MGE Energy, Inc. (MGEE) Receives Consensus Recommendation of “Hold” from Brokerages
Shares of MGE Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ:MGEE) have received an average broker rating score of 3.00 (Hold) from the one analysts that cover the stock, Zacks Investment Research reports. One analyst has rated the stock with a hold recommendation.
Zacks has also given MGE Energy an industry rank of 194 out of 265 based on the ratings given to its competitors.
MGEE has been the subject of a number of recent analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of MGE Energy from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Thursday, September 7th. Gabelli reiterated a “hold” rating on shares of MGE Energy in a research report on Monday, November 13th. Finally, BidaskClub lowered shares of MGE Energy from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Thursday, December 7th.
Shares of MGE Energy (MGEE) traded down $0.63 during midday trading on Tuesday, reaching $62.87. 37,000 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 88,301. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.52, a current ratio of 3.02 and a quick ratio of 2.47. The company has a market capitalization of $2,190.00, a price-to-earnings ratio of 28.86 and a beta of 0.32. MGE Energy has a 12 month low of $60.30 and a 12 month high of $68.70.
MGE Energy (NASDAQ:MGEE) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Friday, November 3rd. The utilities provider reported $0.77 earnings per share for the quarter. The business had revenue of $139.54 million during the quarter. MGE Energy had a net margin of 13.52% and a return on equity of 10.31%. analysts predict that MGE Energy will post 2.2 EPS for the current fiscal year.
The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, December 15th. Shareholders of record on Friday, December 1st will be given a $0.3225 dividend. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, November 30th. This represents a $1.29 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.05%. MGE Energy’s payout ratio is currently 58.90%.
About MGE Energy
MGE Energy, Inc (MGE) is a public utility holding company. The Company operates through five segments: Regulated electric utility operations; Regulated gas utility operations; Nonregulated energy operations; Transmission investments, and All other. The Regulated electric utility operations segment is engaged in generating, purchasing and distributing electricity through Madison Gas and Electric Company (MGE).
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