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NYSE:WEC

WEC Energy Group Stock Forecast, Price & News

$96.67
+0.64 (+0.67%)
(As of 01/20/2022 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$95.81
$97.25
50-Day Range
$86.93
$98.36
52-Week Range
$80.55
$99.86
Volume
1.41 million shs
Average Volume
1.24 million shs
Market Capitalization
$30.49 billion
P/E Ratio
23.24
Dividend Yield
2.82%
Beta
0.25
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About WEC Energy Group

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.

Headlines

Expert Ratings For WEC Energy Gr
January 13, 2022 |  markets.businessinsider.com
MGE Receives Approval to Purchase Wind Farm
January 6, 2022 |  finance.yahoo.com
WEC Energy Group Inc.DL-Notes 2021(21/28) Bond
December 16, 2021 |  markets.businessinsider.com
WEC Energy's (WEC) 190 MW Jayhawk Wind Facility Comes Online
December 15, 2021 |  finance.yahoo.com
WEC Energy Group, Inc.: Solid 3Q; reaffirming $104 target
December 13, 2021 |  finance.yahoo.com
Edison International (EIX) Set to Hike Dividend by 5.7%
December 10, 2021 |  finance.yahoo.com
WEC Energy Group(WEC)
December 5, 2021 |  fool.com
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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Electric & other services combined
Sub-Industry
Multi-Utilities
Sector
Utilities
CUSIP
97665710
Fax
N/A
Employees
7,273
Year Founded
1981

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$7.24 billion
Cash Flow
$6.93 per share
Book Value
$33.71 per share

Profitability

Net Income
$1.20 billion
Pretax Margin
19.03%

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Miscellaneous

Free Float
314,489,000
Market Cap
$30.49 billion
Optionable
Optionable

Company Calendar

Last Earnings
11/02/2021
Ex-Dividend for 12/1 Dividend
11/10/2021
Dividend Payable
12/01/2021
Today
1/20/2022
Next Earnings (Confirmed)
2/03/2022
Ex-Dividend for 3/1 Dividend
2/11/2022
Dividend Payable
3/01/2022
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2022

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MarketRank

Overall MarketRank

2.62 out of 5 stars

Utilities Sector

20th out of 120 stocks

Electric & Other Services Combined Industry

3rd out of 22 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.2Community Rank: 3.7Dividend Strength: 4.2Insider Behavior: 3.3Valuation: 0.6 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -












WEC Energy Group (NYSE:WEC) Frequently Asked Questions

Is WEC Energy Group a buy right now?

9 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for WEC Energy Group in the last year. There are currently 5 hold ratings and 4 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "hold" WEC Energy Group stock. 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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How has WEC Energy Group's stock 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. Since then, WEC stock has decreased by 0.8% and is now trading at $96.67.
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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 Thursday, February 3rd 2022.
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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, November, 2nd. The utilities provider reported $0.92 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.79 by $0.13. The utilities provider had revenue of $1.75 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.68 billion. WEC Energy Group had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 12.06% and a net margin of 16.35%. During the same period in the previous year, the firm posted $0.84 EPS.
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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, December 2nd. Stockholders of record on Monday, February 14th will be given a dividend of $0.728 per share on Tuesday, March 1st. This represents a $2.91 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 3.01%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, February 11th. This is a boost from WEC Energy Group's previous quarterly dividend of $0.68.
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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 2.82%. WEC Energy Group 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 of WEC Energy Group is 65.14%. 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 63.02% 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 issued an update on its FY22 earnings guidance on Friday, January, 7th. The company provided EPS guidance of $4.29-4.33 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $4.29.

What price target have analysts set for WEC?

9 Wall Street analysts have issued 1-year target prices for WEC Energy Group's stock. Their forecasts range from $92.00 to $109.00. On average, they anticipate WEC Energy Group's share price to reach $99.88 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 3.3% 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:
  • Joseph Kevin Fletcher, President, Chief Executive Officer & Director
  • Scott J. Lauber, Chief Operating Officer & Senior Executive VP
  • Xia Liu, Chief Financial Officer & Executive Vice President
  • Molly Mulroy, Chief Information Officer & Vice President
  • Margaret C. Kelsey, Secretary, Executive VP & General Counsel

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), (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 number of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Scout Investments Inc. (0.23%), Gateway Investment Advisers LLC (0.11%), Retirement Systems of Alabama (0.03%), 44 Wealth Management LLC (0.02%), JGP Wealth Management LLC (0.02%) and Stratos Wealth Partners LTD. (0.02%). Company insiders that own WEC Energy Group stock include Charles R Matthews, Gale E Klappa, Joshua M Erickson, Maria C Green, Robert M Garvin, Thomas K Lane, Thomas K Lane, Tom Metcalfe and Ulice Payne, Jr.
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Which institutional investors are selling WEC Energy Group stock?

WEC stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Scout Investments Inc., Farmers & Merchants Investments Inc., Private Trust Co. NA, Retirement Systems of Alabama, IBM Retirement Fund, State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Kovack Advisors Inc., and Chesley Taft & Associates LLC. Company insiders that have sold WEC Energy Group company stock in the last year include Charles R Matthews, Joshua M Erickson, Tom Metcalfe, and Ulice Payne, Jr.
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Which institutional investors are buying WEC Energy Group stock?

WEC stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including 44 Wealth Management LLC, Gateway Investment Advisers LLC, Sciencast Management LP, TI Trust Inc., First Midwest Bank Trust Division, JGP Wealth Management LLC, Lewis Capital Management LLC, and AE Wealth Management LLC.
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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 $96.67.

How much money does WEC Energy Group make?

WEC Energy Group has a market capitalization of $30.49 billion and generates $7.24 billion in revenue each year. The utilities provider earns $1.20 billion in net income (profit) each year or $4.16 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 1/20/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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