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FirstEnergy Cash Ratio

: 0.14 (As of Jun. 2022)
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The Cash Ratio measures a company’s ability to meet its short-term obligations with cash and near-cash resources. It is calculated as a company's Cash, Cash Equivalents, Marketable Securities divides by its Total Current Liabilities. FirstEnergy's Cash Ratio for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2022 was 0.14.

FirstEnergy has a Cash Ratio of 0.14. It indicates that there are more current liabilities than Cash, Cash Equivalents, Marketable Securities, and the company does not have sufficient cash on hand to pay off its short-term debt.

The historical rank and industry rank for FirstEnergy's Cash Ratio or its related term are showing as below:

FE' s Cash Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01   Med: 0.04   Max: 0.35
Current: 0.14

During the past 13 years, FirstEnergy's highest Cash Ratio was 0.35. The lowest was 0.01. And the median was 0.04.

FE's Cash Ratio is ranked worse than
73.23% of 467 companies
in the Utilities - Regulated industry
Industry Median: 0.33 vs FE: 0.14

FirstEnergy Cash Ratio Historical Data

The historical data trend for FirstEnergy's Cash Ratio can be seen below:

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.

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FirstEnergy Annual Data
Trend Dec12 Dec13 Dec14 Dec15 Dec16 Dec17 Dec18 Dec19 Dec20 Dec21
Cash Ratio
Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 0.14 0.08 0.13 0.35 0.33

FirstEnergy Quarterly Data
Sep17 Dec17 Mar18 Jun18 Sep18 Dec18 Mar19 Jun19 Sep19 Dec19 Mar20 Jun20 Sep20 Dec20 Mar21 Jun21 Sep21 Dec21 Mar22 Jun22
Cash Ratio Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 0.32 0.14 0.33 0.06 0.14

Competitive Comparison

For the Utilities - Regulated Electric subindustry, FirstEnergy's Cash Ratio, along with its competitors' market caps and Cash Ratio data, can be viewed below:

* Competitive companies are chosen from companies within the same industry, with headquarter located in same country, with closest market capitalization; x-axis shows the market cap, and y-axis shows the term value; the bigger the dot, the larger the market cap. Note that "N/A" values will not show up in the chart.

   

FirstEnergy Cash Ratio Distribution

For the Utilities - Regulated industry and Utilities sector, FirstEnergy's Cash Ratio distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where FirstEnergy's Cash Ratio falls into.



FirstEnergy Cash Ratio Calculation

The Cash Ratio measures a company's ability to meet its short-term obligations with its cash and near-cash resources.

FirstEnergy's Cash Ratio for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2021 is calculated as:

Cash Ratio (A: Dec. 2021 )=Cash, Cash Equivalents, Marketable Securities/Total Current Liabilities
=1462/4416
=0.33

FirstEnergy's Cash Ratio for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2022 is calculated as:

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.


FirstEnergy  (NYSE:FE) Cash Ratio Explanation

The cash ratio is more conservative than other liquidity ratios, such as Quick Ratio and Current Ratio, because it only considers a company's most liquid resources. The numerator of cash ratio only considers Cash, Cash Equivalents and marketable securities. Other current assets, such as accounts receivable and inventories, are not included. The rationale is that these assets may require time to be transformed into cash, and the amount of money received is also uncertain.

The cash ratio shows a company’s ability to pay all current liabilities immediately without selling or liquidating other assets. Generally speaking, a higher cash ratio suggests the company has a stronger ability to cover its short-term debt. However, a high cash ratio could also indicate inefficient management: the company is inefficient in making full utilization of cash to invest protential profitable project. It may also suggest that the company is not confident about future profitability.

In general, the higher the cash ratio, the better the company's liquidity position.


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FirstEnergy Business Description

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Address
76 South Main Street, Akron, OH, USA, 44308
FirstEnergy is one of the largest investor-owned utilities in the United States with 10 regulated distribution companies across six mid-Atlantic and Midwestern states. FirstEnergy also owns and operates one of the nation's largest electric transmission systems with 24,000 miles of lines.
Executives
Croom Jana T director 1205 KIMBALL BLVD. JASPER IN 47546
Klimczak Sean director C/O THE BLACKSTONE GROUP 345 PARK AVE. NEW YORK NY 10154
Hicks Lisa Winston director 76 S. MAIN ST AKRON OH 44308
Kaleta Paul J director P O BOX 30150 RENO NV 89520
Williams Melvin D. director 76 SOUTH MAIN STREET AKRON OH 44308
Teno Andrew director C/O FIR TREE INC. 55 WEST 46TH STREET, 29TH FLOOR NEW YORK NY 10036
Lynn Jesse director C/O ICAHN ENTERPRISES L.P. 16690 COLLINS AVE., PH SUNNY ISLES FL 33160
Somerhalder John W Ii director, officer: Vice Chair & Exec Director 76 SOUTH MAIN STREET AKRON OH 44308
Park Hyun officer: SVP & CLO 76 SOUTH MAIN STREET AKRON OH 44308
Turner Leslie M director THE HERSHEY COMPANY 100 CRYSTAL A DRIVE HERSHEY PA 17036
Mikkelsen Eileen officer: VP, Rates & Regulatory Affairs 76 SOUTH MAIN STREET AKRON OH 44308
Prezelj Irena officer: VP, Investor Relations 76 SOUTH MAIN STREET AKRON OH 44308
Walker Christine officer: VP, Human Resources 76 SOUTH MAIN STREET AKRON OH 44308
Belcher Samuel officer: SVP & President, FE Utilities 76 SOUTH MAIN STREET AKRON OH 44308
Lisowski Jason officer: VP, Controller & CAO 76 SOUTH MAIN STREET AKRON OH 44333

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