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Public Service Enterprise Group Beneish M-Score

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The zones of discrimination for M-Score is as such:

An M-Score of equal or less than -1.78 suggests that the company is unlikely to be a manipulator.
An M-Score of greater than -1.78 signals that the company is likely to be a manipulator.

The historical rank and industry rank for Public Service Enterprise Group's Beneish M-Score or its related term are showing as below:

During the past 13 years, the highest Beneish M-Score of Public Service Enterprise Group was 0.00. The lowest was -11.62. And the median was -2.62.


Public Service Enterprise Group Beneish M-Score Historical Data

The historical data trend for Public Service Enterprise Group's Beneish M-Score 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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Public Service Enterprise Group Annual Data
Trend Dec12 Dec13 Dec14 Dec15 Dec16 Dec17 Dec18 Dec19 Dec20 Dec21
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Public Service Enterprise Group Quarterly Data
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Competitive Comparison

For the Utilities - Diversified subindustry, Public Service Enterprise Group's Beneish M-Score, along with its competitors' market caps and Beneish M-Score 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.

   

Public Service Enterprise Group Beneish M-Score Distribution

For the Utilities - Regulated industry and Utilities sector, Public Service Enterprise Group's Beneish M-Score distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where Public Service Enterprise Group's Beneish M-Score falls into.



Public Service Enterprise Group Beneish M-Score Calculation

The M-score was created by Professor Messod Beneish. Instead of measuring the bankruptcy risk (Altman Z-Score) or business trend (Piotroski F-Score), M-score can be used to detect the risk of earnings manipulation. This is the original research paper on M-score.

The M-Score Variables:

The M-score of Public Service Enterprise Group for today is based on a combination of the following eight different indices:

M=-4.84+0.92 * DSRI+0.528 * GMI+0.404 * AQI+0.892 * SGI+0.115 * DEPI
=-4.84+0.92 * +0.528 * +0.404 * +0.892 * +0.115 *
-0.172 * SGAI+4.679 * TATA-0.327 * LVGI
-0.172 * +4.679 * -0.327 *
=

* 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.

This Year (Dec21) TTM:Last Year (Dec20) TTM:
Accounts Receivable was $1,859 Mil.
Revenue was $9,722 Mil.
Gross Profit was $2,997 Mil.
Total Current Assets was $6,250 Mil.
Total Assets was $48,999 Mil.
Property, Plant and Equipment(Net PPE) was $34,567 Mil.
Depreciation, Depletion and Amortization(DDA) was $1,403 Mil.
Selling, General, & Admin. Expense(SGA) was $0 Mil.
Total Current Liabilities was $7,072 Mil.
Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation was $15,410 Mil.
Net Income was $-648 Mil.
Gross Profit was $-2,423 Mil.
Cash Flow from Operations was $1,736 Mil.
Accounts Receivable was $1,410 Mil.
Revenue was $9,603 Mil.
Gross Profit was $3,432 Mil.
Total Current Assets was $3,630 Mil.
Total Assets was $50,050 Mil.
Property, Plant and Equipment(Net PPE) was $37,847 Mil.
Depreciation, Depletion and Amortization(DDA) was $1,469 Mil.
Selling, General, & Admin. Expense(SGA) was $0 Mil.
Total Current Liabilities was $5,522 Mil.
Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation was $14,748 Mil.




1. DSRI = Days Sales in Receivables Index

Measured as the ratio of Revenue in Accounts Receivable in year t to year t-1.

A large increase in DSR could be indicative of revenue inflation.

DSRI=(Receivables_t / Revenue_t) / (Receivables_t-1 / Revenue_t-1)
=(1859 / 9722) / (1410 / 9603)
=0.1912158 / 0.14682912
=

2. GMI = Gross Margin Index

Measured as the ratio of gross margin in year t-1 to gross margin in year t.

Gross margin has deteriorated when this index is above 1. A firm with poorer prospects is more likely to manipulate earnings.

GMI=GrossMargin_t-1 / GrossMargin_t
=(GrossProfit_t-1 / Revenue_t-1) / (GrossProfit_t / Revenue_t)
=(3432 / 9603) / (2997 / 9722)
=0.35738832 / 0.3082699
=

3. AQI = Asset Quality Index

AQI is the ratio of asset quality in year t to year t-1.

Asset quality is measured as the ratio of non-current assets other than Property, Plant and Equipment to Total Assets.

AQI=(1 - (CurrentAssets_t + PPE_t) / TotalAssets_t) / (1 - (CurrentAssets_t-1 + PPE_t-1) / TotalAssets_t-1)
=(1 - (6250 + 34567) / 48999) / (1 - (3630 + 37847) / 50050)
=0.166983 / 0.17128871
=

4. SGI = Sales Growth Index

Ratio of Revenue in year t to sales in year t-1.

Sales growth is not itself a measure of manipulation. However, growth companies are likely to find themselves under pressure to manipulate in order to keep up appearances.

SGI=Sales_t / Sales_t-1
=Revenue_t / Revenue_t-1
=9722 / 9603
=

5. DEPI = Depreciation Index

Measured as the ratio of the rate of Depreciation, Depletion and Amortization in year t-1 to the corresponding rate in year t.

DEPI greater than 1 indicates that assets are being depreciated at a slower rate. This suggests that the firm might be revising useful asset life assumptions upwards, or adopting a new method that is income friendly.

DEPI=(Depreciation_t-1 / (Depreciaton_t-1 + PPE_t-1)) / (Depreciation_t / (Depreciaton_t + PPE_t))
=(1469 / (1469 + 37847)) / (1403 / (1403 + 34567))
=0.03736392 / 0.03900473
=

Note: If the Depreciation, Depletion and Amortization data is not available, we assume that the depreciation rate is constant and set the Depreciation Index to 1.

6. SGAI = Sales, General and Administrative expenses Index

The ratio of Selling, General, & Admin. Expense(SGA) to Sales in year t relative to year t-1.

SGA expenses index > 1 means that the company is becoming less efficient in generate sales.

SGAI=(SGA_t / Sales_t) / (SGA_t-1 /Sales_t-1)
=(0 / 9722) / (0 / 9603)
=0 / 0
=

7. LVGI = Leverage Index

The ratio of total debt to Total Assets in year t relative to yeat t-1.

An LVGI > 1 indicates an increase in leverage

LVGI=((LTD_t + CurrentLiabilities_t) / TotalAssets_t) / ((LTD_t-1 + CurrentLiabilities_t-1) / TotalAssets_t-1)
=((15410 + 7072) / 48999) / ((14748 + 5522) / 50050)
=0.45882569 / 0.404995
=

8. TATA = Total Accruals to Total Assets

Total accruals calculated as the change in working capital accounts other than cash less depreciation.

TATA=(IncomefromContinuingOperations_t - CashFlowsfromOperations_t) / TotalAssets_t
=(NetIncome_t - NonOperatingIncome_t - CashFlowsfromOperations_t) / TotalAssets_t
=(-648 - -2423 - 1736) / 48999
=0.0008

An M-Score of equal or less than -1.78 suggests that the company is unlikely to be a manipulator. An M-Score of greater than -1.78 signals that the company is likely to be a manipulator.


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Public Service Enterprise Group Business Description

Public Service Enterprise Group logo
Industry
Utilities » Utilities - Regulated NAICS : 221121 SIC : 4911
Address
80 Park Plaza, Newark, NJ, USA, 07102
Public Service Enterprise Group is the holding company for a regulated utility (PSE&G) and other nonregulated businesses such as nuclear power generation and clean energy infrastructure. PSE&G provides regulated gas and electricity delivery services in New Jersey to a combined 4 million customers. PSEG also operates the Long Island Power Authority system. In 2022, PSEG sold its gas and oil power plants in the Mid-Atlantic, New York, and the Northeast.
Executives
Larossa Ralph A officer: COO PSEG 80 PARK PLAZA NEWARK NJ 07102
Chernick Rose M officer: Vice President and Controller 80 PARK PLAZA, T4B NEWARK NJ 07102
Jackson Shirley A director 110 8TH STREEET TROY NY 12180-3590
Zollar Alfred W director C/O LOTUS SOFTWARE ONE ROGER STREET CAMBRIDGE MA 02142
Stephenson Scott G director C/O VERISK ANALYTICS, INC. 545 WASHINGTON BOULEVARD JERSEY CITY NJ 07310-1686
Deese Willie A director DENTSPLY SIRONA INC 13320 BALLANTYNE CORPORATE PLACE CHARLOTTE NC 28277
Tomasky Susan director AMERICAN ELECTRIC POWER 1 RIVERSIDE PLAZA COLUMBUS OH 43215
Ostrowsky Barry H director RWJBARNABAS HEALTH 95 OLD SHORT HILLS ROAD WEST ORANGE NJ 07052
Lilley David director PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN"> Ownership Information: LILLEY DAVID a.header:link {color: #3b4fae; font-weight: bold; text-decoration: underline;} a.header:visited {color: #3b4fae; font-weight: bold; text-decoration: underline;} a.header:hover {color: #191970;}
Surma John P director PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN"> Ownership Information: SURMA JOHN P a.header:link {color: #3b4fae; font-weight: bold; text-decoration: underline;} a.header:visited {color: #3b4fae; font-weight: bold; text-decoration: underline;} a.header:hover {color: #191970;}
Sugg Laura A director ONE BRIARLAKE PLAZA, SUITE 2000 2000 WEST SAM HOUSTON PARKWAY SOUTH HOUSTON TX 77042
Cregg Daniel J officer: Executive VP & CFO 80 PARK PLAZA, T4 NEWARK NJ 07102
Izzo Ralph director, officer: Chairman, President and CEO PSEG 80 PARK PLAZA T6B NEWARK NJ 07102-4194
Daly David Matthew officer: President - PSE&G 80 PARK PLAZA, T4 NEWARK NJ 07102
Dirisio Derek M officer: President, PSEG Services Corp. PSEG 80 PARK PLAZA NEWARK NJ 07102

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