Dominion Energy Inc (NYSE:D) Director John W. Harris sold 2,665 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, November 6th. The shares were sold at an average price of $80.60, for a total transaction of $214,799.00. Following the sale, the director now owns 13,282 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,070,529.20. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this hyperlink.

Dominion Energy Inc (NYSE:D) traded up $1.07 during trading on Friday, hitting $74.38. 4,628,768 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 5,110,000. The company has a market capitalization of $47,870.00, a price-to-earnings ratio of 15.15, a P/E/G ratio of 2.80 and a beta of 0.20. The company has a quick ratio of 0.29, a current ratio of 0.47 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.67. Dominion Energy Inc has a fifty-two week low of $71.59 and a fifty-two week high of $85.30.

Dominion Energy (NYSE:D) last released its quarterly earnings results on Monday, January 29th. The utilities provider reported $0.91 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.89 by $0.02. The business had revenue of $3.21 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $3.47 billion. Dominion Energy had a net margin of 24.92% and a return on equity of 12.99%. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 4.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm earned $0.99 earnings per share. research analysts expect that Dominion Energy Inc will post 4.04 earnings per share for the current year.

The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, March 20th. Stockholders of record on Friday, March 2nd will be given a dividend of $0.835 per share. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, March 1st. This represents a $3.34 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 4.49%. This is a positive change from Dominion Energy’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.77. Dominion Energy’s dividend payout ratio is currently 62.73%.

Several analysts have weighed in on the stock. JPMorgan Chase & Co. boosted their target price on shares of Dominion Energy from $78.00 to $82.00 and gave the company a “neutral” rating in a research note on Thursday, October 12th. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Dominion Energy from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday, January 18th. Gabelli reiterated a “hold” rating on shares of Dominion Energy in a research note on Wednesday, November 1st. Bank of America set a $87.00 target price on shares of Dominion Energy and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Wednesday, January 3rd. Finally, Citigroup upped their price target on shares of Dominion Energy from $76.00 to $78.00 and gave the stock a “neutral” rating in a research report on Tuesday, October 17th. Eleven research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and five have given a buy rating to the stock. The company presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $82.09.

Several institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. BlackRock Inc. grew its position in Dominion Energy by 4.4% in the 4th quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 45,032,247 shares of the utilities provider’s stock valued at $3,650,316,000 after buying an additional 1,902,352 shares in the last quarter. Janus Henderson Group PLC grew its position in Dominion Energy by 1,955.1% in the 2nd quarter. Janus Henderson Group PLC now owns 1,672,437 shares of the utilities provider’s stock valued at $128,159,000 after buying an additional 1,591,057 shares in the last quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. grew its position in Dominion Energy by 2.7% in the 2nd quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 44,796,520 shares of the utilities provider’s stock valued at $3,432,756,000 after buying an additional 1,194,152 shares in the last quarter. Epoch Investment Partners Inc. grew its position in Dominion Energy by 24.1% in the 3rd quarter. Epoch Investment Partners Inc. now owns 3,527,979 shares of the utilities provider’s stock valued at $271,408,000 after buying an additional 684,637 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Duff & Phelps Investment Management Co. grew its position in Dominion Energy by 93.4% in the 4th quarter. Duff & Phelps Investment Management Co. now owns 1,004,263 shares of the utilities provider’s stock valued at $81,406,000 after buying an additional 485,000 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 64.61% of the company’s stock.

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About Dominion Energy

Dominion Energy, Inc, formerly Dominion Resources, Inc, is a producer and transporter of energy. Dominion is focused on its investment in regulated electric generation, transmission and distribution and regulated natural gas transmission and distribution infrastructure. It operates through three segments: Dominion Virginia Power operating segment (DVP), Dominion Generation, Dominion Energy, and Corporate and Other.

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