Evergy, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, engages in the generation, transmission, distribution, and sale of electricity in Kansas and Missouri, the United States. More Details
Established dividend payer with questionable track record.
Share Price & News
How has Evergy's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: EVRG is less volatile than 75% of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 3% a week.
Volatility Over Time: EVRG's weekly volatility (3%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
US Electric Utilities
1 Year Return
US Electric Utilities
Return vs Industry: EVRG underperformed the US Electric Utilities industry which returned 16.8% over the past year.
Return vs Market: EVRG underperformed the US Market which returned 52.4% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Evergy's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
6 days ago | Simply Wall StIs Evergy, Inc.'s (NYSE:EVRG) 7.2% ROE Worse Than Average?
3 weeks ago | Simply Wall StIs Evergy (NYSE:EVRG) Using Too Much Debt?
1 month ago | Simply Wall StIs Evergy, Inc. (NYSE:EVRG) A Great Dividend Stock?
Is Evergy undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Earnings (PE) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: EVRG ($63.53) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($53.28)
Significantly Below Fair Value: EVRG is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: EVRG is poor value based on its PE Ratio (23.3x) compared to the US Electric Utilities industry average (21.7x).
PE vs Market: EVRG is poor value based on its PE Ratio (23.3x) compared to the US market (20.6x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: EVRG is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (2.9x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: EVRG is good value based on its PB Ratio (1.7x) compared to the US Electric Utilities industry average (2x).
How is Evergy forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 5 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: EVRG's forecast earnings growth (8.2% per year) is above the savings rate (2%).
Earnings vs Market: EVRG's earnings (8.2% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the US market (16% per year).
High Growth Earnings: EVRG's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: EVRG's revenue (2.3% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (9.3% per year).
High Growth Revenue: EVRG's revenue (2.3% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: EVRG's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (8.9%).
How has Evergy performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: EVRG has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: EVRG's current net profit margins (12.6%) are lower than last year (13%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: EVRG's earnings have grown by 18.8% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: EVRG's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: EVRG had negative earnings growth (-7.7%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Electric Utilities industry average (4.3%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: EVRG's Return on Equity (7.2%) is considered low.
How is Evergy's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: EVRG's short term assets ($1.6B) do not cover its short term liabilities ($2.4B).
Long Term Liabilities: EVRG's short term assets ($1.6B) do not cover its long term liabilities ($16.0B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: EVRG's debt to equity ratio (118.4%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: EVRG's debt to equity ratio has increased from 97.5% to 118.4% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: EVRG's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (17%).
Interest Coverage: EVRG's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (3.1x coverage).
What is Evergy current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: EVRG's dividend (3.37%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.24%).
High Dividend: EVRG's dividend (3.37%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (3.42%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: EVRG's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: EVRG's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: At its current payout ratio (75.3%), EVRG's payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: EVRG's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be covered by earnings (64.5% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
David Campbell (52 yo)
Mr. David A. Campbell, J.D, has been President, Chief Executive Officer and Director at Evergy, Inc., Evergy Kansas Central, Inc., Evergy Kansas South, Inc. and Evergy Metro, Inc. and Evergy Missouri West...
Experienced Management: EVRG's management team is considered experienced (2.9 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: EVRG's board of directors are considered experienced (8.3 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: EVRG insiders have sold more shares than they have bought in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Evergy, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Evergy, Inc.
- Ticker: EVRG
- Exchange: NYSE
- Founded: 2017
- Industry: Electric Utilities
- Sector: Utilities
- Market Cap: US$14.730b
- Shares outstanding: 229.26m
- Website: https://www.evergyinc.com
Number of Employees
- Evergy, Inc.
- 1200 Main Street
- Kansas City
- United States
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Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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