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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 15386.96. It is in the Electric Utilities industry and sector Utilities, with a current P/E of 22.57, a forward P/E of 14.36 and EPS of 1.61. At a stock price of 36.02 (-0.74%) it has a dividend yield of 3.97%.

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 -5.60% 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 0.50%. For the last month performance for FirstEnergy Corp. is 6.77%. While the last quarter is 2.32% and half year, 16.52%. Finally for the year, performance is 10.26%.

The 52-week high for FirstEnergy Corp., is at -1.29%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 27.42%. The 20-day simple moving average is 6.25% and 10.25% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 1.10%, and for the month it is 1.61%. FirstEnergy Corp., has a target price of 35.6.

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 74.30%. FirstEnergy Corp. has a payout ratio of 89.20%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 424. The shares float is 423.73, 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 35.6, 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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