Westar Energy Inc (WR) is Trading Lower on Unusual Volume for January 18

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Westar Energy Inc (WR) experienced unusually high volume on Jan. 18, as the stock lost 1.76% to a closing price of $41.20. The stock saw 1.44 million shares trade hands over the course of the day on 13,451 trades. Given that the stock’s average daily volume over the last month has been 950,305 shares a day, this represents a pretty substantial spike over the norm.

Westar Energy Inc has a P/B ratio of 1.59. It also has a P/E ratio of 19.4. The stock has traded between $44.03 and $33.88 over the last 52-weeks, its 50-day SMA is now $41.57, and its 200-day SMA $37.77.

Westar Energy Inc is an electric utility company. It produces, transmits and sells electricity at retail in Kansas and at wholesale in a multi-state region in the central United States under the regulation of the KCC and FERC.

Headquartered in Topeka, KS, Westar Energy Inc has 2,411 employees and is currently under the leadership of CEO Mark A. Ruelle.

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