Westar Energy Inc  

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-0.13 (-0.25%)
Jan 19 - Close
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Range 50.85 - 51.28
52 week 49.20 - 57.32
Open 51.02
Vol / Avg. 467,594.00/624,563.00
Mkt cap 7.24B
P/E 21.15
Div/yield 0.40/3.14
EPS 2.41
Shares 142.09M
Beta 0.42
Inst. own 75%
Nov 21, 2017
Westar Energy Inc Extraordinary Shareholders Meeting
Nov 5, 2017
Westar Energy Inc at Edison Electric Institute Financial Conference
Nov 1, 2017
Q3 2017 Westar Energy Inc Earnings Call - Webcast
Oct 31, 2017
Q3 2017 Westar Energy Inc Earnings Release
Oct 25, 2017
Westar Energy Inc Annual Shareholders Meeting - Webcast
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Key stats and ratios

Q3 (Sep '17) 2016
Net profit margin 20.23% 14.10%
Operating margin 32.73% 26.61%
EBITD margin - 40.87%
Return on average assets 5.55% 3.26%
Return on average equity 16.35% 9.27%
Employees 2,254 -
CDP Score - -


818 S Kansas Ave
TOPEKA, KS 66612-1203
United States - Map
+1-785-5756300 (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. The Company provides electric generation, transmission and distribution services. The Company provides these services in central and northeastern Kansas, including the cities of Topeka, Lawrence, Manhattan, Salina and Hutchinson. Its subsidiary, Kansas Gas and Electric Company (KGE), provides these services in south-central and southeastern Kansas, including the city of Wichita. Both the Company 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, and has contracts for the sale or purchase of wholesale electricity with other utilities. As of December 31, 2016, it had 6,292 megawatts (MW) of generating capacity in service.

Officers and directors

Charles Q. Chandler IV Independent Chairman of the Board
Age: 63
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters
Mark A. Ruelle President, Chief Executive Officer, Director
Age: 55
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters
Trading Activity - Yahoo Finance
Anthony D. Somma Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President, Treasurer
Age: 53
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters
John T. Bridson Senior Vice President -Generation and Marketing
Age: 47
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters
Bruce A. Akin Senior Vice President-Power Delivery
Age: 51
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters
Trading Activity - Yahoo Finance
Jerl L. Banning Senior Vice President-Operations Support and Administration
Age: 56
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters
Gregory A. Greenwood Senior Vice President - Strategy
Age: 51
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters
Larry D. Irick Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary
Age: 60
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters
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Kevin L. Kongs Vice President, Controller
Age: 54
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters
Mollie Hale Carter Independent Director
Age: 55
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters