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Is this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE:FE) ?

The company in question is, FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE:FE) currently with a stock price of 30.85 (-1.97% today). The market cap for FirstEnergy Corp. is 13688.15, and is in the sector Utilities, and Electric Utilities industry. The target price for FirstEnergy Corp. is 34.47. Currently FirstEnergy Corp. is trading with a P/E of *TBA, and a forward P/E of 12.52. Average volume for FirstEnergy Corp. is 4159.59 and so far today it is 4919500.

Performance in the last year for FirstEnergy Corp. has been -9.14%. For EPS growth, FirstEnergy Corp. has seen a growth of 5.30%, and is looking to grow in the next year to -11.08%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been -54.00% over the last five years and could be -7.88% for the next five years. FirstEnergy Corp. has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at -4.70%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at *TBA. The 20-day simple moving average is -2.05%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to -2.89%.

Since the IPO date for FirstEnergy Corp. on the 11/10/1997, FirstEnergy Corp. has seen performance year to date to be 0.82%. With FirstEnergy Corp. trading at 30.85, the dividend yield is 4.67%, and the EPS is -14.41.

So could FirstEnergy Corp., be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is *TBA. The PEG is *TBA, P/S is 0.94 and the P/B is at 2.12. The P/cash is 68.78, with P/free cash flow at *TBA.

FirstEnergy Corp. ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is 0.4, and the quick ratio is 0.3. This is with long term debt/equity at 2.91, and total debt/equity at 3.61.

In terms of margins, FirstEnergy Corp. has a gross margin of 73.80%, an operating margin of -56.70% and a profit margin of -42.40%.Payout ratio for FirstEnergy Corp. is *TBA. Return on assets come to -12.40% with return on investment coming to -18.10%.

Insider ownership for FirstEnergy Corp., is at 0.20% and institutional ownership comes to 78.90%. Outstanding shares are at 443.7. While shares float is 442.58. The float short is currently 2.31%, and short ratio is 2.46.

Graphs: FirstEnergy Corp. NYSE: FE | Thursday April 20, 2017


FirstEnergy Corp. NYSE: FE




FirstEnergy Corp. NYSE: FE

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