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.

A number of analysts gave price targets for D. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 89, implying potential capital gains of 15.3 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 75, implying potential capital losses of -2.84 percent. It is crucial to not blindly accept any price targets or stock ratings, because many analysts have it in their best interest to give positive coverage of certain stocks.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change 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.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 3 analysts made negative revisions. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 3 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of D to grow at a rate of 1.93 percent. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. 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. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, 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 trailing 52-weeks, D hit 81.65 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 69.51. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 11.05 percent, and 5.46 percent below the 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 market cap of D is $48.51 billion. D is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.