Why should you buy stock in Dominion Energy Inc. (D)?

Dominion Energy Inc. (NYSE: D) is -2.66% lower on its value in year-to-date trading and has touched a low of $57.79 and a high of $90.89 in the current 52-week trading range. The D stock was last observed hovering at around $72.96 in the last trading session, with the day’s gains setting it 0.24% off its average median price target of $83.00 for the next 12 months. It is also 18.67% off the consensus price target high of $90.00 offered by 17 analysts, but current levels are 3.68% higher than the price target low of $76.00 for the same period.

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Currently trading at $73.20, the stock is -1.58% and -6.66% below its SMA20 and SMA50 respectively. However, with a daily trading volume of 3.47 million and changing 0.33% at the moment leaves the stock -7.47% off its SMA200. D registered -10.64% loss for a year compared to 6-month gain of -0.52%. The firm has a 50-day simple moving average (SMA 50) of $75.68 and a 200-day simple moving average (SMA200) of $78.88.

The stock witnessed a -2.07% loss in the last 1 month and extending the period to 3 months gives it a -10.80%, and is -2.66% down over the last 5 days. If we measure the stock’s price variations over the week and the month, we find that the volatility rates stand at 2.26% over the week and 1.73% over the month.

Dominion Energy Inc. (D) has around 19100 employees, a market worth around $59.52B and $15.13B in sales. Current P/E ratio is 37.44 and Fwd P/E is 18.84. Profit margin for the company is 3.00%. Distance from 52-week low is 26.67% and -19.46% from its 52-week high. The company has generated returns on investments over the last 12 months (3.20%).

Dominion Energy Inc. (D) Analyst Forecasts

Analyst recommendations provided by FactSet shows that the consensus forecast for Dominion Energy Inc. (D) is a “Overweight”. 17 analysts offering their recommendations for the stock have an average rating of 2.40, where 9 rate it as a Hold and 1 think it is a “Overweight”. 7 of the analysts rate the stock as a “Buy”. 0 analysts have rated the stock as a Sell or Underperform.

Dominion Energy Inc. is expected to release its quarterly report on 05/06/2021 and quarterly earnings per share for the current quarter are estimated at $0.76 with sales reaching $4.22B over the same period.The EPS is expected to shrink by -56.50% this year, but quarterly earnings will post -4.30% year-over-year. Quarterly sales are estimated to shrink -5.80% in year-over-year returns.

Dominion Energy Inc. (D) Top Institutional Holders

1,749 institutions hold shares in Dominion Energy Inc. (D), with 2.3M shares held by insiders accounting for 0.28% while institutional investors hold 69.98% of the company’s shares. The shares outstanding are 833.80M, and float is at 813.34M with Short Float at 1.10%. Institutions hold 69.79% of the Float.

The top institutional shareholder in the company is Vanguard Group, Inc. (The) with over 70.1 million shares valued at $5.53 billion. The investor’s holdings represent 8.59% of the D Shares outstanding. As of Sep 29, 2020, the second largest holder is Blackrock Inc. with 58.91 million shares valued at $4.65 billion to account for 7.22% of the shares outstanding. The other top investors are State Street Corporation which holds 43.73 million shares representing 5.36% and valued at over $3.45 billion, while Capital Research Global Investors holds 4.39% of the shares totaling 35.82 million with a market value of $2.83 billion.

Dominion Energy Inc. (D) Insider Activity

A total of 15 insider transactions have happened at Dominion Energy Inc. (D) in the last six months, with sales accounting for 11 and purchases happening 4 times. The most recent transaction is an insider sale by FARRELL THOMAS F II, the company’s Executive Chairman. SEC filings show that FARRELL THOMAS F II sold 50,000 shares of the company’s common stock on Dec 07 at a price of $75.87 per share for a total of $3.79 million. Following the sale, the insider now owns 0.9 million shares.

Dominion Energy Inc. disclosed in a document filed with the SEC on Nov 09 that Leopold Diane (EVP and COO) sold a total of 2,952 shares of the company’s common stock. The trade occurred on Nov 09 and was made at $85.17 per share for $0.25 million. Following the transaction, the insider now directly holds 10361.0 shares of the D stock.

Still, SEC filings show that on Nov 02, FARRELL THOMAS F II (Executive Chairman) disposed off 50,000 shares at an average price of $81.49 for $4.07 million. The insider now directly holds 951,144 shares of Dominion Energy Inc. (D).

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Dominion Energy Inc. (D): Who are the competitors?

The company’s main competitors (and peers) include Ameren Corporation (AEE) that is trading -2.08% down over the past 12 months. FirstEnergy Corp. (FE) is -37.52% down on the 1-year trading charts. Short interest in the company’s stock has fallen -32.74% from the last report on Nov 12, 2020 to stand at a total of 11.88 million short shares sold with a short interest ratio of 1.7.

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