WEC Energy Group, Inc. (WEC) Forms $63.82 Double Top; 1 Analysts Are Bullish Southwest Gas Holdings, Inc. (SWX) Last Week

Among 7 analysts covering Southwest Gas Corporation (NYSE:SWX), 1 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 14% are positive. Southwest Gas Corporation had 21 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Hold” rating by Zacks on Tuesday, September 1. The company was downgraded on Thursday, October 8 by Jefferies. As per Monday, October 12, the company rating was maintained by Argus Research. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Wednesday, March 30 by BB&T Capital. The stock of Southwest Gas Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:SWX) earned “Buy” rating by Argus Research on Friday, July 24. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Wednesday, July 27 by Citigroup. The stock has “Hold” rating by Jefferies on Wednesday, July 12. The stock of Southwest Gas Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:SWX) has “Hold” rating given on Wednesday, December 20 by Jefferies. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Monday, November 20 by Citigroup. The company was downgraded on Tuesday, May 31 by Argus Research. See Southwest Gas Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:SWX) latest ratings:

20/12/2017 Broker: Jefferies Rating: Hold New Target: $72.0 Maintain
19/12/2017 Broker: UBS Old Rating: Neutral New Rating: Buy Old Target: $85 Upgrade
20/11/2017 Broker: Citigroup Rating: Neutral Old Target: $79 New Target: $82 Maintain
08/11/2017 Broker: UBS Rating: Neutral Old Target: $83 New Target: $85 Maintain
18/10/2017 Broker: KeyBanc Capital Markets Rating: Hold Maintain
16/10/2017 Broker: Jefferies Rating: Hold New Target: $70.0 Maintain
31/08/2017 Broker: Jefferies Rating: Hold New Target: $70.0 Maintain

WEC Energy Group, Inc. (WEC) formed double top with $68.93 target or 8.00% above today’s $63.82 share price. WEC Energy Group, Inc. (WEC) has $20.14B valuation. The stock increased 1.06% or $0.67 during the last trading session, reaching $63.82. About 574,029 shares traded. WEC Energy Group, Inc. (NYSE:WEC) has risen 4.43% since January 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 12.27% the S&P500.

The stock increased 1.58% or $1.18 during the last trading session, reaching $76.22. About 38,326 shares traded. Southwest Gas Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:SWX) has risen 14.20% since January 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 2.50% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.09 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.33, from 1.42 in 2017Q2. It worsened, as 27 investors sold Southwest Gas Holdings, Inc. shares while 68 reduced holdings. 24 funds opened positions while 80 raised stakes. 36.72 million shares or 2.58% more from 35.80 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Moreover, Profund Advsrs Ltd Co has 0.03% invested in Southwest Gas Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:SWX). 159 were reported by Winfield Assoc. Sandy Spring Retail Bank holds 0% or 57 shares. 697,400 were reported by Brookfield Asset Mngmt Inc. First Retail Bank Of Omaha reported 0.34% of its portfolio in Southwest Gas Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:SWX). Benjamin F Edwards And, Missouri-based fund reported 38 shares. Goldman Sachs Group Incorporated has 0% invested in Southwest Gas Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:SWX) for 158,389 shares. Weaver C Barksdale & Associate Incorporated, a Tennessee-based fund reported 158 shares. Advantus invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Southwest Gas Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:SWX). Liberty Mutual Group Incorporated Asset holds 14,100 shares. Jefferies Gru Ltd Liability Corp has 0.01% invested in Southwest Gas Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:SWX). 4,241 were reported by Citigroup. Geode Management Limited Liability Corporation holds 0.01% or 430,068 shares in its portfolio. California-based Aperio Grp Ltd Company has invested 0.02% in Southwest Gas Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:SWX). Teachers Retirement Sys Of The State Of Kentucky, Kentucky-based fund reported 26,054 shares.

Southwest Gas Holdings, Inc. purchases, distributes, and transports natural gas in Arizona, Nevada, and California. The company has market cap of $3.64 billion. The firm operates through two divisions, Natural Gas Operations and Construction Services. It has a 22.49 P/E ratio. As of December 31, 2016, it had 1,984,000 residential, commercial, industrial, and other natural gas customers.

Among 13 analysts covering Wisconsin Energy Corporation (NYSE:WEC), 4 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 8 Hold. Therefore 31% are positive. Wisconsin Energy Corporation has $73.0 highest and $51.50 lowest target. $61.14’s average target is -4.20% below currents $63.82 stock price. Wisconsin Energy Corporation had 25 analyst reports since July 28, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Outperform” rating given on Tuesday, September 8 by Wells Fargo. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Thursday, February 2 by Mizuho. Argus Research maintained WEC Energy Group, Inc. (NYSE:WEC) rating on Tuesday, January 19. Argus Research has “Buy” rating and $58.0 target. KeyBanc Capital Markets maintained WEC Energy Group, Inc. (NYSE:WEC) on Wednesday, October 18 with “Hold” rating. The stock of WEC Energy Group, Inc. (NYSE:WEC) earned “Neutral” rating by UBS on Monday, May 9. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Tuesday, October 24 by Bank of America. Mizuho maintained WEC Energy Group, Inc. (NYSE:WEC) on Friday, September 18 with “Buy” rating. Guggenheim maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Tuesday, January 2 report. The rating was upgraded by Goldman Sachs to “Conviction Buy List” on Monday, August 31. The rating was downgraded by UBS on Monday, October 26 to “Sell”.

Investors sentiment increased to Infinity in Q3 2017. Its up Infinity, from 1 in 2017Q2. It is positive, as 0 investors sold WEC Energy Group, Inc. shares while 0 reduced holdings. 0 funds opened positions while 5 raised stakes. 453,882 shares or 106.06% more from 220,272 shares in 2017Q2 were reported. 103,263 were accumulated by Gulf Fincl Bank (Uk). 5,846 were reported by Balasa Dinverno Foltz Ltd. Eqis Capital Mgmt stated it has 19,258 shares. North Star Asset reported 7,164 shares stake. Fishman Jay A Ltd Mi holds 4,000 shares. Ashford Cap Management Incorporated holds 7,313 shares or 0.07% of its portfolio. Vantage Advisors Ltd Com stated it has 6,194 shares or 0.1% of all its holdings. Gemmer Asset Mgmt Limited Liability Corporation reported 159 shares. West Oak Cap Ltd Liability Corp invested in 23,520 shares or 0.88% of the stock. Prudential Public Limited accumulated 27,100 shares. Bruce & invested in 0.32% or 23,124 shares.

Analysts await WEC Energy Group, Inc. (NYSE:WEC) to report earnings on February, 7. They expect $0.65 EPS, up 6.56% or $0.04 from last year’s $0.61 per share. WEC’s profit will be $205.12 million for 24.55 P/E if the $0.65 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.68 actual EPS reported by WEC Energy Group, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -4.41% negative EPS growth.

Since August 15, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 8 sales for $11.86 million activity. Another trade for 15,000 shares valued at $990,000 was made by Martin Susan H. on Thursday, September 7. 12,632 WEC Energy Group, Inc. (NYSE:WEC) shares with value of $821,591 were sold by KLAPPA GALE E. BOWLES BARBARA L also sold $97,013 worth of WEC Energy Group, Inc. (NYSE:WEC) on Friday, August 18. 10,000 shares valued at $644,371 were sold by Metcalfe Tom on Tuesday, August 15. On Wednesday, August 23 the insider Lauber Scott J sold $97,500.