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Understanding NiSource through Analyst Price Targets
NiSource (NI) has a one-year median price target of $24.04, as compared to a current market price of $22.70.
Why NRG Energy’s Implied Volatility Is Elevated
On January 18, 2017, NRG Energy (NRG) had the highest implied volatility among the utility companies that make up the Utilities Select Sector SPDR ETF (XLU).
Utility Stocks That Lead in Short Interest
In the last three months, NRC Energy’s stock has fallen 24.7%—the most among the utility stocks in the table above.
Inside CMS Energy’s Price Targets ahead of 4Q16 Results
CMS Energy (CMS) has a mean price target of $44.33 for the coming year. This implies an estimated upside of 5.6%.
Is DTE Energy Poised for Long-Term Growth?
According to analyst estimates, DTE Energy (DTE) has a median price target of $101.60 for next year. This implies an upside of nearly 4% against its current Market price of $98.
Overview: Proposal could shift electricity generators’ asset-mix
Major power companies have noted that they’re in the process of shifting their portfolios away from coal towards natural gas.
Hawaiian Electric bucks the trend in a weak market
Hawaiian Electric withstood the fall in the markets. It was up 0.6% for the week ending on January 30, 2015. Hawaiian Electric closed the week at $34.30 per share.
NEE, NI, CMS: What Analysts Think of the Top-Performing Utilities
Let’s take a look at analysts’ views and price targets on the utility stocks under review in this series.
A Look at the Market Performances of the Top-Performing Utilities
NextEra Energy (NEE), NiSource (NI), and CMS Energy (CMS) have beaten their peers as well as the broader markets in terms of total returns in the last five years.
Inside NiSource’s Current Dividend Yield
A $7-billion company, NiSource is currently trading at a dividend yield of 3%, while the Utilities Select Sector SPDR yields 3.5%.
Where’s CMS Energy Stock Headed Now?
CMS Energy surged ~30% in 2H16 and then trended primarily downward afterward. It is currently trading at a 2% premium to its 50-day moving average.
How CMS Energy Is Valued Compared to Peers
Midsize utilities including CMS Energy (CMS) rallied more steeply in 2016 than their large-cap peers, trading at a hefty premium throughout 2016.
Can CMS Energy Beat Analysts’ 4Q16 Earnings Estimates?
CMS is expected to earn $0.29 per share for the quarter ended December 31, 2016. CMS earned $0.38 per share in the fourth quarter of 2015.
CNP, WEC, and DTE: Analyzing Utilities’ Current Valuations
CenterPoint Energy (CNP) was trading at an EV-to-EBITDA multiple of 9x on December 27, 2016. Its five-year historical average also stands near 9x.
Utility Stocks with High Implied Volatilities
On December 21, NRG Energy (NRG) had the highest implied volatility among the utility companies that make up the Utilities Select Sector SPDR ETF (XLU).
CMS Energy Consistently Outperformed Peers in the Past 10 Years
CMS Energy (CMS), a $12-billion company, has consistently outperformed utility peers and S&P 500 for the last decade.
Comparing the Dividend Yields of CMS Energy and DTE Energy
CMS Energy (CMS) has paid dividends of $0.93 per share so far in 2016. Currently, it’s trading at a dividend yield of 2.8%.
Comparing NiSource’s Expected Dividends with Peers’
According to analysts’ estimates, NiSource’s dividends are expected to fall by over 9% in the next two years.
Xcel Energy’s Challenges, Guidance, and Gloomy Price Targets
Of the 17 analysts tracking Xcel Energy, 11 recommend it as a “hold” and four recommend it as a “buy.” Two analysts recommended it as a “sell” on July 26, 2016.
Why Is Xcel Energy’s Rising Debt So Concerning?
At the end of the fourth quarter of 2015, Xcel Energy’s total debt stood at $13 billion. Its debt-to-equity ratio was 1.3x, and its debt-to-capitalization ratio was 0.6x.
All of SPY’s Sectors Ended in the Red as Oil Struggles Persisted
All the sectors of the SPY turned red on the day. Stocks belonging to the consumer discretionary sector, the technology sector, and the energy sector saw major drops.
Calpine Improved Its Performance in 3Q15
After the 3Q15 earnings report, Calpine rose by 3.8% to close at $15.51 per share on October 30, 2015.
Only Two Gainers among Utilities during a Turbulent Week
After gaining 3.4% the previous week, Utilities Select Sector SPDR ETF (XLU) was down 2.4% during the week ending March 27. The week saw only two gainers.