Westar Energy Inc  

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Range 55.34 - 55.82
52 week 34.90 - 57.24
Open 55.40
Vol / Avg. 709,757.00/1.06M
Mkt cap 7.78B
P/E 25.60
Div/yield 0.38/2.74
EPS 2.17
Shares 141.68M
Beta 0.33
Inst. own 71%
Aug 3, 2016
Q2 2016 Westar Energy Inc Earnings Call - 10:00AM EDT - Add to calendar
Aug 2, 2016
Q2 2016 Westar Energy Inc Earnings Release - 4:00PM EDT - Add to calendar
May 31, 2016
Great Plains Energy Inc Conference Call To Discuss Definitive Agreement To Acquire Westar Energy - Webcast
May 20, 2016
Westar Energy Inc Annual Shareholders Meeting (Estimated)
May 19, 2016
Westar Energy Inc Annual Shareholders Meeting - Webcast
May 4, 2016
Q1 2016 Westar Energy Inc Earnings Call - Webcast
May 3, 2016
Q1 2016 Westar Energy Inc Earnings Release
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Key stats and ratios

Q1 (Mar '16) 2015
Net profit margin 12.07% 12.27%
Operating margin 24.90% 25.25%
EBITD margin - 37.88%
Return on average assets 2.56% 2.87%
Return on average equity 7.16% 8.38%
Employees 2,330 -
CDP Score - -


818 S Kansas Ave
TOPEKA, KS 66612-1203
United States - Map
+1-785-5756300 (Phone)
+1-785-5756596 (Fax)

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External links

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


Westar Energy, Inc. (Westar Energy) is an electric utility in Kansas. The Company provides electric generation, transmission and distribution services to approximately 700,000 customers in Kansas. The Company 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 subsidiary, provides the services in south-central and southeastern Kansas, including the city of Wichita. Both Westar Energy and KGE conduct business using the name Westar Energy. It supplies electric energy at retail to customers in Kansas. It also supplies electric energy at wholesale to municipalities and electric cooperatives in Kansas, and has contracts for the sale or purchase of wholesale electricity with other utilities. The Company classifies it customers as residential, commercial and industrial. It has approximately 6,270 megawatts (MW) of generating capacity in service.

Officers and directors

Charles Q. Chandler IV Independent Chairman of the Board
Age: 62
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters
Mark A. Ruelle President, Chief Executive Officer, Director
Age: 54
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters
Trading Activity - Yahoo Finance
Anthony D. Somma Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President, Treasurer
Age: 52
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters
John T. Bridson Senior Vice President -Generation and Marketing
Age: 46
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters
Bruce A. Akin Senior Vice President-Power Delivery
Age: 50
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters
Trading Activity - Yahoo Finance
Jerl L. Banning Senior Vice President-Operations Support and Administration
Age: 55
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters
Gregory A. Greenwood Senior Vice President - Strategy
Age: 50
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters
Larry D. Irick Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary
Age: 59
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters
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Kevin L. Kongs Vice President, Controller
Age: 53
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters
Mollie H. Carter Independent Director
Age: 53
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters