Analyst Ratings for Dominion Energy Inc. (D)

Updated: 2017-07-28

Analysts covering Dominion Energy Inc. (NYSE:D) have given it a consensus rating of Overweight. A consensus rating of Overweight was previously issued for D last month.

7 analysts declared D a buy, 0 gave an overweight rating, 14 issued a hold rating, 0 issued an underweight rating, and 0 issued a sell rating. Over the past 90 days, the number of analysts that are bullish on the stock has increased by 0. During this time, the number of analysts bearish on the stock has increased by 0.

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for D. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 89, implying a possible profit of 15.3 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 75, implying potential capital losses of -2.84 percent. Many analysts are not unbiased in their coverage of stocks, including price targets and stock ratings, so care must be taken in interpreting numbers released by them.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates downwards by an average of -0.75 percent. That number becomes -5 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 0.14 percent, as compared to a month ago. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 0.14 percent in FY estimates.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 0 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, which can be compared to the 3 analysts that decreased their estimates. During this time, 0 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 3 analysts decreased their estimates.

The growth rate of D's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 1.93 percent. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. The PEG ratio of D is 11.19.

In the last 52-weeks, D has achieved a high of 81.65 and a low of 69.51. Today's price is 11.05 percent above the 52-week low, and 5.46 percent lower than its 52-week high. D has a P/E ratio of 21.6. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The D value stock report compares D to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $48.51 billion. D is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.