Credit Suisse slashes price target on Consolidated Edison Inc. [ED] – find out why.

Consolidated Edison Inc. [NYSE: ED] price surged by 0.55 percent to reach at $0.4. The company report on June 23, 2021 that A New York Energy Innovation First: Battery Storage & Vehicle Chargers On One Site.

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Con Edison and a business partner plan to turn an empty lot in Brooklyn into a hub of clean energy innovation with a battery energy storage system and 18 publicly available electric vehicle chargers.

Con Edison has issued an award letter to Centrica Business Solutions, which has clean energy projects in Europe and North America, for a battery system and EV chargers at 223 Nevins St. in the Gowanus neighborhood.

A sum of 1797065 shares traded at recent session while its average daily volume was at 2.00M shares. Consolidated Edison Inc. shares reached a high of $73.35 and dropped to a low of $72.40 until finishing in the latest session at $73.34.

The one-year ED stock forecast points to a potential upside of 3.23. The average equity rating for ED stock is currently 3.50, trading closer to a bullish pattern in the stock market.

Guru’s Opinion on Consolidated Edison Inc. [ED]:

Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for ED shares is $75.79 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on ED stock is a recommendation set at 3.50. This rating represents a strong Buy recommendation, on the scale from 1 to 5, where 5 would mean strong sell, 4 represents Sell, 3 is Hold, and 2 indicates Buy.

Credit Suisse have made an estimate for Consolidated Edison Inc. shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Underperform, with their previous recommendation back on February 22, 2021. The new note on the price target was released on January 21, 2021, representing the official price target for Consolidated Edison Inc. stock. Previously, the target price had yet another drop from $86 to $78, while Goldman kept a Sell rating on ED stock.

The Average True Range (ATR) for Consolidated Edison Inc. is set at 1.02, with the Price to Sales ratio for ED stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 2.04. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 1.32, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 0.22. Price to Free Cash Flow for ED in the course of the last twelve months was 23.78 with Quick ratio for the last quarter at 0.60.

ED Stock Performance Analysis:

Consolidated Edison Inc. [ED] gain into the green zone at the end of the last week, gaining into a positive trend and gaining by 1.79. With this latest performance, ED shares dropped by -5.14% in over the last four-week period, additionally plugging by 4.97% over the last 6 months – not to mention a rise of 1.16% in the past year of trading.

Overbought and oversold stocks can be easily traced with the Relative Strength Index (RSI), where an RSI result of over 70 would be overbought, and any rate below 30 would indicate oversold conditions. An RSI rate of 50 would represent a neutral market momentum. The current RSI for ED stock in for the last two-week period is set at 40.71, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 42.82, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 41.72 for Consolidated Edison Inc. [ED]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 76.50, while it was recorded at 72.60 for the last single week of trading, and 74.95 for the last 200 days.

Insight into Consolidated Edison Inc. Fundamentals:

Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and Consolidated Edison Inc. [ED] shares currently have an operating margin of +21.67 and a Gross Margin at +42.90. Consolidated Edison Inc.’s Net Margin is presently recorded at +9.00.

Return on Total Capital for ED is now 6.25, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is 2.85. Return on Equity for this stock inclined to 5.97, with Return on Assets sitting at 1.82. When it comes to the capital structure of this company, Consolidated Edison Inc. [ED] has a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio set at 133.08. Additionally, ED Total Debt to Total Capital is recorded at 57.10, with Total Debt to Total Assets ending up at 39.88. Long-Term Debt to Equity for the company is recorded at 112.21, with the Long-Term Debt to Total Capital now at 48.14.

Reflecting on the efficiency of the workforce at the company, Consolidated Edison Inc. [ED] managed to generate an average of $78,246 per employee. Receivables Turnover for the company is 5.04 with a Total Asset Turnover recorded at a value of 0.20.Consolidated Edison Inc.’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 0.60 and a Current Ratio set at 0.70.

ED Stock EPS

The progress of the company may be observed through the prism of EPS growth rate, while Wall Street analysts are focusing on predicting the 5-year EPS growth rate for ED. When it comes to the mentioned value, analysts are expecting to see the 5-year EPS growth rate for Consolidated Edison Inc. go to 2.95%.

Consolidated Edison Inc. [ED] Insider Position Details

There are presently around $15,517 million, or 62.50% of ED stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of ED stocks are: BLACKROCK INC. with ownership of 36,500,579, which is approximately -2.133% of the company’s market cap and around 0.20% of the total institutional ownership; VANGUARD GROUP INC, holding 30,899,748 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $2.27 billion in ED stocks shares; and STATE STREET CORP, currently with $1.8 billion in ED stock with ownership of nearly 9.531% of the company’s market capitalization.

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Positions in Consolidated Edison Inc. stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of August and at the time of the August reporting period, where 406 institutional holders increased their position in Consolidated Edison Inc. [NYSE:ED] by around 22,279,259 shares. Additionally, 438 investors decreased positions by around 19,851,284 shares, while 199 investors held positions by with 169,452,165 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 211,582,708 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. ED stock had 85 new institutional investments in for a total of 714,728 shares, while 102 institutional investors sold positions of 3,181,921 shares during the same period.

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