NYSE:WEC - WEC Energy Group Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$64.84 -0.40 (-0.61 %)
(As of 07/23/2018 03:44 AM ET)
Previous Close$64.84
Today's Range$64.24 - $65.28
52-Week Range$58.48 - $70.09
Volume1.55 million shs
Average Volume1.66 million shs
Market Capitalization$20.46 billion
P/E Ratio20.65
Dividend Yield3.41%
WEC Energy Group logoWEC 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. The company offers electricity to approximately 1.6 million residential, small and large commercial and industrial, and other customers; and natural gas to 2.8 million residential, and commercial and industrial customers. As of December 31, 2017, it operated approximately 37,100 miles of overhead distribution lines and 32,500 miles of underground distribution cable, as well as approximately 500 distribution substations and 495,500 line transformers; and approximately 47,900 miles of natural gas distribution mains, as well as 1,200 miles of natural gas transmission mains. In addition, WEC Energy Group, Inc. invests in and develops real estate properties, including business parks and other commercial real estate projects primarily in southeastern Wisconsin. 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 founded in 1981 and is headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Electric & other services combined


Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.89
Current Ratio0.55
Quick Ratio0.45


Trailing P/E Ratio20.65
Forward P/E Ratio19.65
P/E Growth4.76

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$7.65 billion
Price / Sales2.68
Cash Flow$5.6877 per share
Price / Cash11.40
Book Value$29.98 per share
Price / Book2.16


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$3.14
Net Income$1.20 billion
Net Margins16.23%
Return on Equity11.01%
Return on Assets3.30%


Outstanding Shares315,550,000
Market Cap$20,459.94

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 Friday, July 20th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, August 14th will be paid a dividend of $0.5525 per share on Saturday, September 1st. This represents a $2.21 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 3.41%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, August 13th. View WEC Energy Group's Dividend History.

How were WEC Energy Group's earnings last quarter?

WEC Energy Group Inc (NYSE:WEC) announced its earnings results on Tuesday, May, 1st. The utilities provider reported $1.23 EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.17 by $0.06. The utilities provider earned $2.29 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $2.33 billion. WEC Energy Group had a return on equity of 11.01% and a net margin of 16.23%. WEC Energy Group's revenue was down .8% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the company posted $1.12 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 Tuesday, July, 31st 2018. 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 FY18 earnings guidance on Tuesday, May, 1st. The company provided EPS guidance of $3.26-3.30 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $3.29.

What price target have analysts set for WEC?

9 analysts have issued 12-month target prices for WEC Energy Group's shares. Their forecasts range from $63.00 to $71.00. On average, they anticipate WEC Energy Group's share price to reach $67.7143 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 4.4% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Ratings for WEC Energy Group.

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

9 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for WEC Energy Group in the last year. There are currently 7 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold."

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

Who are WEC Energy Group's key executives?

WEC Energy Group's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Gale E. Klappa, Chairman & CEO (Age 67)
  • Mr. Allen Lewis Leverett, Pres & Director (Leave of Absence) (Age 51)
  • Mr. Scott J. Lauber, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 52)
  • Mr. James Patrick Keyes, Exec. VP of Strategy (Age 52)
  • Mr. Joseph Kevin Fletcher, Pres of Wisconsin Segment (Age 60)

Has WEC Energy Group been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media stories about WEC stock have been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research firm identifies negative and positive press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. WEC Energy Group earned a media sentiment score of 0.07 on Accern's scale. They also gave press coverage about the utilities provider an impact score of 47.10 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near term.

Who are WEC Energy Group's major shareholders?

WEC Energy Group's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Rathbone Brothers plc (0.25%), Gateway Investment Advisers LLC (0.22%), Hennessy Advisors Inc. (0.18%), Bank of Montreal Can (0.18%), Retirement Systems of Alabama (0.16%) and Baillie Gifford & Co. (0.07%). Company insiders that own WEC Energy Group stock include Allen L Leverett, Barbara L Bowles, Gale E Klappa, James A Schubilske, Robert M Garvin, Scott J Lauber, Susan H Martin, Tom Metcalfe and Ulice Payne, Jr. View Institutional Ownership Trends for WEC Energy Group.

Which institutional investors are selling WEC Energy Group stock?

WEC stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Bank of Montreal Can, Meag Munich Ergo Kapitalanlagegesellschaft MBH, Hartford Investment Management Co., Channing Capital Management LLC, Creative Planning, NN Investment Partners Holdings N.V., TIAA FSB and Reilly Financial Advisors LLC. Company insiders that have sold WEC Energy Group company stock in the last year include Barbara L Bowles, Gale E Klappa, Scott J Lauber, Susan H Martin, Tom Metcalfe and Ulice Payne, Jr. View Insider Buying and Selling for WEC Energy Group.

Which institutional investors are buying WEC Energy Group stock?

WEC stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Retirement Systems of Alabama, Rathbone Brothers plc, Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan, Baillie Gifford & Co., State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Cornerstone Wealth Management LLC, Hennessy Advisors Inc. and GWM Advisors LLC. 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, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is WEC Energy Group's stock price today?

One share of WEC stock can currently be purchased for approximately $64.84.

How big of a company is WEC Energy Group?

WEC Energy Group has a market capitalization of $20.46 billion and generates $7.65 billion in revenue each year. The utilities provider earns $1.20 billion in net income (profit) each year or $3.14 on an earnings per share basis. WEC Energy Group employs 8,129 workers across the globe.

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.

MarketBeat Community Rating for WEC Energy Group (NYSE WEC)

Community Ranking:  1.8 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  251 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  449 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  700
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 7/23/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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