Westar Energy Inc. (WR)

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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
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Kan. Utility Reaches Settlement On Electric Rates

Kan. Utility Reaches Settlement On Electric Rates

Westar Energy, Kansas parties agree on $17.1M rate hike for wind farm, gas-fired plant costs

Judge To Reschedule Ex-Westar CEO Trial

Judge To Reschedule Ex-Westar CEO Trial

Judge to consider scheduling third trial involving ex-Westar CEO, strategy officer

Westar Energy Quarterly Profit Falls 8 Percent

Westar Energy Quarterly Profit Falls 8 Percent

Westar Energy reports 8 percent drop in third-quarter profits from cool summer

Kansas Transmission Line Project Back In Mix

Kansas Transmission Line Project Back In Mix

Group decides against eliminating Kan. transmission line as priority, wants more study

Kansas-based Utility To Receive 'smart Grid' Funds

Kansas-based Utility To Receive 'smart Grid' Funds

Kansas-based utility to receive up to $19 million in stimulus funds for 'smart grid' project

Kan. Agrees To Equalize Westar Rates

Kansas regulators approve equalizing electric rates in Westar's 2 divisions

Sierra Club Wants To Join Lawsuit Against Westar

Sierra Club Wants To Join Lawsuit Against Westar

Sierra Club wants to intervene in federal lawsuit filed against Westar over coal-fired plants

Sierra Club Wants To Join Lawsuit Against Westar

Sierra Club Wants To Join Lawsuit Against Westar

Sierra Club wants to intervene in federal lawsuit filed against Westar over coal-fired plants

Analog Devices, Westar: Ratings Changes

Analog Devices, Westar: Ratings Changes

TheStreet.com Ratings upgraded chipmaker Analog Devices and electricity provider Westar Energy.

Large Westar Customers Want No Rate Consolidation

Large Westar Customers Want No Rate Consolidation

Westar industrial customers say Kansas regulators should never consolidate electric rates

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Bank of America, BB&T and other revisions by analysts.

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Westar Makes Rate Hike Request Official In Kansas

Westar Energy formally files request for $20 million rate increase with Kansas regulators

Kan. Gov. Announces Deal On Transmission Lines

Kan. gov. announces settlement with firms competing over high-voltage transmission line

Kan. Gov. Announces Deal On Transmission Lines

Kan. Gov. Announces Deal On Transmission Lines

Kan. gov. announces settlement with firms competing over high-voltage transmission line

Kan. Regulators Westar Electric Rate Increase

Kan. Regulators Westar Electric Rate Increase

Kan. regulators approve electric rate increase for Westar to pay for environmental upgrades

Kan. Utility Plans $380M In Pollution Upgrades

Kan. Utility Plans $380M In Pollution Upgrades

Westar Energy plans up to $380 million in pollution control updates to northeast Kan. plant

Westar 1Q Profit Down, Cuts Capital Spending

Westar 1Q Profit Down, Cuts Capital Spending

Westar 1Q profit falls 28 percent, cuts capital spending by $500M in next 2 years

Westar Energy Posts Decline, Will Cut Spending

Westar Energy Posts Decline, Will Cut Spending

Westar Energy posts a 28% decline in first-quarter earnings and says it will reduce spending in 2010 and 2011.

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Sebelius backs universal coverage, won't say if individuals should have to purchase insurance

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Sebelius backs universal coverage, won't say if individuals should have to purchase insurance

Kan. Utility's Rates Likely To Rise Again By $80M

Westar Energy rates likely to rise again by $80M within year to cover additional costs

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TSC Ratings' Updates: Cinemark

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Gartner, Stantec and Cinemark were upgraded; Applied Materials and Westar were downgraded.

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