Evergy, Inc. (EVRG) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 29, 2019. A cash dividend payment of $0.475 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 20, 2019. Shareholders who purchased EVRG prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that EVRG has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $65.29, the dividend yield is 2.91%.
The previous trading day's last sale of EVRG was $65.29, representing a -1.08% decrease from the 52 week high of $66 and a 20.48% increase over the 52 week low of $54.19.
EVRG is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes companies such as Duke Energy Corporation (DUK) and Exelon Corporation (EXC). EVRG's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.35. Zacks Investment Research reports EVRG's forecasted earnings growth in 2019 as 8.18%, compared to an industry average of -1.3%.
Interested in gaining exposure to EVRG through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have EVRG as a top-10 holding:
- Invesco S&P 500 Equal Weight Utilities ETF (RYU)
- VictoryShares US EQ Income Enhanced Volatility Wtd ETF (CDC)
- VictoryShares US Large Cap High Div Volatility Wtd ETF (CDL)
- Invesco S&P 500 Low Volatility ETF (SPLV)
- SPDR S&P 500 Buyback ETF (SPYB).
The top-performing ETF of this group is RYU with an increase of 7.18% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of EVRG at 3.76%.
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