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WEC Energy Group (WEC) Stock Forecast, Price & News

$78.12
-0.12 (-0.15%)
(As of 10:08 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$78.08
$78.86
50-Day Range
$77.03
$92.54
52-Week Range
$75.47
$101.11
Volume
177,093 shs
Average Volume
1.37 million shs
Market Capitalization
$24.64 billion
P/E Ratio
18.21
Dividend Yield
3.99%
Price Target
$95.77

WEC Energy Group MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Hold
2.11 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
22.4% Upside
$95.77 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
1.27% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Strong
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-5.75
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
1.18mentions of WEC Energy Group in the last 14 days
Based on 10 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
N/A
Proj. Earnings Growth
6.51%
From $4.61 to $4.91 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

2.99 out of 5 stars

Utilities Sector

14th out of 85 stocks

Electric & Other Services Combined Industry

2nd out of 18 stocks


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About WEC Energy Group (NYSE:WEC) Stock

WEC Energy Group, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides regulated natural gas and electricity, and renewable and nonregulated renewable energy services in the United States. The company operates through six segments: Wisconsin, Illinois, Other States, Electric Transmission, Non-Utility Energy Infrastructure, and Corporate and Other. It generates and distributes electricity from coal, natural gas, and oil, as well as hydroelectric, wind, solar, and biomass sources; provides electric transmission services; offers retail natural gas distribution services; transports natural gas; and generates, distributes, and sells steam. As of December 31, 2022, it operated approximately 35,600 miles of overhead distribution lines and 36,100 miles of underground distribution cables, as well as 430 electric distribution substations and 514,800 line transformers; 52,000 miles of natural gas distribution mains; 1,100 miles of natural gas transmission mains; 2.4 million natural gas lateral services; 500 natural gas distribution and transmission gate stations; and 68.2 billion cubic feet of working gas capacities in underground natural gas storage fields. The company was formerly known as Wisconsin Energy Corporation and changed its name to WEC Energy Group, Inc. in June 2015. WEC Energy Group, Inc. was founded in 1896 and is headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

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WEC Company Calendar

Last Earnings
8/01/2023
Ex-Dividend for 9/1 Dividend
8/11/2023
Dividend Payable
9/01/2023
Today
10/04/2023
Next Earnings (Estimated)
11/07/2023
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2023

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Electric & other services combined
Sub-Industry
Multi-Utilities
Sector
Utilities
CUSIP
97665710
Fax
N/A
Employees
7,022
Year Founded
1981

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$95.77
High Stock Price Forecast
$104.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$83.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+22.4%
Consensus Rating
Hold
Rating Score (0-4)
2.11
Research Coverage
9 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$1.41 billion
Pretax Margin
17.31%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$9.60 billion
Cash Flow
$7.79 per share
Book Value
$36.73 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
314,363,000
Market Cap
$24.68 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
0.41

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Key Executives

  • Mr. Gale E. KlappaMr. Gale E. Klappa (Age 72)
    Exec. Chairman
    Comp: $4.59M
  • Mr. Scott J. LauberMr. Scott J. Lauber (Age 57)
    Pres, CEO & Director
    Comp: $4.29M
  • Ms. Xia Liu C.F.A. (Age 53)
    Exec. VP & CFO
    Comp: $2.46M
  • Ms. Margaret C. Kelsey (Age 58)
    Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec.
    Comp: $1.66M
  • Mr. Robert M. GarvinMr. Robert M. Garvin (Age 56)
    Exec. VP of External Affairs
    Comp: $1.29M
  • Mr. William J. Guc (Age 53)
    VP, Controller & Principal Accounting Officer
  • Ms. Mary Beth Straka CPAMs. Mary Beth Straka CPA (Age 58)
    Sr. VP of Corp. Communications & Investor Relations
  • Mr. James A. SchubilskeMr. James A. Schubilske (Age 57)
    VP & Chief Audit Officer
  • Mr. Andy Hesselbach
    Sr. VP of Gas Operations
  • Mr. Torrence Hinton
    Pres of Peoples Gas & North Shore Gas













WEC Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell WEC Energy Group stock right now?

9 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for WEC Energy Group in the last twelve months. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 4 hold ratings and 3 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "hold" WEC shares. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in WEC, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What is WEC Energy Group's stock price forecast for 2023?

9 brokerages have issued twelve-month target prices for WEC Energy Group's stock. Their WEC share price forecasts range from $83.00 to $104.00. On average, they anticipate the company's stock price to reach $95.77 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 22.4% from the stock's current price.
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How have WEC shares performed in 2023?

WEC Energy Group's stock was trading at $93.76 on January 1st, 2023. Since then, WEC stock has decreased by 16.6% and is now trading at $78.24.
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When is WEC Energy Group's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, November 7th 2023.
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How were WEC Energy Group's earnings last quarter?

WEC Energy Group, Inc. (NYSE:WEC) posted its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, August, 1st. The utilities provider reported $0.92 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.85 by $0.07. The utilities provider earned $1.83 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $2.05 billion. WEC Energy Group had a net margin of 14.57% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 11.48%. The business's revenue was down 14.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the business earned $0.91 earnings per share.
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How often does WEC Energy Group pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for WEC Energy Group?

WEC Energy Group announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, July 20th. Investors of record on Monday, August 14th will be paid a dividend of $0.78 per share on Friday, September 1st. This represents a $3.12 annualized dividend and a yield of 3.99%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, August 11th.
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Is WEC Energy Group a good dividend stock?

WEC Energy Group (NYSE:WEC) pays an annual dividend of $3.12 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 3.87%. The company has been increasing its dividend for 19 consecutive years, indicating the company has a strong committment to maintain and grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio is 72.73%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, WEC will have a dividend payout ratio of 63.54% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What guidance has WEC Energy Group issued on next quarter's earnings?

WEC Energy Group issued an update on its FY 2023 earnings guidance on Wednesday, September, 20th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $4.58-$4.62 for the period, compared to the consensus earnings per share estimate of $4.61. The company issued revenue guidance of -.

What other stocks do shareholders of WEC Energy Group own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other WEC Energy Group investors own include AT&T (T), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Verizon Communications (VZ), Exxon Mobil (XOM), Procter & Gamble (PG), Intel (INTC), Altria Group (MO), Pfizer (PFE) and Walmart (WMT).

What is WEC Energy Group's stock symbol?

WEC Energy Group trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "WEC."

Who are WEC Energy Group's major shareholders?

WEC Energy Group's stock is owned by a number of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Park National Corp OH (0.00%). Insiders that own company stock include Anthony Reese, Charles R Matthews, Gale E Klappa, Glen E Tellock, Joshua M Erickson, Molly A Mulroy, Robert M Garvin, Thomas K Lane, Thomas K Lane, Tom Metcalfe, Ulice Payne Jr, Ulice Payne, Jr and William Mastoris.
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How do I buy shares of WEC Energy Group?

Shares of WEC stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is WEC Energy Group's stock price today?

One share of WEC stock can currently be purchased for approximately $78.24.

How much money does WEC Energy Group make?

WEC Energy Group (NYSE:WEC) has a market capitalization of $24.68 billion and generates $9.60 billion in revenue each year. The utilities provider earns $1.41 billion in net income (profit) each year or $4.29 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does WEC Energy Group have?

The company employs 7,022 workers across the globe.

Does WEC Energy Group have any subsidiaries?
The following companies are subsidiares of WEC Energy Group: Bishop Hill Energy III Holdings LLC, Blooming Grove Wind Energy Center Holdings LLC, Coyote Ridge Wind LLC, ATC Development Manager Inc., ATC Holdco LLC, ATC Holding LLC, ATC Management Inc., American Transmission Company LLC, BGS Kimball Gas Storage LLC, Bluewater Gas Storage LLC, Bluewater Natural Gas Holding LLC, Elm Road Generating Station Supercritical LLC, Elm Road Services LLC, Integrys Energy Group, Integrys Holding Inc., Jayhawk Wind LLC, Michigan Gas Utilities Corporation, Minnesota Energy Resources Corporation, North Shore Gas Company, Peoples Energy LLC, Peoples Energy Ventures LLC, Port Washington Generating Station LLC, Tatanka Ridge Wind LLC, The Peoples Gas Light and Coke Company, Upper Michigan Energy Resources Corporation, Upstream Wind Energy Holdings LLC, W.E. Power LLC, WEC Business Services LLC, WEC Infrastructure LLC, WEC Infrastructure Wind Holding I LLC, WEC Investments LLC, WISPARK LLC, WPS Power Development LLC, WPS Visions Inc., Wicor, Wisconsin Electric Power Company, Wisconsin Energy Capital Corporation, Wisconsin Gas LLC, Wisconsin Public Service Corporation, Wisconsin River Power Company, and Wisvest LLC.
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How can I contact WEC Energy Group?

WEC Energy Group's mailing address is 231 WEST MICHIGAN STREET P O BOX 1331, MILWAUKEE WI, 53201. The official website for the company is www.wecenergygroup.com. The utilities provider can be reached via phone at (414) 221-2345 or via email at wec.institutional-investor-relations.contact@wecenergygroup.com.

This page (NYSE:WEC) was last updated on 10/4/2023 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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