Somewhat Positive Press Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect Nextera Energy Partners (NEP) Stock Price

Media headlines about Nextera Energy Partners (NYSE:NEP) have trended somewhat positive on Thursday, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research group rates the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Nextera Energy Partners earned a news impact score of 0.11 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news headlines about the solar energy provider an impact score of 46.2110882831333 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the immediate future.

These are some of the headlines that may have effected Accern Sentiment Analysis’s scoring:

Nextera Energy Partners traded up $0.18, hitting $46.86, on Thursday, according to MarketBeat Ratings. 2,056 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 220,224. Nextera Energy Partners has a twelve month low of $36.37 and a twelve month high of $48.75. The stock has a market capitalization of $2.52 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 71.00, a PEG ratio of 2.82 and a beta of 1.23. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.17, a current ratio of 1.30 and a quick ratio of 1.30.

Nextera Energy Partners (NYSE:NEP) last released its earnings results on Tuesday, April 24th. The solar energy provider reported $1.21 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.40 by $0.81. The firm had revenue of $212.00 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $273.98 million. Nextera Energy Partners had a positive return on equity of 4.38% and a negative net margin of 0.51%. research analysts anticipate that Nextera Energy Partners will post 1.83 earnings per share for the current year.

Several research analysts recently commented on NEP shares. Zacks Investment Research cut Nextera Energy Partners from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Wednesday, April 11th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. boosted their target price on Nextera Energy Partners from $38.00 to $40.00 and gave the stock a “neutral” rating in a research note on Thursday, April 26th. ValuEngine raised Nextera Energy Partners from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Monday, April 2nd. Finally, Bank of America raised Nextera Energy Partners from an “underperform” rating to a “buy” rating and boosted their target price for the stock from $39.12 to $43.00 in a research note on Friday, March 16th. Three analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and nine have issued a buy rating to the company. The company has an average rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $44.20.

Nextera Energy Partners Company Profile

NextEra Energy Partners, LP acquires, owns, and operates contracted clean energy projects in the United States and Canada. It owns a portfolio of contracted renewable generation assets consisting of wind and solar projects with approximately 3,867 megawatts of capacity, as well as seven contracted natural gas pipeline assets.

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