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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 : 6/10

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industry
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Cash to Debt 0.22
MGEE's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
76% of the 896 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.20 vs. MGEE: 0.22 )
MGEE' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.22

Equity to Asset 0.40
MGEE's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
80% of the 897 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.34 vs. MGEE: 0.40 )
MGEE' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.35   Max: 0.73
Current: 0.4

0.35
0.73
F-Score: 8
Z-Score: 1.97
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 : 8/10

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Operating margin (%) 21.37
MGEE's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
88% of the 925 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 13.25 vs. MGEE: 21.37 )
MGEE' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 11.78   Max: 21.66
Current: 21.37

11.78
21.66
Net-margin (%) 12.58
MGEE's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 925 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 7.99 vs. MGEE: 12.58 )
MGEE' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 2.53   Max: 12.68
Current: 12.58

2.53
12.68
ROE (%) 12.53
MGEE's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
88% of the 924 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 8.83 vs. MGEE: 12.53 )
MGEE' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 3.44   Max: 13.16
Current: 12.53

3.44
13.16
ROA (%) 4.92
MGEE's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
89% of the 933 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 3.04 vs. MGEE: 4.92 )
MGEE' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 1.31   Max: 5.13
Current: 4.92

1.31
5.13
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 10.97
MGEE's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 931 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 8.44 vs. MGEE: 10.97 )
MGEE' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 8.73   Max: 24.59
Current: 10.97

8.73
24.59
Revenue Growth (%) 3.50
MGEE's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
75% of the 804 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 4.40 vs. MGEE: 3.50 )
MGEE' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -4.2   Max: 8.5
Current: 3.5

-4.2
8.5
EBITDA Growth (%) 4.60
MGEE's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 785 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 2.30 vs. MGEE: 4.60 )
MGEE' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -5.7   Max: 13.5
Current: 4.6

-5.7
13.5
EPS Growth (%) 9.20
MGEE's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 687 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 4.20 vs. MGEE: 9.20 )
MGEE' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -3   Max: 53.7
Current: 9.2

-3
53.7
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Financials


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Guru Trades

Q4 2013

MGEE Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Jim Simons 31,600 sh (-9.71%)
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Q1 2014

MGEE Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Jim Simons 37,100 sh (-21.73%)
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Q2 2014

MGEE Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Joel Greenblatt 20,087 sh (New)
Jim Simons 50,699 sh (+36.65%)
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Q3 2014

MGEE Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Jim Simons 52,094 sh (+2.75%)
Joel Greenblatt 10,198 sh (-49.23%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with MGEE

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Joel Greenblatt 2014-09-30 Reduce -49.23%$37.51 - $40.5 $ 44.2213%10198
Joel Greenblatt 2014-06-30 New Buy0.01%$36.47 - $39.42 $ 44.2216%20087
Mario Gabelli 2013-06-30 Sold Out $34.89 - $37.82 $ 44.2221%0
Joel Greenblatt 2012-09-30 Sold Out 0.03%$31.37 - $36.14 $ 44.2233%0
Joel Greenblatt 2012-06-30 Reduce -65.79%0.06%$28.97 - $31.65 $ 44.2246%8208
Joel Greenblatt 2012-03-31 Add 52.99%0.03%$28.92 - $30.88 $ 44.2257%23994
Joel Greenblatt 2011-12-31 Add 21.38%0.02%$26.53 - $31.63 $ 44.2253%15683
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Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 19.40
MGEE's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
80% of the 981 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 20.50 vs. MGEE: 19.40 )
MGEE' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 11.71   Max: 27.07
Current: 19.4

11.71
27.07
P/B 2.35
MGEE's P/B is ranked higher than
68% of the 981 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.64 vs. MGEE: 2.35 )
MGEE' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.32   Max: 2.39
Current: 2.35

1.32
2.39
P/S 2.44
MGEE's P/S is ranked higher than
70% of the 981 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.63 vs. MGEE: 2.44 )
MGEE' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.08   Max: 2.48
Current: 2.44

1.08
2.48
PFCF 25.76
MGEE's PFCF is ranked higher than
85% of the 981 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. MGEE: 25.76 )
MGEE' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 11.89   Max: 93.04
Current: 25.76

11.89
93.04
EV-to-EBIT 13.74
MGEE's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
87% of the 981 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 17.99 vs. MGEE: 13.74 )
MGEE' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 11.2   Max: 19
Current: 13.74

11.2
19
PEG 3.94
MGEE's PEG is ranked higher than
86% of the 981 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. MGEE: 3.94 )
MGEE' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 1.58   Max: 24.61
Current: 3.94

1.58
24.61
Shiller P/E 22.73
MGEE's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
83% of the 981 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 24.89 vs. MGEE: 22.73 )
MGEE' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 13.4   Max: 23.13
Current: 22.73

13.4
23.13
Current Ratio 2.74
MGEE's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
95% of the 919 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.06 vs. MGEE: 2.74 )
MGEE' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.64   Max: 3.66
Current: 2.74

0.64
3.66
Quick Ratio 2.18
MGEE's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
94% of the 919 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.93 vs. MGEE: 2.18 )
MGEE' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.49   Max: 2.98
Current: 2.18

0.49
2.98

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 2.50
MGEE's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
64% of the 816 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 3.17 vs. MGEE: 2.50 )
MGEE' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 2.44   Max: 5.12
Current: 2.5

2.44
5.12
Dividend Payout 0.48
MGEE's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
78% of the 981 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.69 vs. MGEE: 0.48 )
MGEE' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.34   Max: 2.19
Current: 0.48

0.34
2.19
Dividend growth (3y) 2.60
MGEE's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
78% of the 604 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 2.80 vs. MGEE: 2.60 )
MGEE' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0.8   Max: 2.6
Current: 2.6

0.8
2.6
Yield on cost (5-Year) 2.81
MGEE's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
57% of the 822 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 3.34 vs. MGEE: 2.81 )
MGEE' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 2.75   Max: 5.76
Current: 2.81

2.75
5.76

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 2.35
MGEE's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
76% of the 981 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 2.32 vs. MGEE: 2.35 )
MGEE' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.85   Max: 2.33
Current: 2.35

0.85
2.33
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.56
MGEE's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
88% of the 981 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 4.06 vs. MGEE: 1.56 )
MGEE' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.53   Max: 15.91
Current: 1.56

0.53
15.91
Price/Median PS Value 1.58
MGEE's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
64% of the 981 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.08 vs. MGEE: 1.58 )
MGEE' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.67   Max: 1.49
Current: 1.58

0.67
1.49
Price/Graham Number 1.42
MGEE's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
79% of the 981 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. MGEE: 1.42 )
MGEE' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.66   Max: 2.02
Current: 1.42

0.66
2.02
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 7.30
MGEE's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
87% of the 901 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 5.90 vs. MGEE: 7.30 )
MGEE' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 5.3   Max: 8.9
Current: 7.3

5.3
8.9
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 7.35
MGEE's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
85% of the 730 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 3.87 vs. MGEE: 7.35 )
MGEE' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -8   Max: 8.8
Current: 7.35

-8
8.8

Business Description

Industry: Utilities - Regulated » Utilities - Diversified
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MGE Energy Inc was incorporated in Wisconsin on October 31, 2001. The Company is an investor-owned public utility holding company operating through its subsidiaries. Its business segments include: regulated electric utility operations; regulated gas utility operations; nonregulated energy operations; transmission investment and all others segment. Regulated electric utility business purchases, generates and distributes electricity, and contracts for transmission service. The gas utility business purchases and distributes natural gas and contracts for the transportation of natural gas. The nonregulated energy operations are conducted through the Company's subsidiaries: MGE Power, MGE Power Elm Road, and MGE Power West Campus. The transmission investment segment invests, through MGE Transco, in ATC, a company that provides electric transmission services in Wisconsin. The all others segment includes: corporate, CWDC, MAGAEL, MGE Construct, NGV Fueling Services, and North Mendota. These entities' operations consist of investing in companies and property which relate to the regulated operations, financing the regulated operations, or owning and operating natural gas compression equipment. The Company distributes electricity in a service area covering a 316 square-mile area of Dane County, Wisconsin. The Company is subject to frequently changing local, state, and federal regulations concerning air quality, water quality, land use, threatened and endangered species, hazardous materials handling, and solid waste disposal.

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