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How to buy Evergy IncCommon Stock stock

Learn how to easily invest in Evergy IncCommon Stock stock.

Evergy IncCommon Stock is an utilities-regulated electric business based in the US. Evergy IncCommon Stock shares (EVRG) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Evergy IncCommon Stock employs 4,930 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $5.7 billion.

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Evergy IncCommon Stock stock price (NASDAQ: EVRG)

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Evergy IncCommon Stock shares at a glance

Information last updated 2023-02-02.
Latest market close$63.24
52-week range$53.56 - $71.18
50-day moving average $61.46
200-day moving average $64.55
Wall St. target price$63.29
PE ratio 18.1763
Dividend yield $2.29 (3.97%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $3.46

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Is it a good time to buy Evergy IncCommon Stock stock?

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Evergy IncCommon Stock price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $63.24 from 2023-02-02

1 week (2023-01-23) N/A
1 month (2022-12-30) 0.49%
3 months (2022-10-31) 3.45%
6 months (2022-07-30) N/A
1 year (2022-02-03) -3.93%
2 years (2021-02-03) 17.90%
3 years (2020-02-03) 71.81
5 years (2018-02-02) 26.61%

Is Evergy IncCommon Stock stock undervalued or overvalued?

Valuing Evergy IncCommon Stock stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Evergy IncCommon Stock's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

Evergy IncCommon Stock's P/E ratio

Evergy IncCommon Stock's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 18x. In other words, Evergy IncCommon Stock shares trade at around 18x recent earnings.

That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-valued.

Evergy IncCommon Stock's PEG ratio

Evergy IncCommon Stock's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 3.0595. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.

The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Evergy IncCommon Stock's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Evergy IncCommon Stock's EBITDA

Evergy IncCommon Stock's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $2.3 billion.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Evergy IncCommon Stock's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Evergy IncCommon Stock financials

Revenue TTM $5.7 billion
Operating margin TTM 22.2%
Gross profit TTM $2.7 billion
Return on assets TTM 2.76%
Return on equity TTM 8.57%
Profit margin 14.01%
Book value $41.86
Market capitalisation $14.4 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Evergy IncCommon Stock share dividends

68%

Dividend payout ratio: 67.59% of net profits

Recently Evergy IncCommon Stock has paid out, on average, around 67.59% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 3.97% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Evergy IncCommon Stock shareholders could enjoy a 3.97% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Evergy IncCommon Stock's case, that would currently equate to about $2.29 per share.

Evergy IncCommon Stock's payout ratio would broadly be considered high, and as such this stock could appeal to those looking to generate an income. Bear in mind however that companies should normally also look to re-invest a decent amount of net profits to ensure future growth.

Evergy IncCommon Stock's most recent dividend payout was on 19 December 2022. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 16 November 2022 (the "ex-dividend date").

Have Evergy IncCommon Stock's shares ever split?

Evergy IncCommon Stock's shares were split on a 2:1 basis on 21 May 1987. So if you had owned 1 share the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 2 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Evergy IncCommon Stock shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 50% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Evergy IncCommon Stock shares which in turn could have impacted Evergy IncCommon Stock's share price.

Evergy IncCommon Stock share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Evergy IncCommon Stock's shares have ranged in value from as little as $53.5624 up to $71.1762. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while Evergy IncCommon Stock's is 0.4866. This would suggest that Evergy IncCommon Stock's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

Evergy IncCommon Stock overview

Evergy, Inc. , together with its subsidiaries, engages in the generation, transmission, distribution, and sale of electricity in Kansas and Missouri, the United States. It generates electricity through coal, hydroelectric, landfill gas, uranium, and natural gas and oil sources, as well as solar, wind, other renewable sources. The company has approximately 10,100 circuit miles of transmission lines; 39,800 circuit miles of overhead distribution lines; and 13,000 circuit miles of underground distribution lines. It serves approximately 1,620,400 customers, including residences, commercial firms, industrials, municipalities, and other electric utilities. Evergy, Inc. was incorporated in 2017 and is headquartered in Kansas City, Missouri.

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of Evergy IncCommon Stock is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 0.216% of Evergy IncCommon Stock shares are held by insiders and 86.433% by institutions.
How many people work for Evergy IncCommon Stock?
Latest data suggests 4,930 work at Evergy IncCommon Stock.
When does the fiscal year end for Evergy IncCommon Stock?
Evergy IncCommon Stock's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is Evergy IncCommon Stock based?
Evergy IncCommon Stock's address is: 1200 Main Street, Kansas City, MO, United States, 64105
What is Evergy IncCommon Stock's ISIN number?
Evergy IncCommon Stock's international securities identification number is: US30034W1062
What is Evergy IncCommon Stock's CUSIP number?
Evergy IncCommon Stock's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 30034W106

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