FirstEnergy Corp. Company Profile (NYSE:FE)

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE:FE) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Sell Rating(s), 8 Hold Rating(s), 4 Buy Rating(s)
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.14)
Consensus Price Target: $35.27 (3.40% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE:FE)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetActions
7/20/2016Citigroup Inc.Boost Price TargetSell$28.00 -> $31.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
7/7/2016Jefferies GroupBoost Price TargetHold -> Hold$35.00 -> $36.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
5/24/2016Bank of America Corp.Reiterated RatingBuy$37.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
5/20/2016BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingHold$35.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
5/19/2016Deutsche Bank AGReiterated RatingHold$37.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
5/9/2016Barclays PLCBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$33.00 -> $36.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
5/8/2016Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
4/28/2016Wolfe ResearchDowngradeMarket Perform -> UnderperformView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
4/28/2016Royal Bank Of CanadaDowngradeOutperform -> Sector Perform$33.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
3/28/2016MacquarieLower Price TargetOutperform$40.00 -> $36.50View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
3/28/2016Evercore ISILower Price TargetNeutral$33.00 -> $31.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
3/16/2016JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost Price TargetOverweight$40.00 -> $41.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
12/3/2015GuggenheimUpgradeNeutral -> Buy$39.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
10/19/2015Goldman Sachs Group Inc.UpgradeSell -> Neutral$28.00 -> $31.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
8/6/2014BGC FinancialUpgradeHold -> BuyView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
(Data available from 7/24/2014 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE:FE)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallActions
7/28/2016Q216$0.54$3.57 billionN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
4/26/2016Q116$0.75$0.80$3.86 billion$3.90 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/16/2016Q415$0.57$0.58$3.92 billionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
10/29/2015Q315$0.88$0.98$3.99 billion$4.10 billionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
7/30/2015Q215$0.48$0.53$3.31 billion$3.50 billionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
5/1/2015Q115$0.52$0.62$3.67 billion$3.90 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/17/2015Q414$0.75$0.75$3.94 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
11/4/2014Q314$0.88$0.89$4.12 billion$3.90 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
8/5/2014Q214$0.44$0.49$3.32 billion$3.50 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
5/6/2014Q114$0.42$0.39$3.40 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/25/2014Q413$0.69$0.75$4.28 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
11/5/2013Q313$0.92$0.94$4.30 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
8/6/2013Q2 2013$0.54$0.59$3.61 billionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
5/7/2013Q1 2013$0.67$0.76$3.66 billionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/25/2013Q4 2012$0.80$0.80$4.60 billionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
11/8/2012Q312$1.07$1.11$4.66 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
8/7/2012$0.65$0.59ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
5/1/2012$0.80$0.82ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/28/2012$0.85$0.77ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
11/1/2011$1.22$1.34ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
8/2/2011$0.71$0.65ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
5/2/2011$0.74$0.69ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/16/2011$0.76$0.71ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE:FE)
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20162$0.72$0.80$0.76
Q2 20162$0.55$0.55$0.55
Q3 20161$0.75$0.75$0.75
Q4 20161$0.50$0.50$0.50
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE:FE)
Annual Dividend:$1.44
Dividend Yield:3.94%
Payout Ratio:89.44% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
54.34% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
57.37% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
Dividend Growth:-13.20% (3 Year Average)

Dividend History for FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE:FE)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable DateShare
7/19/2016quarterly$0.364%8/3/20168/5/20169/1/2016Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
3/15/2016quarterly$0.364.01%5/4/20165/6/20166/1/2016Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
1/19/2016quarterly$0.364.63%2/3/20162/5/20163/1/2016Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
9/15/2015quarterly$0.364.56%11/4/201511/6/201512/1/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
7/21/2015quarterly$0.364.32%8/5/20158/7/20159/1/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
3/17/2015quarterly$0.363.99%5/5/20155/7/20156/1/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
1/20/2015quarterly$0.363.49%2/4/20152/6/20153/1/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
9/16/2014quarterly$0.364.15%11/5/201411/7/201412/1/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
7/15/2014quarterly$0.364.47%8/5/20148/7/20149/1/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
3/18/2014quarterly$0.364.54%5/5/20145/7/20146/1/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
1/21/2014quarterly$0.364.63%2/5/20142/7/20143/1/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
9/17/2013quarterly$0.555.8%11/5/201311/7/201312/1/2013Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
7/16/2013quarterly$0.555.72%8/5/20138/7/20139/1/2013Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
3/19/2013quarterly$0.555.24%5/3/20135/7/20136/1/2013Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
12/18/2012quarterly$0.555.3%2/5/20132/7/20133/1/2013Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE:FE)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionActions
3/14/2016Steven E StrahSVPBuy560$35.59$19,930.40View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
5/4/2015Anthony J AlexanderChairmanSell54,436$36.85$2,005,966.60View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
2/26/2015Bennett L GainesSVPSell5,400$35.78$193,212.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
12/26/2014Lynnette M CavalierVPSell10,000$40.00$400,000.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
12/11/2014Lynnette M CavalierVPSell7,500$38.00$285,000.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
10/9/2014Lynnette M CavalierVPSell5,000$35.00$175,000.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
8/13/2014Bennett L GainesSVPSell5,400$32.25$174,150.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
5/29/2014Donald R SchneiderInsiderSell13,264$33.48$444,078.72View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
5/15/2014Charles JonesEVPSell14,010$32.28$452,242.80View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
3/12/2014Michael DowlingSVPSell4,379$30.80$134,873.20View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
8/5/2013Lynnette CavalierVPSell12,838$37.34$479,370.92View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
6/28/2013Charles E JonesSVPSell2,000$37.11$74,220.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
8/22/2012James H LashInsiderSell13,925$45.68$636,094.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Latest Headlines for FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE:FE)
DateHeadline
07/24/16 08:30 AMFirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE:FE) & Mylan NV (NASDAQ:MYL) Trend Analysis Report - Money News (press release)
07/24/16 08:30 AMFirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE:FE) Insider Activities Are in the Air - Review Fortune
07/23/16 08:04 AMFirstEnergy retiring more coal-fired generation in Ohio
07/22/16 03:55 PMBluer Skies Ahead for Ohio: FirstEnergy Announces Landmark Coal Retirements
07/22/16 03:54 PMForm 8-K FIRSTENERGY CORP For: Jul 19
07/22/16 02:24 PMHow Is FirstEnergy Placed ahead of 2Q16 Earnings? -
07/22/16 02:24 PMWill FirstEnergy Beat Analysts’ Earnings Estimates in 2Q16? -
07/22/16 12:03 PMFirstEnergy to deactivate units at two Ohio power plants -
07/21/16 04:10 PMFirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE:FE) & Aramark (NYSE:ARMK) Stocks Trending Alert - Money News (press release)
07/21/16 02:30 PMFirstEnergy to Webcast Second Quarter Earnings Teleconference, Provide 2016 Guidance - [PR Newswire] - FirstEnergy is dedicated to safety, reliability and operational excellence. Its 10 electric distribution companies form one of the nation's largest investor-owned electric systems, serving customers in Ohio, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, West Virginia, Maryland and New York. The company's transmission subsidiaries operate more than 24,000 miles of transmission lines that connect the Midwest and Mid-Atlantic regions, while its generation subsidiaries control nearly 17,000 megawatts of capacity from a diversified mix of scrubbed coal, non-emitting nuclear, natural gas, hydro and other renewables. Follow FirstEnergy on Twitter @FirstEnergyCorp or online at www.firstenergycorp.com.
07/20/16 05:18 PMcalculProgenics Pharmaceuticals, (NASDAQ:PGNX) & FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE:FE) Investor's Watch List - Money News (press release)
07/20/16 01:30 PM$17 Million in Additional Reliability Work Underway in West Penn Power Service Area for 2016 - [PR Newswire] - The work includes installing protective devices on wires and poles, rebuilding electric lines, adding other special equipment, and installing automated and remote control devices – all designed to help reduce the number and duration of service interruptions. Spending approximately $2.7 million to install new fuses, reclosers and wire on overhead facilities, particularly at points where distribution circuits branch into smaller sections known as "taps." The new equipment automatically opens up when sensing system irregularities to stop the flow of electricity, helping to limit the scope of outages and reduce the duration. In 2016, the new equipment will be added to more than 80 circuits throughout West Penn Power's service area.
07/20/16 01:30 PM$12 Million in Additional Reliability Work Underway in Penn Power Service Area for 2016 - [PR Newswire] - AKRON, Ohio, July 20, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania Power Company (Penn Power) is beginning work on approximately $12 million of additional electrical system projects for 2016 to enhance service reliability ...
07/20/16 05:14 AMShares Positive Over the Past Month: FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE:FE) - TGP
07/20/16 05:14 AMFoundry Partners buys $14088068 stake in FirstEnergy Corp. (FE) - Trade Calls
07/19/16 09:14 PMHow has FirstEnergy Corp.:(NYSE:FE) performed recently? - The Daily Leicester
07/19/16 02:58 PMFirstEnergy Dividend Offers 4% Yield - FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) said that its board has declared an unchanged quarterly dividend of $0.36 per share of outstanding common stock. It represented $1.44 a share on an annualized basis. The dividend provided 4.0 percent yield, ...Full story available on Benzinga.com
07/19/16 01:45 PMFirstEnergy Prepared to Handle July Heat Wave - [PR Newswire] - AKRON, Ohio, July 19, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- FirstEnergy Corp.'s (NYSE: FE) distribution and transmission systems are prepared to meet the anticipated increase in customer electricity usage associated with ...
07/19/16 12:36 PMFirstEnergy declares $0.36 dividend -
07/19/16 11:50 AMFirstEnergy Corp. Declares Unchanged Common Stock Dividend - [PR Newswire] - AKRON, Ohio, July 19, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of FirstEnergy Corp. (FE) today declared an unchanged quarterly dividend of 36 cents per share of outstanding common stock. The dividend will be payable September 1, 2016, to shareholders of record at the close of business on August 5, 2016. FirstEnergy is dedicated to safety, reliability and operational excellence. Its 10 electric distribution companies form one of the nation's largest investor-owned electric systems, serving customers in Ohio, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, West Virginia, Maryland and New York. The company's transmission subsidiaries operate more than 24,000 miles of transmission lines that connect the Midwest and Mid-Atlantic regions, while its generation subsidiaries control nearly 17,000 megawatts of capacity from a diversified mix of scrubbed coal, non-emitting nuclear, natural gas, hydro and other renewables. Follow FirstEnergy on Twitter @FirstEnergyCorp or online at www.firstenergycorp.com.
07/19/16 10:05 AMSolid Performer in Focus: FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE:FE) - Engelwood Daily
07/18/16 04:10 PMThe Insider Activity Don't Lie: FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE:FE) - Review Fortune
07/14/16 07:16 AMJefferies Maintains FirstEnergy Corp. to Hold with Price Target $36.00 - Trade Calls
07/13/16 04:19 PMToledo Edison Continues Work Underground to Enhance Service Reliability in Downtown Toledo
07/12/16 09:19 PMUpdate on FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE:FE) for the day - Twin County News
07/12/16 09:19 PMIs FirstEnergy Corp.(NYSE: FE), a large market cap stock a smart buy? - The Daily Leicester
07/12/16 04:07 PMFE Dividend Yield Pushes Past 4%
07/12/16 02:11 PMJCP&L Completes Final Phase of Transmission Project to Enhance Reliability in Mercer, Middlesex and Monmouth Counties - [PR Newswire] - MORRISTOWN, N.J., July 12, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) has completed the final phase of a $48 million, 11.5-mile transmission line project designed to enhance service reliability ...
07/12/16 08:24 AMDDR Corp (NYSE:DDR) & FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE:FE) News Buzz - Money News (press release)
07/11/16 02:23 PMAppliance Recycling Program Returns for Customers of FirstEnergy's Pennsylvania Utilities - [at noodls] - READING, Pa., July 11, 2016 -- Customers of FirstEnergy Corp.'s (NYSE: FE) Pennsylvania utilities (Penelec, Met-Ed, Penn Power and West Penn Power) can now receive $50 when they choose to recycle an old, ...
07/11/16 02:13 PMAppliance Recycling Program Returns for Potomac Edison Customers in Maryland - [PR Newswire] - WILLIAMSPORT, Md., July 11, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Potomac Edison customers in Maryland can now receive $50 when they choose to recycle an old, working refrigerator or freezer. Customers in Maryland can call 888-277-0528 or visit www.energysaveMD.com. "Often, an outdated refrigerator either sits unused or is used for extra storage in a garage or basement," said Wade Williams, manager of residential energy efficiency programs for FirstEnergy's utilities.
07/11/16 01:04 AMIs FirstEnergy the Only Utility Trading at a Fair Valuation? -
07/11/16 12:04 AMUtilities Are Still Trading below Average Yields: What about FE? -
07/10/16 03:44 PMStock Performance Rundown on: FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE:FE) - Press Telegraph
07/09/16 07:28 AMFirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE:FE) – Top Stock from Utilities Sector - The Daily Leicester
07/09/16 07:28 AMFirstEnergy Corp. Realized Volatility Hits Extremely Low Level - CML News
07/08/16 05:38 AMStock in Investor Crosshairs: FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE:FE) - Telanagana Press
07/08/16 05:38 AMToday's Top Gainers in the Market FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE:FE) from Utilities - The Daily Leicester
07/07/16 04:00 PMFirstEnergy : $11 Million in Additional Reliability Work Underway in Penelec Service Area for 2016
07/07/16 01:30 PM$11 Million in Additional Reliability Work Underway in Penelec Service Area for 2016 - [PR Newswire] - The work includes installing more durable polymer protective devices on wires and poles, replacing or rehabilitating electric lines, adding other special equipment, and installing automated and remote control devices – all designed to help reduce the number and duration of service interruptions. Installing radio controlled switches on electric circuits at a cost of about $820,000.
07/07/16 01:30 PM$7 Million in Additional Reliability Work Underway in Met-Ed Service Area for 2016 - [PR Newswire] - This includes installing more durable polymer protective devices on wires and poles, replacing or rehabilitating electric lines, creating additional circuit ties and loops, installing automated and remote control devices, and replacing underground cable in residential developments – all designed to help reduce the number and duration of service interruptions. "The work is designed to benefit customers by complementing the projects we already do each year to enhance the reliability of our electric system," said Ed Shuttleworth, regional president of Met-Ed. This state-of-the-art equipment helps dispatchers to pinpoint outage locations and restore customers more quickly following an outage, helping to improve overall customer service and reliability.
07/07/16 05:28 AMCornercap Investment Counsel INC Increased Firstenergy Corp (NYSE:FE) by $6.89 Million as Shares Rose - Engelwood Daily
07/07/16 05:28 AMTop Gainers of the Day: FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE:FE) from Electric Utilities - Twin County News
07/06/16 04:03 PMFirstEnergy Corp (NYSE:FE) close to 52-week high, short interest surging - Street Report
07/06/16 08:44 AMShares Providing Results This Month for Investors: FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE:FE) - Telanagana Press
07/06/16 08:44 AMA look at a High Market Cap Stock: FirstEnergy Corp., FE - The Daily Leicester
07/04/16 08:57 AMShare Performance Recap for: FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE:FE) - Press Telegraph
07/04/16 08:57 AMAre Analysts Bullish FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE:FE) After Last Week? - Press Telegraph
07/02/16 05:04 AMLuminus Management LLC Decreased Stake in Firstenergy Corp (NYSE:FE) by $56.56 Million as Shares Rose - Press Telegraph
07/01/16 03:59 PMMicron Technology, (NASDAQ:MU) & FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE:FE) Volatile Movements - Money News (press release)

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About FirstEnergy Corp.

FirstEnergy Corp. logoFirstEnergy Corp. is a holding company. The Company operates through three segments: Regulated Distribution, Regulated Transmission and Competitive Energy Services (CES). The Regulated Distribution segment distributes electricity through its approximately 10 utility operating companies. The Regulated Transmission segment transmits electricity through transmission facilities. The CES segment primarily supplies electricity to end use customers through retail and wholesale arrangements. The Company and its subsidiaries are involved in the generation, transmission and distribution of electricity. Its approximately 10 utility operating companies comprise investor-owned electric systems, serving over six million customers in the Midwest and Mid-Atlantic regions. Its generation subsidiaries control approximately 17,000 megawatts of capacity from a diverse mix of non-emitting nuclear, scrubbed coal, natural gas, hydroelectric and other renewables.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Utilities
  • Industry: Electric Utilities
  • Sub-Industry: Electric Utilities
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: FE
  • CUSIP: 33793210
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $35.96
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $34.70
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $34.00
  • P/E Ratio: 22.65
  • P/E Growth: -5.18
  • Market Cap: $15.51B
  • Beta: 0.1
  • Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.65 EPS
  • Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.51 EPS
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FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE:FE) Chart for Sunday, July, 24, 2016