WEC Energy Group Stock Forecast, Price & News

-0.44 (-0.47 %)
(As of 07/30/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Volume1.18 million shs
Average Volume1.01 million shs
Market Capitalization$29.69 billion
P/E Ratio23.71
Dividend Yield2.87%
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About WEC Energy Group

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, oil, 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, 2020, it operated approximately 36,100 miles of overhead distribution lines and 34,900 miles of underground distribution cables, as well as 450 electric distribution substations and 507,900 line transformers; 50,300 miles of natural gas distribution mains; 1,100 miles of natural gas transmission mains; 2.3 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 incorporated in 1981 and is headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.


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Analyst Opinion: 1.3Community Rank: 3.7Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 3.3Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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WEC Energy Group (NYSE:WEC) Frequently Asked Questions

Is WEC Energy Group a buy right now?

7 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for WEC Energy Group in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 sell rating, 1 hold rating and 5 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "buy" WEC Energy Group stock.
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When is WEC Energy Group's next earnings date?

WEC Energy Group is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, August 3rd 2021.
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How can I listen to WEC Energy Group's earnings call?

WEC Energy Group will be holding an earnings conference call on Tuesday, August 3rd at 2:00 PM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link.

How were WEC Energy Group's earnings last quarter?

WEC Energy Group, Inc. (NYSE:WEC) issued its quarterly earnings data on Sunday, May, 2nd. The utilities provider reported $1.61 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $1.47 by $0.14. The utilities provider had revenue of $2.69 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $2.22 billion. WEC Energy Group had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 11.83% and a net margin of 16.08%. The firm's revenue was up 27.6% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business posted $1.43 earnings per share.
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How has WEC Energy Group's stock price been impacted by Coronavirus (COVID-19)?

WEC Energy Group's stock was trading at $97.45 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, WEC shares have decreased by 3.4% and is now trading at $94.14.
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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 Thursday, July 15th. Investors of record on Friday, August 13th will be given a dividend of $0.6775 per share on Wednesday, September 1st. This represents a $2.71 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.88%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, August 12th.
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Is WEC Energy Group a good dividend stock?

WEC Energy Group pays an annual dividend of $2.71 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 2.87%. WEC Energy Group does not yet have a strong track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio of WEC Energy Group is 71.50%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, WEC Energy Group will have a dividend payout ratio of 63.17% next year. This indicates that WEC Energy Group 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 2021 earnings guidance on Tuesday, June, 15th. The company provided EPS guidance of $4.030-4.030 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $4.020. The company issued revenue guidance of -.

What price target have analysts set for WEC?

7 brokers have issued 12-month price targets for WEC Energy Group's stock. Their forecasts range from $83.00 to $112.00. On average, they anticipate WEC Energy Group's stock price to reach $98.86 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 5.0% from the stock's current price.
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Who are WEC Energy Group's key executives?

WEC Energy Group's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Gale E. Klappa, Exec. Chairman (Age 70, Pay $3.62M)
  • Mr. Joseph Kevin Fletcher, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 62, Pay $3.94M)
  • Ms. Xia Liu C.F.A., Exec. VP & CFO (Age 51, Pay $1.52M)
  • Mr. Scott J. Lauber, Sr. EVP & COO (Age 55, Pay $2.12M)
  • Ms. Margaret C. Kelsey, Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec. (Age 56, Pay $1.58M)
  • Mr. Robert M. Garvin, Exec. VP of External Affairs (Age 54, Pay $1.21M)
  • Mr. William J. Guc, VP, Controller & Principal Accounting Officer (Age 51)
  • Mr. Joshua Erickson, Director of Legal Services, Corp. & Fin.
  • Ms. Molly Mulroy, Chief Information Officer & VP
  • Ms. Mary Beth Straka CPA, CPA, Sr. VP of Corp. Communications & Investor Relations (Age 56)

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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), The Procter & Gamble (PG), Intel (INTC), (XEL), 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. (0.29%), Alliancebernstein L.P. (0.13%), Gofen & Glossberg LLC IL (0.02%), Stratos Wealth Partners LTD. (0.02%), Texas Permanent School Fund (0.02%) and State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.02%). Company insiders that own WEC Energy Group stock include Barbara L Bowles, Charles R Matthews, Gale E Klappa, Joseph Kevin Fletcher, Maria C Green, Mary Beth Straka, Robert M Garvin, Scott J Lauber, Thomas K Lane, Tom Metcalfe, Ulice Payne, Jr and William J Guc.
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Which major investors are selling WEC Energy Group stock?

WEC stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Sumitomo Mitsui DS Asset Management Company Ltd, Alliancebernstein L.P., CHICAGO TRUST Co NA, Livforsakringsbolaget Skandia Omsesidigt, Arden Trust Co, Wedbush Securities Inc., V Wealth Advisors LLC, and Gofen & Glossberg LLC IL. Company insiders that have sold WEC Energy Group company stock in the last year include Charles R Matthews, Gale E Klappa, Robert M Garvin, and Ulice Payne, Jr.
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Which major investors are buying WEC Energy Group stock?

WEC stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Scout Investments Inc., Obermeyer Wood Investment Counsel Lllp, IFM Investors Pty Ltd, Brookstone Capital Management, Marino Stram & Associates LLC, Versor Investments LP, Stratos Wealth Partners LTD., and H&H Retirement Design & Management INC.
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How do I buy shares of WEC Energy Group?

Shares of WEC 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 $94.14.

How much money does WEC Energy Group make?

WEC Energy Group has a market capitalization of $29.69 billion and generates $7.24 billion in revenue each year. The utilities provider earns $1.20 billion in net income (profit) each year or $3.79 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does WEC Energy Group have?

WEC Energy Group employs 7,273 workers across the globe.

Does WEC Energy Group have any subsidiaries?

The following companies are subsidiares of WEC Energy Group: ATC Development Manager Inc., ATC Holdco LLC, ATC Holding LLC, ATC Management Inc., American Transmission Company LLC, BGS Kimball Gas Storage LLC, Bishop Hill Energy III Holdings LLC, Blooming Grove Wind Energy Center Holdings LLC, Bluewater Gas Storage LLC, Bluewater Natural Gas Holding LLC, Coyote Ridge Wind LLC, Elm Road Generating Station Supercritical LLC, Elm Road Services LLC, Integrys Energy Group, Integrys Holding Inc., 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, Wisconsin Valley Improvement Company, and Wisvest LLC.

When was WEC Energy Group founded?

WEC Energy Group was founded in 1981.

What is WEC Energy Group's official website?

The official website for WEC Energy Group is www.wecenergygroup.com.

Where are WEC Energy Group's headquarters?

WEC Energy Group is headquartered at 231 WEST MICHIGAN STREET P O BOX 1331, MILWAUKEE WI, 53201.

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 utilities provider can be reached via phone at 414-221-2345 or via email at [email protected]

This page was last updated on 7/31/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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