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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
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history
Cash-to-Debt 0.01
FE's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
93% of the 629 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.26 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: N/A
Current: 0.01
Equity-to-Asset 0.14
FE's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
91% of the 636 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.37 vs. FE: 0.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
FE' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.14  Med: 0.26 Max: 0.29
Current: 0.14
0.14
0.29
Piotroski F-Score: 3
Altman Z-Score: -0.37
Beneish M-Score: -3.65
WACC vs ROIC
3.32%
-17.66%
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 % -59.42
FE's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
97% of the 644 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 13.81 vs. FE: -59.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
FE' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -59.42  Med: 13.53 Max: 20.25
Current: -59.42
-59.42
20.25
Net Margin % -44.23
FE's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
97% of the 643 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 7.70 vs. FE: -44.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
FE' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -44.23  Med: 5.28 Max: 10.22
Current: -44.23
-44.23
10.22
ROE % -65.96
FE's ROE % is ranked lower than
98% of the 641 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 8.61 vs. FE: -65.96 )
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: -65.96
-66.2
15.55
ROA % -12.99
FE's ROA % is ranked lower than
96% of the 656 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 2.96 vs. FE: -12.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
FE' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -12.99  Med: 1.86 Max: 4.12
Current: -12.99
-12.99
4.12
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % -24.41
FE's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
96% of the 654 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 9.99 vs. FE: -24.41 )
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: -24.41
-24.49
19.53
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate -1.30
FE's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
60% of the 583 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.70 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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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.

Ratios

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history
Forward PE Ratio 10.59
FE's Forward PE Ratio is ranked higher than
93% of the 134 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 18.83 vs. FE: 10.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PB Ratio 2.17
FE's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
66% of the 636 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. FE: 2.17 )
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: 2.17
0.98
2.75
PS Ratio 0.91
FE's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
70% of the 636 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.72 vs. FE: 0.91 )
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: 1.95
Current: 0.91
0.8
1.95
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 22.81
FE's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
62% of the 235 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 15.22 vs. FE: 22.81 )
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: 25.62 Max: 389.26
Current: 22.81
8.34
389.26
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 3.70
FE's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
81% of the 399 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 7.93 vs. FE: 3.70 )
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: 3.47  Med: 5.46 Max: 14.8
Current: 3.7
3.47
14.8
EV-to-EBIT -4.28
FE's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 584 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 14.50 vs. FE: -4.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
FE' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -4.4  Med: 14.1 Max: 63.8
Current: -4.28
-4.4
63.8
EV-to-EBITDA -5.55
FE's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 602 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 10.35 vs. FE: -5.55 )
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: 14.9
Current: -5.55
-5.9
14.9
Shiller PE Ratio 35.81
FE's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked lower than
75% of the 222 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 23.78 vs. FE: 35.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
FE' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.71  Med: 13.33 Max: 37.88
Current: 35.81
9.71
37.88
Current Ratio 0.36
FE's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
95% of the 649 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.08 vs. FE: 0.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
FE' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.36  Med: 0.55 Max: 0.9
Current: 0.36
0.36
0.9
Quick Ratio 0.29
FE's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
96% of the 649 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.98 vs. FE: 0.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
FE' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.27  Med: 0.44 Max: 0.73
Current: 0.29
0.27
0.73
Days Inventory 46.76
FE's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
75% of the 558 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 21.01 vs. FE: 46.76 )
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: 46.76
36.49
47.36
Days Sales Outstanding 35.77
FE's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
73% of the 464 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 49.80 vs. FE: 35.77 )
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: 35.77
34.37
42.16
Days Payable 68.51
FE's Days Payable is ranked higher than
53% of the 409 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 64.52 vs. FE: 68.51 )
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: 68.51
51.43
86.89

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield % 4.79
FE's Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
72% of the 1055 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 3.29 vs. FE: 4.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
FE' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.52  Med: 4.76 Max: 7.15
Current: 4.79
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 374 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 % 4.79
FE's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
71% of the 1025 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 3.28 vs. FE: 4.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 2.78
FE's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked lower than
76% of the 1055 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 4.34 vs. FE: 2.78 )
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: 2.78
1.46
4.15
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -0.60
FE's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
70% of the 304 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: -2.80 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 25.63
FE's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked lower than
98% of the 581 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.89 vs. FE: 25.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
FE' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.31  Med: 3.35 Max: 27.1
Current: 25.63
1.31
27.1
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 2.41
FE's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked lower than
68% of the 340 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.62 vs. FE: 2.41 )
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: 0.65  Med: 1.28 Max: 2.55
Current: 2.41
0.65
2.55
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.89
FE's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
79% of the 598 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.14 vs. FE: 0.89 )
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: 0.7  Med: 1 Max: 1.85
Current: 0.89
0.7
1.85
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % -23.36
FE's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
96% of the 657 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 6.44 vs. FE: -23.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
FE' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -23.9  Med: 6.7 Max: 13.3
Current: -23.36
-23.9
13.3
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % -2.96
FE's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked lower than
73% of the 415 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 4.03 vs. FE: -2.96 )
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: -13.6  Med: -0.2 Max: 10.6
Current: -2.96
-13.6
10.6

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $14,245.00
EPS (TTM) $ -14.80
Beta0.25
Short Percentage of Float1.95%
52-Week Range $27.93 - 36.60
Shares Outstanding (Mil)443.74

Analyst Estimate

Dec17 Dec18 Dec19
Revenue (Mil $) 15,070 14,545 14,509
EPS ($) 2.78 2.51 2.11
EPS without NRI ($) 2.78 2.51 2.11
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
2.78%
Dividends per Share ($) 1.44 1.46 1.44
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