FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE:FE)- Stocks Raising Investors Eye Brows: Great Plains Energy (NYSE:GXP)

FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE:FE) persists its position slightly strong in context of buying side, while shares price fell -0.10% during latest trading session. FirstEnergy (FE) today announced that Ebony Yeboah-Amankwah has been promoted to Vice President, State and Federal Regulatory Legal Affairs.

In her new role, Yeboah-Amankwah will assume responsibility for labor, employment, benefits, real estate and tax law, and continue to manage State and Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) Legal Regulatory Affairs. Yeboah-Amankwah earned Bachelor of Arts degrees in political science and philosophy from Washington & Jefferson College, and received her law degree from Washington and Lee University

Narrow down focus to other ratios, the co has current ratio of 0.50 that indicates if FE lies in 1.3% to 3% then it is acceptable for both active and passive investors, but sometimes its varies industry to industry. Generally, it indicates good short-term financial strength. Street is more conscious on this after SunEdison, Inc. case. To make strengthen these views, the active industry firm has Quick Ratio of 0.40, which indicates firm has sufficient short-term assets to cover its immediate liabilities. In addition, the firm has debt to equity ratio of 1.98, sometimes its remain same with long term debt to equity ratio.

Great Plains Energy Incorporated (NYSE:GXP) also run on active notice, stock price moved down -0.19% after traded at $26.87 in most recent trading session.

GXP has price to earnings ratio of 19.56 and the price to current year EPS stands at -12.80%. Whereas the traders who further want to see about this, may be interested to see Price to next year’s EPS that would be -0.62%. The earning yield also gives right direction to lure investment, as the co has 4.09% dividend yield. Moving toward ratio analysis, it has current ratio of 0.50 and quick ratio was calculated as 0.30. The debt to equity ratio appeared as 1.12 for seeing its liquidity position.

Taking notice on volatility measures, price volatility of stock was 1.20% for a week and 1.30% for a month. The price volatility’s Average True Range for 14 days was 0.37. On these bases, analysts would recommend this stock as an “Active Revolving Stocks.” The firm attains analyst recommendation of 2.30 out of 1-5 scale with week’s performance of -2.26%. GXP’s institutional ownership was registered as 92.10%, while insider ownership was 0.10%.


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