Evergy (NASDAQ:EVRG) Director Mark A. Ruelle sold 52,250 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Wednesday, August 15th. The stock was sold at an average price of $57.58, for a total value of $3,008,555.00. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which can be accessed through the SEC website.
Shares of EVRG stock traded down $0.01 during trading hours on Thursday, reaching $57.68. The company had a trading volume of 1,828,400 shares, compared to its average volume of 1,372,953. Evergy has a 1-year low of $47.06 and a 1-year high of $58.22.
Evergy (NASDAQ:EVRG) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, August 9th. The company reported $0.56 earnings per share for the quarter, meeting the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.56. The company had revenue of $893.40 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $623.51 million. The business’s revenue for the quarter was up 46.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the company earned $0.50 EPS.
Several hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of EVRG. BlackRock Inc. acquired a new position in shares of Evergy in the 2nd quarter valued at $1,068,152,000. FMR LLC acquired a new position in shares of Evergy in the 2nd quarter valued at $437,286,000. Commonwealth Bank of Australia acquired a new position in shares of Evergy in the 2nd quarter valued at $337,943,000. Renaissance Technologies LLC acquired a new position in shares of Evergy in the 2nd quarter valued at $301,928,000. Finally, Millennium Management LLC acquired a new position in shares of Evergy in the 2nd quarter valued at $224,008,000.
Westar Energy, Inc engages in the generation, transmission and distribution of electricity in Kansas. It provides electricity to residential, commercial, and industrial customers in the cities of Topeka, Lawrence, Manhattan, Salina, and Hutchinson. The company was founded in 1924 and is headquartered in Topeka, KS.
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