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.

Several price targets were given for D by the analysts covering the stock. The maximum price target given was 89, implying a possible profit of 15.3 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 75, which equates to a potential downside 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.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates downwards by an average of -0.75 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which 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. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 0.14 percent.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. 0 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 3 analysts made negative revisions. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 3 analysts decreased their estimates.

The growth rate of D's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 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, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. The PEG ratio of D is 11.19.

D has a 52-week high of 81.65 and a 52-week 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 will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.