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Is this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for WEC Energy Group, Inc. (NYSE:WEC) ?

The company in question is, WEC Energy Group, Inc. (NYSE:WEC) currently with a stock price of 60.48 (-0.79% today). The market cap for WEC Energy Group, Inc. is 19086.28, and is in the sector Utilities, and Electric Utilities industry. The target price for WEC Energy Group, Inc. is 60.05. Currently WEC Energy Group, Inc. is trading with a P/E of 20.41, and a forward P/E of 18.41. Average volume for WEC Energy Group, Inc. is 1854.29 and so far today it is 1716600.

Performance in the last year for WEC Energy Group, Inc. has been 5.77%. For EPS growth, WEC Energy Group, Inc. has seen a growth of 26.60%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 6.00%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been 6.30% over the last five years and could be 5.61% for the next five years. WEC Energy Group, Inc. has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at 6.20%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at 8.70%. The 20-day simple moving average is -0.53%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to 2.60%.

Since the IPO date for WEC Energy Group, Inc. on the 10/26/1984, WEC Energy Group, Inc. has seen performance year to date to be 4.05%. With WEC Energy Group, Inc. trading at 60.48, the dividend yield is 3.44%, and the EPS is 2.96.

So could WEC Energy Group, Inc., be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 20.41. The PEG is 3.64, P/S is 2.55 and the P/B is at 2.14. The P/cash is 508.97, with P/free cash flow at 347.66.

WEC Energy Group, Inc. ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is 0.9, and the quick ratio is 0.7. This is with long term debt/equity at 1.03, and total debt/equity at 1.14.

In terms of margins, WEC Energy Group, Inc. has a gross margin of 64.60%, an operating margin of 22.50% and a profit margin of 12.60%.Payout ratio for WEC Energy Group, Inc. is 66.60%. Return on assets come to 3.20% with return on investment coming to 5.80%.

Insider ownership for WEC Energy Group, Inc., is at 0.10% and institutional ownership comes to 72.30%. Outstanding shares are at 315.58. While shares float is 315.01. The float short is currently 2.78%, and short ratio is 4.72.

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