Westar Energy

Westar Energy is Kansas’ largest electric utility. For more than a century, we have provided Kansans the safe, reliable electricity needed to power their businesses and homes. Every day our team of professionals takes on projects to generate and deliver electricity, protect the environment and provide excellent service to our nearly 700,000 customers. Westar has 7,100 MW of electric generation capacity fueled by coal, uranium, natural gas, wind and landfill gas. We are also a leader in electric transmission in Kansas. Our innovative customer service programs include mobile-enabled customer care, a smart meter pilot project and paving the way for electric vehicle adoption. Our employees live, volunteer and work in the communities we serve.
Company Growth (employees)
Topeka, US
Size (employees)
2,254 (est)
Westar Energy was founded in 1909 and is headquartered in Topeka, US

Westar Energy Office Locations

Westar Energy has an office in Topeka

Westar Energy Financials and Metrics

Westar Energy Financials

Westar Energy's revenue was reported to be $2.6 b in FY, 2016

Revenue (Q2, 2017)

609.3 m

Net income (Q2, 2017)

76 m

EBIT (Q2, 2017)

155.1 m

Market capitalization (13-Nov-2017)

7.8 b

Cash (30-Jun-2017)

3.2 m
Westar Energy's current market capitalization is $7.8 b.
USDFY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


2.1 b2.2 b2.3 b2.4 b2.6 b2.5 b2.6 b

Revenue growth, %


General and administrative expense

224.1 m250.4 m261.5 m

Operating expense total

224.1 m250.4 m261.5 m
USDQ2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017


589.6 m732.8 m569.5 m621.4 m764.7 m572.6 m609.3 m

General and administrative expense

63.7 m60.5 m56.5 m75.7 m60.6 m59.2 m57.6 m

Operating expense total

458.1 m477.2 m427.6 m467.8 m494.1 m446.2 m454.2 m


131.5 m255.6 m141.8 m153.6 m270.6 m126.3 m155.1 m
USDY, 2009Y, 2010Y, 2011Y, 2012Y, 2013Y, 2014Y, 2015FY, 2016


3.9 m928 k3.5 m5.8 m4.5 m4.6 m3.2 m3.1 m

Accounts Receivable

3.4 m

Current Assets

706.8 m700.9 m717.1 m768.4 m


7.6 b8.2 b8.5 b9.2 b
USDQ3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017


9.9 m9.1 m10.8 m5.8 m6.1 m2.3 m3.8 m3.5 m5.2 m3.9 m3.4 m3.2 m

Current Assets

694.3 m706.8 m748.2 m749.3 m674.6 m753.5 m757.7 m675.6 m741.9 m762.3 m721.1 m740.2 m


7.4 b7.7 b7.8 b8 b8.2 b8.3 b8.4 b8.7 b8.8 b9 b9.3 b9.4 b

Total Assets

9.6 b9.7 b9.9 b10.1 b10.4 b10.5 b10.6 b10.8 b11 b11.2 b11.5 b11.6 b
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

300.9 m322.3 m301.8 m361.2 m

Depreciation and Amortization

272.6 m286.4 m310.6 m338.5 m

Accounts Receivable

(25 m)(17 m)9 m(30.3 m)

Accounts Payable

7.9 m6.2 m6.6 m(8.1 m)
USDQ3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017

Net Income

257.8 m71 m126.8 m276.6 m53.2 m119.4 m260 m68.7 m144.9 m303.4 m63.5 m139.5 m

Depreciation and Amortization

203.3 m70.1 m141 m213.3 m74.6 m151.3 m228.5 m83.6 m167.9 m252.8 m88.6 m182.7 m

Accounts Receivable

(42.4 m)16.9 m(10.6 m)(50.1 m)31 m998 k(21.4 m)33.2 m(40.6 m)(64.1 m)51.5 m14.2 m

Accounts Payable

2.1 m1.4 m(16.2 m)(4.4 m)17.3 m(2.9 m)(5 m)(31.2 m)(21.4 m)9.7 m(23.1 m)(20 m)
Y, 2017

Financial Leverage

3 x
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