Public Service Enterprise Group Incorporated (NYSE:PEG) went down by -0.96% from its latest closing price compared to the recent 1-year high of $75.61. The company’s stock price has collected -0.87% of loss in the last five trading sessions. Barron’s reported on 08/04/21 that 3 Electric Utility Stocks to Give Your Portfolio a Jolt
Is It Worth Investing in Public Service Enterprise Group Incorporated (NYSE :PEG) Right Now?
Plus, the 36-month beta value for PEG is at 0.56. Opinions of the stock are interesting as 14 analysts out of 22 who provided ratings for Public Service Enterprise Group Incorporated declared the stock was a “buy,” while 0 rated the stock as “overweight,” 7 rated it as “hold,” and 0 as “sell.”
The average price from analysts is $77.83, which is $8.49 above the current price. PEG currently public float of 498.41M and currently shorts hold a 1.35% ratio of that float. Today, the average trading volume of PEG was 2.86M shares.
PEG’s Market Performance
PEG stocks went down by -0.87% for the week, with a monthly drop of -5.05% and a quarterly performance of 3.71%, while its annual performance rate touched 9.88%. The volatility ratio for the week stands at 2.44% while the volatility levels for the past 30 days are set at 2.11% for Public Service Enterprise Group Incorporated. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is -3.79% for PEG stocks with a simple moving average of 4.67% for the last 200 days.
Analysts’ Opinion of PEG
Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for PEG stocks, with Credit Suisse repeating the rating for PEG by listing it as a “Neutral.” The predicted price for PEG in the upcoming period, according to Credit Suisse is $76 based on the research report published on April 26th of the current year 2022.
Citigroup, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see PEG reach a price target of $69. The rating they have provided for PEG stocks is “Neutral” according to the report published on March 22nd, 2022.
Evercore ISI gave a rating of “Outperform” to PEG, setting the target price at $71 in the report published on January 25th of the current year.
PEG Trading at -1.67% from the 50-Day Moving Average
After a stumble in the market that brought PEG to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -9.68% of loss for the given period.
Volatility was left at 2.11%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 2.44%, as shares sank -4.56% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading +4.45% upper at present.
During the last 5 trading sessions, PEG fell by -0.87%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by +9.26% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $70.82. In addition, Public Service Enterprise Group Incorporated saw 2.34% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further gains.
Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at PEG starting from Chernick Rose M, who sale 200 shares at the price of $68.91 back on May 04. After this action, Chernick Rose M now owns 31,029 shares of Public Service Enterprise Group Incorporated, valued at $13,782 using the latest closing price.
IZZO RALPH, the Chairman, President and CEO of Public Service Enterprise Group Incorporated, sale 9,883 shares at $68.95 during a trade that took place back on May 02, which means that IZZO RALPH is holding 464,270 shares at $681,476 based on the most recent closing price.
Stock Fundamentals for PEG
Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:
- +10.47 for the present operating margin
- +10.47 for the gross margin
The net margin for Public Service Enterprise Group Incorporated stands at -7.42. Equity return is now at value -9.00, with -2.70 for asset returns.
The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 0.88.