Wisconsin Energy Corp (NYSE:WEC).
Raymond James & Associates lowered its ownership in Wisconsin Energy Corp stock by 52,257 shares as reported in a filing on 11/15/2017. Its investment stood at $58,537,000 a decrease of 3.1% as of the end of the quarter.
The following firms have recently changed their position in WEC. Great Lakes Advisors, LLC bolstered its holdings by buying 15 shares an increase of 0.1% as of 09/30/2017. Great Lakes Advisors, LLC now holds 19,047 shares valued at $1,196,000. The total value of its holdings increased 2.4%. As of the end of the quarter Commonwealth Of Pennsylvania Public School Empls Retrmt SYS had bought a total of 2,220 shares growing its position 9.5%. The value of the company’s investment in Wisconsin Energy Corp increased from $1,439,000 to $1,611,000 a change of 12.0% since the last quarter.
Baird Financial Group, Inc. expanded its position by buying 1,815 shares an increase of 2.3% in the quarter. Baird Financial Group, Inc. owns 81,734 shares with a value of $5,131,000. The value of the position overall is up by 4.6%.
Equity analyst Bank of America Corporation issued a report on WEC with a rating of “Neutral”. October 20 investment analysts at KeyCorp kept a “Hold” rating on the company.
On September 1, 2017 KeyCorp reiterated a “Hold” rating on the stock.
The company is now down from yesterday’s close of 69.54. The P/E ratio is currently 22.61 and the market value is 21.72B. In the latest earnings report the EPS was $3.04 with 315.58M shares presently outstanding.
Short traders are more bullish on shares of the company lately looking at the fall in short interest. The stock experienced a fall in short interest of -5.48% as of October 13, 2017 from the last reporting period. Short interest fell from 7,445,885 to 7,037,785 over that period. The short-interest ratio decreased to 5.0 and the percentage of shorted shares was 0.02% on October 13.