WEC:NYE-WEC Energy Group, Inc (USD)

COMMON STOCK | Utilities—Regulated Electric | NYE

Last Closing Price

USD 96.24

Change

+0.44 (+0.46)%

Market Cap

USD 30.22B

Volume

1.31M

Average Target Price

USD 98.30 (+2.14%)
Average Analyst Rating

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Fundamental Analysis

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About

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 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 2.9 million residential, and commercial and industrial customers. As of December 31, 2019, it operated approximately 36,500 miles of overhead distribution lines and 34,100 miles of underground distribution cable, as well as approximately 500 distribution substations and 503,200 line transformers; and approximately 49,500 miles of natural gas distribution mains, as well as 1,200 miles of natural gas transmission mains. 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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ETFs Containing WEC

Symbol Name Weight Mer Price(Change) Market Cap
FUTY Fidelity MSCI Utilities I.. 0.00 % 0.08 %

+0.53 (+1.29%)

USD1.09B
HAU-U:CA Horizons Active US Divide.. 0.00 % 0.79 %

N/A

N/A
UBUV:XETRA UBS (Irl) ETF plc - Facto.. 0.00 % 0.35 %

+0.32 (+1.44%)

N/A
UBUR:XETRA UBS (Irl) ETF plc - Facto.. 0.00 % 0.25 %

+0.18 (+0.86%)

N/A
IUSU:XETRA iShares S&P 500 Utilities.. 0.00 % 0.15 %

-0.60 (-0.52%)

USD0.03B
2B7A:XETRA iShares S&P 500 Utilities.. 0.00 % 0.15 %

+0.05 (+0.85%)

USD0.03B
ZPDU:F SPDR S&P U.S. Utilities S.. 0.00 % 0.15 %

+0.28 (+0.96%)

USD0.04B
UBUV:F UBS (Irl) ETF plc - Facto.. 0.00 % 0.35 %

+0.23 (+1.03%)

N/A
UBUR:F UBS (Irl) ETF plc - Facto.. 0.00 % 0.25 %

+0.17 (+0.81%)

N/A
ULOV:LSE UBS (Irl) ETF plc - Facto.. 0.00 % 0.35 %

N/A

N/A
UC95:LSE UBS (Irl) ETF plc - Facto.. 0.00 % 0.25 %

+14.00 (+0.77%)

N/A
SXLU:LSE SPDR S&P U.S. Utilities S.. 0.00 % 0.15 %

+0.14 (+0.41%)

USD0.04B
SMRG:LSE Amundi Index Solutions - .. 0.00 % 0.00 %

+334.50 (+0.88%)

N/A
IUUS:LSE iShares S&P 500 Utilities.. 0.00 % 0.15 %

+0.07 (+1.01%)

USD0.03B
IUSU:LSE iShares S&P 500 Utilities.. 0.00 % 0.15 %

+3.38 (+0.66%)

USD0.03B
CMUE-F:CA CIBC Multifactor U.S. Equ.. 0.00 % 0.29 %

N/A

N/A
IDU iShares U.S. Utilities ET.. 0.00 % 0.42 %

+1.91 (+1.22%)

USD0.83B
RWU-B:CA CI First Asset MSCI USA L.. 0.00 % 0.60 %

+0.10 (+0.45%)

N/A
CMUE:CA CIBC Multifactor U.S. Equ.. 0.00 % 0.30 %

+0.04 (+0.17%)

USD0.18B
UTSL Direxion Daily Utilities .. 0.00 % 0.99 %

+0.92 (+3.28%)

USD0.01B
XLU Utilities Select Sector S.. 0.00 % 0.13 %

+0.68 (+1.07%)

USD11.67B
VPU Vanguard Utilities Index .. 0.00 % 0.10 %

+1.91 (+1.38%)

USD5.67B
VOE Vanguard Mid-Cap Value In.. 0.00 % 0.07 %

+2.50 (+2.15%)

USD17.72B
VO Vanguard Mid-Cap Index Fu.. 0.00 % 0.04 %

+2.27 (+1.15%)

USD113.01B
UTES Virtus Reaves Utilities E.. 0.00 % 0.49 %

+0.47 (+1.16%)

USD0.03B
UPW ProShares Ultra Utilities 0.00 % 0.95 %

+1.43 (+2.48%)

USD0.02B
SDP ProShares UltraShort Util.. 0.00 % 0.95 %

-0.31 (-3.34%)

USD4.09M
RWU:CA CI First Asset MSCI USA L.. 0.00 % 0.60 %

+0.11 (+0.61%)

USD0.02B
PUI Invesco DWA Utilities Mom.. 0.00 % 0.60 %

+0.60 (+1.89%)

USD0.06B
IWS iShares Russell Mid-Cap V.. 0.00 % 0.24 %

+1.98 (+2.12%)

USD9.76B
ZPDU:XETRA SPDR S&P U.S. Utilities S.. 0.00 % 0.15 %

+0.27 (+0.90%)

USD0.04B

Market Performance

  Market Performance vs.
Industry/Classification (Utilities—Regulated Electric)
Market Performance vs. Exchange
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
YTD  
Capital Gain 4.35% 85% B 66% D
Dividend Return 2.74% 43% F 62% D-
Total Return 7.09% 85% B 68% D+
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain 8.10% 85% B 69% D+
Dividend Return 2.84% 28% F 58% F
Total Return 10.94% 85% B 71% C-
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain 96.13% 85% B 85% B
Dividend Return 22.74% 74% C 72% C-
Total Return 118.87% 85% B 86% B
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain 13.64% N/A N/A 85% B
Dividend Return 3.40% N/A N/A 73% C
Total Return 17.03% N/A N/A 87% B+
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 12.81% N/A N/A 61% D-
Risk Adjusted Return 132.99% N/A N/A 96% A
Market Capitalization 30.22B 88% B+ 92% A-
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 97%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

Key Financial Ratios

  Ratio vs. Industry/Classification
(Utilities—Regulated Electric)
Ratio vs. Market
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
Market Value  
Price / Earning Ratio 26.81 21% F 28% F
Price/Book Ratio 3.07 10% F 28% F
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 12.88 21% F 31% F
EV/EBITDA 15.62 13% F 39% F
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 11.62% 71% C- 73% C
Return on Invested Capital 6.32% 50% F 54% F
Return on Assets 3.12% 71% C- 65% D
Debt to Equity Ratio 110.52% 32% F 30% F
Technical Ratios  
Short Ratio 3.55 39% F 32% F
Short Percent 1.33% 73% C 79% C+
Beta 0.19 82% B- 90% A-
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 97%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

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Analyst Rating

Target Price Action Rating Action Analyst Rating Price Date

Fundamental Analysis Breakdown

This is a composite scorecard based on the application of evaluation criteria deemed most important by analysts. This is not a buy or sell recommendation.

What to like:
High market capitalization

This is one of the largest entities in its sector and is among the top quartile. Such companies tend to be more stable.

Positive cash flow

The company had positive total cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Positive free cash flow

The company had positive total free cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

What to not like:
Overpriced compared to earnings

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to earning basis and is above the sector median.

Overpriced compared to book value

The stock is trading high compared to its peers median on a price to book value basis.

Overpriced on cashflow basis

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to cash flow basis. It is priced above the median for its sectors. Proceed with caution if you are considering to buy.

Poor capital utilization

The company management has delivered below median return on invested capital in the most recent 4 quarters compared to its peers.

Higly leveraged

The company is in the bottom half compared to its sector peers on debt to equity and is highly leveraged. However, do check the news and look at its sector and management statements. Sometimes this is high because the company is trying to grow aggressively.

Overpriced on free cash flow basis

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to free cash flow basis. It is priced above the median for its sectors. Proceed with caution if you are considering to buy.