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FirstEnergy Stock Forecast, Price & News

+1.05 (+3.76 %)
(As of 12/4/2020 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $28.95
50-Day Range
MA: $29.65
52-Week Range
Now: $28.95
Volume7.58 million shs
Average Volume6.27 million shs
Market Capitalization$15.71 billion
P/E Ratio21.44
Dividend Yield5.59%
FirstEnergy Corp., through its subsidiaries, generates, transmits, and distributes electricity in the United States. The company operates through Regulated Distribution and Regulated Transmission segments. It owns and operates coal-fired, nuclear, hydroelectric, natural gas, wind, and solar power generating facilities. The company also provides energy-related products and services to retail and wholesale customers. It operates 24,486 circuit miles of overhead and underground transmission lines; and electric distribution systems, including 269,691 miles of overhead pole line and underground conduit carrying primary, secondary, and street lighting circuits, as well as owns substations with a total installed transformer capacity of approximately 156,115,196 kilovolt-amperes. The company serves approximately six million customers in Ohio, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Maryland, New Jersey, and New York. FirstEnergy Corp. was founded in 1996 and is headquartered in Akron, Ohio.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 3.2Community Rank: 2.0Dividend Strength: 3.3Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.41 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Electric services
Sub-IndustryElectric Utilities



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$11.04 billion
Cash Flow$5.26 per share
Book Value$13.25 per share


Net Income$912 million


Market Cap$15.71 billion
Next Earnings Date2/5/2021 (Estimated)
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FirstEnergy (NYSE:FE) Frequently Asked Questions

How has FirstEnergy's stock price been impacted by Coronavirus?

FirstEnergy's stock was trading at $43.13 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, FE stock has decreased by 32.9% and is now trading at $28.95.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of FirstEnergy?

15 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for FirstEnergy in the last year. There are currently 10 hold ratings and 5 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold."
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than FirstEnergy?

Wall Street analysts have given FirstEnergy a "Hold" rating, but there may be better short-term opportunities in the market. Some of MarketBeat's winning trading ideas this year have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new trading ideas, but FirstEnergy wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five stocks may be even better buys.
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When is FirstEnergy's next earnings date?

FirstEnergy is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Friday, February 5th 2021.
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How were FirstEnergy's earnings last quarter?

FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE:FE) announced its earnings results on Saturday, November, 7th. The utilities provider reported $0.84 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.79 by $0.05. The utilities provider had revenue of $3 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $2.95 billion. FirstEnergy had a net margin of 6.64% and a return on equity of 20.15%. The company's quarterly revenue was up .0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the firm posted $0.80 earnings per share.
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How often does FirstEnergy pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for FirstEnergy?

FirstEnergy declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, September 15th. Shareholders of record on Friday, November 6th will be given a dividend of $0.39 per share on Tuesday, December 1st. This represents a $1.56 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 5.39%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, November 5th.
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What price target have analysts set for FE?

15 brokerages have issued 12-month target prices for FirstEnergy's shares. Their forecasts range from $28.50 to $54.00. On average, they expect FirstEnergy's share price to reach $40.90 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 41.3% from the stock's current price.
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Are investors shorting FirstEnergy?

FirstEnergy saw a increase in short interest during the month of October. As of October 30th, there was short interest totaling 16,010,000 shares, an increase of 33.3% from the October 15th total of 12,010,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 5,500,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 2.9 days.
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Who are some of FirstEnergy's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of FirstEnergy own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other FirstEnergy investors own include AT&T (T), Intel (INTC), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Exxon Mobil (XOM), Pfizer (PFE), Verizon Communications (VZ), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Chevron (CVX), General Electric (GE) and AbbVie (ABBV).

Who are FirstEnergy's key executives?

FirstEnergy's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Steven E. Strah, Pres & Acting Chief Exec. Officer (Age 56, Pay $1.3M)
  • Mr. Christopher Daniel Pappas, Exec. Director (Age 64, Pay $119.95k)
  • Mr. Bennett L. Gaines, Sr. VP of Corp. Services & Chief Information Officer - FirstEnergy Service Company (Age 66, Pay $830.33k)
  • Mr. Samuel L. Belcher, Sr. VP & Pres of FirstEnergy Utilities (Age 52, Pay $1.16M)
  • Mr. K. Jon Taylor, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 46)
  • Mr. Jason J. Lisowski, VP, Controller & Chief Accounting Officer (Age 39)
  • Ms. Gretchan Sekulich, VP of Communications & Marketing
  • Ms. Christine L. Walker, Sr. VP & Chief HR Officer (Age 55)
  • Mr. Kevin R. Burgess, VP of Risk & Internal Audit (Age 55)
  • Mr. Gary D. Benz, Sr. VP of Strategy - FirstEnergy Service Company (Age 61)

What is FirstEnergy's stock symbol?

FirstEnergy trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "FE."

Who are FirstEnergy's major shareholders?

FirstEnergy's stock is owned by a number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include State Street Corp (7.17%), BlackRock Inc. (7.05%), Nuveen Asset Management LLC (1.42%), Boston Partners (1.34%), Wells Fargo & Company MN (1.12%) and Jennison Associates LLC (0.69%). Company insiders that own FirstEnergy stock include Christopher D Pappas, James F Pearson and Leila L Vespoli.
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Which institutional investors are selling FirstEnergy stock?

FE stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, BlackRock Inc., Nuveen Asset Management LLC, Standard Life Aberdeen plc, Magellan Asset Management Ltd, LSV Asset Management, First Trust Advisors LP, and CI Investments Inc..
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Which institutional investors are buying FirstEnergy stock?

FE stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Boston Partners, Silver Point Capital L.P., VR Advisory Services Ltd, Quinn Opportunity Partners LLC, Voloridge Investment Management LLC, P Schoenfeld Asset Management LP, Morgan Stanley, and Lord Abbett & CO. LLC.
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How do I buy shares of FirstEnergy?

Shares of FE can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is FirstEnergy's stock price today?

One share of FE stock can currently be purchased for approximately $28.95.

How big of a company is FirstEnergy?

FirstEnergy has a market capitalization of $15.71 billion and generates $11.04 billion in revenue each year. The utilities provider earns $912 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.58 on an earnings per share basis. FirstEnergy employs 12,316 workers across the globe.

What is FirstEnergy's official website?

The official website for FirstEnergy is www.firstenergycorp.com.

How can I contact FirstEnergy?

FirstEnergy's mailing address is 76 SOUTH MAIN ST, AKRON OH, 44308. The utilities provider can be reached via phone at 800-736-3402 or via email at [email protected]

This page was last updated on 12/5/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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