Westar Energy, Inc. (
) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 05, 2012 and a cash
dividend payment of $0.33 per share scheduled for January 02, 2013.
Shareholders who purchased WR stock prior to the ex-dividend date
are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th
quarter that WR has paid the same dividend. At the current stock
price of $28.7, the dividend yield is 4.6%.
The previous trading day's last sale of WR was $28.7,
representing a -13.14% decrease from the 52 week high of $33.04 and
a 7.77% increase over the 52 week low of $26.63.
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 $1.95. Zacks Investment Research reports WR's
forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as 9.31%, compared to an
industry average of -1.3%.
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