Water Island Capital Llc Position in Westar Energy Inc (NYSE:WR) Upped by $62.93 Million as Price Declined

May 17, 2018 - By Joseph Norton

Westar Energy, Inc. (NYSE:WR) Corporate LogoDuring Q4 2017 the big money sentiment decreased to 1.1. That’s change of 0.18, from 2017Q3’s 1.28. 23 investors sold all, 101 reduced holdings as WR ratio is negative. 93 rose holdings while 44 funds amassed holdings. Funds hold 101.58 million shares thus 1.34% more from 2017Q3’s 100.24 million shares. Huntington National Bank & Trust reported 300 shs. Delta Asset Mngmt Ltd Liability Tn has 0% invested in Westar Energy, Inc. (NYSE:WR) for 250 shs. Omers Administration stated it has 0% of its capital in Westar Energy, Inc. (NYSE:WR). Pacad Inv Ltd holds 0.08% in Westar Energy, Inc. (NYSE:WR) or 6,500 shs. Wellington Mgmt Group Llp reported 133,240 shs. Water Island Cap Limited invested in 1.2% or 367,900 shs. Denver Investment Ltd Llc, a Colorado-based fund reported 4,532 shs. Balyasny Asset Mngmt Ltd Llc invested 0% in Westar Energy, Inc. (NYSE:WR). Focused Wealth Incorporated has 120 shs. Us National Bank & Trust De owns 0% invested in Westar Energy, Inc. (NYSE:WR) for 29,902 shs. Jefferies Gru Llc reported 3,863 shs or 0% of all its holdings. Federated Pa has 59,672 shs for 0.01% of their capital. Bokf Na reported 5,007 shs. Gabelli And Co Investment Advisers holds 216,332 shs. Ubs Asset Management Americas has invested 0.03% in Westar Energy, Inc. (NYSE:WR).

WR registered $3.10 million net activity with 0 buys and 6 selling transactions since March 13, 2018. On Friday, March 16 IRICK LARRY D sold $252,800 worth of Westar Energy, Inc. (NYSE:WR) or 5,000 shs. RUELLE MARK A also sold $1.51M worth of Westar Energy, Inc. (NYSE:WR) on Thursday, March 22. GREENWOOD GREG A sold 5,000 shs worth $250,608. SOMMA ANTHONY D also sold $599,147 worth of Westar Energy, Inc. (NYSE:WR) shs. AKIN BRUCE A sold $278,259 worth of stock or 5,507 shs.

The holdings In Westar Energy Inc (NYSE:WR) owned by Water Island Capital Llc was upped. According to 2018Q1 SEC regulatory report the rise is 328.95%. Westar Energy Inc (NYSE:WR) stock Sank 2.07% while Water Island Capital Llc bought 1.21 million shares. Water Island Capital Llc announced $82.99M position in Water Island Capital Llc for 2018Q1. Now it holds 1.58 million shares, compared to 367,900 last quarter. Water Island Capital Llc cut its stake in and reduced Time Warner Inc (Put) () position by 766,900 shares for a total of 283,100 shares.

Water Island Capital Llc is a New York-based hedge fund that was founded by John Orrico. It had more than $3.48 billion assets under management in March, 2014. Taken from Water Island Capital latest Adv, the fund reported to have 45 full and part-time employees. Among which 17 performing investment advisory and research functions. The hedge fund had between 1-10 clients.

Westar Energy, Inc. (NYSE:WR) Ratings Coverage

A total of 2 analysts rate Westar Energy (NYSE:WR) as follows: 1 “Buy”, 1 “Hold” and 0 “Sell”. Тherefore 50% are bullish. (NYSE:WR) has 3 ratings reports on 17 May 2018 according to StockzIntelligence. The company rating was maintained by JP Morgan on Tuesday, April 10. On Thursday, January 25 the firm has “Overweight” rating by JP Morgan given.

Westar Energy, Inc., an electric utility company, generates, transmits, and distributes electricity in Kansas.The company has $7.63 billion market cap. The firm has 6,292 megawatts of electric generation capacity that produces electricity through various fuel types, including coal, uranium, natural gas, and diesel.The P/E ratio is 23.64. 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.

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