Market Analysts see NextEra Energy Inc. [NEE] gaining to $85. Time to buy?


NextEra Energy Inc. [NYSE: NEE] closed the trading session at $86.41 on 01/07/22. The day’s price range saw the stock hit a low of $84.51, while the highest price level was $86.865. The company report on January 1, 2022 that FPL completes integration of Gulf Power; expands America’s best energy value to Northwest Florida.

Customers in Northwest Florida will now be served under Florida Power & Light Company brand.

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Approved plan aligning FPL and Gulf Power’s rates and tariffs goes into effect today.

The stocks have a year to date performance of -7.44 percent and weekly performance of -7.44 percent. The stock has been moved at 15.08 percent over the last six months. The stock has performed -4.33 percent around the most recent 30 days and changed 7.73 percent over the most recent 3-months.

If compared to the average trading volume of 6.83M shares, NEE reached to a volume of 13060622 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.

Here’s what leading stock market gurus have to say about NextEra Energy Inc. [NEE]:

Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for NEE shares is $94.56 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on NEE stock is a recommendation set at 2.00. 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 NextEra Energy Inc. shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Outperform, with their previous recommendation back on July 14, 2021. While these analysts kept the previous recommendation, Credit Suisse dropped their target price from $87 to $85. The new note on the price target was released on March 08, 2021, representing the official price target for NextEra Energy Inc. stock. Previously, the target price had yet another raise to $88, while Bernstein analysts kept a Outperform rating on NEE stock.

The Average True Range (ATR) for NextEra Energy Inc. is set at 1.86, with the Price to Sales ratio for NEE stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 10.25. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 4.63, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 0.36. Price to Free Cash Flow for NEE in the course of the last twelve months was 36.44 with Quick ratio for the last quarter at 0.40.

NEE stock trade performance evaluation

NextEra Energy Inc. [NEE] fell into the red zone at the end of the last week, falling into a negative trend and dropping by -7.44. With this latest performance, NEE shares dropped by -4.33% in over the last four-week period, additionally plugging by 15.08% over the last 6 months – not to mention a rise of 6.51% 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 NEE stock in for the last two-week period is set at 37.61, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 30.31, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 42.73 for NextEra Energy Inc. [NEE]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 88.50, while it was recorded at 88.85 for the last single week of trading, and 80.82 for the last 200 days.

NextEra Energy Inc. [NEE]: An insightful look at the core fundamentals

Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and NextEra Energy Inc. [NEE] shares currently have an operating margin of +23.57 and a Gross Margin at +33.58. NextEra Energy Inc.’s Net Margin is presently recorded at +17.09.

Return on Total Capital for NEE is now 4.51, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is 3.79. Return on Equity for this stock inclined to 7.94, with Return on Assets sitting at 2.38. When it comes to the capital structure of this company, NextEra Energy Inc. [NEE] has a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio set at 133.19. Additionally, NEE Total Debt to Total Capital is recorded at 57.12, with Total Debt to Total Assets ending up at 38.09. Long-Term Debt to Equity for the company is recorded at 116.36, with the Long-Term Debt to Total Capital now at 49.90.

Reflecting on the efficiency of the workforce at the company, NextEra Energy Inc. [NEE] managed to generate an average of $211,522 per employee. Receivables Turnover for the company is 5.91 with a Total Asset Turnover recorded at a value of 0.14.NextEra Energy Inc.’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 0.40 and a Current Ratio set at 0.50.

Earnings per share (EPS) analysis for NextEra Energy Inc. [NEE] stock

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 NEE. When it comes to the mentioned value, analysts are expecting to see the 5-year EPS growth rate for NextEra Energy Inc. go to 9.95%.

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NextEra Energy Inc. [NEE]: Insider Ownership positions

There are presently around $128,948 million, or 79.00% of NEE stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of NEE stocks are: VANGUARD GROUP INC with ownership of 177,664,729, which is approximately 0.627% of the company’s market cap and around 0.16% of the total institutional ownership; BLACKROCK INC., holding 151,402,582 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $13.08 billion in NEE stocks shares; and STATE STREET CORP, currently with $8.58 billion in NEE stock with ownership of nearly 2.118% of the company’s market capitalization.

1,047 institutional holders increased their position in NextEra Energy Inc. [NYSE:NEE] by around 57,596,728 shares. Additionally, 875 investors decreased positions by around 36,993,611 shares, while 309 investors held positions by with 1,397,690,670 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 1,492,281,009 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. NEE stock had 119 new institutional investments in for a total of 15,038,658 shares, while 89 institutional investors sold positions of 3,489,388 shares during the same period.