Stock To Watch: Westar Energy, Inc. (NYSE:WR)


The leading market experts have placed a mean price target of $55.18 on Westar Energy, Inc. (NYSE:WR) stock. This price level, which is estimated to be attained in one-year indicates the mean of stock opinions given by the companies included in the First Call survey. The renowned research firms have predicted earnings of $1.02 a share for the upcoming quarter and $2.44 for the current fiscal. Technical View The technical analysis of Westar Energy, Inc. Common Stoc plainly substantiates that the 50-day moving average of Westar Energy, Inc. Common Stoc is $55.17, and stock is hovering 1.07 or +1.94% distant from $55.17. It is noted that the 200-day MA is $48.66, and Westar Energy, Inc. Common Stoc stock is $7.58 or +15.58% off from this point. Westar Energy, Inc. (NYSE:WR) 52-week high is $57.25 and the 52-week low is $34.90. This explains if the stock moves $-1.01, it will post a 52-week high. In event of $+61.15% points decline, a 52-week low will be hit. Taking the Valuation Aspect To emphasize the valuation of Westar Energy, Inc. Common Stoc, shareholders can apply financial tool known as price-to-earnings ratio. This financial ratio assesses stock’s valuation by considering the relative expense of the stock. Following this ratio, Westar Energy, Inc. (NYSE:WR) ratio came in at 25.99. The stock last ended the trading session at $56.24 and registered a market cap of $7.97B. To appraise firm’s growth, the shareholders take help of the Price-to-Earnings-Growth ratio. When a stock has a higher PEG ratio, it is suggestive of lower stock appreciation in approaching sessions. A stock comes in the group of undervalued stocks when its PEG ratio falls in between 0 and 1. Westar Energy, Inc. (NYSE:WR) PEG ratio is at 4.64.

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