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How to buy DTE Energy Company stock | $118.17

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DTE Energy Company is an utilities—regulated electric business based in the US. DTE Energy Company shares (DTE) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. DTE Energy Company employs 10,700 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$11.9 billion.

How to buy shares in DTE Energy Company

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  2. Open and fund your brokerage account. Complete an application with your personal and financial details, like your ID and bank information. Fund your account with a bank transfer, credit card or debit card.
  3. Search for DTE Energy Company. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: DTE. Research its history to confirm it's a solid investment against your financial goals.
  4. Purchase now or later. Buy today with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until DTE Energy Company reaches your desired price. To spread out your purchase, look into dollar-cost averaging, which smooths out buying at consistent intervals and amounts.
  5. Decide on how many to buy. At last close price of USD$118.17, weigh your budget against a diversified portfolio that can minimize risk through the market's ups and downs. You may be able to buy a fractional share of DTE Energy Company, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of DTE Energy Company. Optimize your portfolio by tracking how your stock — and even the business — performs with an eye on the long term. You may be eligible for dividends and shareholder voting rights on directors and management that can affect your stock.

DTE Energy Company share price

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DTE Energy Company shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-10-20.
Latest market close USD$118.17
52-week range USD$71.21 - USD$135.67
50-day moving average USD$116.9109
200-day moving average USD$110.5013
Wall St. target price USD$128.74
PE ratio 18.6319
Dividend yield USD$4.05 (3.43%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$6.331

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Is it a good time to buy DTE Energy Company stock?

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DTE Energy Company price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $118.17 from 2020-10-19

1 week (2020-11-27) -8.06%
1 month (2020-11-05) -5.56%
3 months (2020-09-04) -0.54%
6 months (2020-06-05) 2.87%
1 year (2019-12-05) -5.74%
2 years (2018-12-04) -0.84%
3 years (2017-12-05) 3.34%
5 years (2015-12-04) 46.74%

Is DTE Energy Company under- or over-valued?

Valuing DTE Energy Company stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of DTE Energy Company's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

DTE Energy Company's P/E ratio

DTE Energy Company's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 19x. In other words, DTE Energy Company shares trade at around 19x recent earnings.

That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-valued.

DTE Energy Company's PEG ratio

DTE Energy Company's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 3.3202. 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 DTE Energy Company's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

DTE Energy Company's EBITDA

DTE Energy Company's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$2.8 billion.

The EBITDA is a measure of a DTE Energy Company's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

DTE Energy Company financials

Revenue TTM USD$11.9 billion
Operating margin TTM 15.23%
Gross profit TTM USD$3.4 billion
Return on assets TTM 2.8%
Return on equity TTM 10.72%
Profit margin 10.13%
Book value $60.856
Market capitalisation USD$23.4 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting DTE Energy Company shares

There are currently 2.7 million DTE Energy Company shares held short by investors – that's known as DTE Energy Company's "short interest". This figure is 18.9% down from 3.3 million last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting DTE Energy Company shares can be evaluated.

DTE Energy Company's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

DTE Energy Company's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of DTE Energy Company shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of DTE Energy Company shares traded daily (recently around 1.0 million). DTE Energy Company's SIR currently stands at 2.57. In other words for every 100,000 DTE Energy Company shares traded daily on the market, roughly 2570 shares are currently held short.

However DTE Energy Company's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of DTE Energy Company shares, or, against the total number of tradable DTE Energy Company shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case DTE Energy Company's short interest could be expressed as 0.01% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 DTE Energy Company shares in existence, roughly 10 shares are currently held short) or 0.0181% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable DTE Energy Company shares, roughly 18 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 DTE Energy Company.

Find out more about how you can short DTE Energy Company stock.

DTE Energy Company's environmental, social and governance track record

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 DTE Energy Company.

When it comes to ESG scores, lower is better, and lower scores are generally associated with lower risk for would-be investors.

DTE Energy Company's total ESG risk score

Total ESG risk: 32.14

Socially conscious investors use ESG scores to screen how an investment aligns with their worldview, and DTE Energy Company's overall score of 32.14 (as at 10/01/2020) is pretty weak – landing it in it in the 62nd percentile of companies rated in the same sector.

ESG scores are increasingly used to estimate the level of risk a company like DTE Energy Company 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.).

DTE Energy Company's environmental score

Environmental score: 16.54/100

DTE Energy Company's environmental score of 16.54 puts it squarely in the 3rd percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that DTE Energy Company is a leader in its sector terms of its environmental impact, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

DTE Energy Company's social score

Social score: 10.4/100

DTE Energy Company's social score of 10.4 puts it squarely in the 3rd percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that DTE Energy Company is a leader in its sector when it comes to taking good care of its workforce and the communities it impacts.

DTE Energy Company's governance score

Governance score: 8.2/100

DTE Energy Company's governance score puts it squarely in the 3rd percentile of companies rated in the same sector. That could suggest that DTE Energy Company is a leader in its sector when it comes to responsible management and strategy, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

DTE Energy Company's controversy score

Controversy score: 2/5

ESG scores also evaluate any incidences of controversy that a company has been involved in. DTE Energy Company scored a 2 out of 5 for controversy – the second-highest score possible, reflecting that DTE Energy Company has, for the most part, managed to keep its nose clean.

Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) summary

DTE Energy Company was last rated for ESG on: 2020-10-01.

Total ESG score 32.14
Total ESG percentile 62.1
Environmental score 16.54
Environmental score percentile 3
Social score 10.4
Social score percentile 3
Governance score 8.2
Governance score percentile 3
Level of controversy 2

DTE Energy Company share dividends


Dividend payout ratio: 62.79% of net profits

Recently DTE Energy Company has paid out, on average, around 62.79% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 3.43% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), DTE Energy Company shareholders could enjoy a 3.43% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In DTE Energy Company's case, that would currently equate to about $4.05 per share.

DTE Energy Company'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.

DTE Energy Company's most recent dividend payout was on 15 October 2020. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 18 September 2020 (the "ex-dividend date").

Have DTE Energy Company's shares ever split?

DTE Energy Company's shares were split on a 2:1 basis on 15 January 1963. 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 DTE Energy Company shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 50% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for DTE Energy Company shares which in turn could have impacted DTE Energy Company's share price.

DTE Energy Company share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, DTE Energy Company's shares have ranged in value from as little as $71.21 up to $135.67. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

DTE.US volatility(beta: 0.63)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while DTE Energy Company's is 0.631. This would suggest that DTE Energy Company's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

DTE Energy Company overview

DTE Energy Company engages in the utility operations. The company's Electric segment generates, purchases, distributes, and sells electricity to approximately 2.2 million residential, commercial, and industrial customers in southeastern Michigan. It generates electricity through fossil-fuel, hydroelectric pumped storage, and nuclear plants, as well as wind and other renewable assets. This segment owns and operates approximately 700 distribution substations and 445,200 line transformers. The company's Gas segment purchases, stores, transports, distributes, and sells natural gas to approximately 1.3 million residential, commercial, and industrial customers throughout Michigan; and sells storage and transportation capacity. This segment has approximately 20,000 miles of distribution mains; 1,305,000 service pipelines; and 1,285,000 active meters, as well as owns approximately 2,000 miles of transmission pipelines. Its Gas Storage and Pipelines segment owns natural gas storage fields, lateral and gathering pipeline systems, and compression and surface facilities, as well as has ownership interests in interstate pipelines serving the Gulf Coast, Midwest, Ontario, and northeast markets. The company's Power and Industrial Projects segment offers metallurgical coke; pulverized coal and petroleum coke to the steel, pulp and paper, and other industries; and power, steam and chilled water production, and wastewater treatment services, as well as supplies compressed air to industrial customers. It also owns and operates 5 renewable generating plants with a capacity of 217 MWs; 23 gas recovery sites; and 10 reduced emissions fuel facilities. Its Energy Trading segment engages in power, natural gas, and environmental marketing and trading; structured transactions; and the optimization of contracted natural gas pipeline transportation and storage positions. The company was founded in 1903 and is headquartered in Detroit, Michigan.

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