NextEra Energy (NYSE:NEE) is set to announce its earnings results before the market opens on Thursday, January 25th. Analysts expect the company to announce earnings of $1.35 per share for the quarter. NextEra Energy has set its FY17 guidance at $6.35-6.85 EPS and its FY18 guidance at $6.80-7.30 EPS.

NextEra Energy (NYSE:NEE) last released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, October 26th. The utilities provider reported $1.85 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $1.77 by $0.08. The firm had revenue of $4.81 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $4.89 billion. NextEra Energy had a net margin of 24.81% and a return on equity of 11.86%. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up .1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company earned $1.74 earnings per share. On average, analysts expect NextEra Energy to post $7 EPS for the current fiscal year and $7 EPS for the next fiscal year.

Shares of NextEra Energy (NYSE NEE) opened at $150.02 on Tuesday. The firm has a market cap of $70,570.00, a PE ratio of 16.86, a PEG ratio of 2.74 and a beta of 0.31. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.11, a quick ratio of 0.49 and a current ratio of 0.61. NextEra Energy has a 52 week low of $117.91 and a 52 week high of $159.40.

In related news, CEO Armando Pimentel, Jr. sold 42,372 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, December 6th. The shares were sold at an average price of $157.45, for a total transaction of $6,671,471.40. Following the sale, the chief executive officer now owns 121,958 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $19,202,287.10. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this hyperlink. Also, Director James L. Robo sold 30,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Thursday, November 2nd. The stock was sold at an average price of $151.52, for a total transaction of $4,545,600.00. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders own 0.53% of the company’s stock.

A number of equities research analysts have recently weighed in on the stock. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of NextEra Energy from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday, January 18th. Guggenheim reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $177.00 target price on shares of NextEra Energy in a research note on Wednesday, January 3rd. JPMorgan Chase & Co. set a $169.00 target price on shares of NextEra Energy and gave the company a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday, October 12th. Royal Bank of Canada reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $156.00 target price on shares of NextEra Energy in a research note on Tuesday, November 7th. Finally, KeyCorp reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $155.00 target price on shares of NextEra Energy in a research note on Thursday, October 12th. Three analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and fourteen have issued a buy rating to the company. NextEra Energy presently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $159.56.

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About NextEra Energy

NextEra Energy, Inc (NEE) is a holding company. The Company is an electric power companies in North America and, through its subsidiary NextEra Energy Resources, LLC (NEER) and its affiliated entities, is the generator of renewable energy from the wind and sun. NEE also owns and/or operates generation, transmission and distribution facilities to support its services to retail and wholesale customers, and has investments in gas infrastructure assets.

Earnings History for NextEra Energy (NYSE:NEE)

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