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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 : 3/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt 0.01
FE's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
95% of the 600 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.25 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
89% of the 617 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: -0.32
Beneish M-Score: -3.61
WACC vs ROIC
3.19%
-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 619 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 13.23 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: 13.88 Max: 17.95
Current: -56.74
-56.74
17.95
Net Margin % -42.42
FE's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
96% of the 619 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 7.64 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: 5.24 Max: 10.22
Current: -42.42
-42.42
10.22
ROE % -57.16
FE's ROE % is ranked lower than
98% of the 613 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 8.70 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 628 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 2.98 vs. FE: -12.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
FE' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -12.96  Med: 1.87 Max: 4.14
Current: -12.29
-12.96
4.14
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % -22.67
FE's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
96% of the 626 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 10.19 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: 8.44 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 557 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 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: -6.6  Med: 1.9 Max: 18.7
Current: -1.3
-6.6
18.7
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Financials (Next Earnings Date: 2017-04-27)


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Guru Trades

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%)
John Hussman 1,000 sh (unchged)
T Rowe Price Equity Income Fund 6,225,000 sh (unchged)
David Dreman 9,773 sh (unchged)
Mario Gabelli 110,864 sh (-3.76%)
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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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Q1 2017

FE Guru Trades in Q1 2017

T Rowe Price Equity Income Fund 875,000 sh (-79.29%)
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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,
Headquarter Location:USA
FirstEnergy Corp through its subsidiaries is a diversified energy company. The Company is engaged in the generation, transmission and distribution of electricity. It operates in segments including Regulated Distribution, Regulated Transmission and CES.

FirstEnergy is one of the largest investor-owned utilities in the United States with 10 distribution utilities serving 6 million customers in six Mid-Atlantic states. Two thirds of its customers are in Ohio and Pennsylvania. FirstEnergy also owns and operates one of the nation's largest transmission systems with more than 24,000 miles of lines. FirstEnergy's Competitive Energy Services segment owns a power plant fleet of 13 gigawatts of nuclear, coal, gas, hydro, and wind and is one of the largest retail electricity suppliers in the U.S.

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Ratios

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industry
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Forward PE Ratio 10.82
FE's Forward PE Ratio is ranked higher than
83% of the 322 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 17.42 vs. FE: 10.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PB Ratio 2.08
FE's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
66% of the 624 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.68 vs. FE: 2.08 )
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: 2.08
0.98
2.75
PS Ratio 0.89
FE's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
67% of the 613 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.65 vs. FE: 0.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
FE' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.8  Med: 1.03 Max: 1.98
Current: 0.89
0.8
1.98
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 42.93
FE's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
85% of the 240 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 15.56 vs. FE: 42.93 )
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: 8.89  Med: 40.15 Max: 575.26
Current: 42.93
8.89
575.26
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 3.86
FE's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
77% of the 393 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 7.57 vs. FE: 3.86 )
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: 5.55 Max: 15.92
Current: 3.86
3.5
15.92
EV-to-EBIT -4.46
FE's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 864 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 15.02 vs. FE: -4.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
FE' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -4.46  Med: 13.5 Max: 63.8
Current: -4.46
-4.46
63.8
EV-to-EBITDA -5.90
FE's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 887 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 10.20 vs. FE: -5.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
FE' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -5.9  Med: 9.5 Max: 16.7
Current: -5.9
-5.9
16.7
Shiller PE Ratio 33.11
FE's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked lower than
76% of the 203 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 24.83 vs. FE: 33.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
FE' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.64  Med: 13.26 Max: 35.13
Current: 33.11
9.64
35.13
Current Ratio 0.41
FE's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
94% of the 614 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.06 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: 0.53 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 614 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.97 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: 0.41 Max: 0.65
Current: 0.33
0.29
0.65
Days Inventory 47.81
FE's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
74% of the 540 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 22.11 vs. FE: 47.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
FE' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 36.21  Med: 40.45 Max: 47.81
Current: 47.81
36.21
47.81
Days Sales Outstanding 36.09
FE's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
68% of the 438 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 49.50 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: 34.24  Med: 35.95 Max: 46.01
Current: 36.09
34.24
46.01
Days Payable 69.48
FE's Days Payable is ranked lower than
53% of the 395 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 76.25 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: 61.12 Max: 87.01
Current: 69.48
51.43
87.01

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield % 4.72
FE's Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
68% of the 1045 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 3.32 vs. FE: 4.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
FE' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.52  Med: 4.71 Max: 7.15
Current: 4.72
2.52
7.15
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate -13.20
FE's 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate is ranked lower than
75% of the 356 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 % 4.72
FE's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
69% of the 1038 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 3.47 vs. FE: 4.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 2.74
FE's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked lower than
79% of the 1045 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 4.25 vs. FE: 2.74 )
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: 2.74 Max: 4.15
Current: 2.74
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 304 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: -2.60 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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Price-to-Tangible-Book 20.88
FE's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked lower than
98% of the 561 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.98 vs. FE: 20.88 )
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: 20.88
1.6
21.18
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 2.13
FE's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked lower than
69% of the 286 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.54 vs. FE: 2.13 )
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: 0.67  Med: 1.26 Max: 2.16
Current: 2.13
0.67
2.16
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.87
FE's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
78% of the 508 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.15 vs. FE: 0.87 )
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: 0.78  Med: 1.03 Max: 1.7
Current: 0.87
0.78
1.7
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % -22.42
FE's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
97% of the 926 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 6.33 vs. FE: -22.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
FE' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -22.42  Med: 7.35 Max: 13
Current: -22.42
-22.42
13
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % -2.77
FE's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked lower than
72% of the 387 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 3.21 vs. FE: -2.77 )
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: -13.4  Med: -2.9 Max: 13
Current: -2.77
-13.4
13

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $14,562
EPS (TTM) $ -14.49
Beta0.16
Short Percentage of Float2.37%
52-Week Range $29.33 - 36.60
Shares Outstanding (Mil)443.70

Analyst Estimate

Dec17 Dec18 Dec19
Revenue (Mil $) 15,459 14,809 14,218
EPS ($) 2.76 2.47 1.98
EPS without NRI ($) 2.76 2.47 1.98
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
2.78%
Dividends per Share ($) 1.44 1.46 1.44
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