Westar Energy Inc. (WR)

54.00
1.08 1.96
Prev Close 55.08
Open 55.24
Day Low/High 53.48 / 55.48
52 Wk Low/High 47.06 / 57.44
Volume 51.17M
Avg Volume 1.52M
Exchange
Shares Outstanding 142.23M
Market Cap 7.72B
EPS 2.30
Div & Yield N.A. (N.A)
Westar Energy (WR) Stock Continues Rising on Merger

Westar Energy (WR) Stock Continues Rising on Merger

Shares of Westar Energy (WR) are higher Thursday after the company announced Great Plains Energy (GPX) offered to buy it for $8.6 billion earlier in the week.

WESTAR ENERGY, INC. SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Former SEC Attorney Willie Briscoe And Powers Taylor LLP Believe The Acquisition By Great Plains Energy Incorporated May Be Unfair To Shareholders

WESTAR ENERGY, INC. SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Former SEC Attorney Willie Briscoe And Powers Taylor LLP Believe The Acquisition By Great Plains Energy Incorporated May Be Unfair To Shareholders

Former United States Securities and Exchange Commission attorney Willie Briscoe and the securities litigation firm of Powers Taylor LLP are investigating potential claims against the Board of Directors of Westar Energy,...

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

Shareholder Alert: Brower Piven Commences An Investigation Into The Proposed Sale Of Westar Energy, Inc. And Encourages Investors 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...

Stocks on Track for Mixed May as Dow Loses Gains

Stocks on Track for Mixed May as Dow Loses Gains

Stock are on track for a mixed month as escalating fears over the likelihood of a summer rate hike from the Federal Reserve erases gains for the Dow.

Trending Tickers: AGN, WR, CLF, CCE, MKTO

Energy and oil shares soar as U.S. indices were mixed following a long weekend. 

Here’s Why Westar Energy Shares Are Up on Tuesday

Here’s Why Westar Energy Shares Are Up on Tuesday

Shares of Westar Energy climbed more than seven percent during midday trading on Tuesday after Great Plains Energy said it would buy the company for roughly $8.6 billion.

Stocks Waver as Boost in Spending Lifts Rate Hike Chances

Stocks Waver as Boost in Spending Lifts Rate Hike Chances

Stocks fluctuate Tuesday morning as a big boost in consumer spending in April increases the chances the Federal Reserve will implement another rate hike this summer.

Great Plains to Acquire Westar for $8.6B

Great Plains to Acquire Westar for $8.6B

The deal, which had been rumored, is expected to create long-term value for shareholders and cut costs for customers.

Heavy Volume And Pre-Market Movement For Westar Energy (WR)

Heavy Volume And Pre-Market Movement For Westar Energy (WR)

Trade-Ideas LLC identified Westar Energy (WR) as a pre-market mover with heavy volume candidate

Westar Energy (WR) Stock Surges on Planned Great Plains Energy Merger

Westar Energy (WR) Stock Surges on Planned Great Plains Energy Merger

Westar Energy (WR) stock is higher in pre-market trading on Tuesday, as Great Plains Energy plans to purchase the electric utility.

Stock Futures Higher as Spending Sees Biggest Jump in Seven Years

Stock Futures Higher as Spending Sees Biggest Jump in Seven Years

Stock futures hold slight gains on Tuesday after consumer spending in April shows its best gain since August 2009.

Great Plains Energy To Acquire Westar Energy, Creating Long-Term Value For Shareholders And Cost Savings For Customers

Great Plains Energy To Acquire Westar Energy, Creating Long-Term Value For Shareholders And Cost Savings For Customers

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

Watch Out: Barbarians At The Gate For Westar Energy (WR)

Watch Out: Barbarians At The Gate For Westar Energy (WR)

Trade-Ideas LLC identified Westar Energy (WR) as a "barbarian at the gate" (strong stocks crossing above resistance with today's range greater than 200%) candidate

Why Gold Is a Buying Opportunity

SPDR Gold Shares look like a good buy around $120, when considering this type of breakout.

US Oil Fund Raises Red Flag

USO closes below the April 27 breakout pivot, potentially signaling the end of the crude oil rally.

Nasdaq-100 May Bounce Into Weekend

It could mount a larger scale rally, but its technicals won’t improve until it closes above 4500

Oil and Gas Sell Signals are a Slippery Slope

The oil and gas sector is overdue for a large-scale decline, but sell signals have been elusive in the last few weeks.

Earnings Rule Price Action Into Weekend

Financials will lead Thursday’s earnings schedule, while Alphabet and Microsoft after-hour reports also need to be watched.

Expiration Finale on Friday is Likely a Dud

A strong China number may trigger a European rally across the Atlantic, but the S&P 500 closed less than 15 points below the 11-month trendline resistance, which skews the reward.

Biotechs Lose Ground, For Now

However, the group should bounce strongly in the next few days, perhaps taking out last week’s highs in order to punish short sellers who have reloaded positions.

Westar Energy (WR) Stock Advanced Today on Takeover Interest

Westar Energy (WR) Stock Advanced Today on Takeover Interest

Westar Energy (WR) stock climbed today following takeover interest from a rival and an investor consortium.

Trade-Ideas: Westar Energy (WR) Is Today's New Lifetime High Stock

Trade-Ideas: Westar Energy (WR) Is Today's New Lifetime High Stock

Trade-Ideas LLC identified Westar Energy (WR) as a new lifetime high candidate

New Lifetime High For Westar Energy (WR)

New Lifetime High For Westar Energy (WR)

Trade-Ideas LLC identified Westar Energy (WR) as a new lifetime high candidate

These 5 Stocks Could Be About to Hand You Breakout Gains

These 5 Stocks Could Be About to Hand You Breakout Gains

These five technical setups are showing solid upside potential right now.

3 Stocks Raising The Utilities Sector Higher

3 Stocks Raising The Utilities Sector Higher

TheStreet highlights 3 stocks pushing the utilities sector higher today.

Westar Energy (WR) Stock Surges on Potential Sale

Westar Energy (WR) Stock Surges on Potential Sale

Westar Energy (WR) stock is climbing in early afternoon trading on Thursday after a report said the company is considering a sale.

Westar Energy (WR) Hits New Lifetime High Today

Westar Energy (WR) Hits New Lifetime High Today

Trade-Ideas LLC identified Westar Energy (WR) as a new lifetime high candidate

Insider Trading Alert - SPTN, OAK And WR Traded By Insiders

Insider Trading Alert - SPTN, OAK And WR Traded By Insiders

Stocks with insider trader activity include SPTN, OAK and WR

3 Stocks Going Ex-Dividend Monday: NEWM, NWS, WR

3 Stocks Going Ex-Dividend Monday: NEWM, NWS, WR

NEWM NWS WR are going ex-dividend Monday, Monday, March 07, 2016