WEC Stock Overview
WEC Energy Group, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides regulated natural gas and electricity, and renewable and nonregulated renewable energy services in the United States.
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Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||US$103.12|
|52 Week High||US$108.39|
|52 Week Low||US$86.84|
|1 Month Change||3.32%|
|3 Month Change||2.44%|
|1 Year Change||7.07%|
|3 Year Change||14.74%|
|5 Year Change||61.53%|
|Change since IPO||866.75%|
Recent News & Updates
WEC Energy Q2 2022 Earnings Preview
WEC Energy (NYSE:WEC) is scheduled to announce Q2 earnings results on Tuesday, August 2nd, before market open. The consensus EPS Estimate is $0.85 (-2.3% Y/Y) and the consensus Revenue Estimate is $1.76B (+5.0% Y/Y). Over the last 1 year, WEC has beaten EPS estimates 100% of the time and has beaten revenue estimates 25% of the time. Over the last 3 months, EPS estimates have seen 3 upward revisions and 8 downward. Revenue estimates have seen 6 upward revisions and 0 downward.
Returns On Capital At WEC Energy Group (NYSE:WEC) Have Stalled
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|WEC||US Integrated Utilities||US Market|
Return vs Industry: WEC underperformed the US Integrated Utilities industry which returned 11.2% over the past year.
Return vs Market: WEC exceeded the US Market which returned -12.8% over the past year.
|WEC Average Weekly Movement||3.6%|
|Integrated Utilities Industry Average Movement||3.4%|
|Market Average Movement||7.9%|
|10% most volatile stocks in US Market||17.1%|
|10% least volatile stocks in US Market||3.2%|
Stable Share Price: WEC is less volatile than 75% of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 4% a week.
Volatility Over Time: WEC's weekly volatility (4%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
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.
WEC Energy Group Fundamentals Summary
|WEC fundamental statistics|
Is WEC overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|WEC income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||US$5.80b|
Last Reported Earnings
Jun 30, 2022
Next Earnings Date
Nov 01, 2022
|Earnings per share (EPS)||4.34|
|Net Profit Margin||15.22%|
How did WEC perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
2.8%Current Dividend Yield
Does WEC pay a reliable dividends?See WEC dividend history and benchmarks
|WEC Energy Group dividend dates|
|Ex Dividend Date||Aug 11 2022|
|Dividend Pay Date||Sep 01 2022|
|Days until Ex dividend||3 days|
|Days until Dividend pay date||24 days|
Does WEC pay a reliable dividends?See WEC dividend history and benchmarks
Is WEC undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?
Valuation Score 1/6
Price-To-Earnings vs Peers
Price-To-Earnings vs Industry
Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio
Below Fair Value
Significantly Below Fair Value
Key Valuation Metric
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|What is WEC's n/a Ratio?|
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Peers
How does WEC's PE Ratio compare to its peers?
|WEC PE Ratio vs Peers|
|Company||PE||Estimated Growth||Market Cap|
ED Consolidated Edison
DTE DTE Energy
CMS CMS Energy
WEC WEC Energy Group
Price-To-Earnings vs Peers: WEC is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (23.8x) compared to the peer average (25.5x).
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry
How does WEC's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the Global Integrated Utilities Industry?
Price-To-Earnings vs Industry: WEC is expensive based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (23.8x) compared to the US Integrated Utilities industry average (23.4x)
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Fair Ratio
What is WEC's PE Ratio compared to its Fair PE Ratio? This is the expected PE Ratio taking into account the company's forecast earnings growth, profit margins and other risk factors.
|Current PE Ratio||23.8x|
|Fair PE Ratio||22.9x|
Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio: WEC is expensive based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (23.8x) compared to the estimated Fair Price-To-Earnings Ratio (22.9x).
Share Price vs Fair Value
What is the Fair Price of WEC when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.
Below Fair Value: WEC ($103.12) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($78.41)
Significantly Below Fair Value: WEC is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Analyst Price Targets
What is the analyst 12-month forecast and do we have any statistical confidence in the consensus price target?
Analyst Forecast: Target price is less than 20% higher than the current share price.
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How is WEC Energy Group forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 9 analysts?
Future Growth Score1/6
Future Growth Score 1/6
Earnings vs Savings Rate
Earnings vs Market
High Growth Earnings
Revenue vs Market
High Growth Revenue
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: WEC's forecast earnings growth (5.9% per year) is above the savings rate (1.9%).
Earnings vs Market: WEC's earnings (5.9% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the US market (12.8% per year).
High Growth Earnings: WEC's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: WEC's revenue (2.9% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (7.9% per year).
High Growth Revenue: WEC's revenue (2.9% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: WEC's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (12.8%).
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How has WEC Energy Group performed over the past 5 years?
Past Performance Score4/6
Past Performance Score 4/6
Growing Profit Margin
Earnings vs Industry
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: WEC has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: WEC's current net profit margins (15.2%) are lower than last year (16.2%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: WEC's earnings have grown by 4.3% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: WEC's earnings growth over the past year (5.9%) exceeds its 5-year average (4.3% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: WEC earnings growth over the past year (5.9%) exceeded the Integrated Utilities industry -1.3%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: WEC's Return on Equity (11.9%) is considered low.
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How is WEC Energy Group's financial position?
Financial Health Score1/6
Financial Health Score 1/6
Short Term Liabilities
Long Term Liabilities
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: WEC's short term assets ($2.6B) do not cover its short term liabilities ($3.8B).
Long Term Liabilities: WEC's short term assets ($2.6B) do not cover its long term liabilities ($24.3B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: WEC's net debt to equity ratio (133.1%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: WEC's debt to equity ratio has increased from 112% to 133.4% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: WEC's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (16.8%).
Interest Coverage: WEC's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (4.1x coverage).
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What is WEC Energy Group current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Score 4/6
Cash Flow Coverage
Current Dividend Yield
Upcoming Dividend Payment
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: WEC's dividend (2.82%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.52%).
High Dividend: WEC's dividend (2.82%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (4.09%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: WEC's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: WEC's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Earnings Payout to Shareholders
Earnings Coverage: With its reasonable payout ratio (64.8%), WEC's dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Cash Payout to Shareholders
Cash Flow Coverage: With its high cash payout ratio (308.4%), WEC's dividend payments are not well covered by cash flows.
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How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Scott Lauber (56 yo)
Mr. Scott J. Lauber has been President and Manager at WEPCo Environmental Trust Finance I, LLC since January 2021. He has been Director of American Transmission Company LLC since July 2022. He was Presiden...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Scott's total compensation ($USD4.99M) is below average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD13.00M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Scott's compensation has increased by more than 20% in the past year.
Experienced Management: WEC's management team is considered experienced (3.8 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: WEC's board of directors are considered experienced (4.6 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: WEC insiders have only sold shares in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
WEC Energy Group, Inc.'s employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: WEC Energy Group, Inc.
- Ticker: WEC
- Exchange: NYSE
- Founded: 1896
- Industry: Multi-Utilities
- Sector: Utilities
- Implied Market Cap: US$32.528b
- Shares outstanding: 315.43m
- Website: https://www.wecenergygroup.com
Number of Employees
- WEC Energy Group, Inc.
- 231 West Michigan Street
- PO Box 1331
- United States
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2022/08/06 00:00|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/08/05 00:00|
Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.