Evergy (NASDAQ:EVRG) is scheduled to release its earnings data after the market closes on Wednesday, August 7th. Analysts expect Evergy to post earnings of $0.65 per share for the quarter. Persons interested in registering for the company’s earnings conference call can do so using this link.
Evergy (NASDAQ:EVRG) last released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, May 8th. The company reported $0.44 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.42 by $0.02. The company had revenue of $1.22 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.20 billion. During the same period last year, the company earned $0.34 EPS.
EVRG opened at $60.41 on Tuesday. The firm’s 50-day moving average is $60.89. Evergy has a 52 week low of $54.19 and a 52 week high of $62.12.
EVRG has been the subject of several research reports. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Evergy from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating and set a $65.00 price objective for the company. in a report on Thursday, July 18th. UBS Group increased their price objective on shares of Evergy from $58.00 to $61.00 and gave the company a “neutral” rating in a report on Friday, June 7th. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, one has given a hold rating and two have given a buy rating to the company. Evergy presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $61.20.
In other news, SVP Heather A. Humphrey sold 1,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, June 3rd. The shares were sold at an average price of $58.24, for a total transaction of $58,240.00. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available through this link. Also, Director S Carl Soderstrom, Jr. sold 4,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, May 15th. The shares were sold at an average price of $58.30, for a total transaction of $233,200.00. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders have sold a total of 10,000 shares of company stock valued at $588,040 in the last three months.
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