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WEC Energy Group: Adversely Impacted By Warm Weather But Still A Good Utility


  • WEC Energy Group is a regulated utility serving four states in the northern Heartland, including the city of Chicago.
  • The company's natural gas operations were adversely impacted by a warmer-than-normal winter, but its overall stability remains intact.
  • The company is positioned to deliver a 10% to 11% total average annual return through 2027.
  • The company has a strong balance sheet and an attractive dividend yield.
  • WEC stock is arguably overpriced, so it may be best to wait for market weakness to buy in.
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WEC Energy Group (NYSE:WEC) is a regulated electric and natural gas utility that primarily operates in Wisconsin and the surrounding states. The utility sector in general has long been among the favorite investments for conservative investors, such as retirees. There are

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Comments (5)

Mid 80 always seems good. If it ever gets close to 4 percent that’s a no brainer
User 8550221 profile picture
This is an excellent and thorough article on WEC
Thank you
I've owed it since 2015
In at $44.99 back then - and looking to add on a correction
navyair profile picture
It is fairly expensive now, but if you get in and DRIP (no longer free, but $5/purchase) you can build a good position. In it since 1986 when I was given 5 shares. I now have close to 5000 and still DRIP. It is my "self-insurance" for long term care.
dbchambers profile picture
Solid UTE - buying monthly as I accumulate more shares. Dividend reinvestment - rinse and repeat !
Thanks, looking at adding in mid 80 range.
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