Hartford Investment Management Co. decreased its stake in Evergy (NASDAQ:EVRG) by 5.5% in the fourth quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 28,112 shares of the company’s stock after selling 1,630 shares during the quarter. Hartford Investment Management Co.’s holdings in Evergy were worth $1,596,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission.
Several other large investors also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. First PREMIER Bank lifted its stake in Evergy by 0.6% in the 4th quarter. First PREMIER Bank now owns 45,289 shares of the company’s stock worth $2,571,000 after acquiring an additional 255 shares in the last quarter. Morgan Stanley lifted its stake in Evergy by 64.7% in the 3rd quarter. Morgan Stanley now owns 1,854,479 shares of the company’s stock worth $101,847,000 after acquiring an additional 728,308 shares in the last quarter. Edgemoor Investment Advisors Inc. purchased a new stake in Evergy in the 3rd quarter worth about $4,300,000. Bank of New York Mellon Corp lifted its stake in Evergy by 1.3% in the 3rd quarter. Bank of New York Mellon Corp now owns 2,483,076 shares of the company’s stock worth $136,371,000 after acquiring an additional 31,887 shares in the last quarter. Finally, CIBC World Markets Inc. lifted its stake in Evergy by 56.7% in the 3rd quarter. CIBC World Markets Inc. now owns 26,518 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,456,000 after acquiring an additional 9,599 shares in the last quarter.
EVRG stock opened at $58.10 on Monday. Evergy has a twelve month low of $48.47 and a twelve month high of $61.10.
A number of research firms have recently weighed in on EVRG. Goldman Sachs Group downgraded Evergy from a “neutral” rating to a “sell” rating and raised their price target for the stock from $53.00 to $56.00 in a research note on Friday, January 4th. Zacks Investment Research raised Evergy from a “hold” rating to a “strong-buy” rating and set a $64.00 price objective on the stock in a research note on Friday, January 11th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have issued a hold rating, three have given a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock has an average rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $59.83.
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