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Public Service Enterprise Group Incorporated (PEG) Stock: Understanding the Volatility

In the past week, PEG stock has gone down by -2.57%, with a monthly decline of -4.26% and a quarterly plunge of -2.16%. The volatility ratio for the week is 1.62%, and the volatility levels for the last 30 days are 1.63% for Public Service Enterprise Group Incorporated. The simple moving average for the past 20 days is -4.65% for PEG’s stock, with a -2.22% simple moving average for the past 200 days.

Is It Worth Investing in Public Service Enterprise Group Incorporated (NYSE: PEG) Right Now?

The price-to-earnings ratio for Public Service Enterprise Group Incorporated (NYSE: PEG) is 12.90x, which is above its average ratio. Moreover, the 36-month beta value for PEG is 0.58. Analysts have varying opinions on the stock, with 11 analysts rating it as a “buy,” 1 as “overweight,” 7 as “hold,” and 0 as “sell.”

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The average price recommended by analysts for Public Service Enterprise Group Incorporated (PEG) is $67.39, which is $7.42 above the current market price. The public float for PEG is 492.03M and currently, short sellers hold a 1.12% of that float. On May 26, 2023, PEG’s average trading volume was 2.53M shares.

PEG) stock’s latest price update

Public Service Enterprise Group Incorporated (NYSE: PEG)’s stock price has dropped by -1.60 in relation to previous closing price of 60.80. Nevertheless, the company has seen a loss of -2.57% in its stock price over the last five trading days. Barron’s reported on 08/04/21 that 3 Electric Utility Stocks to Give Your Portfolio a Jolt

PEG Trading at -3.60% 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 -14.46% of loss for the given period.

Volatility was left at 1.63%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 1.62%, as shares sank -5.71% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading +2.06% upper at present.

During the last 5 trading sessions, PEG fell by -2.57%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by -9.39% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $62.56. In addition, Public Service Enterprise Group Incorporated saw -2.35% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further losses.

Insider Trading

Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at PEG starting from Carr Eric, who sale 7,105 shares at the price of $57.63 back on Mar 13. After this action, Carr Eric now owns 6,482 shares of Public Service Enterprise Group Incorporated, valued at $409,497 using the latest closing price.

Chernick Rose M, the Vice President and Controller of Public Service Enterprise Group Incorporated, sale 200 shares at $60.45 during a trade that took place back on Dec 05, which means that Chernick Rose M is holding 29,776 shares at $12,090 based on the most recent closing price.

Stock Fundamentals for PEG

Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:

  • +28.14 for the present operating margin
  • +28.14 for the gross margin

The net margin for Public Service Enterprise Group Incorporated stands at +8.93. The total capital return value is set at 9.51, while invested capital returns managed to touch 3.42. Equity return is now at value 16.80, with 4.70 for asset returns.

Based on Public Service Enterprise Group Incorporated (PEG), the company’s capital structure generated 149.17 points at debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is 59.87. Total debt to assets is 42.04, with long-term debt to equity ratio resting at 121.38. Finally, the long-term debt to capital ratio is 48.71.

When we switch over and look at the enterprise to sales, we see a ratio of 4.56, with the company’s debt to enterprise value settled at 0.40. The receivables turnover for the company is 5.21 and the total asset turnover is 0.24. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 0.64.


To wrap up, the performance of Public Service Enterprise Group Incorporated (PEG) has been bad in recent times. The stock has received a mixed of “buy” and “hold” ratings from analysts. It’s important to note that the stock is currently trading at a significant distance from its 50-day moving average and its 52-week high.