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Westar Energy

  • STOCK
  • WR
  • PRICE AS OF: Apr 25, 04:02 PM EDT
  • $51.96 +$0.10 +0.2%
  • INDUSTRY
  • Diversified utilities

WR
Stock Dividend Data

DIVIDEND YIELD ?

3.08%
Utilities Average 2.42%

ANNUALIZED PAYOUT ?

$1.60
Paid Quarterly

PAYOUT RATIO ?

63.7%
EPS $2.51

DIVIDEND GROWTH ?

11 yrs
Since 2006

DARS™ RATING ?

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WR
Daily Snapshot

PRICE

$51.96

QUOTE TIME

Apr 25, 04:02 PM

TODAY'S VOLUME

1,167,730

OPEN PRICE

$51.82

DAY'S RANGE

$51.53 - $52.01

PREVIOUS CLOSE

$51.86

52 WEEK LOW / HIGH

$50.00 - $57.50

PERCENT OFF 52 WEEK HIGH

-9.63%

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Upcoming Dividend Payouts

WR has not yet officially announced its next dividend payout.

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Dividend.com DARS Rating™ Breakdown for WR

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Metric WR Rank WR Avg Ranking Notes
Relative Strength 1 year return is at par with Benchmark/Peers/Broader Market/Analyst Expectations
Overall Yield Attractiveness Yield is better than Benchmark/Peers/Broader Market/Analyst Expectations
Dividend Reliability Payout ratio is considerably higher than industry average and peers
Dividend Uptrend Dividends are above average, growing as per Benchmark/Peers/Broader Market/Analyst Expectations
Earnings Growth EPS growth is at par with Benchmark/Peers/Broader Market/Analyst Expectations
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WR
Dividend Growth History

Annualized Growth
1994-2012
Annualized Growth
1994-2004
Annualized Growth
2004-2008
Annualized Growth
2008-2012
Annualized Growth
Last 5 Yrs
Annualized Growth
Last 3 Yrs
Annual
Growth
2016
Consecutive
Years of
Increases
3.6% 4.9% 11 years
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Historical Annual Dividend Data & Growth

Payout Amount Calendar Year Annual Growth
2016
2015
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Dividend History

Payout Amount Declared Date Ex-Dividend Date Record Date Pay Date ▼ Qualified Dividend? Payout Type Frequency
$0.4000 2017-02-22 2017-03-07 2017-03-09 2017-04-03 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3800 2016-11-23 2016-12-07 2016-12-09 2017-01-03 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3800 2016-08-26 2016-09-07 2016-09-09 2016-10-03 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3800 2016-05-18 2016-06-07 2016-06-09 2016-07-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3800 2016-02-24 2016-03-07 2016-03-09 2016-04-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3600 2015-11-25 2015-12-07 2015-12-09 2016-01-04 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3600 2015-08-26 2015-09-04 2015-09-09 2015-10-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3600 2015-05-20 2015-06-05 2015-06-09 2015-07-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3600 2015-02-25 2015-03-05 2015-03-09 2015-04-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3500 2014-11-26 2014-12-05 2014-12-09 2015-01-02 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3500 2014-08-27 2014-09-05 2014-09-09 2014-10-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3500 2014-05-14 2014-06-05 2014-06-09 2014-07-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3500 2014-02-26 2014-03-06 2014-03-10 2014-04-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3400 2013-11-27 2013-12-05 2013-12-09 2014-01-02 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3400 2013-08-29 2013-09-05 2013-09-09 2013-10-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3400 2013-05-16 2013-06-05 2013-06-07 2013-07-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3400 2013-02-28 2013-03-07 2013-03-11 2013-04-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3300 2012-11-21 2012-12-05 2012-12-07 2013-01-02 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3300 2012-08-28 2012-09-05 2012-09-07 2012-10-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3300 2012-05-16 2012-06-06 2012-06-08 2012-07-02 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3300 2012-02-23 2012-03-07 2012-03-09 2012-04-02 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3200 2011-11-23 2011-12-07 2011-12-09 2012-01-03 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3200 2011-08-26 2011-09-07 2011-09-09 2011-10-03 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3200 2011-05-18 2011-06-07 2011-06-09 2011-07-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3200 2011-02-23 2011-03-07 2011-03-09 2011-04-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3100 2010-11-24 2010-12-07 2010-12-09 2011-01-03 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3100 2010-08-26 2010-09-07 2010-09-09 2010-10-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3100 2010-05-20 2010-06-07 2010-06-09 2010-07-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3100 2010-02-24 2010-03-05 2010-03-09 2010-04-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3000 2009-11-25 2009-12-07 2009-12-09 2010-01-04 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3000 2009-08-27 2009-09-04 2009-09-09 2009-10-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3000 2009-05-21 2009-06-05 2009-06-09 2009-07-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3000 2009-02-25 2009-03-05 2009-03-09 2009-04-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2900 2008-11-26 2008-12-05 2008-12-09 2009-01-02 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2900 2008-08-29 2008-09-05 2008-09-09 2008-10-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2900 2008-05-15 2008-06-05 2008-06-09 2008-07-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2900 2008-02-20 2008-03-05 2008-03-07 2008-04-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2700 2007-11-27 2007-12-05 2007-12-07 2008-01-02 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2700 2007-08-28 2007-09-05 2007-09-07 2007-10-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2700 2007-05-17 2007-06-06 2007-06-08 2007-07-02 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2700 2007-02-21 2007-03-07 2007-03-09 2007-04-02 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2500 2006-11-28 2006-12-06 2006-12-08 2007-01-02 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2500 2006-08-23 2006-09-06 2006-09-08 2006-10-02 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2500 2006-05-30 2006-06-07 2006-06-09 2006-07-03 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2500 2006-02-22 2006-03-07 2006-03-09 2006-04-03 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2300 2005-11-22 2005-12-07 2005-12-09 2006-01-03 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2300 2005-08-17 2005-09-07 2005-09-09 2005-10-03 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2300 2005-05-20 2005-06-07 2005-06-09 2005-07-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2300 2005-02-23 2005-03-07 2005-03-09 2005-04-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2300 2004-11-23 2004-12-07 2004-12-09 2005-01-03 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1900 2004-08-25 2004-09-07 2004-09-09 2004-10-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1900 2004-04-28 2004-06-07 2004-06-09 2004-07-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1900 2004-02-09 2004-03-05 2004-03-09 2004-04-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1900 2003-11-20 2003-12-05 2003-12-09 2004-01-02 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1900 2003-08-21 2003-09-05 2003-09-09 2003-10-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1900 2003-05-07 2003-06-05 2003-06-09 2003-07-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1900 2003-02-24 2003-03-05 2003-03-07 2003-04-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3000 2002-11-01 2002-12-05 2002-12-09 2003-01-02 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3000 2002-06-26 2002-09-05 2002-09-09 2002-10-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.3000 2002-04-17 2002-06-05 2002-06-07 2002-07-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.3000 2002-02-19 2002-03-06 2002-03-08 2002-04-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.3000 2001-10-03 2001-12-05 2001-12-07 2002-01-02 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.3000 2001-08-01 2001-09-05 2001-09-07 2001-10-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.3000 2001-04-04 2001-06-06 2001-06-08 2001-07-02 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.3000 2001-02-09 2001-03-07 2001-03-09 2001-04-02 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.3000 2000-10-04 2000-12-06 2000-12-08 2001-01-02 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.3000 2000-08-02 2000-09-06 2000-09-08 2000-10-02 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.3000 2000-05-17 2000-06-07 2000-06-09 2000-07-03 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.5350 2000-01-26 2000-03-07 2000-03-09 2000-04-03 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.5350 1999-11-17 1999-12-07 1999-12-09 2000-01-03 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.5350 1999-07-21 1999-09-07 1999-09-09 1999-10-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.5350 1999-05-04 1999-06-07 1999-06-09 1999-07-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.5350 1999-01-28 1999-03-05 1999-03-09 1999-04-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.5350 1998-11-18 1998-12-07 1998-12-09 1999-01-04 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.5350 1998-07-15 1998-09-04 1998-09-09 1998-10-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.5350 1998-05-11 1998-06-05 1998-06-09 1998-07-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.5350 1998-01-29 1998-03-05 1998-03-09 1998-04-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.5250 1997-11-19 1997-12-05 1997-12-09 1998-01-02 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.5250 1997-07-16 1997-09-02 1997-09-04 1997-10-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.5250 1997-05-29 1997-06-04 1997-06-06 1997-07-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.5250 1997-01-24 1997-02-28 1997-03-04 1997-04-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.5150 1996-11-22 1996-12-02 1996-12-04 1997-01-02 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.5150 1996-07-17 1996-08-30 1996-09-04 1996-10-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.5150 1996-05-07 1996-05-31 1996-06-04 1996-07-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.5150 1996-01-24 1996-02-29 1996-03-04 1996-04-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.5050 1995-11-15 1995-12-01 1995-12-05 1996-01-02 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.5050 1995-07-19 1995-08-31 1995-09-05 1995-10-02 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.5050 1995-05-02 1995-05-30 1995-06-05 1995-07-03 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.5050 1995-01-25 1995-02-28 1995-03-06 1995-04-03 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.4950 1994-11-09 1994-11-30 1994-12-06 1995-01-03 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.4950 1994-07-20 1994-08-30 1994-09-06 1994-10-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.4950 1994-05-03 1994-05-27 1994-06-03 1994-07-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.4950 1994-01-26 1994-02-28 1994-03-04 1994-04-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.4850 1993-11-17 1993-11-30 1993-12-06 1994-01-03 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.4850 1993-07-21 1993-08-30 1993-09-03 1993-10-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.4850 1993-05-04 1993-05-27 1993-06-03 1993-07-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.4850 1993-01-27 1993-02-26 1993-03-04 1993-04-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.4750 1992-11-18 1992-11-30 1992-12-04 1993-01-01 Unknown Regular Quarter

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Investor Resources

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Wiki Page Visit the company page on Wikipedia.
SEC Filings Get access to filings such as 8-K, 10-K, 13-D, Proxy Statements and more.

WR
Company Profile

Exchange: NYSE
Sector: Utilities

Westar Energy- (WR)-is the largest electric utility in Kansas, providing electric service to more than 674,000 customers in the state. Westar Energy has about 6,100 megawatts of electric generation capacity and operates and coordinates more than 33,000 miles of electric distribution and transmission lines.

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