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Present Fundamentals: NextEra Energy (NYSE: NEE)


NextEra Energy is part of the utilities sector and trades as part of the regulated utilities industry. NextEra Energy Inc is an electric power company in North America. It generates renewable energy from wind and sun. The company also owns generation, transmission and distribution facilities and has investments in gas infrastructure assets.

Previous Intraday Trading Performance:

The NEE stock showed a previous change of 0.00% with an open at 182.42 and a close of 183.01. It reached an intraday high of 183.93 and a low of 182.32.

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The stock has a market cap of $87.5b with 477.9m shares outstanding, of which the float is 475.7m shares. Trading volume reached 1,801,903 shares compared to its average volume of 2,334,727 shares. Based on the current average volume and close price, the trading liquidity is good.

Historical Trading Performance:

Over the last five trading days, NextEra Energy shares returned 2.72% and in the past 30 trading days it returned 5.96%. Over three months, it changed 3.18%. In one year it has changed 25.31% and within that year its 52-week high was 184.20 and its 52-week low was 146.86. NEE stock is 24.62% above its 52 Week Low.

Our calculations show a 200 day moving average of 168.89 and a 50 day moving average of 176.80. Currently NEE stock is trading 8.36% above its 200 day moving average.

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The last annual fiscal EPS for the company was reported at 13.94 that ended on 31st of December 2018, which according to the previous close, that is a PE of 13.13. Based on 6 analyst estimates, the consensus EPS for the next quarter is 1.51. The TTM EPS is 7.72, which comes to a TTM PE of 23.71. Historically, the PE high was 25.50 and the PE low was 12.70. If the stock reached its PE low, that would represent a price of 98.03, which is a decrease of -46.44%.

The following are the last four quarter reported earnings per share:
12-31-2018:  1.49
09-30-2018:  2.18
06-30-2018:  2.11
03-31-2018:  1.94

The dividend per share is currently 4.44, which is a dividend yield of 2.43%. Also, the payout ratio is 57.51%, therefore the dividend is safe according to our calculations.

Base on our calculations, the intrinsic value per share is 54.64, which means it may be overvalued by -234.93%

Indicators to Watch:

Based on the latest filings, there is 0.50% of insider ownership and 116.10% of institutional ownership. Short-interest is 5,935,795, which is 1.24% of shares outstanding. The short-interest ratio or days-to-cover ratio is 2.19. This stock has some short interest, but it may be normal and no cause for concern if long the position.

The current calculated beta is 0.28

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Fundamental Indicators:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on equity is 21.29%, return on assets is 6.59%, profit margin is 34.58%, price-to-sales is 5.23 and price-to-book is 2.56.

Company Scores:

All scores are out of six:
 2  :Valuation Score
 3  :Past Performance Score
 2  :Financial Strength Score
 0  :Future Growth Score
 5  :Dividend Score
 2  :Overall Score

John Jones
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