RWE (OTCMKTS:RWEOY) Downgraded to Sell at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of RWE (OTCMKTS:RWEOY) from a buy rating to a sell rating in a report released on Wednesday, January 10th.

According to Zacks, “RWE AG is among Europe’s five largest utilities. RWE is active in the generation and transmission as well as the sale and trading of electricity and gas. RWE is also active in the water business in Continental Europe. This integrated business model gives them a good position from which to take advantage of the rising demand for energy. RWE is the biggest power producer in Germany and No. 2 in the UK. RWE continues to expand its position in Central and South-Eastern Europe. Their comprehensive power plant portfolio and investment programme for the modernization and construction of new generation capacity are the basis for growing earnings in the future. RWE’s gas and oil production business is displaying above-average growth. In light of ever-higher global demand, RWE will steadily increase the share of gas it produces in-house. “

RWEOY has been the topic of a number of other reports. UBS Group raised shares of RWE from a neutral rating to a buy rating in a research report on Wednesday, November 22nd. Societe Generale cut shares of RWE from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research report on Friday, September 15th. Finally, BNP Paribas cut shares of RWE from a neutral rating to an underperform rating in a research report on Tuesday, September 19th. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, four have issued a hold rating, four have assigned a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company. RWE has a consensus rating of Hold and an average target price of $23.00.

Shares of RWE (OTCMKTS:RWEOY) opened at $19.36 on Wednesday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.21, a quick ratio of 1.02 and a current ratio of 1.13. The firm has a market cap of $12,245.72, a P/E ratio of -3.13, a PEG ratio of 0.74 and a beta of 1.48. RWE has a fifty-two week low of $12.87 and a fifty-two week high of $26.89.

RWE (OTCMKTS:RWEOY) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, November 14th. The utilities provider reported $0.12 earnings per share for the quarter. RWE had a negative net margin of 7.68% and a positive return on equity of 13.94%. equities research analysts forecast that RWE will post 2.28 EPS for the current year.

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RWE Company Profile

RWE AG (RWE) is a holding company. The Company is a supplier of electricity and natural gas in Europe. The Company is engaged in production of lignite and electricity generation from gas, coal, nuclear and renewables, to energy trading and distribution, and the supply of electricity, gas and other solutions.

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