Gulf International Bank UK Ltd Buys 435 Shares of Evergy (EVRG)

Gulf International Bank UK Ltd lifted its stake in Evergy (NASDAQ:EVRG) by 0.6% during the 1st quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund owned 68,432 shares of the company’s stock after purchasing an additional 435 shares during the period. Gulf International Bank UK Ltd’s holdings in Evergy were worth $3,972,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

Several other large investors also recently bought and sold shares of EVRG. Truvestments Capital LLC bought a new position in shares of Evergy in the 1st quarter worth $25,000. Altshuler Shaham Ltd bought a new position in Evergy during the fourth quarter worth about $26,000. Washington Trust Bank bought a new position in Evergy during the first quarter worth about $26,000. Larson Financial Group LLC lifted its holdings in Evergy by 4,500.0% during the first quarter. Larson Financial Group LLC now owns 460 shares of the company’s stock worth $27,000 after acquiring an additional 450 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Pin Oak Investment Advisors Inc. bought a new position in Evergy during the fourth quarter worth about $28,000.

Several research firms have weighed in on EVRG. Zacks Investment Research lowered Evergy from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Friday, March 1st. Bank of America upgraded Evergy from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $62.00 target price on the stock in a report on Tuesday, February 12th. Finally, Goldman Sachs Group lowered Evergy from a “neutral” rating to a “sell” rating and lifted their target price for the stock from $53.00 to $56.00 in a report on Friday, January 4th. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, one has issued a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating to the company. The stock has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $60.14.

In other news, EVP Anthony D. Somma sold 1,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, February 20th. The stock was sold at an average price of $59.04, for a total value of $59,040.00. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available through the SEC website. Also, Director Richard L. Hawley purchased 500 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, February 26th. The stock was purchased at an average price of $55.63 per share, for a total transaction of $27,815.00. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. Over the last quarter, insiders have sold 15,632 shares of company stock worth $896,194.

EVRG stock opened at $56.57 on Friday. Evergy has a 1-year low of $50.89 and a 1-year high of $61.10.

Evergy (NASDAQ:EVRG) last posted its earnings results on Thursday, February 21st. The company reported $0.08 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.24 by ($0.16). The business had revenue of $1.20 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $1.26 billion.

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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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