Do Analysts Think WEC Energy Group Inc (WEC) Is Still Worth Buying In 2024?

WEC Energy Group Inc (NYSE:WEC) does about 1.85M shares in volume on a normal day but saw 1902661 shares change hands in Friday’s trading. The company now has a market cap of 26.98B USD. Its current market price is $85.43, marking a decrease of -0.18% compared to the previous close of $85.58. The 52 week high reached by this stock is $95.70 whilst the lowest price level in 52 weeks is $75.13.

WEC Energy Group Inc (WEC) has a 20-day trading average at $82.31 and the current price is -10.73% off the 52-week high compared with 13.72% distance from its 52-week low. The 50-day simple moving average of the closing price is $81.30 and its 200-day simple moving average is $82.41. If we look at the stock’s price movements over the week, volatility stands at 1.39%, which increases to 1.67% over 1 month. It is also key to look at other market indicators of price movement for the stock, where we see that the relative strength index (RSI) is at 68.19 to suggest the stock is neutral.

The consensus objective for the share price is $87.39, suggesting that the stock has a potential upside of 2.24% over the period.

The company shares received a number of brokerage firm price updates over the past month, with the latest being on April 10, 2024 when Goldman initiated the stock to “Neutral” and issued a price target of $88. JP Morgan downgraded the stock to “Underweight” from Neutral on February 02, 2024 at a price target of $90-$84. BofA Securities downgraded its price target at $84-$78.

WEC Energy Group Inc (WEC) stock is up 2.66% over the week and 7.61% over the past month. Its price is 1.50% year-to-date and -10.50% over the past year.

To reach the target analysts have set, the stock logically needs to grow 2.24 percent from here.

The company has a return on investment of 5.26% and return on equity of 12.16%. The price to earnings ratio (P/E ratio) amounts to 18.65 while the forward price to earnings ratio is 16.36. The beta has a value of 0.43. Price to book ratio is 2.23 and price to sales ratio is 3.11.