WEC Energy Group, Inc. (WEC): Consensus Estimates and Trading Data

In the past 52-week period, shares of WEC Energy Group, Inc. (NYSE:WEC) have moved within the range of $53.66 to $68.03. On the stock’s most recent trading day, the company’s shares ended the regular session at $67.39, which is 0.94% lower than its 52-week high.

WEC Energy Group, Inc. (WEC) has demonstrated a 20-day simple moving average (SMA) of 2.68%, and a 50-day SMA of 3.35%. This public company’s current market capitalization stands at $21.27 billion.

Analyzing Consensus Estimates, Sales Revenue and Net Income

Measuring Wall Street analysts’ average enthusiasm for a specific stock is critical when considering a potential investment. According to the latest data, the consensus recommendation for WEC Energy Group, Inc. (WEC) is Outperform.

Publicly-traded companies normally report earnings and revenue figures that are either above or below the average Wall Street projection. In the most recent quarterly financial report, for the quarter ending Sep. 2017, WEC Energy Group, Inc. (WEC) delivered a 1.09% surprise with its net revenue. Sales reached $1.66 billion during the three-month period, compared to the average analyst estimate of $1.68 billion.

Meanwhile, during the same quarter WEC Energy Group, Inc. (WEC) delivered a 2.16% earnings surprise. Net earnings for the quarter were posted at $0.68 per share, whereas Wall Street had forecast $0.67 per share.

Ownership at WEC Energy Group, Inc. (WEC), According to Most Recent SEC Filings

We can gain important insight by taking a look at institutional ownership, as detailed in public companies’ latest 13F filings. WEC Energy Group, Inc. (WEC) has 0.32 billion shares outstanding currently, 71.62% of which belong to institutional investors. Those institutional holdings amount to $15.25 billion.

Additionally, according to the most recent 13F filing from WEC Energy Group, Inc. (WEC), there were 60 new positions totaling 1,342,376 shares of the company’s stock. There were 48 sold out positions, on the other hand, totaling 1,857,181 shares.

Short, Medium and Long Term Indicators

Analyzing the average trade volume of a publicly-traded company’s stock – in the short, medium and long terms – is helpful for gaining insight into trading activity and general investor sentiment. WEC Energy Group, Inc. (WEC) has had a 20-day average volume of 1,535,425 shares, with an average of 80% of short term indicators pointed at Buy.

The stock’s 50-day average volume has been 1,555,084 shares, with an average of 100% of medium term indicators pointing toward Buy. Finally, its 100-day average volume is 1,524,974 shares with 100% of long-term indicators pointing to Buy.