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How Wall Street Views NRG Energy Stock
Among the total eight analysts covering NRG Energy (NRG), three recommend the stock as a “strong buy,” four recommend it as a “buy,” and one recommends it as a “hold.”
Analyzing AES Corporation’s Forward Dividend Yield
AES Corporation (AES) is currently trading at a forward dividend yield of 3.6%.
FE, D, EXC, or ETR: Which Utility Stock Stung Investors?
Exelon (EXC) stock has corrected nearly 2% in the last year. Including dividends, its returns have come in at ~3%.
AEP and Entergy see elevated growth in electricity production
Except for the Rocky Mountain, Southeast, and Pacific Southwest, all nine US divisions registered growth in week-over-week electricity production.
Must-know: Who owns Dominion?
Institutional investors hold most of Dominion Resources’ (D) outstanding shares. As of June 30, 2014, a total of 351.2 million shares were held by 1,069 institutions.
Natural gas pumps up Southern Company’s power generation
Natural gas forms the major source of fuel for Southern Company (SO) and constitutes 42% of its installed capacity. This benefits Southern Company to generate electricity at a lower cost.
Is Exelon Trading at a Discount Compared to Its Peers?
Exelon’s (EXC) EV-to-EBITDA (enterprise value-to-EBITDA) multiple is 7.57x.
Exelon Stock’s Current Valuation: What You Need to Know
Exelon Corporation (EXC) is currently trading at an EV-to-EBITDA (enterprise value to earnings before interest, tax, depreciation, and amortization) valuation multiple below 8.0x.
Analyzing ETR’s Potential Dividend Growth Drivers
What led to the EPS decline? ETR’s cost of revenue fell 21% in 2016 before rising 15% in 9M17. In addition, gross profit expanded 3% in 2016 before falling 2% in 9M17. Operating expenses rose 8% and 14% in 2016 and 9M17, respectively, due to higher asset impairment and decommissioning charges in both the periods. […]
Why US Nuclear Power Generation Is under Serious Threat
Over the last five years, five nuclear power plants have shut down their operations, and another six are planning to close by 2025.
Utilities Dominated the Market for the Second Consecutive Day
On February 23, 2017, the S&P 500 Utilities Sector surged and closed at its highest level since September 27, 2016.
Analyzing Exelon’s Valuation after Its Recent Correction
Exelon is trading at a fair valuation compared to last month. This change is more or less due to its sharp correction in August.
Duke Energy’s 1Q16 Earnings: Weather and Sale of Midwest Assets
Duke Energy (DUK) reported a 17% fall in earnings for 1Q16, mainly due to mild weather and the sale of the company’s Midwest generation business last year.
PEG Maintains Its Guidance despite an Earnings Fall in 1Q16
Public Service Enterprise Group’s (PEG) management reiterated its fiscal 2016 earnings guidance range of $2.80–$3.00 per share.
Consumer Spending May Drive US Economy to Grow at 2.5% in 2016
The US economy contributes about 25.2% towards global GDP. In 3Q15, the US economy grew at an annualized rate of 2.1% due to an increase in consumer spending.
Moving Average Analysis of SPY’s Utilities Sector
The average ETF weight of the electric utilities stocks in the SPDR S&P 500 ETF (SPY) is 0.08%. Their beta value is less than 1, and thus they’re less volatile.
Declining Export Orders, Production Levels Slowed US Manufacturing
The US manufacturing PMI fell to 52.8 in November, a decline of 1.3 points from October’s reading of 54.1. This is one of the weakest readings since October 2013.
Utility Was the Second Biggest Drag on SPY as NRG Energy Crashed
The six-month beta of the stocks of AES, PPL, Public Service Enterprise, and Entergy was less than one. Meanwhile, NRG Energy’s six-month beta was around one.
How China Helped Utilities Stocks and the XLU ETF Gain
Out of 40 utilities we track, 38 gained during the week ended August 14. The Utility Select Sector SPDR ETF (XLU) gained 2.6%.