LEVERETT ALLEN L, Director, subtracted 100,000 shares of WEC Energy Group, Inc. (WEC) from its portfolio at the rate of $82.49 per share valuing $8,248,920 on May 24. The insider left behind 31,281 shares of the company to its portfolio. Before making a move on any particular stock, readers often pay close attention to support and resistance markers. The last reported price for shares of WEC Energy Group, Inc. (WEC) was $83.61. Currently, the 1st Resistance Point for this stock is $84.01, with a 2nd Resistance Point sitting at $84.40. Meanwhile, this company’s stock has a 1st Support Level at $83.09 and a 2nd Support Level at $82.56. WEC Energy Group, Inc. (WEC) stock has gained $0.03, or 0.04%, in the past five days. In the last full month, these shares have gained $3.75, or 4.70%. In the past three months, this stock’s price has risen by $5.81, or 7.47%. This year-to-date, WEC Energy Group, Inc. (WEC) shares have gained $14.35, or 20.72%.
Analyzing price projection indicators is a helpful way to determine whether a potential stock buy is a wise choice for profits in the short term, medium term, and long term. For WEC Energy Group, Inc. (WEC) stock, 80% of short-term indicators suggest that these shares are a “ Buy .” Meanwhile, 100% of medium-term indicators point to this stock being a “ Buy .” Looking further ahead, 100% of long-term indicators suggest that this stock is a “ Buy .”
With 315,438 K shares outstanding, this company currently has a market capitalization of $26,294,910K. WEC Energy Group, Inc. (WEC) generates $7,680 M in annual sales, amounting to annual net income of $1,061 M. This stock has generated a 1-Year Total Return of 41.45%, a 3-Year Total Return of 32.09%, and a 5-year Total Return of 78.31%. This stock’s 5-Year Dividend Growth is 52.41%, with its most recent dividend valued at $0.590 per share on 05/13/19. Its Annual Dividend Yield is 2.88%, and its Annual Dividend Rate is 2.36.
In the most recently-reported fiscal quarter, which ended in Mar-19, WEC Energy Group, Inc. (WEC) reported earnings of $1.33 per share. Wall Street analysts, on average, were expecting the company to report earnings of $1.25 per share, representing a 0.08 difference and 6.04% surprise. In the previous quarter ending in Dec-18, the reported earnings of $0.65 represented a 0.02 difference from the consensus estimate calling for $0.63 per share, which was a 2.72% surprise.
For the current fiscal quarter, which is set to end in 06/2019, the average earnings estimate is $0.75 per share. This estimate came from a total of 2 Wall Street Analysts. Of those market experts, the high estimate was $0.79 and the low estimate was $0.71. In the year-ago quarter, WEC Energy Group, Inc. (WEC) generated per-share earnings of $0.73. If the analysts are correct about the current quarter’s earnings, the growth will be +2.74% .
Turning our focus now to insider trading activity, there have been 9 purchases (332,226 shares in total) and 16 sale (341,207 shares in total) in the last 3 months. In the last 6 months, there have been 42 insider buys amounting to 758,826 shares and 70 insider sales amounting to 773,473 shares. In the past full year, 52 insider purchases were made (involving 1,246,689 shares) and 85 insider sell-offs equivalent to 1,272,084 shares.
Moving onto liquidity, WEC Energy Group, Inc. (WEC) has a Current Ratio of 0.67, a Quick Ratio of 0.51 and a Cash Ratio of 0.03. Looking at this company’s capital structure, its Total Debt to Total Equity is 120.16, its Total Debt to Total Capital is 54.58, and its Total Debt to Total Assets is now 34.26. Looking even further ahead into the future, its Long-Term Debt to Equity is 102.10 and its Long-Term Debt to Total Capital is 46.23.