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Latest Change: Public Service Enterprise Group (NYSE: PEG)

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Public Service Enterprise Group is part of the regulated utilities industry and is part of the utilities sector. Public Service Enterprise Group Inc operates in the utilities sector. Its primary business involves the production and transmission of power.

Previous Intraday Trading Performance:

The PEG stock showed a previous change of 0.18% with an open at 55.90 and a close of 55.98. It reached an intraday high of 56.12 and a low of 55.72.

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Liquidity:

The stock has a market cap of $28.3b with 505.4m shares outstanding, of which the float is 503.8m shares. Trading volume reached 2,621,129 shares compared to its average volume of 3,145,999 shares. Based on the current average volume and close price, the trading liquidity is good.

Historical Trading Performance:

Over the last five trading days, Public Service Enterprise Group shares returned 1.97% and in the past 30 trading days it returned 9.06%. Over three months, it changed 4.94%. In one year it has changed 21.75% and within that year its 52-week high was 56.68 and its 52-week low was 46.19. PEG stock is 21.20% above its 52 Week Low.

Our calculations show a 200 day moving average of 52.11 and a 50 day moving average of 53.37. Currently PEG stock is trading 7.43% above its 200 day moving average.

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Earnings:

The last annual fiscal EPS for the company was reported at 3.1 that ended on 31st of December 2017, which according to the previous close, that is a PE of 18.06. Based on 5 analyst estimates, the consensus EPS for the next quarter is 0.55. The TTM EPS is 3.13, which comes to a TTM PE of 17.88. Historically, the PE high was 30.40 and the PE low was 11.50. If the stock reached its PE low, that would represent a price of 36.01, which is a decrease of -35.68%.

The following are the last four quarter reported earnings per share:
09-30-2018:  0.95
06-30-2018:  0.64
03-31-2018:  0.97
12-31-2017:  0.57

The dividend per share is currently 1.80, which is a dividend yield of 3.22%. Also, the payout ratio is 57.51%, therefore the dividend is safe according to our calculations.

Base on our calculations, the intrinsic value per share is 23.55, which means it may be overvalued by -137.66%

Indicators to Watch:

Based on the latest filings, there is 0.30% of insider ownership and 112.30% of institutional ownership. Short-interest is 8,642,820, which is 1.71% of shares outstanding. The short-interest ratio or days-to-cover ratio is 2.61. This stock has some short interest, but it may be normal and no cause for concern if long the position.

The current calculated beta is 0.39

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Fundamental Indicators:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on equity is 15.97%, return on assets is 5.09%, profit margin is 17.14%, price-to-sales is 3.91 and price-to-book is 1.97.

Company Scores:

All scores are out of six:
 3  :Valuation Score
 4  :Past Performance Score
 2  :Financial Strength Score
 1  :Future Growth Score
 5  :Dividend Score
 3  :Overall Score

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John Jones
Worked for several Wall Street firms: Salomon Smith Barney, UBS, and Charles Schwab. Has developed skills and gained extensive experience over the years that is used today to uncover winning penny stocks.Also was an attorney for small businesses in Scottsdale, Arizona. That experience and understanding of law provides a unique perspective and edge in discovering quality companies in various industries.