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Dynegy (NYSE:DYN) released its earnings data on Wednesday. The company reported ($0.41) EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of ($0.15) by $0.26, American Banking & Market News reports. The company had revenue of $762.00 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $569.71 million.

A number of research firms have recently commented on DYN. Analysts at ISI Group upgraded shares of Dynegy from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a research note on Friday, May 2nd. They now have a $40.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $30.00. On a related note, analysts at UBS AG upgraded shares of Dynegy from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Monday, April 21st. They now have a $31.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $25.00. Finally, analysts at Macquarie raised their price target on shares of Dynegy from $20.00 to $20.50 in a research note on Monday, April 14th. They now have an “underperform” rating on the stock. Three analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have issued a hold rating, three have assigned a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company. The stock currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $25.40.

In other Dynegy news, major shareholder Franklin Resources Inc unloaded 190,000 shares of the company’s stock on the open market in a transaction dated Monday, April 28th. The shares were sold at an average price of $28.00, for a total transaction of $5,320,000.00. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which can be accessed through this link. Large shareholders that own more than 10% of a company’s stock are required to disclose their transactions with the SEC.

Shares of Dynegy (NYSE:DYN) traded up 2.24% on Wednesday, hitting $31.00. 1,449,131 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. Dynegy has a 52-week low of $18.11 and a 52-week high of $30.37. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $26.05 and a 200-day moving average of $22.40. The company’s market cap is $3.106 billion.

Dynegy Inc (NYSE:DYN) is a holding company and conducts the business operations through its subsidiaries.

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