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Dominion Energy, Inc is an utilities-diversified business based in the US. Dominion Energy shares (D) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Dominion Energy employs 17,300 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$14.2 billion.
|52-week range||USD$67.85 - USD$85.4866|
|50-day moving average||USD$73.7051|
|200-day moving average||USD$76.1888|
|Wall St. target price||USD$81.43|
|Dividend yield||USD$3.45 (4.45%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||USD$0.564|
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Valuing Dominion Energy stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Dominion Energy's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
Dominion Energy's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 30x. In other words, Dominion Energy shares trade at around 30x recent earnings.
That's relatively high compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The high P/E ratio could mean that investors are optimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're over-valued.
Dominion Energy's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 6.6218. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.
The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Dominion Energy's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.
Dominion Energy's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$6.4 billion.
The EBITDA is a measure of a Dominion Energy's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
|Revenue TTM||USD$14.2 billion|
|Operating margin TTM||25.4%|
|Gross profit TTM||USD$7.4 billion|
|Return on assets TTM||2.25%|
|Return on equity TTM||4.39%|
|Market capitalisation||USD$62.4 billion|
TTM: trailing 12 months
There are currently 9.5 million Dominion Energy shares held short by investors – that's known as Dominion Energy's "short interest". This figure is 34.3% up from 7.1 million last month.
There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Dominion Energy shares can be evaluated.
Dominion Energy's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Dominion Energy shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Dominion Energy shares traded daily (recently around 4.6 million). Dominion Energy's SIR currently stands at 2.06. In other words for every 100,000 Dominion Energy shares traded daily on the market, roughly 2060 shares are currently held short.
However Dominion Energy's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Dominion Energy shares, or, against the total number of tradable Dominion Energy shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Dominion Energy's short interest could be expressed as 0.01% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Dominion Energy shares in existence, roughly 10 shares are currently held short) or 0.0118% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Dominion Energy shares, roughly 12 shares are currently held short).
Such a low SIR usually points to an optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against Dominion Energy.
Find out more about how you can short Dominion Energy stock.
Environmental, social and governance (known as ESG) criteria are a set of three factors used to measure the sustainability and social impact of companies like Dominion Energy.
When it comes to ESG scores, lower is better, and lower scores are generally associated with lower risk for would-be investors.
Total ESG risk: 34.73
Socially conscious investors use ESG scores to screen how an investment aligns with their worldview, and Dominion Energy's overall score of 34.73 (as at 12/31/2018) is pretty weak – landing it in it in the 68th percentile of companies rated in the same sector.
ESG scores are increasingly used to estimate the level of risk a company like Dominion Energy is exposed to within the areas of "environmental" (carbon footprint, resource use etc.), "social" (health and safety, human rights etc.), and "governance" (anti-corruption, tax transparency etc.).
Environmental score: 18.42/100
Dominion Energy's environmental score of 18.42 puts it squarely in the 3rd percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Dominion Energy is a leader in its sector terms of its environmental impact, and exposed to a lower level of risk.
Social score: 11.05/100
Dominion Energy's social score of 11.05 puts it squarely in the 3rd percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Dominion Energy is a leader in its sector when it comes to taking good care of its workforce and the communities it impacts.
Governance score: 6.75/100
Dominion Energy's governance score puts it squarely in the 3rd percentile of companies rated in the same sector. That could suggest that Dominion Energy is a leader in its sector when it comes to responsible management and strategy, and exposed to a lower level of risk.
Controversy score: 2/5
ESG scores also evaluate any incidences of controversy that a company has been involved in. Dominion Energy scored a 2 out of 5 for controversy – the second-highest score possible, reflecting that Dominion Energy has, for the most part, managed to keep its nose clean.
|Total ESG score||34.73|
|Total ESG percentile||68.34|
|Environmental score percentile||3|
|Social score percentile||3|
|Governance score percentile||3|
|Level of controversy||2|
Dividend payout ratio: 82.63% of net profits
Recently Dominion Energy has paid out, on average, around 82.63% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 3.25% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Dominion Energy shareholders could enjoy a 3.25% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Dominion Energy's case, that would currently equate to about $3.45 per share.
Dominion Energy's payout ratio would broadly be considered high, and as such this stock could appeal to those looking to generate an income. Bear in mind however that companies should normally also look to re-invest a decent amount of net profits to ensure future growth.
Dominion Energy's most recent dividend payout was on 19 March 2021. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 3 March 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").
Dominion Energy's shares were split on a 2:1 basis on 19 November 2007. So if you had owned 1 share the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 2 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Dominion Energy shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 50% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Dominion Energy shares which in turn could have impacted Dominion Energy's share price.
Over the last 12 months, Dominion Energy's shares have ranged in value from as little as $67.85 up to $85.4866. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".
Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Dominion Energy's is 0.3464. This would suggest that Dominion Energy's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).
Dominion Energy, Inc. produces and distributes energy. The company operates through four segments: Dominion Energy Virginia, Gas Distribution, Dominion Energy South Carolina, and Contracted Assets. The Dominion Energy Virginia segment generates, transmits, and distributes regulated electricity to residential, commercial, industrial, and governmental customers in Virginia and North Carolina. The Gas Distribution segment engages in the regulated natural gas gathering, transportation, distribution, and sales activities, as well as distributes nonregulated renewable natural gas. This segment serves residential, commercial, and industrial customers. The Dominion Energy South Carolina segment generates, transmits, and distributes electricity and natural gas to residential, commercial, and industrial customers in South Carolina.
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