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NYSE:WEC

WEC Energy Group - WEC Stock Forecast, Price & News

$94.92
+0.02 (+0.02%)
(As of 02/2/2023 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$93.89
$96.60
50-Day Range
$91.80
$99.14
52-Week Range
$80.82
$108.39
Volume
1.93 million shs
Average Volume
1.26 million shs
Market Capitalization
$29.94 billion
P/E Ratio
21.72
Dividend Yield
3.10%
Price Target
$98.90

WEC Energy Group MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Hold
2.25 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
4.2% Upside
$98.90 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
1.45% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Strong
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-8.00
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
1.23mentions of WEC Energy Group in the last 14 days
Based on 14 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Balanced
Insiders Both Buying and Selling
Proj. Earnings Growth
4.55%
From $4.40 to $4.60 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

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

2.18 out of 5 stars

Utilities Sector

47th out of 84 stocks

Electric & Other Services Combined Industry

10th out of 19 stocks

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About WEC Energy Group (NYSE:WEC) Stock

WEC Energy Group, Inc. is a holding company, which engages in the generation and distribution of electricity and natural gas. It operates through the following segments: Wisconsin, Illinois, Other States, Electric Transmission, Non-Utility Energy Infrastructure and Corporate & Other. The Wisconsin segment refers to the electric and gas utility operations. The Illinois segment deals with natural gas utility and non-utility activities. The Other States segment pertains to natural gas operations of the firm's subsidiaries. The Electric Transmission segment holds interests in state regulatory commissions. The Non-Utility Energy Infrastructure segment includes Wisconsin Electric Power, which owns and leases generating facilities. The Corporate and Other segment refers to the firm's administrative and holding activities. The company was founded in 1981 and is headquartered in Milwaukee, WI.

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WEC Stock News Headlines

WEC Energy Group posts 2022 results
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WEC Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 12/1 Dividend
11/10/2022
Dividend Payable
12/01/2022
Today
2/02/2023
Last Earnings
2/02/2023
Ex-Dividend for 3/1 Dividend
2/13/2023
Dividend Payable
3/01/2023
Next Earnings (Estimated)
5/01/2023
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
6,938
Year Founded
1981

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$98.90
High Stock Price Forecast
$109.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$85.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+4.2%
Consensus Rating
Hold
Rating Score (0-4)
2.25
Research Coverage
8 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$1.30 billion
Pretax Margin
18.02%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$8.32 billion
Cash Flow
$7.61 per share
Book Value
$35.13 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
314,363,000
Market Cap
$29.94 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
0.39

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Key Executives

  • Scott J. LauberScott J. Lauber
    President, Chief Executive Officer & Director
  • William MastorisWilliam Mastoris
    Executive VP-Operations & Customer Service
  • Xia Liu
    Chief Financial Officer & Executive Vice President
  • Molly MulroyMolly Mulroy
    Chief Information Officer & Executive VP
  • Margaret C. Kelsey
    Secretary, Executive VP & General Counsel













WEC Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

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

8 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for WEC Energy Group in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 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?

8 Wall Street research analysts have issued 1 year price targets for WEC Energy Group's shares. Their WEC share price forecasts range from $85.00 to $109.00. On average, they predict the company's share price to reach $98.90 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 4.2% 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 at the beginning of the year. Since then, WEC stock has increased by 1.2% and is now trading at $94.92.
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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 Thursday, February 2nd 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 Thursday, February, 2nd. The utilities provider reported $0.80 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.75 by $0.05. The utilities provider had revenue of $2.56 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $2.01 billion. WEC Energy Group had a net margin of 14.94% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 12.13%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 16.2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the firm earned $0.71 EPS.

How often does WEC Energy Group pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for WEC Energy Group?

WEC Energy Group declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, December 13th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, February 14th will be paid a dividend of $0.78 per share on Wednesday, March 1st. This represents a $3.12 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 3.29%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, February 13th. This is a boost from the stock's previous quarterly dividend of $0.73.
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Is WEC Energy Group a good dividend stock?

WEC Energy Group (NYSE:WEC) pays an annual dividend of $2.91 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 3.10%. 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 66.59%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, WEC will have a dividend payout ratio of 63.26% 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 updated its FY 2023 earnings guidance on Thursday, February, 2nd. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $4.58-$4.62 for the period, compared to the consensus 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 variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Scout Investments Inc. (0.37%), Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. (0.34%), Bank of Montreal Can (0.27%), Dearborn Partners LLC (0.14%), CWM LLC (0.11%) and New York State Teachers Retirement System (0.11%). Insiders that own company stock include Anthony Reese, Charles R Matthews, Gale E Klappa, Glen E Tellock, Joshua M Erickson, Maria C Green, 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 $94.92.

How much money does WEC Energy Group make?

WEC Energy Group (NYSE:WEC) has a market capitalization of $29.94 billion and generates $8.32 billion in revenue each year. The utilities provider earns $1.30 billion in net income (profit) each year or $4.37 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does WEC Energy Group have?

The company employs 6,938 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 2/3/2023 by MarketBeat.com Staff