Media coverage about NRG Yield (NYSE:NYLD) has been trending somewhat positive on Sunday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. NRG Yield earned a media sentiment score of 0.15 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news headlines about the utilities provider an impact score of 45.144632293878 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near term.
Here are some of the headlines that may have effected Accern’s analysis:
- Critical Review: NRG Yield (NYLD) & The Competition (americanbankingnews.com)
- NRG Yield, Inc. (NYLD) Given Consensus Recommendation of “Buy” by Analysts (americanbankingnews.com)
- NRG Yield, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : NYLD-US : October 24, 2017 (finance.yahoo.com)
- NRG Yield, Inc. (NYLD) Coverage Initiated at Bank of America Corporation (americanbankingnews.com)
NRG Yield (NYLD) opened at 18.70 on Friday. NRG Yield has a 1-year low of $13.98 and a 1-year high of $20.00. The firm has a market capitalization of $1.84 billion, a P/E ratio of 40.74 and a beta of 2.57. The stock’s 50 day moving average is $18.92 and its 200-day moving average is $18.15.
NRG Yield (NYSE:NYLD) last posted its earnings results on Thursday, August 3rd. The utilities provider reported $0.28 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.27 by $0.01. The company had revenue of $284.00 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $297.66 million. NRG Yield had a net margin of 4.47% and a return on equity of 1.89%. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was up .4% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the firm posted $0.29 earnings per share. Analysts forecast that NRG Yield will post $0.93 EPS for the current year.
A number of equities analysts recently weighed in on the stock. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of NRG Yield from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, August 8th. Bank of America Corporation initiated coverage on shares of NRG Yield in a research note on Tuesday, October 24th. They set a “neutral” rating and a $18.00 price objective for the company. Royal Bank Of Canada restated a “hold” rating and set a $17.00 price objective on shares of NRG Yield in a research note on Monday, July 31st. BidaskClub upgraded shares of NRG Yield from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a research note on Monday, July 24th. Finally, Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) downgraded shares of NRG Yield from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating and set a $19.00 price objective for the company. in a research note on Wednesday, October 11th. Six equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and six have issued a buy rating to the stock. NRG Yield has an average rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $19.75.
NRG Yield Company Profile
NRG Yield, Inc serves as the primary vehicle, through which NRG Energy, Inc owns, operates and acquires contracted renewable and conventional generation and thermal infrastructure assets. It owns a diversified portfolio of contracted renewable and conventional generation and thermal infrastructure assets in the United States.
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