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)

'Mad Money Lightning Round': Time to Unload Wachovia

Investors should start selling Wachovia as it heads higher, Cramer says.

TXU Sparks Takeover Talk

TXU Sparks Takeover Talk

Pay attention to which companies might be the next candidates.

Monday's Winners & Losers: Wynn

Monday's Winners & Losers: Wynn

Shares jump after the casino company declares a $6 special distribution.

Westar Energy Earnings Rise

Revenue beats targets.

Westar Energy Closes Plant Buy

It pays $53 million.

Westar Energy Missouri Plan

It will provide energy management services.

Westar to Build New Transmission Lines

Westar to Build New Transmission Lines

It's adding to its Kansas network.

Westar Announces Promotions

Greenwood will be become VP -- construction services.

Westar Energy Profit Climbs

Westar Energy Profit Climbs

Shares add 2%.

Westar Energy Profit Leaps

Westar Energy Profit Leaps

Revenue rises 1%.

The Five Dumbest Things on Wall Street This Week

The Five Dumbest Things on Wall Street This Week

Lucid Lucent; crisp Apple; Merck mess; Mother's Daze; falling Westar.

Westar Energy Names President

The operating chief adds a title.

Westar Energy Profit Plummets

Revenue rises, though.

Expect Fewer and Larger Utilities

Expect Fewer and Larger Utilities

As an old statute is repealed, get ready for a new era of consolidation, two industry insiders say.

Expect Fewer and Larger Utilities

As an old statute is repealed, get ready for a new era of consolidation, two industry insiders say.

Defense Wins Championships

An aggressive 'D' is crucial to compete now. Utes, REITs and banks are part of the game plan.

Bush Primes the Pump for Energy

Investors in the sector gush over the prospects of a second term for the incumbent.

The Dow Closes Below 10,000

Another rally in crude oil undercuts sentiment again after a rough week for blue chips.

Watch These Triggers This Week

Watch oil, utilities stocks and Fed governors as the markets wrap up the third quarter.

Under the Radar: A Blow to Natural Gas Bulls

While storage hasn't declined as fast as some hoped, prices aren't likely to slump.

Bottom of the Barrel: At Westar, Management Finally Matters

The ethical leadership of Jim Haines has turned the company around, and the stock price has doubled.

Westar's Beacon of Hope

The new chief and his restructuring plan may well get this business back in order.

Not Much Quiet on the Westar Front

One exec's departure and one's return are offering shareholders some optimism.

Stock Sale Takes a Bite Out of TXU

Meanwhile, Westar rises as a new CEO comes aboard.

Westar Plunges on Indictment of CEO

Westar Plunges on Indictment of CEO

The feds charge the executive with bank fraud, pushing the stock down 21% before trading is halted.

Is Wittig's Move a Western Omelet or Just a Bunch of Broken Eggs?

The Western Resources merger with PS New Mexico is either his best deal ever or, more likely, a bust.

Anyone Interested in Buying a Utility in Kansas?

Anyone Interested in Buying a Utility in Kansas?

Western Resources, limping after an attempt to diversify, is looking for a suitor.