NYSE:WEC

WEC Energy Group Stock Forecast, Price & News

$97.16
-0.12 (-0.12 %)
(As of 04/22/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$96.32
Now: $97.16
$97.57
50-Day Range
$82.26
MA: $91.26
$99.15
52-Week Range
$80.55
Now: $97.16
$106.85
Volume883,636 shs
Average Volume1.38 million shs
Market Capitalization$30.65 billion
P/E Ratio26.26
Dividend Yield2.79%
Beta0.18
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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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Electric & other services combined
Sub-IndustryMulti-Utilities
SectorUtilities
CUSIP97665710
Phone414-221-2345
Employees7,273
Year Founded1981

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$7.52 billion
Cash Flow$6.32 per share
Book Value$32.41 per share

Profitability

Net Income$1.14 billion

Miscellaneous

Market Cap$30.65 billion
Next Earnings Date5/3/2021 (Confirmed)
OptionableOptionable

Headlines

Is WEC Stock A Buy or Sell?
April 22, 2021 |  finance.yahoo.com
WEC Energy Group (NYSE:WEC) Trading 2.5% Higher
April 20, 2021 |  americanbankingnews.com
WEC Energy Group, Inc. (NYSE:WEC) Plans $0.68 Quarterly Dividend
April 15, 2021 |  americanbankingnews.com
WEC Energy Group (NYSE:WEC) Coverage Initiated at Mizuho
April 14, 2021 |  americanbankingnews.com
40 Under 40: Michelle Glynn, WEC Energy Group
March 24, 2021 |  bizjournals.com
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MarketRank

Overall MarketRank

1.53 out of 5 stars

Utilities Sector

75th out of 279 stocks

Electric & Other Services Combined Industry

16th out of 27 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.0Community Rank: 2.0Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 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?

11 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for WEC Energy Group in the last year. There are currently 3 sell ratings, 4 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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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than WEC Energy Group?

Wall Street analysts have given WEC Energy Group a "Hold" rating, but there may be better short-term opportunities in the market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new trading ideas, but WEC Energy Group wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five stocks may be even better buys.
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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 Monday, May 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 Monday, May 3rd at 12:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at Not Available.

How were WEC Energy Group's earnings last quarter?

WEC Energy Group, Inc. (NYSE:WEC) announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, February, 4th. The utilities provider reported $0.76 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.73 by $0.03. The utilities provider had revenue of $1.93 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $2.10 billion. WEC Energy Group had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 11.36% and a net margin of 16.26%. The company's revenue for the quarter was down .7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the business earned $0.77 EPS.
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How has WEC Energy Group's stock been impacted by COVID-19?

WEC Energy Group's stock was trading at $97.45 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, WEC stock has decreased by 0.3% and is now trading at $97.16.
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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, April 15th. Investors of record on Friday, May 14th will be given a dividend of $0.6775 per share on Tuesday, June 1st. This represents a $2.71 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.79%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, May 13th.
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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 2.79%. WEC Energy Group does not yet have a strock track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio of WEC Energy Group is 75.70%. Payout ratios above 75% are not desirable because they may not be sustainable. Based on earnings estimates, WEC Energy Group will have a dividend payout ratio of 67.75% 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 After-Hours earnings guidance on Wednesday, April, 14th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of 3.99-4.03 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $4.02.

What price target have analysts set for WEC?

11 analysts have issued 12 month target prices for WEC Energy Group's shares. Their forecasts range from $77.00 to $112.00. On average, they expect WEC Energy Group's stock price to reach $93.82 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 3.4%.
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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) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Mr. Joseph Kevin Fletcher, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 62, Pay $3.94M) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Ms. Xia Liu C.F.A., Exec. VP & CFO (Age 51, Pay $1.52M) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Mr. Scott J. Lauber, Sr. EVP & COO (Age 55, Pay $2.12M) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Ms. Margaret C. Kelsey, Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec. (Age 56, Pay $1.58M) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Mr. Robert M. Garvin, Exec. VP of External Affairs (Age 54, Pay $1.21M) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • 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) (LinkedIn Profile)

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), 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. (0.26%), Huntington National Bank (0.12%), New York State Teachers Retirement System (0.11%), Gateway Investment Advisers LLC (0.09%), Hennessy Advisors Inc. (0.09%) and Chevy Chase Trust Holdings Inc. (0.07%). Company insiders that own WEC Energy Group stock include Allen L Leverett, Barbara L Bowles, Charles R Matthews, Curt S Culver, Gale E Klappa, Joseph Kevin Fletcher, Maria C Green, Mary Beth Straka, Robert M Garvin, Scott J Lauber, Tom Metcalfe, Ulice Payne, Jr and William J Guc.
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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 Retirement Systems of Alabama, FDx Advisors Inc., Fulcrum Asset Management LLP, New York State Teachers Retirement System, Sentry Investment Management LLC, MEAG MUNICH ERGO Kapitalanlagegesellschaft mbH, Chevy Chase Trust Holdings Inc., and Farmers & Merchants Investments Inc.. 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 institutional investors are buying WEC Energy Group stock?

WEC stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Scout Investments Inc., Motco, Annex Advisory Services LLC, Signature Wealth Management Group, Huntington National Bank, Rothschild Investment Corp IL, International Assets Investment Management LLC, and Redpoint Investment Management Pty Ltd.
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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 $97.16.

How much money does WEC Energy Group make?

WEC Energy Group has a market capitalization of $30.65 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.

How many employees does WEC Energy Group have?

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

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 4/23/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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