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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 4/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt 0.01
FE's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
94% of the 510 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.24 vs. FE: 0.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
FE' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.01 Max: 0.07
Current: 0.01
0
0.07
Equity-to-Asset 0.15
FE's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
92% of the 525 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.36 vs. FE: 0.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
FE' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.15  Med: 0.25 Max: 0.29
Current: 0.15
0.15
0.29
Piotroski F-Score: 4
Altman Z-Score: -0.33
Beneish M-Score: -3.60
WACC vs ROIC
3.29%
-16.70%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 4/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating Margin % -56.74
FE's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
97% of the 527 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 14.21 vs. FE: -56.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
FE' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -56.74  Med: 13.53 Max: 20.25
Current: -56.74
-56.74
20.25
Net Margin % -42.42
FE's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
96% of the 527 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 7.99 vs. FE: -42.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
FE' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -42.42  Med: 5.28 Max: 10.22
Current: -42.42
-42.42
10.22
ROE % -57.16
FE's ROE % is ranked lower than
98% of the 527 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 8.56 vs. FE: -57.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
FE' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -66.2  Med: 6.98 Max: 15.55
Current: -57.16
-66.2
15.55
ROA % -12.29
FE's ROA % is ranked lower than
96% of the 536 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 2.93 vs. FE: -12.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
FE' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -12.97  Med: 1.86 Max: 4.12
Current: -12.29
-12.97
4.12
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % -22.67
FE's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
96% of the 532 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 10.05 vs. FE: -22.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
FE' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -24.49  Med: 8.19 Max: 19.53
Current: -22.67
-24.49
19.53
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate -1.30
FE's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
62% of the 508 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. FE: -1.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
FE' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -6.7  Med: 0.5 Max: 18.7
Current: -1.3
-6.7
18.7
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Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Operating Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow
Operating Cash Flow & Net Income

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Guru Trades

Q1 2016

FE Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Joel Greenblatt 139,187 sh (New)
David Dreman 8,694 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 68,172 sh (+16.54%)
Jim Simons 3,803,308 sh (+4.20%)
John Hussman 1,000 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones 12,000 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones 20,000 sh (unchged)
Pioneer Investments 849,715 sh (-7.51%)
Mario Gabelli 124,365 sh (-9.53%)
T Rowe Price Equity Income Fund 6,668,700 sh (-20.23%)
Ray Dalio 109,545 sh (-58.33%)
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Q2 2016

FE Guru Trades in Q2 2016

David Dreman 9,773 sh (+12.41%)
Jim Simons 4,025,808 sh (+5.85%)
John Hussman 1,000 sh (unchged)
Pioneer Investments Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Ray Dalio 107,345 sh (-2.01%)
T Rowe Price Equity Income Fund 6,225,000 sh (-6.65%)
Mario Gabelli 115,197 sh (-7.37%)
Paul Tudor Jones 33,682 sh (-50.59%)
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Q3 2016

FE Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Jim Simons 5,708,500 sh (+41.80%)
Ray Dalio 129,245 sh (+20.40%)
Paul Tudor Jones 38,312 sh (+13.75%)
T Rowe Price Equity Income Fund 6,225,000 sh (unchged)
John Hussman 1,000 sh (unchged)
David Dreman 9,773 sh (unchged)
Mario Gabelli 110,864 sh (-3.76%)
» More
Q4 2016

FE Guru Trades in Q4 2016

Ray Dalio 466,545 sh (+260.98%)
David Dreman 12,703 sh (+29.98%)
Paul Tudor Jones 47,620 sh (+24.30%)
Jim Simons 6,742,100 sh (+18.11%)
John Hussman 1,000 sh (unchged)
Mario Gabelli 107,673 sh (-2.88%)
T Rowe Price Equity Income Fund 4,225,000 sh (-32.13%)
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Business Description

Industry: Utilities - Regulated » Utilities - Diversified    NAICS: 221111    SIC: 4911
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Traded in other countries:FE7.Germany,
FirstEnergy Corp. is the holding, directly or indirectly, of all of the outstanding common stock of its principal subsidiaries. It is a diversified energy company dedicated to safety, reliability and operational excellence.

FirstEnergy Corp. was organized under the laws of the State of Ohio in 1996. The Company's business is the holding, directly or indirectly, of all of the outstanding common stock of its principal subsidiaries. It includes one of the nation's investor-owned electric systems and a diverse generating fleet with a total capacity of more than 17,500 megawatts. It is a diversified energy company dedicated to safety, reliability and operational excellence. The Company's 10 regulated distribution companies form one of the nation's investor-owned electric systems, based on serving nearly 6 million customers in the Midwest and Mid-Atlantic regions. Stretching from the Ohio-Indiana border to the New Jersey shore, the companies operate infrastructure of more than 194,000 miles of distribution lines and are dedicated to providing customers with safe, reliable and responsive service. It generating fleet produces approximately 100 million megawatt-hours of electricity annually from a fleet of non-emitting nuclear, scrubbed coal, natural gas, and pumped-storage hydro plants. The Company's operations include 20,000 miles of high-voltage lines and three regional transmission operation centers. Effective June 1, 2011, all of its transmission facilities operate as part of PJM Interconnection, LLC. The Regulated Distribution segment distributes electricity through the Company's ten utility operating companies, serving approximately six million customers within 65,000 square miles of Ohio, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Maryland, New Jersey and New York. The Regulated Transmission segment transmits electricity through transmission facilities owned and operated by ATSI, TrAIL, and certain of its utilities "JCP&L, ME, PN, MP, PE and WP" and the regulatory asset associated with the abandoned PATH project. The Competitive Energy Services segment, through FES and AE Supply, supplies electricity to end-use customers through retail and wholesale arrangements. The Company purchase and sell power at the wholesale level under market-based rate tariffs authorized by FERC. The Company's operations are subject to extensive federal, state and local environmental statutes, rules and regulations.

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Ratios

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industry
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history
Forward PE Ratio 12.33
FE's Forward PE Ratio is ranked higher than
85% of the 151 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 17.24 vs. FE: 12.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PB Ratio 2.21
FE's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
68% of the 525 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.67 vs. FE: 2.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
FE' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.98  Med: 1.38 Max: 2.75
Current: 2.21
0.98
2.75
PS Ratio 0.95
FE's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
71% of the 522 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.78 vs. FE: 0.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
FE' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.8  Med: 1.04 Max: 1.96
Current: 0.95
0.8
1.96
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 45.46
FE's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
83% of the 213 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 16.79 vs. FE: 45.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
FE' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.34  Med: 31.76 Max: 387.35
Current: 45.46
8.34
387.35
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 4.08
FE's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
76% of the 354 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 7.75 vs. FE: 4.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
FE' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.5  Med: 5.65 Max: 14.93
Current: 4.08
3.5
14.93
Shiller PE Ratio 36.13
FE's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked lower than
78% of the 201 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 24.69 vs. FE: 36.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
FE' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.68  Med: 13.18 Max: 36.31
Current: 36.13
9.68
36.31
Current Ratio 0.41
FE's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
93% of the 515 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.07 vs. FE: 0.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
FE' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.4  Med: 0.54 Max: 0.79
Current: 0.41
0.4
0.79
Quick Ratio 0.33
FE's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
95% of the 515 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.96 vs. FE: 0.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
FE' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.29  Med: 0.42 Max: 0.65
Current: 0.33
0.29
0.65
Days Inventory 47.81
FE's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
71% of the 463 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 24.88 vs. FE: 47.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
FE' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 36.49  Med: 40.45 Max: 47.36
Current: 47.81
36.49
47.36
Days Sales Outstanding 36.09
FE's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
68% of the 399 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 48.45 vs. FE: 36.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
FE' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 34.37  Med: 36.89 Max: 42.16
Current: 36.09
34.37
42.16
Days Payable 69.48
FE's Days Payable is ranked lower than
52% of the 343 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 73.08 vs. FE: 69.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
FE' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 51.43  Med: 61.58 Max: 86.89
Current: 69.48
51.43
86.89

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield % 4.46
FE's Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
66% of the 1042 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 3.28 vs. FE: 4.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
FE' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.52  Med: 4.7 Max: 7.15
Current: 4.46
2.52
7.15
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate -13.20
FE's 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate is ranked lower than
78% of the 323 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 3.80 vs. FE: -13.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate only.
FE' s 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 10.1
Current: -13.2
0
10.1
Forward Dividend Yield % 4.46
FE's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
65% of the 1042 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 3.49 vs. FE: 4.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 2.59
FE's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked lower than
82% of the 1042 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 4.12 vs. FE: 2.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
FE' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.46  Med: 2.73 Max: 4.15
Current: 2.59
1.46
4.15
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -0.60
FE's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
68% of the 284 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: -2.10 vs. FE: -0.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
FE' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -13.7  Med: -0.6 Max: 2.6
Current: -0.6
-13.7
2.6

Valuation & Return

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history
Price-to-Tangible-Book 22.11
FE's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked lower than
97% of the 475 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.98 vs. FE: 22.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
FE' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.6  Med: 4.28 Max: 21.18
Current: 22.11
1.6
21.18
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 2.46
FE's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked lower than
68% of the 273 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.56 vs. FE: 2.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
FE' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.7  Med: 1.22 Max: 2.36
Current: 2.46
0.7
2.36
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.91
FE's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
76% of the 449 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.18 vs. FE: 0.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
FE' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.79  Med: 1.05 Max: 1.68
Current: 0.91
0.79
1.68
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % -22.90
FE's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
98% of the 532 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 6.10 vs. FE: -22.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
FE' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.6  Med: 7.1 Max: 13.3
Current: -22.9
1.6
13.3
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % -3.06
FE's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked lower than
72% of the 385 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 3.17 vs. FE: -3.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
FE' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -13.5  Med: 0.2 Max: 10.2
Current: -3.06
-13.5
10.2

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $14,562
EPS (TTM) $ -14.49
Beta0.16
Short Percentage of Float1.93%
52-Week Range $29.33 - 36.60
Shares Outstanding (Mil)442.48

Analyst Estimate

Dec17 Dec18 Dec19
Revenue (Mil $) 15,050 15,115 15,108
EPS ($) 2.62 2.28 1.99
EPS without NRI ($) 2.62 2.28 1.99
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
3.28%
Dividends per Share ($) 1.46 1.44 1.44
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