Westar Energy, Inc. (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on June 05, 2014. A cash dividend
payment of $0.35 per share is scheduled to be paid on July 01,
2014. Shareholders who purchased WR stock prior to the ex-dividend
date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an
2.94% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current
stock price of $36.22, the dividend yield is 3.87%.
The previous trading day's last sale of WR was $36.22,
representing a -0.36% decrease from the 52 week high of $36.35 and
a 21.58% increase over the 52 week low of $29.79.
WR is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes
companies such as Duke Energy Corporation (
) and Exelon Corporation (
). WR's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $2.4. Zacks Investment Research reports WR's
forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 3.14%, compared to an
industry average of 1.3%.
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