D, DUK, and NEE: Which Utility Returned the Most?
Dominion Resources (D) returned 10% in the last year, outperforming many of its peer utilities.
Of the 22 analysts tracking Dominion Resources on February 23, 2017, four recommended it as a “strong buy,” while four recommended it as a “buy.”
Dominion Resources (D) seems to be trading at a premium compared to the industry average and its historical average. It’s currently trading at an EV-to-EBITDA multiple of 15x.
Dominion Resources (D) stock experienced a sharp recovery after it fell on 4Q16 earnings day due to a gloomy outlook for 2017. Its stock rebounded more than 5% in its subsequent trading sessions.
The average broker target price of $14.49 for Whiting implies a return of ~34.5% in the next 12 months.
Whiting Petroleum’s (WLL) stock fell 6.9% the day after its 4Q16 earnings release on February 21.
Whiting Petroleum’s (WLL) implied volatility as of February 22, 2017, was 48.5%, which was ~4.3% lower than its 15-day average of 50.7%.
Whiting Petroleum’s (WLL) total production volume in 4Q16 was ~118.9 Mboepd (thousand barrels of oil equivalent per day).
Whiting Petroleum’s (WLL) 4Q16 revenue rose ~1.4% YoY (year-over-year). Its YoY revenue growth was -38% in 4Q15 and -37.4% in 3Q16.
Whiting’s 4Q16 revenue was ~$474 million versus an estimate of $345 million. Its revenue in 4Q15 was ~$467 million.
$47 billion Southern Company (SO) has underperformed peers in terms of total returns in the last one year.
The consensus Wall Street analyst price target for Southern Company (SO) is $50.61.
Currently, Southern Company’s RSI (relative strength index) stands at 57.
Southern Company (SO) still seems to be trading at a premium compared to its historical average and the industry average.
The Kemper County power plant in Mississippi continued to hurt Southern Company’s (SO) earnings.
Southern Company (SO) reported earnings of $0.24 per share for 4Q16.
Atlanta-based Southern Company (SO), one of the largest regulated utilities, reported its fourth quarter and 2016 financial results on February 22, 2017.
W&T Offshore’s implied volatility As of February 22, 2017, W&T Offshore (WTI) had implied volatility of ~72.0%, which is ~6.7% below its 260-trading-day volatility of ~77.2%. Stock price range forecast…
Short interest in W&T Offshore stock falls As of January 31, 2017, W&T Offshore’s (WTI) total shares shorted (or short interest) stood at ~9.3 million, whereas its average daily volume is…
Recommendations Five analysts provide recommendations on W&T Offshore (WTI). There were four “hold” recommendations and one “sell.” There was no “strong buy,” “buy,” or “strong sell” recommendation on the stock.…