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NYSE:FTS - Fortis Stock Price, Forecast & News

$40.46
-1.21 (-2.90 %)
(As of 02/28/2020 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$40.16
Now: $40.46
$41.14
50-Day Range
$40.46
MA: $43.40
$44.30
52-Week Range
$35.50
Now: $40.46
$44.72
Volume865,910 shs
Average Volume347,428 shs
Market Capitalization$18.75 billion
P/E Ratio18.91
Dividend Yield3.46%
Beta0.11
Fortis Inc operates as an electric and gas utility company in Canada, the United States, and the Caribbean. It generates, transmits, and distributes electricity to approximately 425,000 retail customers in southeastern Arizona; and 97,000 retail customers in Arizona's Mohave and Santa Cruz counties with an aggregate capacity of 3,377 MW (MW), including 57 MW of solar capacity. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Electric services
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorUtilities
CUSIPN/A
Phone709-737-2800

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$6.62 billion
Cash Flow$3.71 per share
Book Value$30.07 per share

Profitability

Net Income$1.30 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees8,800
Market Cap$18.75 billion
Next Earnings Date5/6/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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Fortis (NYSE:FTS) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Fortis' stock symbol?

Fortis trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "FTS."

How often does Fortis pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Fortis?

Fortis announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, February 13th. Investors of record on Friday, May 15th will be paid a dividend of $0.3593 per share on Monday, June 1st. This represents a $1.44 annualized dividend and a yield of 3.55%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, May 14th. View Fortis' Dividend History.

How were Fortis' earnings last quarter?

Fortis Inc (NYSE:FTS) released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, February, 13th. The utilities provider reported $0.62 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.46 by $0.16. The utilities provider earned $1.69 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.71 billion. Fortis had a net margin of 13.61% and a return on equity of 6.85%. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company earned $0.56 earnings per share. View Fortis' Earnings History.

When is Fortis' next earnings date?

Fortis is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, May 6th 2020. View Earnings Estimates for Fortis.

What price target have analysts set for FTS?

11 brokers have issued 12-month target prices for Fortis' stock. Their forecasts range from $55.00 to $64.00. On average, they anticipate Fortis' share price to reach $58.50 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 44.6% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Fortis.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Fortis?

11 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Fortis in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 5 hold ratings and 5 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Fortis.

Has Fortis been receiving favorable news coverage?

News articles about FTS stock have trended very negative on Saturday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. InfoTrie scores the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Fortis earned a news impact score of -4.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media stories about the utilities provider a news buzz of 6.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next few days. View News Stories for Fortis.

Are investors shorting Fortis?

Fortis saw a increase in short interest in the month of February. As of February 14th, there was short interest totalling 3,930,000 shares, an increase of 15.6% from the January 30th total of 3,400,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 402,300 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 9.8 days. Approximately 0.9% of the company's stock are sold short. View Fortis' Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Fortis' key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Fortis own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Fortis investors own include CA (CA), BlackRock (BLK), Endologix (ELGX), Chipotle Mexican Grill (CMG), Athabasca Oil (ATH), NIC (EGOV), Aegean Marine Petroleum Network (ANW), Allergan (AGN), Micron Technology (MU) and AutoZone (AZO).

Who are Fortis' key executives?

Fortis' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Barry V. Perry, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 54)
  • Ms. Jocelyn H. Perry, Exec. VP & CFO
  • Ms. Nora M. Duke C.A., CA, Exec. VP of Sustainability & Chief Human Resource Officer (Age 57)
  • Mr. James P. Laurito, Exec. VP of Bus. Devel. (Age 63)
  • Mr. David Gerard Hutchens, Exec. VP of Western Utility Operations (Age 52)

Who are Fortis' major shareholders?

Fortis' stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include TD Asset Management Inc. (2.59%), FIL Ltd (2.57%), 1832 Asset Management L.P. (2.54%), Toronto Dominion Bank (1.96%), CIBC World Markets Inc. (1.87%) and Caisse DE Depot ET Placement DU Quebec (1.01%).

Which major investors are selling Fortis stock?

FTS stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including GQG Partners LLC, FIL Ltd, Russell Investments Group Ltd., QV Investors Inc., Acadian Asset Management LLC, Alberta Investment Management Corp, Ferguson Wellman Capital Management Inc. and Guardian Capital LP.

Which major investors are buying Fortis stock?

FTS stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including TD Asset Management Inc., Intact Investment Management Inc., Highstreet Asset Management Inc., Connor Clark & Lunn Investment Management Ltd., Value Partner Investments Inc., Renaissance Technologies LLC, Bank of America Corp DE and Cidel Asset Management Inc..

How do I buy shares of Fortis?

Shares of FTS 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 Fortis' stock price today?

One share of FTS stock can currently be purchased for approximately $40.46.

How big of a company is Fortis?

Fortis has a market capitalization of $18.75 billion and generates $6.62 billion in revenue each year. The utilities provider earns $1.30 billion in net income (profit) each year or $1.92 on an earnings per share basis. Fortis employs 8,800 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About Fortis.

What is Fortis' official website?

The official website for Fortis is http://www.fortisinc.com/.

How can I contact Fortis?

Fortis' mailing address is 5 SPRINGDALE STREET FORTIS PLACE SUITE 1100, ST. JOHN`S A4, A1B 3T2. The utilities provider can be reached via phone at 709-737-2800 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Fortis (NYSE FTS)

Community Ranking:  2.1 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  241 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  333 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  574
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Fortis and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe FTS will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe FTS will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 2/29/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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