|Bid||0.00 x 0|
|Ask||0.00 x 0|
|Day's Range||64.30 - 65.13|
|52 Week Range||63.88 - 85.30|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||13.74|
|Earnings Date||Apr 27, 2018|
|Forward Dividend & Yield||3.34 (5.21%)|
|1y Target Est||75.57|
Dominion Energy Inc (NYSE:D) outperformed the Multi-Utilities industry on the basis of its ROE – producing a higher 16.11% relative to the peer average of 9.47% over the past 12Read More...
RICHMOND, Va., April 25, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Project Plant It!, the free environmental education program created by Dominion Energy to educate children and plant trees for Arbor Day, has achieved a major milestone this spring with the distribution of 500,000 tree seedlings since the program began in 2007.
Weekly Review: What Could Power On Utility Stocks? NRG Energy (NRG), the leading merchant power player stock and one of the smallest components of the S&P 500 Utilities Index (XLU), has a mean price target of $36.50 against its current market price of $31.20, which indicates a potential upside of more than 17% for the next 12 months. Deutsche Bank raised NRG’s price target from $40.0 to $44.0 last week.
Dominion Energy (D), the third-biggest utility by market capitalization, appears to be trading at a discounted valuation to its historical average. Dominion Energy is trading at a PE (price-to-earnings) multiple of 20x, while its five-year average PE multiple is close to 24x.
Treasury yields surged last week on better-than-expected economic data. The ten-year Treasury yield touched 3.0%, which was its highest level since January 2014. The strength in the yields can be seen as negative for stocks, particularly utilities. Utility stocks and Treasury yields generally trade inversely to each other.
Dominion Energy's (D) earnings in the first quarter are likely to be lower than expectations due to higher financing costs and lower investment tax credits from solar investments.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Dominion Energy has long had unrivaled success at getting friendly legislation through the Virginia General Assembly, a political advantage that by some counts has been worth billions of dollars in profits.
Congress hasn't allocated funding explicitly for the Smart Grid since the Obama stimulus package in 2009, the Congressional Research Service noted this month, and without Congressional support, the grid could develop in slow and piecemeal fashion, with increased risk of incompatible parts.
According to Wall Street analysts’ estimates, SCANA (SCG) stock is expected to rise approximately 9.0% over the next 12 months. It has a mean price target of $39.10 compared to its current market price of $36.00.
SCANA Corporation (SCG) and Dominion Energy (D) both dug deep holes in investors’ pockets last year. The chart below shows the total returns of these stocks along with broader markets and utilities at large (XLU).
South Carolina–based SCANA Corporation (SCG) stock fell more than 3.0% on April 19 after its deal with Dominion Energy (D) hit another setback. SCANA has lost more than 45.0% after it abandoned a half-constructed nuclear power project last year. Dominion Energy, the third-largest utility by market capitalization, announced its agreement to buy SCANA for $7.9 billion early this year.
Currently, Xcel Energy (XEL) stock is trading at a PE (price-to-earnings) multiple of 20.0x—compared to its five-year historical average of 18x. Xcel Energy stock appears to be trading at a premium to its historical average valuation.
According to the Wall Street analyst consensus, Dominion Energy (D), the third-biggest utility, has an estimated upside of more than 12% for the next 12 months. The company has a mean target price of $74.4 compared to its current market price of $66.1.
Dominion Energy (D) stock continues to look weak in the near future considering its moving averages. Currently, Dominion Energy is trading 6% lower than its 50-day moving average and 14% lower than its 200-day moving average. The large discount to both of the key moving averages highlights the weakness in the stock. Dominion Energy’s 50-day moving average around $70.6 is expected to act as a resistance for the stock in the near term. It’s currently trading at $66.1.
Dominion Energy (D), the third-largest utility by market capitalization in the S&P 500 Utilities Index (XLU), is trading at a PE (price-to-earnings) valuation multiple of 19x. The stock seems to be trading at a large discount compared to its five-year valuation average of 24x. Duke Energy (DUK) stock, the second-largest utility, is currently trading at a PE multiple of 21x, while renewables titan NextEra Energy (NEE) is trading at a PE multiple of 22x.
Analysts expect Richmond-based Dominion Energy (D) to report earnings of $1.06 per share for the quarter ended on March 31, 2018. In the comparable quarter last year, it reported earnings of $0.97 per share. The estimates represent an increase of more than 9% in its per-share earnings year-over-year.
Broader utilities (XLU) have been on a losing streak for the last few months after peaking in November 2017. NextEra Energy (NEE) is currently trading at a PE (price-to-earnings) multiple of 22.0x against its five-year historical average PE of 21.0x. Thus, NextEra Energy stock seems to be trading at a premium to its historical average. NextEra Energy stock has rallied more than 5.0% while the broader utilities have corrected 2.0% so far this year.
Dominion Energy’s (D) ongoing merger with SCANA (SCG) hit another roadblock recently. According to a Bloomberg report dated April 19, 2018, the South Carolina state senate voted to reduce the money SCANA can collect from the ratepayers for a now-abandoned nuclear power project. Dominion Energy had earlier warned it would call off the deal if it’s prevented from recovering nuclear project costs from ratepayers.
Dominion Energy Inc.’s $7.9 billion takeover of troubled utility-owner Scana Corp. is looking even less likely to happen after a bill passed by South Carolina legislators late Wednesday.
“If this industry is going to go forward, we have to do something completely different," one nuclear expert told attendees of the State Energy Conference in Raleigh.
According to Wall Street analysts’ estimates, NextEra Energy (NEE), the biggest utility by market capitalization in the country, has a potential upside of more than ~5% going forward. NextEra Energy has a mean target price of $169.1. Currently, NextEra Energy is trading at $160.20.
NextEra Energy (NEE) is trading at a PE (price-to-earnings) multiple of 22x—compared to its five-year historical average PE multiple of 21x. NextEra Energy stock seems to be trading at a premium to its historical average. NextEra Energy, the top utility, is one of the most rallied stocks among the S&P 500 Utilities Index. NextEra Energy stock has soared more than 22% in the trailing 12 months and outperformed broader utilities.
US utility stocks have been sluggish for the last few months. Utilities that are sensitive to the interest rate have been on a downward streak since December 2017 mainly due to tax reforms, rate hikes, and valuation concerns. Utilities continued their downtrend last week. The Utilities Select Sector SPDR ETF (XLU) fell more than 1%, while broader markets rose more than 2% during the week.
COLUMBIA, S.C., April 17, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- South Carolina could see more than $18.7 billion in increased economic output from the proposed merger of Dominion Energy, Inc. (NYSE:D), with SCE&G and its corporate parent, SCANA Corporation (SCG), according to a new study done by one of the state's leading economists. The benefits come from Dominion Energy's plan to provide direct cash payments and lower electric rates to SCE&G electric customers as well as the additional benefits created as the cash payments and customer savings work their way into the South Carolina economy.