Westar Energy Inc  

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Range 44.47 - 45.05
52 week 33.88 - 46.60
Open 44.68
Vol / Avg. 122,221.00/1.07M
Mkt cap 6.35B
P/E 20.99
Div/yield 0.36/3.21
EPS 2.14
Shares 141.34M
Beta 0.23
Inst. own 72%
Feb 25, 2016
Q4 2015 Westar Energy, Inc. Earnings Conference Call - 10:00AM EST - Add to calendar
Feb 24, 2016
Q4 2015 Westar Energy Inc Earnings Release - 4:00PM EST - Add to calendar
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Key stats and ratios

Q3 (Sep '15) 2014
Net profit margin 19.18% 12.39%
Operating margin 34.88% 24.33%
EBITD margin - 35.34%
Return on average assets 5.34% 3.23%
Return on average equity 15.26% 9.83%
Employees 2,411 -
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 693,000 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 wholly owned 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. The Company supplies electric energy at retail to customers in Kansas. The Company also supplies electric energy at wholesale to municipalities and electric cooperatives in Kansas. The Company classifies it customer as residential, commercial and industrial. It has around 6,645 megawatts (MW) of generating capacity in service. Its installed wind power generation capacity is around 515 MW.

Officers and directors

Charles Q. Chandler IV Independent Chairman of the Board
Age: 61
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters
Mark A. Ruelle President, Chief Executive Officer, Director
Age: 53
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters
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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: 45
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters
Bruce A. Akin Senior Vice President-Power Delivery
Age: 50
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters
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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: 52
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters