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Shares of Enersis S.A. (NYSE:ENI) hit a new 52-week high during mid-day trading on Wednesday , Analyst Ratings Net reports. The stock traded as high as $17.78 and last traded at $17.69, with a volume of 235,420 shares traded. The stock had previously closed at $17.34.

Separately, analysts at Zacks downgraded shares of Enersis S.A. from an “outperform” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research note on Tuesday, August 12th. They now have a $18.90 price target on the stock. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating to the company. Enersis S.A. has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $18.90.

The stock’s 50-day moving average is $17.01 and its 200-day moving average is $15.97. The company has a market cap of $17.438 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 21.67. Enersis S.A. also saw a large increase in short interest in August. As of August 15th, there was short interest totalling 1,795,735 shares, an increase of 50.8% from the July 31st total of 1,190,735 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 629,402 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 2.9 days. Approximately 0.0% of the shares of the stock are short sold.

Enersis SA (NYSE:ENI) is a Chile-based holding company that, through its subsidiaries and affiliates, is primarily engaged in the generation, transmission and distribution of electric energy.

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