Westar Energy Inc  

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+0.35 (0.93%)
Mar 27 - Close
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Range 37.82 - 38.39
52 week 33.73 - 44.03
Open 37.96
Vol / Avg. 910,205.00/1.19M
Mkt cap 5.04B
P/E 16.20
Div/yield 0.36/3.77
EPS 2.36
Shares 132.14M
Beta 0.36
Inst. own 73%
May 5, 2015
Q1 2015 Westar Energy Inc Earnings Release (Estimated) - 4:00PM EDT - Add to calendar
Feb 26, 2015
Q4 2014 Westar Energy Inc Earnings Call - Webcast
Feb 25, 2015
Q4 2014 Westar Energy Inc Earnings Release
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Key stats and ratios

Q4 (Dec '14) 2014
Net profit margin 7.67% 12.39%
Operating margin 17.65% 24.33%
EBITD margin - 35.34%
Return on average assets 1.80% 3.23%
Return on average equity 5.30% 9.83%
Employees 2,411 -
CDP Score - -


TOPEKA, KS 66612-1203
United States - Map
+1-785-5758227 (Phone)
+1-785-5756596 (Fax)

Website links

External links

Analyst Estimates - MarketWatch
SEC Filings - EDGAR Online
Major Holders - MSN Money


Westar Energy, Inc., is an electric utility in Kansas. The Company provides electric generation, transmission and distribution services to approximately 693,000 customers in Kansas. It provides these services in central and northeastern Kansas, including the cities of Topeka, Lawrence, Manhattan, Salina and Hutchinson. Kansas Gas and Electric Company (KGE), Westar Energy's wholly owned subsidiary, provides these services in south-central and southeastern Kansas, including the city of Wichita. Both Westar Energy and KGE conduct business using the name Westar Energy. The Company supplies electric energy at retail to customers in Kansas. It also supplies electric energy at wholesale to municipalities and electric cooperatives in Kansas, and have contracts for the sale or purchase of wholesale electricity with other utilities. The Company classifies it customer as residential, commercial and industrial.

Officers and directors

Charles Q. Chandler IV Independent Chairman of the Board
Age: 60
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters
Mark A. Ruelle President, Chief Executive Officer, Director
Age: 53
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters
Trading Activity - Yahoo Finance
Anthony D. Somma Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President, Treasurer
Age: 51
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters
John T. Bridson Senior Vice President -Generation and Marketing
Age: 45
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters
Bruce A. Akin Senior Vice President-Power Delivery
Age: 49
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters
Trading Activity - Yahoo Finance
Jerl L. Banning Senior Vice President-Operations Support and Administration
Age: 54
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters
Greg A. Greenwood Senior Vice President - Strategy
Age: 49
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters
Larry D. Irick Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary
Age: 58
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters
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Kevin L. Kongs Vice President, Controller
Age: 52
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters
Mollie Hale Carter Independent Director
Age: 51
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters