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Latest Performance: Vectren Corporation (NYSE: VVC)


Vectren Corporation is part of the regulated utilities industry and is in the utilities sector. The company CEO is Carl L. Chapman. Vectren Corp is an energy holding company. It provides gas and electricity to customers in adjoining service territories that cover nearly two-thirds of Indiana and west central Ohio.

Previous Intraday Trading Performance:

The VVC stock showed a previous change of 0.59% with an open at 72.35 and a close of 72.38. It reached an intraday high of 72.40 and a low of 72.35.

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The stock has a market cap of $6.0b with 83.1m shares outstanding, of which the float is 82.8m shares. Trading volume reached 13,119,468 shares compared to its average volume of 1,395,418 shares. Based on the current average volume and close price, the trading liquidity is good.

Historical Trading Performance:

Over the last five trading days, Vectren Corporation shares returned 1.09% and in the past 30 trading days it returned 1.47%. Over three months, it changed 2.38%. In one year it has changed 23.49% and within that year its 52-week high was 72.40 and its 52-week low was 58.00. VVC stock is 24.79% above its 52 Week Low.

Our calculations show a 200 day moving average of 70.47 and a 50 day moving average of 71.86. Currently VVC stock is trading 2.70% above its 200 day moving average and may be a good opportunity to buy.

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The last annual fiscal EPS for the company was reported at 2.6 that ended on 31st of December 2017, which according to the previous close, that is a PE of 27.84. Based on 2 analyst estimates, the consensus EPS for the next quarter is 0.92. The TTM EPS is 2.71, which comes to a TTM PE of 26.71. Historically, the PE high was 28.90 and the PE low was 14.90. If the stock reached its PE low, that would represent a price of 40.38, which is a decrease of -44.22%.

Below was the last reported quarterly diluted earnings per share:

3rdQtr of 2018 (Reported on 11/05/2018): 0.61
2ndQtr of 2018 (Reported on 08/01/2018): 0.27
1stQtr of 2018 (Reported on 05/01/2018): 0.76
4thQtr of 2017 (Reported on 02/20/2018): 0.73
3rdQtr of 2017 (Reported on 11/02/2017): 0.75

Indicators to Watch:

Based on the latest filings, there is 91.20% of institutional ownership. Short-interest was 2,688,323, which was 3.24% of shares outstanding. The short-interest ratio or days-to-cover ratio was 2.83. 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 0.33.

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Fundamental Indicators:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on equity is 10.72%, return on assets is 3.16%, profit margin is 6.92%, price-to-sales is 3.06 and price-to-book is 3.21.

Company Scores:

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

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