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NYSE:WEC - WEC Energy Group Stock Price, Forecast & News

$92.33
-3.23 (-3.38 %)
(As of 02/28/2020 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$90.16
Now: $92.33
$94.00
50-Day Range
$92.33
MA: $98.89
$102.88
52-Week Range
$75.32
Now: $92.33
$103.28
Volume3.19 million shs
Average Volume1.38 million shs
Market Capitalization$29.12 billion
P/E Ratio25.79
Dividend Yield2.65%
BetaN/A
WEC Energy Group, Inc, through its subsidiaries, provides regulated natural gas and electricity, 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, and biomass sources; provides electricity transmission services; offers retail natural gas distribution services; transports customer-owned natural gas; and generates, distributes, and sells steam. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Electric & other services combined
Sub-IndustryMulti-Utilities
SectorUtilities
CUSIP97665710
Phone414-221-2345

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$7.52 billion
Cash Flow$6.31 per share
Book Value$32.41 per share

Profitability

Net Income$1.14 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees7,878
Market Cap$29.12 billion
Next Earnings Date4/23/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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WEC Energy Group (NYSE:WEC) Frequently Asked Questions

What is WEC Energy Group's stock symbol?

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

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, December 5th. Investors of record on Friday, February 14th will be given a dividend of $0.6325 per share on Sunday, March 1st. This represents a $2.53 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.74%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, February 13th. This is a positive change from WEC Energy Group's previous quarterly dividend of $0.59. View WEC Energy Group's Dividend History.

How were WEC Energy Group's earnings last quarter?

WEC Energy Group Inc (NYSE:WEC) announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, January, 30th. The utilities provider reported $0.77 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.72 by $0.05. The utilities provider earned $1.95 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $2.20 billion. WEC Energy Group had a return on equity of 11.18% and a net margin of 15.08%. The firm's revenue was down 6.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the firm posted $0.65 earnings per share. View WEC Energy Group's Earnings History.

When is WEC Energy Group's next earnings date?

WEC Energy Group is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, April 23rd 2020. View Earnings Estimates for WEC Energy Group.

What guidance has WEC Energy Group issued on next quarter's earnings?

WEC Energy Group issued an update on its FY20 earnings guidance on Thursday, January, 30th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $3.71-3.75 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $3.74.

What price target have analysts set for WEC?

12 brokers have issued 1-year price objectives for WEC Energy Group's shares. Their forecasts range from $70.00 to $110.00. On average, they anticipate WEC Energy Group's share price to reach $87.40 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 5.3%. View Analyst Price Targets for WEC Energy Group.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for WEC Energy Group?

12 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for WEC Energy Group in the last year. There are currently 4 sell ratings, 6 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for WEC Energy Group.

Has WEC Energy Group been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media headlines about WEC stock have been trending very negative recently, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research group rates the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. WEC Energy Group earned a news impact score of -4.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave press coverage about the utilities provider a news buzz of 6.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next few days. View News Stories for WEC Energy Group.

Are investors shorting WEC Energy Group?

WEC Energy Group saw a decline in short interest in the month of February. As of February 14th, there was short interest totalling 7,630,000 shares, a decline of 8.7% from the January 30th total of 8,360,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 1,410,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 5.4 days. Approximately 2.4% of the shares of the company are sold short. View WEC Energy Group's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of WEC Energy Group's key competitors?

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), Exxon Mobil (XOM), Verizon Communications (VZ), Xcel Energy (XEL), Procter & Gamble (PG), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Altria Group (MO), Intel (INTC), Southern (SO) and Chevron (CVX).

Who are WEC Energy Group's key executives?

WEC Energy Group's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Gale E. Klappa, Exec. Chairman (Age 68)
  • Mr. Joseph Kevin Fletcher, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 60)
  • Mr. Scott J. Lauber, Sr. EVP, CFO & Treasurer (Age 53)
  • Ms. Margaret C. Kelsey, Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec. (Age 54)
  • Mr. Frederick D. Kuester, Sr. Exec. VP (Age 68)

Who are WEC Energy Group's major shareholders?

WEC Energy Group's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include State Street Corp (5.62%), Magellan Asset Management Ltd (4.46%), Bank of America Corp DE (1.93%), Geode Capital Management LLC (1.72%), PNC Financial Services Group Inc. (0.92%) and California Public Employees Retirement System (0.83%). Company insiders that own WEC Energy Group stock include Allen L Leverett, Barbara L Bowles, Charles R Matthews, Curt S Culver, Frederick D Kuester, Gale E Klappa, Joseph Kevin Fletcher, Mary Beth Straka, Robert M Garvin, Scott J Lauber, Tom Metcalfe, Ulice Payne, Jr and William J Guc. View Institutional Ownership Trends for WEC Energy Group.

Which major investors are selling WEC Energy Group stock?

WEC stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Renaissance Technologies LLC, Scout Investments Inc., Cohen & Steers Inc., PNC Financial Services Group Inc., Westwood Holdings Group Inc., Janus Henderson Group PLC, Bank of Montreal Can and Kayne Anderson Rudnick Investment Management LLC. Company insiders that have sold WEC Energy Group company stock in the last year include Allen L Leverett, Barbara L Bowles, Curt S Culver, Gale E Klappa, Joseph Kevin Fletcher, Mary Beth Straka, Robert M Garvin, Scott J Lauber, Tom Metcalfe and William J Guc. View Insider Buying and Selling for WEC Energy Group.

Which major investors are buying WEC Energy Group stock?

WEC stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including State Street Corp, DekaBank Deutsche Girozentrale, Magellan Asset Management Ltd, Bessemer Group Inc., Pictet Asset Management Ltd., Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Geode Capital Management LLC and UBS Group AG. View Insider Buying and Selling for WEC Energy Group.

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 Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is WEC Energy Group's stock price today?

One share of WEC stock can currently be purchased for approximately $92.33.

How big of a company is WEC Energy Group?

WEC Energy Group has a market capitalization of $29.12 billion and generates $7.52 billion in revenue each year. The utilities provider earns $1.14 billion in net income (profit) each year or $3.58 on an earnings per share basis. WEC Energy Group employs 7,878 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About WEC Energy Group.

What is WEC Energy Group's official website?

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

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]


MarketBeat Community Rating for WEC Energy Group (NYSE WEC)

Community Ranking:  2.0 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  380 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  587 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  967
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about WEC Energy Group and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe WEC will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe WEC 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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