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WEC Energy Group Competitors

$82.26
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$80.73
Now: $82.26
$82.84
50-Day Range
$80.64
MA: $85.76
$90.84
52-Week Range
$68.01
Now: $82.26
$109.53
Volume1.06 million shs
Average Volume1.45 million shs
Market Capitalization$25.95 billion
P/E Ratio22.23
Dividend Yield3.26%
Beta0.18

Competitors

WEC Energy Group (NYSE:WEC) Vs. D, SRE, PEG, ED, DTE, and PCG

Should you be buying WEC stock or one of its competitors? Companies in the sub-industry of "multi-utilities" are considered alternatives and competitors to WEC Energy Group, including Dominion Energy (D), Sempra Energy (SRE), Public Service Enterprise Group (PEG), Consolidated Edison (ED), DTE Energy (DTE), and PG&E (PCG).

Dominion Energy (NYSE:D) and WEC Energy Group (NYSE:WEC) are both large-cap utilities companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, valuation, profitability, risk, dividends and earnings.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Dominion Energy and WEC Energy Group's gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Dominion Energy$16.57 billion3.38$1.36 billion$4.2416.41
WEC Energy Group$7.52 billion3.45$1.14 billion$3.5822.98

Dominion Energy has higher revenue and earnings than WEC Energy Group. Dominion Energy is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than WEC Energy Group, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Profitability

This table compares Dominion Energy and WEC Energy Group's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Dominion Energy0.10%12.19%3.40%
WEC Energy Group16.26%11.36%3.37%

Volatility & Risk

Dominion Energy has a beta of 0.3, suggesting that its share price is 70% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, WEC Energy Group has a beta of 0.18, suggesting that its share price is 82% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent recommendations for Dominion Energy and WEC Energy Group, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Dominion Energy041102.73
WEC Energy Group34302.00

Dominion Energy currently has a consensus target price of $82.5714, suggesting a potential upside of 18.67%. WEC Energy Group has a consensus target price of $94.20, suggesting a potential upside of 14.58%. Given Dominion Energy's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, research analysts plainly believe Dominion Energy is more favorable than WEC Energy Group.

Dividends

Dominion Energy pays an annual dividend of $2.52 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.6%. WEC Energy Group pays an annual dividend of $2.71 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.3%. Dominion Energy pays out 59.4% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. WEC Energy Group pays out 75.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. Dominion Energy has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years and WEC Energy Group has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years. Dominion Energy is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

67.1% of Dominion Energy shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 73.1% of WEC Energy Group shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.3% of Dominion Energy shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.3% of WEC Energy Group shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Summary

Dominion Energy beats WEC Energy Group on 11 of the 16 factors compared between the two stocks.

Sempra Energy (NYSE:SRE) and WEC Energy Group (NYSE:WEC) are both large-cap utilities companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, valuation, profitability, risk, dividends and earnings.

Dividends

Sempra Energy pays an annual dividend of $4.18 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.6%. WEC Energy Group pays an annual dividend of $2.71 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.3%. Sempra Energy pays out 61.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. WEC Energy Group pays out 75.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. Sempra Energy has raised its dividend for 10 consecutive years and WEC Energy Group has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years. Sempra Energy is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Sempra Energy and WEC Energy Group's gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Sempra Energy$10.83 billion3.27$2.20 billion$6.7817.25
WEC Energy Group$7.52 billion3.45$1.14 billion$3.5822.98

Sempra Energy has higher revenue and earnings than WEC Energy Group. Sempra Energy is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than WEC Energy Group, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Volatility & Risk

Sempra Energy has a beta of 0.6, suggesting that its share price is 40% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, WEC Energy Group has a beta of 0.18, suggesting that its share price is 82% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares Sempra Energy and WEC Energy Group's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Sempra Energy34.85%11.02%3.40%
WEC Energy Group16.26%11.36%3.37%

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent recommendations for Sempra Energy and WEC Energy Group, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Sempra Energy05712.69
WEC Energy Group34302.00

Sempra Energy currently has a consensus target price of $141.25, suggesting a potential upside of 20.71%. WEC Energy Group has a consensus target price of $94.20, suggesting a potential upside of 14.58%. Given Sempra Energy's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, research analysts plainly believe Sempra Energy is more favorable than WEC Energy Group.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

83.8% of Sempra Energy shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 73.1% of WEC Energy Group shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.1% of Sempra Energy shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.3% of WEC Energy Group shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Summary

Sempra Energy beats WEC Energy Group on 14 of the 18 factors compared between the two stocks.

Public Service Enterprise Group (NYSE:PEG) and WEC Energy Group (NYSE:WEC) are both large-cap utilities companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, dividends, analyst recommendations, profitability, risk, earnings and valuation.

Dividends

Public Service Enterprise Group pays an annual dividend of $1.96 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.6%. WEC Energy Group pays an annual dividend of $2.71 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.3%. Public Service Enterprise Group pays out 59.8% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. WEC Energy Group pays out 75.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. Public Service Enterprise Group has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years and WEC Energy Group has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years. Public Service Enterprise Group is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Public Service Enterprise Group and WEC Energy Group's revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Public Service Enterprise Group$10.08 billion2.72$1.69 billion$3.2816.54
WEC Energy Group$7.52 billion3.45$1.14 billion$3.5822.98

Public Service Enterprise Group has higher revenue and earnings than WEC Energy Group. Public Service Enterprise Group is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than WEC Energy Group, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Risk and Volatility

Public Service Enterprise Group has a beta of 0.49, indicating that its stock price is 51% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, WEC Energy Group has a beta of 0.18, indicating that its stock price is 82% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares Public Service Enterprise Group and WEC Energy Group's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Public Service Enterprise Group19.74%11.30%3.58%
WEC Energy Group16.26%11.36%3.37%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent ratings for Public Service Enterprise Group and WEC Energy Group, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Public Service Enterprise Group03902.75
WEC Energy Group34302.00

Public Service Enterprise Group presently has a consensus target price of $63.7273, suggesting a potential upside of 17.45%. WEC Energy Group has a consensus target price of $94.20, suggesting a potential upside of 14.58%. Given Public Service Enterprise Group's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Public Service Enterprise Group is more favorable than WEC Energy Group.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

69.6% of Public Service Enterprise Group shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 73.1% of WEC Energy Group shares are held by institutional investors. 0.5% of Public Service Enterprise Group shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 0.3% of WEC Energy Group shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Summary

Public Service Enterprise Group beats WEC Energy Group on 11 of the 16 factors compared between the two stocks.

Consolidated Edison (NYSE:ED) and WEC Energy Group (NYSE:WEC) are both large-cap utilities companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, dividends, analyst recommendations, profitability, risk, earnings and valuation.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

62.4% of Consolidated Edison shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 73.1% of WEC Energy Group shares are held by institutional investors. 0.2% of Consolidated Edison shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 0.3% of WEC Energy Group shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Profitability

This table compares Consolidated Edison and WEC Energy Group's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Consolidated Edison11.06%7.77%2.43%
WEC Energy Group16.26%11.36%3.37%

Risk and Volatility

Consolidated Edison has a beta of 0.11, indicating that its stock price is 89% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, WEC Energy Group has a beta of 0.18, indicating that its stock price is 82% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Dividends

Consolidated Edison pays an annual dividend of $3.10 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.6%. WEC Energy Group pays an annual dividend of $2.71 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.3%. Consolidated Edison pays out 70.9% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. WEC Energy Group pays out 75.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. Consolidated Edison has raised its dividend for 47 consecutive years and WEC Energy Group has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years. Consolidated Edison is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent ratings for Consolidated Edison and WEC Energy Group, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Consolidated Edison58101.71
WEC Energy Group34302.00

Consolidated Edison presently has a consensus target price of $76.1154, suggesting a potential upside of 12.86%. WEC Energy Group has a consensus target price of $94.20, suggesting a potential upside of 14.58%. Given WEC Energy Group's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe WEC Energy Group is more favorable than Consolidated Edison.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Consolidated Edison and WEC Energy Group's revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Consolidated Edison$12.57 billion1.84$1.34 billion$4.3715.43
WEC Energy Group$7.52 billion3.45$1.14 billion$3.5822.98

Consolidated Edison has higher revenue and earnings than WEC Energy Group. Consolidated Edison is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than WEC Energy Group, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Summary

WEC Energy Group beats Consolidated Edison on 11 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

WEC Energy Group (NYSE:WEC) and DTE Energy (NYSE:DTE) are both large-cap utilities companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, earnings, analyst recommendations, valuation, risk, dividends and institutional ownership.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

73.1% of WEC Energy Group shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 73.6% of DTE Energy shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.3% of WEC Energy Group shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 0.6% of DTE Energy shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Profitability

This table compares WEC Energy Group and DTE Energy's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
WEC Energy Group16.26%11.36%3.37%
DTE Energy11.30%11.43%3.18%

Risk and Volatility

WEC Energy Group has a beta of 0.18, indicating that its share price is 82% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, DTE Energy has a beta of 0.55, indicating that its share price is 45% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Dividends

WEC Energy Group pays an annual dividend of $2.71 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.3%. DTE Energy pays an annual dividend of $4.34 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.7%. WEC Energy Group pays out 75.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. DTE Energy pays out 68.9% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. WEC Energy Group has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years and DTE Energy has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years. DTE Energy is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations and price targets for WEC Energy Group and DTE Energy, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
WEC Energy Group34302.00
DTE Energy041102.73

WEC Energy Group presently has a consensus price target of $94.20, suggesting a potential upside of 14.58%. DTE Energy has a consensus price target of $131.1538, suggesting a potential upside of 11.39%. Given WEC Energy Group's higher possible upside, research analysts clearly believe WEC Energy Group is more favorable than DTE Energy.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares WEC Energy Group and DTE Energy's top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
WEC Energy Group$7.52 billion3.45$1.14 billion$3.5822.98
DTE Energy$12.67 billion1.79$1.17 billion$6.3018.70

DTE Energy has higher revenue and earnings than WEC Energy Group. DTE Energy is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than WEC Energy Group, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Summary

DTE Energy beats WEC Energy Group on 11 of the 16 factors compared between the two stocks.

WEC Energy Group (NYSE:WEC) and PG&E (NYSE:PCG) are both large-cap utilities companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, earnings, analyst recommendations, valuation, risk, dividends and institutional ownership.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

73.1% of WEC Energy Group shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 70.1% of PG&E shares are held by institutional investors. 0.3% of WEC Energy Group shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.1% of PG&E shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Profitability

This table compares WEC Energy Group and PG&E's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
WEC Energy Group16.26%11.36%3.37%
PG&E-27.77%21.57%2.06%

Volatility & Risk

WEC Energy Group has a beta of 0.18, indicating that its stock price is 82% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, PG&E has a beta of 1.3, indicating that its stock price is 30% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations and price targets for WEC Energy Group and PG&E, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
WEC Energy Group34302.00
PG&E13802.58

WEC Energy Group presently has a consensus price target of $94.20, suggesting a potential upside of 14.58%. PG&E has a consensus price target of $14.1818, suggesting a potential upside of 32.05%. Given PG&E's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe PG&E is more favorable than WEC Energy Group.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares WEC Energy Group and PG&E's gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
WEC Energy Group$7.52 billion3.45$1.14 billion$3.5822.98
PG&E$17.13 billion1.25$-7,642,000,000.00$3.932.74

WEC Energy Group has higher earnings, but lower revenue than PG&E. PG&E is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than WEC Energy Group, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.


WEC Energy Group Competitors List

Competitor NameCompetitor BTM RankCompetitor PriceCompetitor Price ChangeCompetitor Market CapCompetitor RevenueCompetitor P/E RatioCompetitor Indicator(s)
Dominion Energy logo
D
Dominion Energy
2.2$69.58-0.3%$56.23 billion$16.57 billion-3,479.00
Sempra Energy logo
SRE
Sempra Energy
2.7$116.97-0.1%$33.79 billion$10.83 billion9.07Earnings Announcement
Dividend Increase
Unusual Options Activity
Public Service Enterprise Group logo
PEG
Public Service Enterprise Group
2.0$54.25-0.7%$27.62 billion$10.08 billion14.39Earnings Announcement
News Coverage
Consolidated Edison logo
ED
Consolidated Edison
2.6$67.43-0.5%$22.97 billion$12.57 billion16.69Analyst Report
DTE Energy logo
DTE
DTE Energy
2.1$117.80-0.1%$22.73 billion$12.67 billion16.69
PG&E logo
PCG
PG&E
1.5$10.75-1.2%$21.59 billion$17.13 billion-1.08Earnings Announcement
Ameren logo
AEE
Ameren
2.4$71.13-1.1%$18.22 billion$5.91 billion20.80Decrease in Short Interest
CMS Energy logo
CMS
CMS Energy
2.1$53.88-1.9%$15.86 billion$6.85 billion20.10Analyst Downgrade
CenterPoint Energy logo
CNP
CenterPoint Energy
2.1$19.45-0.6%$10.79 billion$12.30 billion-9.97Earnings Announcement
NiSource logo
NI
NiSource
2.0$21.57-0.9%$8.53 billion$5.21 billion-27.30Insider Selling
Increase in Short Interest
MDU Resources Group logo
MDU
MDU Resources Group
1.9$29.06-1.9%$5.71 billion$5.34 billion15.62
Black Hills logo
BKH
Black Hills
2.2$59.45-0.9%$3.76 billion$1.73 billion16.75Analyst Downgrade
Avista logo
AVA
Avista
1.7$40.66-2.7%$2.74 billion$1.35 billion22.46Analyst Upgrade
Insider Selling
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