• Consensus Rating: Hold
  • Consensus Price Target: $44.38
  • Forecasted Upside: 10.74%
  • Number of Analysts: 8
  • Breakdown:
  • 1 Sell Ratings
  • 3 Hold Ratings
  • 4 Buy Ratings
  • 0 Strong Buy Ratings
$40.07
▲ +0.36 (0.91%)

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Analyst Price Target for FE

Analyst Price Target is $44.38
▲ +10.74% Upside Potential
This price target is based on 8 analysts offering 12 month price targets for FirstEnergy in the last 3 months. The average price target is $44.38, with a high forecast of $51.00 and a low forecast of $38.00. The average price target represents a 10.74% upside from the last price of $40.07.

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Current Consensus is Hold

The current consensus among 8 contributing investment analysts is to hold stock in FirstEnergy. This Hold consensus rating has held steady for over two years.

Past Monthly Recommendations

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  • 0 strong buy ratings
  • 2 buy ratings
  • 3 hold ratings
  • 1 sell ratings
8/16/2021
  • 0 strong buy ratings
  • 2 buy ratings
  • 3 hold ratings
  • 1 sell ratings
11/14/2021
  • 0 strong buy ratings
  • 3 buy ratings
  • 3 hold ratings
  • 1 sell ratings
2/12/2022
  • 0 strong buy ratings
  • 4 buy ratings
  • 3 hold ratings
  • 1 sell ratings
5/13/2022
  • 0 strong buy ratings
  • 4 buy ratings
  • 3 hold ratings
  • 1 sell ratings
8/11/2022
  • 0 strong buy ratings
  • 4 buy ratings
  • 3 hold ratings
  • 1 sell ratings
11/9/2022
  • 0 strong buy ratings
  • 3 buy ratings
  • 3 hold ratings
  • 1 sell ratings
1/8/2023
  • 0 strong buy ratings
  • 4 buy ratings
  • 3 hold ratings
  • 1 sell ratings
2/7/2023

Latest Recommendations

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  • 1 sell ratings

Display Ratings By
DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
2/6/2023MizuhoLower TargetNeutral$43.00 ➝ $42.00Low
1/23/2023Morgan StanleyBoost TargetOverweight$47.00 ➝ $48.00Low
1/23/2023GuggenheimUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$34.00 ➝ $46.00Low
1/23/2023Bank of AmericaDowngradeNeutral ➝ Underperform$41.00 ➝ $38.00Low
12/15/2022Morgan StanleyBoost TargetOverweight$45.00 ➝ $47.00Low
12/14/2022Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost Target$45.00Low
11/11/2022Morgan StanleyBoost TargetOverweight$42.00 ➝ $45.00Low
10/24/2022GuggenheimLower Target$43.00 ➝ $34.00Low
10/21/2022Morgan StanleyLower TargetOverweight$53.00 ➝ $42.00Low
10/20/2022KeyCorpLower TargetOverweight$47.00 ➝ $44.00Low
10/19/2022Wells Fargo & CompanyLower TargetEqual Weight$44.00 ➝ $40.00Low
8/23/2022Morgan StanleyBoost TargetOverweight$49.00 ➝ $53.00Low
7/28/2022Wells Fargo & CompanyLower TargetEqual Weight$49.00 ➝ $44.00Low
7/21/2022Morgan StanleyBoost TargetOverweight$45.00 ➝ $49.00Low
7/19/2022KeyCorpLower TargetOverweight$51.00 ➝ $47.00Low
7/18/2022BarclaysLower TargetEqual Weight$49.00 ➝ $41.00Low
6/7/2022MizuhoLower TargetNeutral$41.00 ➝ $40.00Low
5/23/2022Morgan StanleyLower TargetOverweight$53.00 ➝ $51.00Low
5/16/2022Bank of AmericaDowngradeBuy ➝ Neutral$52.00 ➝ $44.00Medium
4/25/2022Credit Suisse GroupInitiated CoverageOutperform$51.00Medium
4/25/2022Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost TargetEqual Weight$43.00 ➝ $49.00Medium
4/20/2022Morgan StanleyBoost TargetOverweight$50.00 ➝ $53.00Low
4/20/2022KeyCorpBoost TargetOverweight$49.00 ➝ $51.00High
4/7/2022KeyCorpBoost TargetOverweight$44.00 ➝ $49.00Medium
3/22/2022Morgan StanleyBoost TargetOverweight$47.00 ➝ $50.00Low
1/18/2022Bank of AmericaBoost TargetBuy$42.00 ➝ $45.00Medium
1/13/2022KeyCorpBoost TargetOverweight$43.00 ➝ $44.00Low
1/7/2022Evercore ISIUpgradeIn-Line ➝ Outperform$40.00 ➝ $46.00Low
12/21/2021Morgan StanleyBoost TargetOverweight$44.00 ➝ $47.00Medium
12/9/2021MizuhoBoost TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$38.00 ➝ $39.00Low
11/3/2021BarclaysLower TargetEqual Weight$41.00 ➝ $40.00Low
11/2/2021Wells Fargo & CompanyUpgradeUnderweight ➝ Equal Weight$42.00Medium
10/19/2021KeyCorpBoost TargetOverweight$42.00 ➝ $43.00Low
9/17/2021Morgan StanleyLower TargetOverweight$48.00 ➝ $47.00High
8/19/2021Morgan StanleyBoost TargetOverweight$46.00 ➝ $48.00High
7/26/2021Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost TargetUnderweight$38.00 ➝ $40.00Low
7/26/2021MizuhoBoost TargetNeutral$37.00 ➝ $38.00Low
7/23/2021Morgan StanleyBoost TargetOverweight$45.00 ➝ $46.00Medium
6/29/2021MizuhoBoost TargetBuy$33.00 ➝ $37.00Medium
5/25/2021BarclaysBoost TargetAverage ➝ Equal Weight$37.00 ➝ $41.00Low
5/18/2021Morgan StanleyBoost TargetOverweight$44.00 ➝ $45.00Low
4/20/2021Morgan StanleyBoost TargetOverweight$40.00 ➝ $44.00High
3/15/2021Bank of AmericaUpgradeNeutral ➝ BuyN/A
3/9/2021Bank of AmericaUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$37.00Low
2/25/2021Morgan StanleyBoost TargetOverweight$39.00 ➝ $40.00Medium
2/19/2021MizuhoBoost Target$32.00 ➝ $33.00Low
2/8/2021MizuhoBoost TargetNeutral$29.00 ➝ $32.00Low
1/21/2021MizuhoLower TargetNeutral$30.00 ➝ $29.00Low
1/20/2021Morgan StanleyLower TargetOverweight$40.00 ➝ $39.00Medium
1/6/2021Wells Fargo & CompanyDowngradeEqual Weight ➝ Underweight$31.00 ➝ $32.00N/A
12/15/2020Morgan StanleyLower 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 TargetPositive ➝ Equal Weight$32.00 ➝ $33.00Low
11/17/2020Morgan StanleyBoost TargetOverweight$42.00 ➝ $43.00Low
10/20/2020Morgan StanleyBoost TargetOverweight$39.00 ➝ $42.00Low
10/5/2020Morgan StanleyLower TargetOverweight$40.00 ➝ $39.00Low
9/3/2020Royal Bank of CanadaUpgradeSector Perform ➝ Outperform$36.00 ➝ $37.00Low
8/14/2020Morgan StanleyLower TargetOverweight$43.00 ➝ $40.00Low
8/4/2020MizuhoLower TargetNeutral$45.00 ➝ $28.50Medium
7/28/2020Morgan StanleyLower TargetOverweight$47.00 ➝ $43.00Low
7/27/2020Bank of AmericaBoost TargetBuy$36.50 ➝ $37.00Low
7/22/2020ArgusDowngradeBuy ➝ HoldMedium
7/22/2020BarclaysDowngradeOverweight ➝ Equal Weight$37.00High
7/22/2020Wells Fargo & CompanyLower 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 TargetOverweight$54.00 ➝ $48.00High
7/17/2020Morgan StanleyBoost TargetOverweight$46.00 ➝ $47.00High
6/17/2020Morgan StanleyBoost TargetOverweight$45.00 ➝ $46.00Low
6/5/2020UBS GroupBoost TargetBuy$48.00 ➝ $52.00Medium
5/27/2020MizuhoDowngradeBuy ➝ Neutral$39.00 ➝ $41.00Medium
5/15/2020Morgan StanleyLower TargetOverweight$50.00 ➝ $45.00High
5/8/2020UBS GroupLower TargetBuy$53.00 ➝ $48.00Low
4/27/2020Wells Fargo & CompanyLower Target$59.00 ➝ $50.00Low
4/15/2020Morgan StanleyBoost TargetOverweight$41.00 ➝ $50.00Low
3/26/2020BarclaysLower 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 TargetNeutral$51.00 ➝ $54.00Medium
1/17/2020KeyCorpLower TargetOverweight$56.00 ➝ $54.00Low
1/16/2020CitigroupBoost TargetNeutral$49.00 ➝ $50.00Low
12/16/2019Morgan StanleyBoost 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 TargetOverweight$51.00 ➝ $56.00Low
10/10/2019CitigroupSet TargetHold$49.00Low
9/20/2019MizuhoDowngradeBuy ➝ Neutral$48.00 ➝ $48.50High
8/13/2019MizuhoLower TargetBuy$48.00 ➝ $46.00Low
6/5/2019KeyCorpReiterated RatingOverweight ➝ Overweight$46.00Medium
4/5/2019Morgan StanleySet TargetBuy$44.00Low
3/28/2019Bank of AmericaBoost TargetBuy$41.00 ➝ $46.00Low
3/20/2019BarclaysUpgradeEqual Weight ➝ Overweight$40.00 ➝ $46.00Low
2/12/2019Morgan StanleyBoost TargetOverweight ➝ Overweight$41.00 ➝ $43.00Low
12/20/2018Morgan StanleySet TargetBuy$38.00Low
11/19/2018BarclaysBoost TargetEqual Weight ➝ Hold$39.00 ➝ $40.00Low
10/29/2018Bank of AmericaBoost TargetBuy ➝ Buy$39.00 ➝ $41.00Low
10/3/2018CitigroupBoost TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$34.00 ➝ $37.00Medium
9/21/2018Morgan StanleyLower TargetOverweight ➝ Buy$41.00 ➝ $40.00Low
9/17/2018Wells Fargo & CompanyReiterated RatingBuy$41.00 ➝ $42.00Low
9/11/2018Morgan StanleyBoost TargetOverweight ➝ Buy$39.00 ➝ $41.00Low
8/1/2018Bank of AmericaBoost TargetBuy ➝ Buy$38.00 ➝ $39.00Medium
7/24/2018Howard WeilInitiated CoverageSector Outperform$39.00Low
7/16/2018Morgan StanleyBoost TargetOverweight ➝ Buy$36.00 ➝ $39.00Low
7/10/2018BarclaysInitiated CoverageEqual Weight$39.00Low
6/13/2018Morgan StanleyLower 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 TargetOverweight ➝ Buy$37.00 ➝ $38.00Medium
4/16/2018Morgan StanleyBoost TargetOverweight ➝ Buy$35.00 ➝ $37.00Low
3/8/2018Morgan StanleySet TargetOverweight ➝ Buy$36.00 ➝ $35.00Low
2/13/2018Morgan StanleySet TargetOverweight ➝ Buy$37.00 ➝ $35.00Medium
(Data available from 2/7/2018 forward)

News Sentiment Rating

1.01 (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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  • 5 very positive mentions
  • 10 positive mentions
  • 2 negative mentions
  • 0 very negative mentions
7/12/2022
  • 6 very positive mentions
  • 31 positive mentions
  • 1 negative mentions
  • 0 very negative mentions
8/11/2022
  • 3 very positive mentions
  • 23 positive mentions
  • 3 negative mentions
  • 2 very negative mentions
9/10/2022
  • 6 very positive mentions
  • 16 positive mentions
  • 2 negative mentions
  • 0 very negative mentions
10/10/2022
  • 10 very positive mentions
  • 21 positive mentions
  • 1 negative mentions
  • 0 very negative mentions
11/9/2022
  • 14 very positive mentions
  • 17 positive mentions
  • 0 negative mentions
  • 0 very negative mentions
12/9/2022
  • 1 very positive mentions
  • 4 positive mentions
  • 0 negative mentions
  • 0 very negative mentions
1/8/2023
  • 18 very positive mentions
  • 7 positive mentions
  • 3 negative mentions
  • 0 very negative mentions
2/7/2023

Current Sentiment

  • 18 very positive mentions
  • 7 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. 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. The company was founded in 1996 and is headquartered in Akron, OH.
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Today's Range

Now: $40.07
Low: $39.39
High: $40.23

50 Day Range

MA: $41.70
Low: $39.52
High: $43.09

52 Week Range

Now: $40.07
Low: $35.32
High: $48.85

Volume

4,829,440 shs

Average Volume

4,387,012 shs

Market Capitalization

$22.91 billion

P/E Ratio

18.30

Dividend Yield

3.95%

Beta

0.42

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, Credit Suisse Group AG, Guggenheim, KeyCorp, Mizuho, Morgan Stanley, StockNews.com, and Wells Fargo & Company.
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What is the current price target for FirstEnergy?

8 Wall Street analysts have set twelve-month price targets for FirstEnergy in the last year. Their average twelve-month price target is $44.38, suggesting a possible upside of 10.7%. Credit Suisse Group AG has the highest price target set, predicting FE will reach $51.00 in the next twelve months. Bank of America Co. has the lowest price target set, forecasting a price of $38.00 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, 3 hold ratings and 4 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. Learn More about contacing FirstEnergy investor relations.