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.

Investment analysts gave a few price targets for D. The most optimistic price target was 89, which equates to a potential upside of 15.3 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 75, implying potential capital losses of -2.84 percent. One must be careful with overanalyzing price targets and ratings due to possible conflicts of interest among the analysts releasing them.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of -0.75 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is -5 percent. 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. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 3 analysts made negative revisions. During this time, 0 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, compared to 3 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

The growth rate of D's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 1.93 percent. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 1, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. D has a PEG ratio of 11.19.

In the trailing 52-weeks, D hit 81.65 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 69.51. Today's price is 11.05 percent above the 52-week low, and below the high by 5.46 percent. D has a price/earnings 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.