NYSE:FE - FirstEnergy Stock Price Target and Predictions

  • Consensus Rating: Hold
  • Consensus Price Target: $40.80
  • Forecasted Upside: 8.60 %
  • Number of Analysts: 5
  • Breakdown:
  • 1 Sell Ratings
  • 2 Hold Ratings
  • 2 Buy Ratings
  • 0 Strong Buy Ratings
$37.57
▼ -0.23 (-0.61%)

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Analyst Price Target for FE

Analyst Price Target is $40.80
▲ +8.60% Upside Potential
This price target is based on 5 analysts offering 12 month price targets for FirstEnergy in the last 3 months. The average price target is $40.80, with a high forecast of $48.00 and a low forecast of $37.00. The average price target represents a 8.60% upside from the last price of $37.57.

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Current Consensus is Hold

The current consensus among 5 polled investment analysts is to hold stock in FirstEnergy. This rating has held steady since June 2020, when it changed from a Buy consensus rating.

Past Monthly Recommendations

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  • 0 strong buy ratings
  • 4 buy ratings
  • 4 hold ratings
  • 0 sell ratings
3/25/2020
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  • 5 buy ratings
  • 5 hold ratings
  • 0 sell ratings
6/23/2020
  • 0 strong buy ratings
  • 6 buy ratings
  • 8 hold ratings
  • 1 sell ratings
9/21/2020
  • 0 strong buy ratings
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12/20/2020
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  • 6 buy ratings
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3/20/2021
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6/18/2021
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  • 2 hold ratings
  • 1 sell ratings
8/17/2021
  • 0 strong buy ratings
  • 2 buy ratings
  • 2 hold ratings
  • 1 sell ratings
9/16/2021

Latest Recommendations

  • 0 strong buy ratings
  • 2 buy ratings
  • 2 hold ratings
  • 1 sell ratings

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DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
8/19/2021Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetOverweight$46.00 ➝ $48.00High
7/26/2021Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost Price TargetUnderweight$38.00 ➝ $40.00Low
7/26/2021MizuhoBoost Price TargetNeutral$37.00 ➝ $38.00Low
7/23/2021Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetOverweight$45.00 ➝ $46.00Medium
6/29/2021MizuhoBoost Price TargetBuy$33.00 ➝ $37.00Medium
5/25/2021BarclaysBoost Price TargetAverage ➝ Equal Weight$37.00 ➝ $41.00Low
5/18/2021Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetOverweight$44.00 ➝ $45.00Low
4/20/2021Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetOverweight$40.00 ➝ $44.00High
3/15/2021Bank of AmericaUpgradeNeutral ➝ BuyN/A
3/9/2021Bank of AmericaUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$37.00Low
2/25/2021Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetOverweight$39.00 ➝ $40.00Medium
2/19/2021MizuhoBoost Price Target$32.00 ➝ $33.00Low
2/8/2021MizuhoBoost Price TargetNeutral$29.00 ➝ $32.00Low
1/21/2021MizuhoLower Price TargetNeutral$30.00 ➝ $29.00Low
1/20/2021Morgan StanleyLower Price TargetOverweight$40.00 ➝ $39.00Medium
1/6/2021Wells Fargo & CompanyDowngradeEqual Weight ➝ Underweight$31.00 ➝ $32.00N/A
12/15/2020Morgan StanleyLower Price TargetOverweight$43.00 ➝ $40.00Medium
12/1/2020Wells Fargo & CompanyDowngradeOverweight ➝ Equal Weight$40.00 ➝ $31.00Low
11/20/2020Bank of AmericaDowngradeBuy ➝ Neutral$30.00High
11/18/2020BarclaysBoost Price TargetPositive ➝ Equal Weight$32.00 ➝ $33.00Low
11/17/2020Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetOverweight$42.00 ➝ $43.00Low
10/20/2020Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetOverweight$39.00 ➝ $42.00Low
10/5/2020Morgan StanleyLower Price TargetOverweight$40.00 ➝ $39.00Low
9/3/2020Royal Bank of CanadaUpgradeSector Perform ➝ Outperform$36.00 ➝ $37.00Low
8/14/2020Morgan StanleyLower Price TargetOverweight$43.00 ➝ $40.00Low
8/4/2020MizuhoLower Price TargetNeutral$45.00 ➝ $28.50Medium
7/28/2020Morgan StanleyLower Price TargetOverweight$47.00 ➝ $43.00Low
7/27/2020Bank of AmericaBoost Price TargetBuy$36.50 ➝ $37.00Low
7/22/2020ArgusDowngradeBuy ➝ HoldMedium
7/22/2020BarclaysDowngradeOverweight ➝ Equal Weight$37.00High
7/22/2020Wells Fargo & CompanyLower Price TargetOverweight$50.00 ➝ $40.00High
7/22/2020ScotiabankDowngradeSector Outperform ➝ Sector Perform$53.00 ➝ $39.00High
7/22/2020Evercore ISIDowngradeOutperform ➝ In-Line$50.00 ➝ $41.00High
7/22/2020GuggenheimDowngradeBuy ➝ Neutral$51.00 ➝ $36.00High
7/21/2020KeyCorpLower Price TargetOverweight$54.00 ➝ $48.00High
7/17/2020Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetOverweight$46.00 ➝ $47.00High
6/17/2020Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetOverweight$45.00 ➝ $46.00Low
6/5/2020UBS GroupBoost Price TargetBuy$48.00 ➝ $52.00Medium
5/27/2020MizuhoDowngradeBuy ➝ Neutral$39.00 ➝ $41.00Medium
5/20/2020Seaport Global SecuritiesInitiated CoverageBuy$47.00Low
5/15/2020Morgan StanleyLower Price TargetOverweight$50.00 ➝ $45.00High
5/8/2020UBS GroupLower Price TargetBuy$53.00 ➝ $48.00Low
4/27/2020Wells Fargo & CompanyLower Price Target$59.00 ➝ $50.00Low
4/15/2020Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetOverweight$41.00 ➝ $50.00Low
3/26/2020BarclaysLower Price TargetOverweight$54.00 ➝ $42.00Low
3/23/2020Morgan StanleyUpgradeEqual Weight ➝ Overweight$50.00 ➝ $41.00High
3/16/2020ArgusUpgradeHold ➝ Buy$44.00High
3/10/2020Bank of AmericaUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$47.00High
2/24/2020JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost Price TargetNeutral$51.00 ➝ $54.00Medium
1/17/2020KeyCorpLower Price TargetOverweight$56.00 ➝ $54.00Low
1/16/2020CitigroupBoost Price TargetNeutral$49.00 ➝ $50.00Low
12/16/2019Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$48.00 ➝ $51.00Medium
11/25/2019UBS GroupReiterated RatingNeutral ➝ Buy$52.00 ➝ $53.00Low
11/25/2019MizuhoUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$47.00 ➝ $53.00Low
11/5/2019Morgan StanleyDowngradeOverweight ➝ Equal Weight$50.00 ➝ $49.00Medium
10/24/2019Bank of AmericaDowngradeBuy ➝ NeutralLow
10/21/2019KeyCorpBoost Price TargetOverweight$51.00 ➝ $56.00Low
10/10/2019CitigroupSet Price TargetHold$49.00Low
9/20/2019MizuhoDowngradeBuy ➝ Neutral$48.00 ➝ $48.50High
8/13/2019MizuhoLower Price TargetBuy$48.00 ➝ $46.00Low
6/5/2019KeyCorpReiterated RatingOverweight ➝ Overweight$46.00Medium
4/5/2019Morgan StanleySet Price TargetBuy$44.00Low
3/28/2019Bank of AmericaBoost Price TargetBuy$41.00 ➝ $46.00Low
3/20/2019BarclaysUpgradeEqual Weight ➝ Overweight$40.00 ➝ $46.00Low
2/12/2019Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetOverweight ➝ Overweight$41.00 ➝ $43.00Low
12/20/2018Morgan StanleySet Price TargetBuy$38.00Low
11/19/2018BarclaysBoost Price TargetEqual Weight ➝ Hold$39.00 ➝ $40.00Low
10/29/2018Bank of AmericaBoost Price TargetBuy ➝ Buy$39.00 ➝ $41.00Low
10/3/2018CitigroupBoost Price TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$34.00 ➝ $37.00Medium
9/21/2018Morgan StanleyLower Price TargetOverweight ➝ Buy$41.00 ➝ $40.00Low
9/17/2018Wells Fargo & CompanyReiterated RatingBuy$41.00 ➝ $42.00Low
9/11/2018Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetOverweight ➝ Buy$39.00 ➝ $41.00Low
8/1/2018Bank of AmericaBoost Price TargetBuy ➝ Buy$38.00 ➝ $39.00Medium
7/24/2018Howard WeilInitiated CoverageSector Outperform$39.00Low
7/16/2018Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetOverweight ➝ Buy$36.00 ➝ $39.00Low
7/10/2018BarclaysInitiated CoverageEqual Weight$39.00Low
6/13/2018Morgan StanleyLower Price TargetOverweight ➝ Overweight$38.00 ➝ $36.00Medium
5/7/2018MizuhoUpgradeNeutral ➝ BuyLow
4/30/2018Wells Fargo & CompanyUpgradeMarket Perform ➝ Outperform$27.93 ➝ $34.30Low
4/24/2018Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetOverweight ➝ Buy$37.00 ➝ $38.00Medium
4/16/2018Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetOverweight ➝ Buy$35.00 ➝ $37.00Low
3/8/2018Morgan StanleySet Price TargetOverweight ➝ Buy$36.00 ➝ $35.00Low
2/13/2018Morgan StanleySet Price TargetOverweight ➝ Buy$37.00 ➝ $35.00Medium
2/2/2018UBS GroupInitiated CoverageBuy$39.00Low
1/30/2018CitigroupLower Price TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$34.00 ➝ $32.00Low
1/30/2018MizuhoReiterated RatingHold$32.00Low
1/29/2018Wolfe ResearchUpgradePeer Perform ➝ OutperformLow
1/26/2018Bank of AmericaUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$32.09 ➝ $36.00Low
1/3/2018GuggenheimReiterated RatingBuy$47.00Low
10/24/2017MizuhoReiterated RatingHold$30.50N/A
10/24/2017Bank of AmericaInitiated CoverageNeutral ➝ Neutral$34.00N/A
10/20/2017KeyCorpReiterated RatingHoldN/A
10/17/2017CitigroupBoost Price TargetNeutral$31.00 ➝ $34.00N/A
10/17/2017Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftUpgradeHold ➝ BuyN/A
10/12/2017JPMorgan Chase & Co.Set Price TargetHold$32.00 ➝ $34.00N/A
9/8/2017Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetOverweight$39.00 ➝ $40.00Low
8/14/2017Evercore ISIUpgradeIn-Line ➝ Outperform$30.00 ➝ $35.00Low
8/10/2017Morgan StanleySet Price TargetBuy$37.00 ➝ $39.00Low
7/31/2017Jefferies Financial GroupReiterated RatingHold$31.00 ➝ $33.00Low
7/31/2017Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftReiterated RatingHold$31.00 ➝ $34.00Low
7/19/2017CitigroupLower Price TargetNeutral$32.00 ➝ $31.00Medium
7/14/2017Tudor PickeringUpgradeTrim ➝ HoldMedium
7/11/2017Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingOverweightLow
7/4/2017Morgan StanleySet Price TargetBuy$38.00Low
6/26/2017The Goldman Sachs GroupDowngradePositive ➝ NeutralLow
6/26/2017Wolfe ResearchUpgradeUnderperform ➝ Market Perform$30.00 ➝ $32.00Low
6/19/2017BarclaysReiterated RatingOverweight$36.00 ➝ $37.00Low
5/8/2017Morgan StanleyLower Price TargetOverweight$40.00 ➝ $39.00Low
5/1/2017Jefferies Financial GroupLower Price TargetHold$32.00 ➝ $31.00Low
5/1/2017JPMorgan Chase & Co.DowngradeOverweight ➝ Neutral$36.00 ➝ $32.00Medium
5/1/2017BarclaysUpgradeEqual Weight ➝ Overweight$38.00 ➝ $36.00Medium
4/23/2017BarclaysReiterated RatingEqual Weight$35.00 ➝ $38.00Low
4/22/2017CitigroupReiterated RatingNeutral$32.00 ➝ $34.00Low
4/19/2017MizuhoReiterated RatingNeutral$31.25Low
3/31/2017Jefferies Financial GroupReiterated RatingHold$32.00Medium
3/23/2017The Goldman Sachs GroupUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$34.00Low
2/23/2017Jefferies Financial GroupLower Price TargetHold$34.50 ➝ $32.00N/A
1/17/2017The Goldman Sachs GroupUpgradeSell ➝ Neutral$29.00 ➝ $34.00N/A
1/10/2017Wells Fargo & CompanyDowngradeOutperform ➝ Market PerformN/A
1/4/2017Royal Bank of CanadaSet Price TargetHold$33.00N/A
12/20/2016Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftDowngradeBuy ➝ Hold$38.00 ➝ $34.00N/A
12/2/2016BarclaysDowngradeOverweight ➝ Equal Weight$38.00 ➝ $34.00N/A
11/7/2016Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftReiterated RatingBuy$38.00N/A
10/25/2016Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftUpgradeHold ➝ Buy$38.00 ➝ $37.00N/A
10/25/2016Jefferies Financial GroupReiterated RatingHold$34.00 ➝ $34.50N/A
10/19/2016Tudor PickeringDowngradeHold ➝ SellN/A
10/18/2016UBS GroupLower Price TargetNeutral$35.00 ➝ $33.00N/A
10/18/2016Jefferies Financial GroupReiterated RatingHold$36.00 ➝ $34.00N/A
10/18/2016Evercore ISIUpgradeHold ➝ BuyN/A
10/18/2016CitigroupUpgradeSell ➝ Neutral$29.00 ➝ $31.00N/A
10/13/2016Royal Bank of CanadaLower Price TargetSector Perform$38.00 ➝ $36.00N/A
10/13/2016Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingHold$38.00 ➝ $36.00N/A
10/13/2016BarclaysUpgradeEqual Weight ➝ Overweight$37.00N/A
10/12/2016Jefferies Financial GroupSet Price TargetHold$36.00N/A
9/17/2016BarclaysSet Price TargetHold$36.00N/A
(Data available from 9/16/2016 forward)

News Sentiment Rating

0.60 (Buy)

Our news sentiment rating is based on the average sentiment of articles about this company published in the media in the last 30 days of headlines and can range from 2 (very positive sentiment) to -2 (very negative sentiment).

News Sentiment Over Time

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  • 11 very positive mentions
  • 14 positive mentions
  • 1 negative mentions
  • 0 very negative mentions
2/18/2021
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3/20/2021
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  • 0 negative mentions
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4/19/2021
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  • 0 negative mentions
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5/19/2021
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6/18/2021
  • 5 very positive mentions
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  • 3 negative mentions
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7/18/2021
  • 7 very positive mentions
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  • 4 negative mentions
  • 2 very negative mentions
8/17/2021
  • 6 very positive mentions
  • 14 positive mentions
  • 3 negative mentions
  • 0 very negative mentions
9/16/2021

Current Sentiment

  • 6 very positive mentions
  • 14 positive mentions
  • 3 negative mentions
  • 0 very negative mentions
FirstEnergy logo
FirstEnergy Corp. engages in the generation, transmission and distribution of electricity as well as energy management and other energy-related services through its subsidiaries. It operates through the following business segments: Regulated Distribution, Regulated Transmission and Corporate. The Regulated Distribution segment distributes electricity through FirstEnergy's utility operating companies, serving various customers. The Regulated Transmission segment transmits electricity through transmission facilities owned and operated by FirstEnergy's utilities and the regulatory assets. The Corporate segment reflects corporate support not charged to FE's subsidiaries, interest expense on FE's holding company debt and other businesses that do not constitute an operating segment. FirstEnergy was founded in 1996 and is headquartered in Akron, OH.
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Today's Range

Now: $37.57
Low: $37.37
High: $37.98

50 Day Range

MA: $38.30
Low: $37.02
High: $39.92

52 Week Range

Now: $37.57
Low: $26.17
High: $39.94

Volume

53,272 shs

Average Volume

3,716,078 shs

Market Capitalization

$20.45 billion

P/E Ratio

18.60

Dividend Yield

4.17%

Beta

0.24

Frequently Asked Questions

What sell-side analysts currently cover shares of FirstEnergy?

The following Wall Street research analysts have issued reports on FirstEnergy in the last twelve months: Bank of America Co., Barclays PLC, Mizuho, Morgan Stanley, TheStreet, and Wells Fargo & Company.
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What is the current price target for FirstEnergy?

5 Wall Street analysts have set twelve-month price targets for FirstEnergy in the last year. Their average twelve-month price target is $40.80, suggesting a possible upside of 7.9%. Morgan Stanley has the highest price target set, predicting FE will reach $48.00 in the next twelve months. Bank of America Co. has the lowest price target set, forecasting a price of $37.00 for FirstEnergy in the next year.
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What is the current consensus analyst rating for FirstEnergy?

FirstEnergy currently has 1 sell rating, 2 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings from Wall Street analysts. The stock has a consensus analyst rating of "Hold." A "hold" rating indicates that analysts believe investors should keep any existing positions they have in FE, but not buy more shares or sell existing shares.
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How do I contact FirstEnergy's investor relations team?

FirstEnergy's physical mailing address is 76 SOUTH MAIN ST, AKRON OH, 44308. The utilities provider's listed phone number is (800) 736-3402 and its investor relations email address is [email protected] The official website for FirstEnergy is www.firstenergycorp.com.