Market experts has given a mean price target of $57.08 to Westar Energy, Inc. (NYSE:WR) stock. The target price is the mean of all calls released by analysts in First Call poll. They have EPS estimate of $0.43 for the near-term quarter and $2.45 for this year.
The technical assessment of Westar Energy, Inc. Common Stoc pinpoints that the 50-day moving average of Westar Energy, Inc. (NYSE:WR) stock is $54.73, and is trading $1.75 points away or +3.20% from 50-day moving average of $54.73. It is trading $3.24 or +6.09% off 200-day MA of $53.24.
The 52-week high of Westar Energy, Inc. (NYSE:WR) was $57.25 while $37.55 is the low point in the same period. Westar Energy, Inc. Common Stoc share price has to rise more than $-0.77 to register a high for 52-weeks or drop +50.41% to make 52-week low. MA should be referred to as moving average.
Without understanding when a stock is over-valued, or too richly priced, a shareholder may miss out on a chance to cash-in on a profit and investment. Worse, a shareholder might close up their position when a price has no direction.
Westar Energy, Inc. (NYSE:WR) P/E ratio is 25.55 while PEG ratio is at 5.18. By overlooking a firm’s price-to-earnings ratio, a shareholder could miss out to discover the true value of stocks and end up investing in the wrong stocks. A P/E ratio is a computation of how much investors are wanting to pay for a purchasing an equity relative to the firm’s earnings. It is valuable when comparing the equity price of one firm to another trading in the same industry. The P/E ratio is discovered by dividing market value of stock by average earnings per share in a specified period of time, for instance, the past year.
Westar Energy, Inc. Common Stoc stock recorded a close of $56.48 in last trading session, which brings it market cap to $8.01B.
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