Several brokerages have updated their recommendations and price targets on shares of NRG Yield (NYSE: NYLD) in the last few weeks:

  • 11/7/2017 – NRG Yield was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating. According to Zacks, “NRG Yield, Inc. acquires, owns and operates contracted renewable and conventional generation as well as thermal infrastructure assets primarily in the United States through its subsidiaries. NRG Yield, Inc. is based in Princeton, New Jersey. “
  • 11/7/2017 – NRG Yield was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating.
  • 10/31/2017 – NRG Yield was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating.
  • 10/24/2017 – NRG Yield is now covered by analysts at Bank of America Corporation. They set a “neutral” rating and a $18.00 price target on the stock.
  • 10/11/2017 – NRG Yield was downgraded by analysts at Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating. They now have a $19.00 price target on the stock.
  • 10/10/2017 – NRG Yield was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating. They now have a $21.00 price target on the stock. According to Zacks, “NRG Yield, Inc. acquires, owns and operates contracted renewable and conventional generation as well as thermal infrastructure assets primarily in the United States through its subsidiaries. NRG Yield, Inc. is based in Princeton, New Jersey. “
  • 10/3/2017 – NRG Yield was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating.

Shares of NRG Yield, Inc. (NYSE:NYLD) traded up $0.10 during trading on Tuesday, hitting $19.65. 608,600 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 540,269. NRG Yield, Inc. has a fifty-two week low of $14.60 and a fifty-two week high of $20.00. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.40, a quick ratio of 0.98 and a current ratio of 1.06. The firm has a market cap of $3,612.43, a PE ratio of 46.55, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 0.97 and a beta of 2.53.

NRG Yield (NYSE:NYLD) last issued its earnings results on Thursday, November 2nd. The utilities provider reported $0.27 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.58 by ($0.31). NRG Yield had a net margin of 4.10% and a return on equity of 1.76%. The company had revenue of $265.00 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $311.81 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.30 EPS. The company’s quarterly revenue was down 2.6% on a year-over-year basis. analysts expect that NRG Yield, Inc. will post 0.81 earnings per share for the current year.

The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, December 15th. Stockholders of record on Friday, December 1st will be issued a $0.288 dividend. This is a boost from NRG Yield’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.28. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, November 30th. This represents a $1.15 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 5.86%. NRG Yield’s dividend payout ratio is presently 266.67%.

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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