Analyst Activity – JPMorgan Chase Raises Its Price Target On NYSE:WR – Westar Energy (NYSE:WR) to

Analyst Ratings For NYSE:WR – Westar Energy (NYSE:WR)

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Today, JPMorgan Chase raised its price target on NYSE:WR – Westar Energy (NYSE:WR) to per share.

Some recent analyst ratings include

  • 2/2/2018-UBS initiated coverage with a Neutral rating.
  • 10/24/2017-Bank of America initiated coverage with a Buy ➝ Buy rating.
  • 10/2/2017-Wells Fargo & Co Upgrade from a “Market Perform ➝ Outperform” rating to a “” rating.
  • 7/26/2017-Wolfe Research initiated coverage with a Outperform rating.
  • 7/11/2017-Evercore ISI Upgrade from a “In-Line ➝ Outperform” rating to a “” rating.

Dividend information for NYSE:WR – Westar Energy (NYSE:WR)

NYSE:WR – Westar Energy (NYSE:WR) pays an annual dividend of $1.60 with a yield of 2.97% and an average dividend growth of 4.40% based on a 3 Year Average..

Dividend History for NYSE:WR – Westar Energy (NYSE:WR)

  • On 5/17/2018 NYSE:WR – Westar Energy announced a quarterly dividend of $0.40 3.02% with an ex dividend date of 5/29/2018 which will be payable on 6/20/2018.
  • On 2/21/2018 NYSE:WR – Westar Energy announced a Quarterly dividend of $0.40 with an ex dividend date of 3/8/2018 which will be payable on 4/2/2018.
  • On 11/22/2017 NYSE:WR – Westar Energy announced a quarterly dividend of $0.40 2.85% with an ex dividend date of 12/7/2017 which will be payable on 1/2/2018.
  • On 8/25/2017 NYSE:WR – Westar Energy announced a quarterly dividend of $0.40 3.09% with an ex dividend date of 9/7/2017 which will be payable on 10/2/2017.
  • On 5/19/2017 NYSE:WR – Westar Energy announced a quarterly dividend of $0.40 3.08% with an ex dividend date of 6/7/2017 which will be payable on 7/3/2017.
  • On 2/23/2017 NYSE:WR – Westar Energy announced a quarterly dividend of $0.40 3.02% with an ex dividend date of 3/7/2017 which will be payable on 4/3/2017.
  • On 11/23/2016 NYSE:WR – Westar Energy announced a quarterly dividend of $0.38 2.66% with an ex dividend date of 12/7/2016 which will be payable on 1/3/2017.

Recent Insider Trading Activity For NYSE:WR – Westar Energy (NYSE:WR)
NYSE:WR – Westar Energy (NYSE:WR) has insider ownership of 0.70% and institutional ownership of 74.80%.

  • On 5/16/2018 Anthony D. Somma, CFO, sold 4,000 with an average share price of $53.47 per share and the total transaction amounting to $213,880.00.
  • On 5/14/2018 Larry D. Irick, VP, sold 5,000 with an average share price of $54.25 per share and the total transaction amounting to $271,250.00.
  • On 5/11/2018 Greg A. Greenwood, SVP, sold 5,000 with an average share price of $53.71 per share and the total transaction amounting to $268,550.00.
  • On 3/29/2018 Jerl L. Banning, SVP, sold 4,000 with an average share price of $52.51 per share and the total transaction amounting to $210,040.00.
  • On 3/22/2018 Mark A. Ruelle, CEO, sold 29,500 with an average share price of $51.02 per share and the total transaction amounting to $1,505,090.00.
  • On 3/16/2018 Larry D Irick, VP, sold 5,000 with an average share price of $50.56 per share and the total transaction amounting to $252,800.00.
  • On 3/15/2018 Bruce A. Akin, SVP, sold 5,507 with an average share price of $50.53 per share and the total transaction amounting to $278,268.71.

Recent Trading Activity for NYSE:WR – Westar Energy (NYSE:WR)
Shares of NYSE:WR – Westar Energy closed the previous trading session at 54.00 up +0.53 0.99% with 54.060001373291016 shares trading hands.

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