State of Tennessee Treasury Department Has $3.70 Million Holdings in Evergy (NASDAQ:EVRG)

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State of Tennessee Treasury Department cut its stake in shares of Evergy (NASDAQ:EVRG) by 6.7% in the 1st quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund owned 63,714 shares of the company’s stock after selling 4,560 shares during the period. State of Tennessee Treasury Department’s holdings in Evergy were worth $3,699,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

A number of other institutional investors and hedge funds also recently bought and sold shares of EVRG. Truvestments Capital LLC acquired a new position in Evergy during the 1st quarter worth approximately $25,000. Altshuler Shaham Ltd acquired a new position in Evergy during the 4th quarter worth approximately $26,000. Washington Trust Bank acquired a new position in Evergy during the 1st quarter worth approximately $26,000. Larson Financial Group LLC increased its position in Evergy by 4,500.0% during the 1st quarter. Larson Financial Group LLC now owns 460 shares of the company’s stock worth $27,000 after purchasing an additional 450 shares during the period. Finally, Pin Oak Investment Advisors Inc. acquired a new position in Evergy during the 4th quarter worth approximately $28,000.

In related news, EVP Greg A. Greenwood sold 5,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, June 5th. The stock was sold at an average price of $59.32, for a total value of $296,600.00. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is accessible through this hyperlink. Also, Director S Carl Soderstrom, Jr. sold 4,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, May 15th. The shares were sold at an average price of $58.30, for a total value of $233,200.00. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. In the last 90 days, insiders sold 13,000 shares of company stock worth $759,610.

EVRG opened at $60.17 on Friday. Evergy has a 1-year low of $51.63 and a 1-year high of $61.37.

Evergy (NASDAQ:EVRG) last released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, May 8th. The company reported $0.44 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.42 by $0.02. The firm had revenue of $1.22 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.20 billion. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $0.34 EPS.

The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, June 20th. Investors of record on Thursday, May 30th will be issued a $0.475 dividend. This represents a $1.90 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 3.16%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, May 29th.

Several research firms have issued reports on EVRG. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Evergy from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, April 24th. UBS Group upped their price target on Evergy from $58.00 to $61.00 and gave the stock a “neutral” rating in a report on Friday, June 7th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have assigned a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the company. Evergy presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $60.50.

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Evergy Company Profile

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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