Dominion Energy Inc. (D) Stake Boosted by Epoch Investment Partners Inc.

Epoch Investment Partners Inc. grew its position in Dominion Energy Inc. (NYSE:D) by 24.1% during the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 3,527,979 shares of the utilities provider’s stock after purchasing an additional 684,637 shares during the quarter. Epoch Investment Partners Inc. owned approximately 0.55% of Dominion Energy worth $271,408,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Several other large investors have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Janus Henderson Group PLC boosted its stake in Dominion Energy by 1,955.1% during the second quarter. Janus Henderson Group PLC now owns 1,672,437 shares of the utilities provider’s stock worth $128,159,000 after buying an additional 1,591,057 shares in the last quarter. Wells Fargo & Company MN boosted its stake in Dominion Energy by 24.7% during the second quarter. Wells Fargo & Company MN now owns 6,110,200 shares of the utilities provider’s stock worth $468,223,000 after buying an additional 1,209,768 shares in the last quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. boosted its stake in Dominion Energy by 2.7% during the second quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 44,796,520 shares of the utilities provider’s stock worth $3,432,756,000 after buying an additional 1,194,152 shares in the last quarter. Commonwealth Bank of Australia boosted its stake in Dominion Energy by 31.7% during the second quarter. Commonwealth Bank of Australia now owns 4,211,120 shares of the utilities provider’s stock worth $322,696,000 after buying an additional 1,014,670 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Janus Capital Management LLC boosted its stake in Dominion Energy by 252.4% during the first quarter. Janus Capital Management LLC now owns 820,785 shares of the utilities provider’s stock worth $63,668,000 after buying an additional 587,880 shares in the last quarter. 64.68% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors.

D has been the topic of a number of recent research reports. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Dominion Energy from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday, October 13th. Bank of America upgraded shares of Dominion Energy from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Wednesday, November 22nd. National Bank Financial downgraded shares of Dominion Energy from an “outperfrom under weight” rating to a “sector perform” rating in a research note on Wednesday, October 4th. Goldman Sachs Group reiterated a “neutral” rating and set a $78.00 price target on shares of Dominion Energy in a research note on Thursday, September 14th. Finally, KeyCorp restated a “hold” rating on shares of Dominion Energy in a research note on Friday, October 20th. Fourteen analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the stock. Dominion Energy presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $80.70.

In other Dominion Energy news, Director John W. Harris sold 5,616 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, November 3rd. The stock was sold at an average price of $80.71, for a total transaction of $453,267.36. Following the completion of the sale, the director now directly owns 18,920 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,527,033.20. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through the SEC website. Insiders own 0.37% of the company’s stock.

Dominion Energy Inc. (NYSE D) opened at $83.57 on Monday. 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 twelve month low of $70.87 and a twelve month high of $84.47. The stock has a market capitalization of $53,779.79, a PE ratio of 22.77, a P/E/G ratio of 4.11 and a beta of 0.29.

Dominion Energy (NYSE:D) last released its quarterly earnings results on Monday, October 30th. The utilities provider reported $1.04 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $1.02 by $0.02. Dominion Energy had a return on equity of 13.32% and a net margin of 17.21%. The business had revenue of $3.18 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $3.31 billion. During the same period in the previous year, the business posted $1.14 earnings per share. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was up 1.5% compared to the same quarter last year. research analysts predict that Dominion Energy Inc. will post 3.6 EPS for the current fiscal year.

The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, December 20th. Investors of record on Friday, December 1st will be issued a $0.77 dividend. This represents a $3.08 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 3.69%. This is a boost from Dominion Energy’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.76. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, November 30th. Dominion Energy’s payout ratio is currently 90.86%.

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Dominion Energy Profile

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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