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Evergy is in the utilities sector and regulated utilities industry. The company CEO is Terry D. Bassham. Westar Energy Inc, through its subsidiaries, acts as an electricity provider in Kansas, providing generation, transmission, and distribution services in the central and northeastern regions of the state.

Previous Intraday Performance:

The EVRG shares had a previous change of -1.06% which opened at 60.29 and closed at 59.84. It moved to an intraday high of 60.48 and a low of 59.79.

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Historical Performance:

Over the last five trading days, EVRG shares returned 2.05% and in the past 30 trading days it returned 5.89%. Over three months, it changed 7.06%. In one year it has changed 19.89% and within that year its 52 week high was 61.37 and its 52 week low was 50.89. EVRG stock is 17.59% above its 52 week low.

Our calculations result in a 200 day moving average of 56.50 and a 50 day moving average of 57.55. Right now, EVRG stock is trading 5.91% above its 200 day moving average.

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The company has a market cap of $15.2b with 254.6m shares outstanding and a float of 254.0m shares. Trading volume was 1,252,398 shares and has experienced an average volume of 1,565,674 shares. Our calculation, using the current average volume and close price, leads me to believe that the liquidity is good.


The last annual reported EPS for Evergy was 2.19 which ended on 31st of December 2018, which according to the previous close, that is a PE of 27.32. Based on 4 analyst estimates, the consensus EPS for the next quarter is 0.43.

Below was the last reported quarterly diluted earnings per share:

1stQtr 2019Reported 05-08-2019: 0.39
4thQtr 2018Reported 02-21-2019: -0.11
3rdQtr 2018 1.32
2ndQtr 2018 0.56
1stQtr 2018 0.42

Base on our calculations, the intrinsic value per share is 8.83, which means it might be overvalued by -577.76%.

EPS growth is an important number as it indicates the future prospects of Evergy; the EPS growth rate, as it is typically called, is usually expressed as a percentage, which at this time is hard to estimate, but revenue growth has been 10.90% over the last twelve months.

Indicators Also to Watch:

Short-interest was 4,499,578, which was 1.77% of shares outstanding. The short-interest ratio or days-to-cover ratio was 2.76. This stock has some short interest, but it might be normal and no need to worry if long the position.

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Fundamental Numbers:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on assets is 3.14%, profit margin is 11.97%, price-to-sales is 3.15 and price-to-book is 1.57.

Company Score Card:

Results are out of six:
 1  : Growth Expectations Result
 2  : Financial Safety Result
 3  : Past Performance Result
 1  : Valuation Result
 5  : Dividend Safety Result
 2  : Overall Result

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