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WEC Energy Group Inc $ 81.78 -0.15 (-0.18%)

Volume:
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Market Cap $:
25.80 Bil
Enterprise Value $:
40.26 Bil
PE Ratio:
21.58
PB Ratio:
2.47
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Xcel Energy tops the list

According to the GuruFocus All-In-One Screener, a Premium feature, the following utilities were trading with low price-sales ratios as of Oct. 20.

Xcel Energy

Shares of Xcel Energy Inc. (XEL) were trading around $71.69 with a price-sales ratio of 3.36 and a price-earnings ratio of 26.85.

The company has a $37.66 billion market cap. The share price has risen at an annualized rate of 13.61% over the past decade.

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The discounted cash flow calculator gives the stock a fair value of $29.31, suggesting it is overpriced by 144%.

The company's largest guru

54 Views    Tiziano Frateschi    2020-10-20 16:18
These businesses are highly predictable

A “buy and hold” approach has a high likelihood to be successful if the business is predictable. Such companies mostly have a steady record of growth in revenue per share and Ebitda per share, which often correlates with a strong long-term performance based on a 10-year study that GuruFocus conducted for the period from 1998 to 2008.

Thus, value investors may want to consider the following three companies, as they have high GuruFocus business predictability ratings.

Paychex Inc

The first company that makes the cut is Paychex Inc (PAYX), a Rochester, New York-based staffing and employment services company.

Paychex

84 Views    Alberto Abaterusso    2020-08-04 14:48
PG&E is shutting off the power in order to help prevent wildfires

After wildfires ravaged California last year, utility company PG&E Corp. (PCG) is being more proactive in trying to prevent any blazes from breaking out this year by implementing blackouts across the state as it works to update its aging electrical system. The company, which is the largest utility in the U.S., announced on Monday two fires in the San Francisco Bay Area may have been started by its power lines. While the company’s stock has suffered greatly over the past year, dropping by more than 50%, other utility companies may be thriving.

According to the GuruFocus All-in-One Screener, a

315 Views    Sydnee Gatewood    2019-10-29 16:39
Guru stock highlight

WEC Energy Group Inc. (NYSE:WEC) (2.1%) (WEC – $69.26 – NYSE) is based in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Following Wisconsin Energy Company’s mid-2015 acquisition of Integrys Energy Group, the combined company’s assets include Wisconsin Electric, the state’s largest electric utility, with over 1.1 million electric customers and 1.1 million gas customers in southeastern, east central, and northern Wisconsin, and 400,000 electric customers and 1.7 million gas customers in Illinois, Michigan, Minnesota, and Wisconsin. WEC is a well-managed, high quality, traditional utility operating in a constructive regulatory environment. Management forecasts the combined company growth rate at 5%-7% over the long term. The

28 Views    Holly LaFon    2019-02-04 21:18
recent sells from company CFOs

According to GuruFocus Insider Data, the recent CFO sells were: WEC Energy Group Inc (WEC) and Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc. (REGN).

WEC Energy Group Inc.: Executive VP and CFO Scott J Lauber sold 1,500 shares

On Aug. 23, Executive VP and CFO Scott J Lauber sold 1,500 shares at an average price of $65. The price of the stock has increased by 0.15%. WEC Energy Group Inc. has a market cap of $20.54 billion and its shares were traded around $65.10. The company has a P/E ratio of 21.42 and P/S ratio of 2.71. The trailing 12-month dividend yield of

60 Views    Myra Ramdenbourg    2017-08-27 16:01
An overview of the guru's 1st-quarter trades

Robert Bruce (Trades, Portfolio) founded Bruce & Co. During the first quarter, the guru traded the following stocks:

The guru bought a 200,000-share stake of General Motors Co. (GM). The transaction had an impact of 1.89% on the portfolio.

The company designs, builds and sells cars, trucks and automobile parts. It also provides automotive financing services through General Motors Financial Company Inc.

GuruFocus gives the stock a profitability and growth rating of 6 out of 10. The return on equity (ROE) of 23.01% and return on assets (ROA) of 4.65% are outperforming 54% of companies in the

329 Views    Tiziano Frateschi    2017-05-30 18:27
Deep analysis of guru buys and institutional ownership

Among the market sectors, the utility sector has the lowest number of net guru sells during 2016. Utility companies also have good institutional ownership and low short interest. This suggests that gurus are least bearish on utility companies, suggesting that companies like Consolidated Edison Inc. (ED), WEC Energy Group Inc. (WEC) and ITC Holdings Corp. (ITC) have good value potential for early 2017.

A brief recap on institutional ownership and short interest

As discussed in a previous article, companies with high institutional and insider ownership generally outperform the stock market. Such companies, like Cinemark Corp. (CNK), likely have high

557 Views    James Li    2016-12-28 22:52
Guru stock highlight

WEC Energy Group Inc. (WEC)(1.8%) (WEC – $52.22 – NYSE) On June 29, 2015, Wisconsin Energy Company completed its acquisition of Integrys Energy Group (TEG). The agreement valued TEG at $9.1 billion enterprise value, and consisted of stock, cash, and the assumption of $3.3 billion of debt. Each TEG share received 1.128 shares of WEC and $18.58 per share in cash. The combined company’s assets include Wisconsin Electric, the state’s largest electric utility, with over 1.1 million electric customers and 1.1 million gas customers in southeastern, east central, and northern Wisconsin, and 400,000 electric customers and 1.7 million gas customers

647 Views    Holly LaFon    2015-11-11 17:33
Allergan, Monster Beverage, WEC, GNL also on list

The hedge fund American International Group (AIG) in its last quarterly 13F reported a total value of its portfolio of $25 billion, with an increase of 2.94% since the previous quarter. During Q2 2015, the firm bought 341 new stocks and increased 1,794 of its existing stakes. The following are the most heavily weighted buys during the quarter.

It bought shares of Allergan PLC (AGN) with an impact of 0.20% on its portfolio.

It is an integrated specialty pharmaceutical company. The company is engaged in development, manufacturing, marketing, sale and distribution of generic, branded generic, brand name, biosimilar

1730 Views    Tiziano Frateschi    2015-09-10 18:18
The stock plummeted in Q2, but hedge funds were bullish on it. Relative valuation indicates the stoc

In this article, let's take a look at Scana Corp. (SCG), a $7.72 billion market cap South Carolina corporation that is engaged in the generation, transmission, distribution and sale of electricity to retail and wholesale customers and the purchase, sale and transportation of natural gas to retail customers.

Hedge fund activity

Jim Simons (Trades, Portfolio) is the largest shareholder of the stock with a stake containing 577,200 shares valued at $29.2 billion. The guru has increased his position by 276% in the second quarter. Meanwhile the stock has plummeted 9% in that period.

Hedge fund guru

956 Views    Omar Venerio    2015-08-28 15:48

Robert Bruce (Trades, Portfolio) and his son Jeff run the Bruce Fund, where they had annualized returns of nearly 30% between 2000 and 2006. More recent returns have been more modest, but they have remained in positive territory – 13.68% last year, 18.95% in 2013, 7.86% in 2012.

The Energy Sector only has a 5% weighting in Bruce’s portfolio, but energy stocks dominated his second-quarter transactions.

In late 2014, when Bruce initially invested in Duke Energy Corporation (DUK), a Charlotte, N.C.-based electric power holding company, it didn’t register on his list of most valuable stakes. At the

1436 Views    David Goodloe    2015-08-19 20:04

In this article, let's take a look at Scana Corp. (SCG), a $7.88 billion market cap company, which is a South Carolina corporation that is engaged in the generation, transmission, distribution and sale of electricity to retail and wholesale customers, as well as the purchase, sale and transportation of natural gas to retail customers.

Hedge Fund Activity

Hedge fund guru Joel Greenblatt (Trades, Portfolio) bought the stock in the fourth quarter of 2014. Greenblatt initiated a position with 32,180 shares, valued at $1.94 million. On the other hand, Jim Simons (Trades, Portfolio) have reduced

913 Views    Omar Venerio    2015-04-08 20:20

In this article, let's take a look at Dominion Resources, Inc. (D), a $42.03 billion market cap company, which is one of the largest producers and transporters of energy in the U.S., Further, it operates the largest natural gas storage system and serves retail energy customers in 15 states.

Virginia´s Threat

Utility regulation in Virginia is a primary risk for Dominion, because it has reached its goal for domestic energy production. As a matter of fact, regulators have cut incentives on new investments.

Further, low power prices remain a threat in this business. A recovery in power prices are expected

1187 Views    Omar Venerio    2014-12-16 20:21

During the past week, GuruFocus recognized five companies as dividend growers. In order to be qualified for this list, the company had to:

  • Have a dividend of greater than 3%.
  • Have a strong history of stable and increasing dividends.
  • Maintain Guru ownership.
  • Have a market cap of greater than $10 billion.

The following five companies come from various industries and sectors of the market, but they all fit the necessary criteria needed to qualify them as dividend growers.

A comparison of the companies’ historical dividend growth:

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Wisconsin Energy Corp (WEC)

On Oct.

1989 Views    Monica Wolfe    2014-10-22 02:03

By: Robert M. Greene, CFA

In this screen, we turned our attention to low-Beta stocks that have good records for dividend growth. We began our search with equities whose dividends have advanced at a compound annual rate of at least 7% over the last five years. Next, we narrowed the list to equities with Beta coefficients below 0.7, which signals that the equity tends to be less volatile than the market as a whole. We also set a minimum dividend yield of 3.2%, which is 110 basis points (100 basis points is equivalent to one percentage point) higher than the

751 Views    Value Line    2014-10-01 19:53

In this article, let's take a look at Scana Corp. (SCG), a $7.05 billion market cap company, which is a South Carolina corporation that is engaged in the generation, transmission, distribution and sale of electricity to retail and wholesale customers and the purchase, sale and transportation of natural gas to retail customers.

Principal driver

Some years ago, the company invested in the first new nuclear project in the U.S. As a result, Scana planned to increase its growth, due to the doubling size it will have in the next ten years. The plant is still in construction, and it will

666 Views    Omar Venerio    2014-09-30 20:44

According to GuruFocus Insider Data, these are the largest CEO sales during the past week: Atmel Corp, Wisconsin Energy Corp, ACI Worldwide Inc, and Avago Technologies Ltd

Atmel Corp (ATML): President & CEO Steven Laub sold 500,000 Shares

President & CEO of Atmel Corp (ATML) Steven Laub sold 500,000 shares on 09/04/2014 at an average price of $8.91. Atmel Corporation was originally incorporated in California in December 1984 and was reincorporated in Delaware in October 1999. Atmel Corp has a market cap of $3.66 billion; its shares were traded at around $8.76 with a P/E ratio of 100.70 and

913 Views    alicet236    2014-09-08 16:22

During the past week, GuruFocus recognized five companies as dividend growers. In order to be qualified for this list, the company had to:

  • Have a dividend of greater than 3%.
  • Have a strong history of stable and increasing dividends.
  • Maintain Guru ownership.
  • Have a market cap of greater than $10 billion.

The following five companies come from various industries and sectors of the market, but they all fit the necessary criteria needed to qualify them as dividend growers.

A comparison of the companies’ historical dividend growth:

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Mattel (MAT)

On July 17, Mattel declared a

1458 Views    Monica Wolfe    2014-07-21 22:22

During the past week, GuruFocus recognized five companies as dividend growers. In order to be qualified for this list, the company had to:

  • Have a dividend of greater than 3%.
  • Have a strong history of stable and increasing dividends.
  • Maintain Guru ownership.
  • Have a market cap of greater than $10 billion.

The following five companies come from various industries and sectors of the market, but they all fit the necessary criteria needed to qualify them as dividend growers.

A comparison of the companies’ historical dividend growth:

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Blackstone Group LP (BX)

On April

1188 Views    Monica Wolfe    2014-04-21 16:33

According to GuruFocus list of 52-week highs; Kimberly-Clark Corporation, Sempra Energy, Statoil ASA and Wisconsin Energy Corporation have all reached their 52-week highs.

Kimberly-Clark Corporation (KMB) Reached the 52-Week High of $109.66

Kimberly Clark Corporation is engaged in the manufacturing & marketing of products made from natural or synthetic fibers using technologies in fibers, nonwovens and absorbency. Kimberly-Clark Corporation has a market cap of $41.61 billion; its shares were traded at around $109.66 with a P/E ratio of 19.80 and P/S ratio of 2.01. The dividend yield of Kimberly-Clark Corporation stocks is 2.98%. Kimberly-Clark Corporation had an annual average

231 Views    Jimmy Xiao    2014-03-17 14:04

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