Capstone Investment Advisors buys $11,637,401 stake in Westar Energy Inc (WR)

Westar Energy Inc (WR) : Capstone Investment Advisors scooped up 212,825 additional shares in Westar Energy Inc during the most recent quarter end , the firm said in a disclosure report filed with the SEC on Aug 15, 2016. The investment management firm now holds a total of 217,725 shares of Westar Energy Inc which is valued at $11,637,401.Westar Energy Inc makes up approximately 0.86% of Capstone Investment Advisors’s portfolio.

Other Hedge Funds, Including , Absolute Return Capital reduced its stake in WR by selling 5,604 shares or 19.14% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 23,670 shares of WR which is valued at $1,265,162. Westar Energy Inc makes up approx 0.07% of Absolute Return Capital’s portfolio. Financial Management Professionals added WR to its portfolio by purchasing 65 company shares during the most recent quarter which is valued at $3,509.Jennison Associates reduced its stake in WR by selling 1,038,080 shares or 53.37% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 906,822 shares of WR which is valued at $49,385,526. Westar Energy Inc makes up approx 0.05% of Jennison Associates’s portfolio. Donald L. Hagan sold out all of its stake in WR during the most recent quarter. The investment firm sold 500 shares of WR which is valued $28,115.Dorsey Wright Associates reduced its stake in WR by selling 1,730 shares or 5.31% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 30,849 shares of WR which is valued at $1,734,639. Westar Energy Inc makes up approx 0.90% of Dorsey Wright Associates’s portfolio.

Westar Energy Inc closed down -0.15 points or -0.27% at $54.79 with 3,26,749 shares getting traded on Thursday. Post opening the session at $55.07, the shares hit an intraday low of $54.6 and an intraday high of $55.25 and the price fluctuated in this range throughout the day.Shares ended Thursday session in Red.

On the company’s financial health, Westar Energy Inc reported $0.51 EPS for the quarter, missing the analyst consensus estimate by $ -0.02 based on the information available during the earnings call on Aug 2, 2016. Analyst had a consensus of $0.53. The company had revenue of $621.45 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $639.24 million. The company’s revenue was up 5.5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.47 EPS.

Many Wall Street Analysts have commented on Westar Energy Inc. Mizuho Downgraded Westar Energy Inc on Jun 1, 2016 to ” Neutral”, Price Target of the shares are set at $60.Westar Energy Inc was Downgraded by Gabelli & Co to ” Hold” on Jun 1, 2016.

Westar Energy Inc. (Westar Energy) is an electric utility in Kansas. The Company provides electric generation transmission and distribution services to approximately 693000 customers in Kansas. The Company provides these services in central and northeastern Kansas including the cities of Topeka Lawrence Manhattan Salina and Hutchinson. Kansas Gas and Electric Company (KGE) Westar Energy’s wholly owned subsidiary provides the services in south-central and southeastern Kansas including the city of Wichita. Both Westar Energy and KGE conduct business using the name Westar Energy. The Company supplies electric energy at retail to customers in Kansas. The Company also supplies electric energy at wholesale to municipalities and electric cooperatives in Kansas. The Company classifies it customer as residential commercial and industrial. It has around 6645 megawatts (MW) of generating capacity in service. Its installed wind power generation capacity is around 515 MW.

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