Analysts See $1.74 EPS for NextEra Energy Inc (NEE)

July 18, 2017 - By Marguerite Chambers

 Analysts See $1.74 EPS for NextEra Energy Inc (NEE)
Investors sentiment increased to 0.96 in Q4 2016. Its up 0.11, from 0.85 in 2016Q3. It improved, as 72 investors sold NextEra Energy Inc shares while 385 reduced holdings. 89 funds opened positions while 349 raised stakes. 343.79 million shares or 4.23% more from 329.83 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported.
Teacher Retirement Of Texas holds 530,341 shares or 0.46% of its portfolio. Glg Lc holds 25,741 shares or 0.21% of its portfolio. Bank Of The West holds 51,535 shares. Harvest Capital Mgmt Inc has invested 0.26% in NextEra Energy Inc (NYSE:NEE). Foster & Motley stated it has 0.05% in NextEra Energy Inc (NYSE:NEE). 10,200 are owned by Pitcairn. Lodestar Inv Counsel Ltd Com Il holds 0.03% or 1,879 shares. Bell Comml Bank stated it has 2,993 shares. Century Inc accumulated 75,530 shares. Oregon-based Pioneer Bancorp N A Or has invested 1.03% in NextEra Energy Inc (NYSE:NEE). Supplemental Annuity Collective Of Nj invested 0.37% of its portfolio in NextEra Energy Inc (NYSE:NEE). Bankshares Of Nova Scotia reported 0.01% in NextEra Energy Inc (NYSE:NEE). Hightower Limited Liability Corp, Illinois-based fund reported 123,957 shares. Japan-based Mitsubishi Ufj Tru & Corporation has invested 0.26% in NextEra Energy Inc (NYSE:NEE). Clark Gru Inc has invested 0.88% in NextEra Energy Inc (NYSE:NEE).

Since February 2, 2017, it had 1 buy, and 7 selling transactions for $16.66 million activity. 3,860 shares were bought by SWANSON WILLIAM H, worth $497,415 on Friday, February 24. $3.10 million worth of NextEra Energy Inc (NYSE:NEE) was sold by Nazar Manoochehr K. Silagy Eric E had sold 8,111 shares worth $1.14M on Tuesday, May 30. Arechabala Miguel sold 4,458 shares worth $584,971. On Thursday, May 4 Pimentel Armando Jr sold $756,065 worth of NextEra Energy Inc (NYSE:NEE) or 5,680 shares. 5,793 shares valued at $761,197 were sold by YEAGER WILLIAM L on Thursday, March 16.

Wall Street await NextEra Energy Inc (NYSE:NEE) to release earnings on July, 26. Analysts forecast earnings per share of $1.74, up exactly $0.07 or 4.19 % from 2014’s $1.67 EPS. The expected NEE’s profit could reach $820.81 million giving the stock 20.25 P/E in the case that $1.74 earnings per share is reported. After posting $1.75 EPS for the previous quarter, NextEra Energy Inc’s analysts now forecast -0.57 % negative EPS growth. The stock decreased 0.49% or $0.69 during the last trading session, reaching $140.97. About 2.81M shares traded or 47.89% up from the average. NextEra Energy Inc (NYSE:NEE) has risen 15.94% since July 18, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 0.76% the S&P500.

NextEra Energy Inc (NYSE:NEE) Ratings Coverage

Among 9 analysts covering Nextera Energy Inc. (NYSE:NEE), 8 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 89% are positive. Nextera Energy Inc. had 22 analyst reports since August 5, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Tuesday, November 17 the stock rating was initiated by Howard Weil with “Sector Outperform”. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Friday, August 7 by Argus Research. The stock of NextEra Energy Inc (NYSE:NEE) has “Hold” rating given on Monday, August 31 by Zacks. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Monday, April 3 by BMO Capital Markets. M Partners maintained the shares of NEE in report on Tuesday, August 11 with “Buy” rating. The stock of NextEra Energy Inc (NYSE:NEE) earned “Buy” rating by Deutsche Bank on Monday, January 30. The stock of NextEra Energy Inc (NYSE:NEE) has “Overweight” rating given on Friday, March 18 by Barclays Capital. The firm has “Outperform” rating by Robert W. Baird given on Friday, January 29. The company was maintained on Friday, June 2 by BMO Capital Markets. The rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets with “Buy” on Thursday, June 22.

NextEra Energy, Inc. is a holding company. The company has market cap of $66.50 billion. The Firm is an electric power companies in North America and, through its subsidiary NextEra Energy Resources, LLC (NEER) and its affiliated entities, is the generator of renewable energy from the wind and sun. It has a 17.18 P/E ratio. NEE also owns and/or operates generation, transmission and distribution facilities to support its services to retail and wholesale customers, and has investments in gas infrastructure assets.

More recent NextEra Energy Inc (NYSE:NEE) news were published by: Bloomberg.com which released: “Berkshire Nears Oncor Deal After NextEra Failed” on July 06, 2017. Also Seekingalpha.com published the news titled: “NextEra Energy – One To Watch Closely” on July 17, 2017. Gurufocus.com‘s news article titled: “Pier 88 Investment Partners Llc Buys Dominion Energy Inc, Stanley Black …” with publication date: July 17, 2017 was also an interesting one.

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