Form 4 Bridson John T

4 - Statement of changes in beneficial ownership of securities

Published: 2015-11-13 14:24:30
Submitted: 2015-11-13
Period Ending In: 2015-11-12
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SEC FORM 4

SEC Form 4
FORM 4 UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

STATEMENT OF CHANGES IN BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP

Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
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Check this box if no longer subject to Section 16. Form 4 or Form 5 obligations may continue. See Instruction 1(b).
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
BRIDSON JOHN T

(Last) (First) (Middle)
818 S KANSAS AVE

(Street)
TOPEKA KS 66612

(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
WESTAR ENERGY INC /KS [ WR ]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
Director 10% Owner
X Officer (give title below) Other (specify below)
SVP, Generation and Marketing
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (Month/Day/Year)
11/12/2015
4. If Amendment, Date of Original Filed (Month/Day/Year)
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)
X Form filed by One Reporting Person
Form filed by More than One Reporting Person
Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
1. Title of Security (Instr. 3) 2. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 2A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 3. Transaction Code (Instr. 8) 4. Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed Of (D) (Instr. 3, 4 and 5) 5. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s) (Instr. 3 and 4) 6. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 7. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V Amount (A) or (D) Price
Common Stock Par Value $5.00 11,725(1) D
Common Stock Par Value $5.00 11/12/2015 S 5,500 D $41.0097 8,965(2) I Held by trust(3)
Table II - Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
(e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivative Security (Instr. 3) 2. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 3. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 3A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 4. Transaction Code (Instr. 8) 5. Number of Derivative Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D) (Instr. 3, 4 and 5) 6. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date (Month/Day/Year) 7. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security (Instr. 3 and 4) 8. Price of Derivative Security (Instr. 5) 9. Number of derivative Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s) (Instr. 4) 10. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 11. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V (A) (D) Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
Explanation of Responses:
1. Includes 11,725 restricted share units that are subject to forfeiture.
2. Includes 416 shares acquired through the reinvestment of dividends.
3. Shares are held in the reporting person's trust, for which he and his spouse are co-trustees and beneficiaries.
Remarks:
Cynthia S. Couch by power of attorney 11/13/2015
** Signature of Reporting Person Date
Reminder: Report on a separate line for each class of securities beneficially owned directly or indirectly.
* If the form is filed by more than one reporting person, see Instruction 4 (b)(v).
** Intentional misstatements or omissions of facts constitute Federal Criminal Violations See 18 U.S.C. 1001 and 15 U.S.C. 78ff(a).
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Schema Version:
X0306
Document Type:
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Period Of Report:
2015-11-12

Issuer

Issuer Cik
0000054507
Issuer Name
WESTAR ENERGY INC /KS
Issuer Trading Symbol
WR

Reporting Owner

Reporting Owner Id

Rpt Owner Cik
0001627795
Rpt Owner Name
BRIDSON JOHN T

Reporting Owner Address

Rpt Owner Street1
818 S KANSAS AVE
Rpt Owner City
TOPEKA
Rpt Owner State
KS
Rpt Owner Zip Code
66612

Reporting Owner Relationship

Is Director
0
Is Officer
1
Is Ten Percent Owner
0
Is Other
0
Officer Title
SVP, Generation and Marketing

Non Derivative Table

Non Derivative Holding

Security Title
Common Stock Par Value $5.00

Shares Owned Following Transaction

Value
11725
@attributes Id
F1

Ownership Nature

Direct Or Indirect Ownership
D

Non Derivative Transaction

Security Title
Common Stock Par Value $5.00
Transaction Date
2015-11-12

Transaction Coding

Transaction Form Type
4
Transaction Code
S
Equity Swap Involved
0

Transaction Amounts

Transaction Shares
5500
Transaction Price Per Share
41.0097
Transaction Acquired Disposed Code
D

Shares Owned Following Transaction

Value
8965
@attributes Id
F2

Ownership Nature

Direct Or Indirect Ownership
I

Nature Of Ownership

Value
Held by trust
@attributes Id
F3

Footnote

0
Includes 11,725 restricted share units that are subject to forfeiture.
1
Includes 416 shares acquired through the reinvestment of dividends.
2
Shares are held in the reporting person's trust, for which he and his spouse are co-trustees and beneficiaries.

Owner Signature

Signature Name
Cynthia S. Couch by power of attorney
Signature Date
2015-11-13
Additional Files
FileSequenceDescriptionTypeSize
0001236304-15-000055.txt   Complete submission text file   5725
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