D stock: buy or sell?

D stock price: $86.75 -1.18% At close on February 26th, 2020

Updated on:
February 26th, 2020

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Dominion Energy declined -1.18% to $86.75 after marking all time highs on Feb/24.

Dominion Energy, Inc. produces and transports energy in the United States. The company's Dominion Virginia Power segment engages in the regulated electric transmission and distribution operations that serve residential, commercial, industrial, and governmental customers in Virginia and North Carolina.

Should I buy D stock?

Make a decision about when to buy or sell stocks is one of the hardest parts of being a trader or investor. Trading strategies are meant for helping you in the decision process of what stocks to pick and when is the best time to buy them. At Stocks2.com, we like to use very simple but trusted and powerful trend following trading strategies. Simple things usually work the best.

These 2 buy setups are elegible for Dominion Energy stock right now:

Buy setupElegible
New all-time highYes
New 52 week highYes
Price crossing up 200d MANo
100d MA crossing up 200d MANo

Is Dominion Energy stock a buy?

Financial institutions and banks publish stock ratings everyday. Unfortunately, we couldn't find any rating for D stock for the last month.

D stock analysis

Daily outlook

After marking all time highs on Feb/24, Dominion Energy declined -1.18% today to $86.75.

After several days of continuous hikes in past weeks, Dominion Energy declined -1.18% to $86.75. From a daily perspective, D is in a short term uptrend after plotting its last bottom ($84.12, on Feb/5) higher than the previous bottom, and its last top ($90.89, on Feb/24) also over the previous top. Now trading in between its last bottom and last top D might consolidate in a plain range, waiting to break out over $90.89 or down under $84.12. On February 24th, D hit new all time highs, pushing higher previous ATH of $89.75 recorded on Friday. New ATHs are usual entry points for many trading setups as there aren't higher resistences. Since last December when D stock price broke up the SMA50d line, it gained $5.87 (7.26%).

D stock chart (daily)

Weekly outlook

Dominion Energy shares touched new all time highs again this week, setting highs to $90.89. Shares closed at $86.75 and eased -2.94% during the week.

If you observe the weekly chart, price finally broke over the resistance at $82.94 and continued climbing. Late August 2019 D price bounced up over the SMA of 20 weeks that acted as support stopping new slides. By mid March 2019, SMA10w and SMA20w crossed up triggering a rise of 16.58%.

D stock chart (weekly)

D stock price history

D IPO was on March 17th, 1980 at $0.00 per share1. Since then, D stock surged a inf%, with a yearly average of inf%. If you had invested right after D's IPO a $1,000 in D stock in 1980, it would worth $inf today.

1: Adjusted price after possible price splits or reverse-splits.

D stock historical price chart

D stock reached all-time highs on February 24th with a price of $90.89.

D stock price target

Predicting the price evolution of a stock or any financial instrument in a reliable and repeatable way is probably impossible. However, financial institutions invest time and resources to provide the most accurated estimations to help investors to make their decisions. You should not follow the analysts' D stock price predictions in the hope that they will be met as they may be wrong and not met. For the last 30 days we have not detected any price target for Dominion Energy stock by any trusted analyst.

Financials and fundamental analysis

Earnings date and Earnings per Share

After publishing its last earnings report on April, Dominion Energy . As soon as we get its actual EPS from the earnings report, we will update this report.
D earnings date and EPS evolution
QuarterReporting dateEstimated EPSActual EPSSurprise
2017-Q1-n/a2.1n/a
2017-Q2-n/a1.67n/a
2017-Q32017-10-301.021.042.0%
2017-Q42018-01-290.890.912.2%
2018-Q12018-04-271.031.1410.7%
2018-Q22018-08-010.780.8610.3%
2018-Q32018-11-011.111.153.6%
2018-Q42019-02-010.910.89-2.2%
2019-Q12019-04-251.15n/an/a
2019-Q2-n/an/an/a

Annual financial results

Compared to 2017, last anual sales report draw an excellent gain of 6.20% to $13,366.00 million dollars. In contrary, its profit margin (compared to sales) eased to 18.31%, that is $2,447.00 million.

To have an updated view of the financial situation of Dominion Energy, we have calculated the trailing twelve month (TTM) sales and income figures. TTM values are the sum of the last 4 quarters and aproximate to an annual fiscal report ending in 2019-Q1 that can be compared to 2018 fiscal year results. Annual Dominion Energy TTM sales up to were $9,900.00 and income was $1,944.00 M USD. When comparing this TTM figures with the last reported annuality, we can review Dominion Energy business evolution since December 2018: Annual turnover up to , compared to lastest yearly report, collapsed a scary -25.93%. On the other hand, profit margin (net income/revenues) raised at 18.31%.

D annual Sales and Income evolution
YearSalesYoYIncome/(margin)YoY
2013$13,180 M-$1,790 M13.6%-
2014$182,795 M1,286.91%$39,510 M21.6%2,107.26%
2014$12,436 M-93.20%$1,310 M10.5%-96.68%
2015$233,715 M1,779.34%$53,394 M22.8%3,975.88%
2015$11,683 M-95.00%$1,899 M16.3%-96.44%
2016$215,639 M1,745.75%$45,687 M21.2%2,305.85%
2016$11,737 M-94.56%$2,123 M18.1%-95.35%
2017$229,234 M1,853.09%$48,351 M21.1%2,177.48%
2017$12,586 M-94.51%$2,999 M23.8%-93.80%
2018$13,366 M6.20%$2,447 M18.3%-18.41%
TTM $9,900 M-25.93%$1,944 M19.6%-20.56%

Quarterly financial results

Dominion Energy posted million in revenues for 2019-Q1, a -100.00% less compared to previous quarter. Reported quarter income marked million with a profit margin of . Profit margin stayed constant a 0.00% compared to previous quarter when profit margin was 19.07%. When comparing revenues to same quarter last year, Dominion Energy sales marked a chilling drop down and plunged a -100.00%. Looking back to recent quarterly results, Dominion Energy posted 2 negative quarters in a row.
D quarterly Sales and Income evolution
QuarterSales1QoQ2Income1/(margin)QoQ2
2017-Q1$3,320 M-$632 M19.0%-
2017-Q2$2,790 M-15.96%$390 M14.0%-38.29%
2017-Q3$3,179 M13.94%$665 M20.9%70.51%
2017-Q4$3,210 M0.98%$1,312 M40.9%97.29%
2018-Q1$3,466 M7.98%$503 M14.5%-61.66%
2018-Q2$3,088 M-10.91%$449 M14.5%-10.74%
2018-Q3$3,451 M11.76%$854 M24.7%90.20%
2018-Q4$3,361 M-2.61%$641 M19.1%-24.94%

Dominion Energy ownership

When you are planning to buy a stock, it's worth to overview its ownership structure.

Management staff in all public traded companies that hold equity is required to report every transaction to the SEC. For Dominion Energy, 0.32% of all outstanding shares are owned by its staff.

In case of Dominion Energy stock, 71.70% of its shares are held by institutions (mutual funds, pension funds, big banks and other large financial institutions). Bearish positions for D stock account 0.00%, no big difference from last month.

The following table compares ownership indicators for other stocks related to Dominion Energy:

D
Market cap$71.9 B
Total shares829.0 M
Float shares820.2 M
  - Institutional holdings (%)71.7%
  - Insider holdings (%)0.3%
Shares in short selling0.0%

D summary

Wednesday, February 26th, 2020
Open$88.20
Close$86.75
Day range$86.71 - $88.80
Previous close$87.79
Session gain-1.18%
Average true range$1.47
50d mov avg$84.10
100d mov avg$82.52
200d mov avg$78.94
Daily patternlt06a
Weekly pattern lb01c

Dominion Energy performance

To measure stock performance is always good to benchmark with competitors or related stocks. We compared Dominion Energy against in the following table:
Stock3m6m12m
DDominion Energy5.56%14.34%20.10%

Dominion Energy competitors

Unfortunately, we could not find any public company that could be defined as Dominion Energy competitor. This doesn't mean Dominion Energy does not have any competitor in the market, it's just we could not detected it.

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