iShares MSCI Qatar ETF (QAT) Is At $17.45 Formed Wedge; Westar Energy (WR) Has 0.98 Sentiment

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iShares MSCI Qatar ETF (QAT) formed wedge up with $18.85 target or 8.00% above today’s $17.45 share price. iShares MSCI Qatar ETF (QAT) has $51.59 million valuation. The ETF decreased 2.51% or $0.45 during the last trading session, reaching $17.45. About 101 shares traded. iShares MSCI Qatar ETF (NASDAQ:QAT) has declined 11.59% since June 14, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 24.16% the S&P500.

Westar Energy Inc (WR) investors sentiment decreased to 0.98 in 2018 Q1. It’s down -0.12, from 1.1 in 2017Q4. The ratio is negative, as 121 hedge funds opened new and increased holdings, while 123 sold and reduced equity positions in Westar Energy Inc. The hedge funds in our database now have: 102.76 million shares, up from 101.58 million shares in 2017Q4. Also, the number of hedge funds holding Westar Energy Inc in top ten holdings increased from 1 to 2 for an increase of 1. Sold All: 21 Reduced: 102 Increased: 92 New Position: 29.

More news for Westar Energy, Inc. (NYSE:WR) were recently published by: Bizjournals.com, which released: “Westar’s largest electric plant shut down following two employee deaths” on June 05, 2018. Prnewswire.com‘s article titled: “Evergy Set to Join S&P 500; Navient and Integra Lifesciences Holdings to Join S&P MidCap 400; Ambac Financial …” and published on May 31, 2018 is yet another important article.

Analysts await Westar Energy, Inc. (NYSE:WR) to report earnings on August, 14. They expect $0.52 earnings per share, up 4.00% or $0.02 from last year’s $0.5 per share. WR’s profit will be $73.97M for 25.96 P/E if the $0.52 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.42 actual earnings per share reported by Westar Energy, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 23.81% EPS growth.

Westar Energy, Inc., an electric utility company, generates, transmits, and distributes electricity in Kansas. The company has market cap of $7.68 billion. The firm has 6,292 megawatts of electric generation capacity that produces electricity through various fuel types, including coal, uranium, natural gas, and diesel. It has a 23.79 P/E ratio. It also owns approximately 6,400 miles of transmission lines, 24,000 miles of overhead distribution lines, and 5,000 miles of underground distribution lines.

The stock decreased 1.96% or $1.08 during the last trading session, reaching $54. About 51.17 million shares traded or 3156.53% up from the average. Westar Energy, Inc. (WR) has risen 6.20% since June 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 6.37% the S&P500. Some Historical WR News: ; 08/05/2018 – WESTAR ENERGY INC – QTRLY TOTAL REVENUES $600.2 MLN VS $572.6 MLN; 24/05/2018 – MISSOURI APPROVES GREAT PLAINS – WESTAR MERGER; 19/04/2018 – DJ Westar Energy Inc, Inst Holders, 1Q 2018 (WR); 17/05/2018 – Westar Energy declares dividend; 24/05/2018 – KSNT News: BREAKING: The Kansas Corporation Commission has approved the merger between @WestarEnergy and Great Plains Energy. h; 17/05/2018 – Westar Energy Forms Golden Cross: Technicals; 16/03/2018 – DEEP ECO: Westar Energy May Benefit, Industry Best in 22.5 Yrs; 12/04/2018 – Kansas CC: In the Matter of the Investigation of Westar Energy, Inc; 24/05/2018 – WR, GXP: The order has been approved by the KCC – ! $WR $GXP; 17/04/2018 – DEEP ECO: Westar Energy May Benefit, Industry Rises This Quarter

Water Island Capital Llc holds 3.32% of its portfolio in Westar Energy, Inc. for 1.58 million shares. Highvista Strategies Llc owns 78,631 shares or 1.76% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Bright Rock Capital Management Llc has 1.7% invested in the company for 94,175 shares. The Connecticut-based Verition Fund Management Llc has invested 1.17% in the stock. Rockland Trust Co, a Massachusetts-based fund reported 167,298 shares.

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