WEC Energy Group Company Profile (NYSE:WEC)

About WEC Energy Group

WEC Energy Group logoWEC Energy Group, Inc., formerly Wisconsin Energy Corporation, is a holding company, which has electric and natural gas utility operations. The Company's segments are Wisconsin, Illinois, other states, electric transmission, We Power, and corporate and other. The Company's Wisconsin segment includes the electric and natural gas utility, and non-utility operations of Wisconsin Electric Power Company (Wisconsin Electric), Wisconsin Gas LLC (Wisconsin Gas) and Wisconsin Public Service Corporation (WPS), including Wisconsin Electric's electric and WPS's electric and natural gas operations in the state of Michigan. The Company's Illinois segment includes the natural gas utility and non-utility operations of North Shore Gas Company (NSG), and The Peoples Gas Light and Coke Company (PGL). The Company's other states segment includes the natural gas utility and non-utility operations of Minnesota Energy Resources Corporation (MERC) and Michigan Gas Utilities Corporation (MGU).

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Utilities
  • Industry: Electric Utilities
  • Sub-Industry: Multi-Utilities
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: WEC
  • CUSIP: 97665710
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $62.97
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $61.13
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $60.97
  • 52-Week Range: $315,619,000.00 - $47.98
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 22.48
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 20.31
  • P/E Growth: 3.19
  • Market Cap: $19.87B
  • Outstanding Shares: 315,619,000
  • Beta: 0.1
Profitability:
  • Net Margins: 12.13%
  • Return on Equity: 10.52%
  • Return on Assets: 3.16%
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 1.01%
  • Current Ratio: 0.83%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.59%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for WEC Energy Group (NYSE:WEC) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 6 Hold Ratings, 3 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.33)
Consensus Price Target: $58.25 (7.50% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for WEC Energy Group (NYSE:WEC)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
8/2/2016ArgusReiterated RatingBuy$65.00 -> $70.00View Rating Details
4/19/2016Deutsche Bank AGReiterated RatingHold$61.00View Rating Details
3/10/2016US Capital AdvisorsDowngradeOverweight -> HoldView Rating Details
3/3/2016Robert W. BairdReiterated RatingOutperform$60.00View Rating Details
2/8/2016MizuhoBoost Price TargetBuy$54.00 -> $63.00View Rating Details
2/5/2016BMO Capital MarketsBoost Price TargetMarket Perform$51.00 -> $57.00View Rating Details
2/5/2016Barclays PLCBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$57.00 -> $61.00View Rating Details
1/27/2016Goldman Sachs Group Inc.DowngradeBuy -> Neutral$54.00 -> $56.00View Rating Details
11/26/2015Wells Fargo & Co.DowngradeOutperform -> Market Perform$39.00 -> $38.00View Rating Details
7/30/2015Wolfe ResearchUpgradePeer Perform -> OutperformView Rating Details
6/18/2015GabelliUpgradeHold -> BuyView Rating Details
6/2/2015Evercore ISIInitiated CoverageHoldView Rating Details
5/8/2015Evercore Partners Inc.UpgradeSell -> Hold$49.00View Rating Details
10/30/2014WunderlichReiterated RatingHold$47.00 -> $51.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 9/25/2014 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for WEC Energy Group (NYSE:WEC)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
10/26/2016        
7/27/2016Q216$0.56$0.57$2.03 billion$1.60 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/3/2016Q116$1.01$1.09$2.55 million$2.20 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/4/2016Q415$0.64$0.63$2.24 billion$1.85 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/4/2015Q315$0.59$0.61$1.47 billion$1.70 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/29/2015Q215$0.56$0.59$1.06 billion$991.20 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/5/2015Q115$0.82$0.90$1.66 billion$1.39 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/11/2015Q4$0.56$0.56$1.23 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/29/2014Q314$0.53$0.56$1.05 billion$1.03 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/30/2014Q214$0.52$0.58$1.03 billion$1.04 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/30/2014Q114$0.83$0.91$1.33 billion$1.70 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/6/2014Q413$0.58$0.63$1.10 billion$1.18 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/30/2013Q313$0.56$0.60$1.02 billion$1.05 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/31/2013Q2 2013$0.46$0.52$958.21 million$1.01 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/30/2013Q1 2013$0.71$0.76$1.26 billion$1.28 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/30/2013Q4 2012$0.41$0.43$1.11 billion$1.07 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/31/2012Q312$0.44$0.67$987.66 million$1.04 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/1/2012$0.44$0.51ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/1/2012$0.74$0.74ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/2/2012$0.47$0.49ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/27/2011$0.49$0.55ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/28/2011$0.37$0.41ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/3/2011$0.66$0.72ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/1/2011$1.01$1.06ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for WEC Energy Group (NYSE:WEC)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.93 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $3.10 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20162$1.00$1.03$1.02
Q2 20161$0.63$0.63$0.63
Q3 20161$0.57$0.57$0.57
Q4 20161$0.69$0.69$0.69
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for WEC Energy Group (NYSE:WEC)
Annual Dividend:$1.98
Dividend Yield:3.14%
Dividend Growth:13.20% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:70.46% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
67.58% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
63.87% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
Track Record:5 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth

Dividend History for WEC Energy Group (NYSE:WEC)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
7/21/2016quarterly$0.503.03%8/10/20168/12/20169/1/2016
4/21/2016quarterly$0.505/11/20165/13/20166/1/2016
1/21/2016quarterly$0.502/10/20162/12/20163/1/2016
10/15/2015quarterly$0.4611/10/201511/13/201512/1/2015
7/1/2015special$0.258/12/20158/14/20159/1/2015
4/16/2015quarterly$0.423.41%5/12/20155/14/20156/1/2015
12/4/2014quarterly$0.423.37%2/11/20152/13/20153/1/2015
10/16/2014quarterly$0.393.31%11/12/201411/14/201412/1/2014
7/17/2014quarterly$0.393.44%8/12/20148/14/20149/1/2014
4/17/2014quarterly$0.393.28%5/12/20145/14/20146/1/2014
1/16/2014quarterly$0.393.79%2/12/20142/14/20143/1/2014
10/17/2013quarterly$0.383.67%11/12/201311/14/201312/1/2013
7/18/2013quarterly$0.383.54%8/12/20138/14/20139/1/2013
4/18/2013quarterly$0.343.12%5/10/20135/14/20136/1/2013
12/6/2012quarterly$0.343.62%2/12/20132/14/20133/1/2013
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for WEC Energy Group (NYSE:WEC)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 0.81%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 70.64%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
8/18/2016Robert M GarvinEVPSell19,225$61.62$1,184,644.50View SEC Filing  
8/1/2016Susan H. MartinVPSell40,000$65.05$2,602,000.00View SEC Filing  
6/3/2016Gale E KlappaDirectorSell22,000$61.53$1,353,660.00View SEC Filing  
6/2/2016Allen L LeverettCEOSell68,210$60.35$4,116,473.50View SEC Filing  
6/1/2016Gale E KlappaDirectorSell15,628$60.39$943,774.92View SEC Filing  
5/31/2016Gale E KlappaDirectorSell25,000$60.19$1,504,750.00View SEC Filing  
5/25/2016Joan M ShaferVPSell15,990$58.67$938,133.30View SEC Filing  
5/17/2016Gale E KlappaDirectorSell9,372$60.16$563,819.52View SEC Filing  
5/10/2016Gale E KlappaDirectorSell212,735$59.93$12,749,208.55View SEC Filing  
5/9/2016Susan H MartinVPSell9,920$59.89$594,108.80View SEC Filing  
3/31/2016Charles R MatthewsCEOSell28,490$59.58$1,697,434.20View SEC Filing  
3/9/2016Charles R MatthewsCEOSell7,009$58.14$407,503.26View SEC Filing  
3/3/2016Robert M GarvinEVPSell1,579$55.33$87,366.07View SEC Filing  
2/25/2016Allen L LeverettPresidentSell31,000$57.69$1,788,390.00View SEC Filing  
2/25/2016Gale E KlappaCEOSell40,000$57.98$2,319,200.00View SEC Filing  
2/24/2016Barbara L. BowlesDirectorSell2,000$57.29$114,580.00View SEC Filing  
2/23/2016Gale E KlappaCEOSell100,000$57.13$5,713,000.00View SEC Filing  
2/18/2016Susan H MartinVPSell3,690$56.59$208,817.10View SEC Filing  
2/9/2016Allen L. LeverettPresidentSell75,000$57.18$4,288,500.00View SEC Filing  
2/9/2016Gale E. KlappaCEOSell17,877$57.61$1,029,893.97View SEC Filing  
2/8/2016Gale E. KlappaCEOSell150,000$57.06$8,559,000.00View SEC Filing  
12/31/2015Gale E. KlappaCEOSell21,790$51.80$1,128,722.00View SEC Filing  
11/19/2015Susan H. MartinVPSell6,530$50.50$329,765.00View SEC Filing  
11/17/2015Allen L. LeverettPresidentSell16,000$50.46$807,360.00View SEC Filing  
9/2/2015William J BrodskyDirectorBuy10,000$46.52$465,200.00View SEC Filing  
9/1/2015Robert M GarvinEVPSell1,730$46.57$80,566.10View SEC Filing  
8/14/2015Gale E KlappaCEOSell50,000$51.27$2,563,500.00View SEC Filing  
8/13/2015Allen L LeverettPresidentSell10,000$50.96$509,600.00View SEC Filing  
2/24/2015Allen L LeverettPresidentSell61,025$52.33$3,193,438.25View SEC Filing  
2/19/2015Barbara L BowlesDirectorSell1,600$51.35$82,160.00View SEC Filing  
2/17/2015Allen L LeverettPresidentSell72,510$51.11$3,705,986.10View SEC Filing  
11/11/2014Allen L LeverettPresidentSell34,817$49.59$1,726,575.03View SEC Filing  
11/7/2014Allen L LeverettPresidentSell100,000$49.19$4,919,000.00View SEC Filing  
11/5/2014Gale E KlappaCEOSell28,210$50.15$1,414,731.50View SEC Filing  
11/3/2014Gale E KlappaCEOSell100,000$49.86$4,986,000.00View SEC Filing  
11/3/2014Susan H MartinVPSell10,000$48.36$483,600.00View SEC Filing  
10/13/2014Allen L LeverettPresidentSell71,000$46.31$3,288,010.00View SEC Filing  
10/13/2014Gale E KlappaCEOSell42,000$45.99$1,931,580.00View SEC Filing  
10/9/2014Allen L LeverettPresidentSell71,390$45.32$3,235,394.80View SEC Filing  
10/9/2014Gale E KlappaCEOSell50,000$45.57$2,278,500.00View SEC Filing  
8/29/2014Gale E KlappaCEOSell450,000$45.09$20,290,500.00View SEC Filing  
8/27/2014Allen L LeverettPresidentSell115,610$44.50$5,144,645.00View SEC Filing  
2/18/2014Susan MartinVPSell5,520$43.80$241,776.00View SEC Filing  
2/3/2014Allen LeverettPresidentSell50,000$42.76$2,138,000.00View SEC Filing  
2/3/2014Gale KlappaCEOSell19,000$42.75$812,250.00View SEC Filing  
2/3/2014Susan MartinVPSell5,000$42.80$214,000.00View SEC Filing  
1/24/2014Allen LeverettPresidentSell40,000$42.01$1,680,400.00View SEC Filing  
10/23/2013Gale E KlappaCEOSell200,000$42.17$8,434,000.00View SEC Filing  
2/12/2013Henry W KnueppelDirectorBuy2,500$39.84$99,600.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Latest Headlines for WEC Energy Group (NYSE:WEC)
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