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A look at a High Market Cap Stock: WEC Energy Group, Inc., WEC

WEC Energy Group, Inc., WEC is in the exchange NYSE and its industry is Electric Utilities in the sector of Utilities. Based in USA, WEC Energy Group, Inc., WEC  has a market cap of 19292.68. Since its IPO date on the 10/26/1984, WEC Energy Group, Inc., WEC performance year to date is 19.00%. Today WEC Energy Group, Inc., WEC has gained -1.29%, with a current price of 59.56.

Ownership of the company is 0.10% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 72.10%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of 66.30%. Return of assets are at 3.10%, with return on investment at 4.30%.

In terms of debt levels and profit levels, WEC Energy Group, Inc., WEC is seeing a long-term debt/equity of 1.01. While Total debt/equity is 1.12. With a profit margin of 12.10%, this is combined with a gross margin of 64.30%, and operating margin of 22.40%. WEC Energy Group, Inc. ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of 0.8, while the quick ratio is 0.6.

For the last year WEC Energy Group, Inc., WEC has seen a EPS growth of -9.50%. A performance for the year of 29.35%. The 52-week high is -9.17%, and the 52-week low is 33.32%. The average volume for WEC Energy Group, Inc., WEC is 1780900.

With a target price of 63.6, can WEC Energy Group, Inc., WEC reach this target? Looking at the value indicators of WEC Energy Group, Inc., WEC. WEC Energy Group, Inc. has a P/E of 21.24 and a forward P/E of 19.19. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of 3.16. WEC Energy Group, Inc. also has a P/S and a P/B of 2.63 and 2.13 respectively. For P/cash, WEC Energy Group, Inc. has a value of 601.02, while it is *TBA for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 59.56, WEC Energy Group, Inc. has a dividend yield of 3.32%. We see a return on equity of 10.20%.

Looking more long-term WEC Energy Group, Inc., is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of 6.72%. In the short-term an EPS growth of 5.87% in the next year is forecasted. This is after a EPS growth of -9.50% for this year and for the last five years a 4.10% growth has been seen.

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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