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How has FirstEnergy Corp.:(NYSE:FE) performed recently?

FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) is a large market cap stock with a market cap of 14916.32. It is in the Electric Utilities industry and sector Utilities, with a current P/E of 21.88, a forward P/E of 13.99 and EPS of 1.61. At a stock price of 35.18 (0.14%) it has a dividend yield of 4.09%.

EPS growth for the last five years have been -10.90%, more recently this last year it has grown by 169.40%. The next year growth is going to be about -6.05% and more long-term -2.51% after five years. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 46.70%. Sales growth for the past five years have been 2.40% and sales growth quarter over quarter is -0.70%.

For performance, FirstEnergy Corp. the past week has seen a gain of 6.25%. For the last month performance for FirstEnergy Corp. is 4.02%. While the last quarter is 1.40% and half year, 14.14%. Finally for the year, performance is 10.38%.

The 52-week high for FirstEnergy Corp., is at -2.68%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 24.45%. The 20-day simple moving average is 5.26% and 8.66% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 1.75%, and for the month it is 1.52%. FirstEnergy Corp., has a target price of 35.33.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 1.51, and for total debt/equity FirstEnergy Corp. has 1.79. The gross margin is 71.10%, while operating margin is 14.10%, the profit margin is 4.60%. The current ratio is 0.5 and the quick ratio is 0.4.

Insider ownership is at 0.10%, with instituitional ownership at 76.50%. FirstEnergy Corp. has a payout ratio of 89.20%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 424. The shares float is 423.74, with the float short at 1.96%, with short ratio coming to 1.99.

In terms of returns, the return on assets see FirstEnergy Corp., get 1.30%, with its returns on investment at 4.70%. Return on equity is 5.50%. So will the investors see the target price of 35.33, reached soon?

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.


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