Pharma Feeling the Wrath of Trump: Cramer's 'Mad Money' Recap (Wednesday 1/11/17)

Health Care and Pharma Feeling the Wrath of Trump: Cramer's 'Mad Money' Recap (Wednesday 1/11/17)

Just because Trump's pro-business doesn't mean he's pro-stock market, says Jim Cramer.

Berkshire Hathaway, SAP, Dominion Resources: 'Mad Money' Lightning Round

Berkshire Hathaway, SAP, Dominion Resources: 'Mad Money' Lightning Round

Jim Cramer's bullish on BRK.B, D, SAP, FCX; but he's bearish on HYH.

'Mad Money' Lightning Round: Cramer Is Bullish on Nucor, EOG Resources, Mattel

'Mad Money' Lightning Round: Cramer Is Bullish on Nucor, EOG Resources, Mattel

Nucor has more room to run than AK Steel, and Jim Cramer prefers Freeport-McMoRan to Rio Tinto.

Jim Cramer's 'Mad Money' Recap: Think You Missed the Trump Rally?

Jim Cramer's 'Mad Money' Recap: Think You Missed the Trump Rally?

This rally is more sustainable than many people think, says Jim Cramer.

4 Big-Volume Stocks to Add to Your Buy List -- Plus 3 to Avoid

4 Big-Volume Stocks to Add to Your Buy List -- Plus 3 to Avoid

Here's a technical look at how to trade some of the most active stocks on the market right now.

Great Plains Energy And Westar Energy Shareholders Approve Merger Related Proposals At Special Shareholder Meetings

Great Plains Energy And Westar Energy Shareholders Approve Merger Related Proposals At Special Shareholder Meetings

Great Plains Energy Incorporated (NYSE: GXP), the parent company of KCP&L, and Westar Energy, Inc.

Great Plains Energy And Westar Energy Schedule Special Shareholder Meetings

Great Plains Energy And Westar Energy Schedule Special Shareholder Meetings

Great Plains Energy Incorporated (NYSE: GXP), the parent company of KCP&L, and Westar Energy, Inc.

'Mad Money' Lightning Round: Why Isn't Taser's Stock Higher?

'Mad Money' Lightning Round: Why Isn't Taser's Stock Higher?

Cramer is no fan of Chesapeake Energy and thinks Gartner has great growth.

Jim Cramer's 'Mad Money' Recap: Verizon Is Building a Digital Empire

Jim Cramer's 'Mad Money' Recap: Verizon Is Building a Digital Empire

Buying Yahoo!'s core assets is the start of something very big, Cramer says.

WESTAR ENERGY (WR) SHAREHOLDER ALERT - Andrews & Springer LLC Is Investigating Westar Energy, Inc. For Potential Breaches Of Fiduciary Duty

WESTAR ENERGY (WR) SHAREHOLDER ALERT - Andrews & Springer LLC Is Investigating Westar Energy, Inc. For Potential Breaches Of Fiduciary Duty

Andrews & Springer LLC, a boutique securities class action law firm focused on representing shareholders nationwide, is investigating potential breach of fiduciary duty claims against Westar Energy, Inc.

SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Levi & Korsinsky, LLP Announces Investigation Concerning The Fairness Of The Sale Of Westar Energy, Inc. To Great Plains Energy Incorporated

SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Levi & Korsinsky, LLP Announces Investigation Concerning The Fairness Of The Sale Of Westar Energy, Inc. To Great Plains Energy Incorporated

The following statement is being issued by Levi & Korsinsky, LLP: To: All Persons or Entities who purchased Westar Energy, Inc.

INVESTOR ALERT: Brower Piven Commences An Investigation Into The Proposed Sale Of Westar Energy, Inc. And Encourages Shareholders To Contact The Firm For Additional Information

INVESTOR ALERT: Brower Piven Commences An Investigation Into The Proposed Sale Of Westar Energy, Inc. And Encourages Shareholders To Contact The Firm For Additional Information

The securities litigation law firm of Brower Piven, A Professional Corporation, has commenced an investigation into possible breaches of fiduciary duty and other violations of state law by the Board of Directors of Westar...

TheStreet Quant Rating: A- (Buy)