Momentum Stocks Try To Beat Analysts’ Views: Dominion Resources (NYSE:D), WEC Energy Group, Inc. (NYSE:WEC)

Dominion Resources, Inc. (NYSE:D) [Trend Analysis] pretends to be active mover, stock declined around -5.81% to traded at $71.85. Lets us look over what analysts have to say about performance of the D. Starting with EPS for the final quarter of this year. EPS is usually the indicator of profitability for the company. According to WSJ analysis, the Q4 2016 current estimates trends were for $1.00 as compared to the next year Q1 current trend of $1.07. While on annual basis the current EPS estimates trend for FY 2017 came in for $3.76 as compared to three months ago $3.84.

The stock prices target chart showed high target of 85.00 kept by analysts at WSJ while the average price target was for 79.24 as compared to current price of 71.85. Somehow, the stock managed to gain BUY ratings by 8 analysts in current tenure as 1 analyst having overweight ratings, 15 recommend as HOLD, no one gave it as a SELL security for current period. Overall, the consensus ratings were for Overweight by the pool of analysts.

The liquidity measure in recent quarter results of the company was recorded 0.40 as current ratio, on the other side the debt to equity ratio was 2.32, and long-term debt to equity ratio remained 2.32. The Company has gross margin of 97.30% and profit margin was positive 18.10% in trailing twelve months. (Read Latest [Free Analytic] Facts on NYSE:D and Be Updated)

To accommodate long-term intention, the firm has diverse dividend or yield record, D has Dividend Yield of 4.20% and experts calculate Return on Investment of 6.30%. The firm has Profit Margin of positive 18.10%.

WEC Energy Group, Inc. (NYSE:WEC) [Trend Analysis], stock fell down to knees around -3.10% in early session as its gaining volume of 3.89 Million. Finally to see some strong financial remarks by WSJ over WEC performance. Out of the pool of analysts 5 gave their BUY ratings on the stock in previous month as 5 analysts having BUY in current month. The stock was ranked as Underweight by 1 analyst while 1 analyst gave SELL rank. Majority ranked Overweight from the pool of analysts.

The next year first quarter EPS estimates trend for current period shows $0.61 while one month ago this estimate trend was for $0.61. EPS indicator shows the robustness of the stock and its analysis opens up the clear picture of company’s profitability. On annual basis of EPS, FY 2017 Estimate Trends at current were for $3.11 and for the one month was for $3.11 as compared to three months ago was for $3.11. Whereas, WEC received highest price target of 63.00 and low target of 54.00. The stock price target chart showed average price target of 60.71 as compared to current price of 57.22.

The stock showed weekly upbeat performance of -1.58%, which maintained for the month at -2.44%. Similarly, the positive performance for the quarter recorded as -3.38% and for the year was 5.40%, while the YTD performance remained at -2.44%. WEC has Average True Range for 14 days of 0.76.

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