Brokers Ratings on: FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE:FE)

FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE:FE) belonging to the Utilities sector has declined -0.03% and closed its last trading session at $29.88.

The company reported its EPS on 11/04/2016. Currently, the stock has a 1 Year Price Target of $34.72.

The consensus recommendation, according to Zacks Investment research, is 2.45. The scale runs from 1 to 5 with 1 recommending Strong Buy and 5 recommending a Strong Sell. The Stock had a 2.17 Consensus Analyst Recommendation 30 Days Ago, whereas 60 days ago and 90 days ago the analyst recommendations were 1.88 and 2.32 respectively.

FirstEnergy Corp. on 11/04/2016 reported its EPS as $0.9 with the analysts projecting the EPS of the stock as $0.79. The company beat the analyst EPS Estimate with the difference of $0.11. This shows a surprise factor of 13.9%.

Many analysts have provided their estimated foresights on FirstEnergy Corp. Earnings, with 16 analysts believing the company would generate an Average Estimate of $0.4. Whereas they predicted High and Low Earnings Estimate as $0.5 and $0.35 respectively. While in the same Quarter Previous year, the Actual EPS was $0.58.

Analysts are also projecting an Average Revenue Estimate for FirstEnergy Corp. as $3.83 Billion in the Current Quarter. This estimate is provided by 7 analysts. The High Revenue estimate is predicted as 5.41 Billion, while the Low Revenue Estimate prediction stands at 3.21 Billion. The company’s last year sales total was 3.54 Billion.

For the Current Quarter, the growth estimate for FirstEnergy Corp. is -31%, while for the Next Quarter the stock growth estimate is 0%. In the past 5 years, the stock showed growth of -5.32% per annum. While for the next 5 years, the growth estimate is -5.21%.

The Company got Upgrade by Goldman on 17-Jan-17 from Sell to Neutral.

Insider Trades for FirstEnergy Corp. show that the latest trade was made on 19 Dec 2016 where Lasky (Charles D), the Officer completed a transaction type “Sell” in which 5149 shares were traded at a price of $31.36.

1 Insider Sales transactions were made totaling 10775 shares traded.

16 analysts projected Price Targets for FirstEnergy Corp.. The analysts believe that the company stock price could grow as high as $40. The Low Price target projection by analysts is $30 and the Mean Price Target is $34.72.

FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE:FE) has the market capitalization of $12.76 Billion. The company rocked its 52-Week High of $36.6 on Jul 25, 2016 and touched its 52-Week Low of $29.33 on Dec 8, 2016. The stock has Return on Assets (ROA) of -1.2 percent. Return on Equity (ROE) stands at -5.1% and Return on Investment (ROI) of 4.7 percent.

The stock is currently showing YTD performance of -2.35 Percent. The company has Beta Value of 0.13 and ATR value of 0.47. The Weekly and Monthly Volatility stands at 1.62% and 1.61%.

Company profile:

FirstEnergy Corp. is a diversified energy services holding company as the result of the merger of Ohio Edison Company and Centerior Energy Corporation. FirstEnergy companies provide electricity and natural gas services and a wide array of energy-related products and services. FirstEnergy’s four electric utility companies, Ohio Edison and its Pennsylvania Power subsidiary, The Illuminating Company and Toledo Edison, serve customers in northern and central Ohio and western Pennsylvania. (Company Press Release)