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  • Previous Rank853
  • Revenues ($M)$2,562
  • Revenue Percent Change4.2%
  • Profits ($M)$346.6
  • Profits Percent Change18.7%
  • Assets ($M)$11,487
  • Employees2,254
  • Market Value — as of March 31, 2017 ($M)$7,709
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Company Info

CEO
Mark A. Ruelle
CEO Title
President, Chief Executive Officer & Director
Sector
Energy
Industry
Utilities: Gas and Electric
HQ Location
Topeka, KS
Websitehttp://www.westarenergy.com
Years on Fortune 500 List-
Employees2,254

Westar Energy Rank History

Key Financials (Last Fiscal Year)

$ millions% change
Revenues ($M)$2,5624.2%
Profits ($M)$346.618.7%
Assets ($M)$11,487-
Total Stockholder Equity ($M)$3,806-
Market Value — as of March 31, 2017 ($M)$7,709-

Profit Ratios

Profit as % of Revenues13.5%
Profits as % of Assets3%
Profits as % of Stockholder Equity9.1%

Earnings Per Share (Last Fiscal Year)

Earnings Per Share ($)2.43
EPS % Change (from 2015)16.3%
EPS % Change (5 year annual rate)4.7%
EPS % Change (10 year annual rate)2.7%

Total Return

Total Return to Investors (2016)36.8%
Total Return to Investors (5 year, annualized)18.9%
Total Return to Investors (10 year, annualized)13%