After-hours and pre-market trading may carry slightly higher risks than regular market hours. As issuers often announce important financial information outside regular trading hours, extended-hours trading may result in wider spreads for a particular security. That is because extended-hours trading may result in lower liquidity and higher volatility. After-hours trades for NextEra Energy Partners LP (NEP) shows that investor sentiment remained intact, with the stock’s consolidated last price rising by $2.24, or 3.33%, to $69.48. The NextEra Energy Partners LP has recorded 53,120 volume in the after hours trading session. Yahoo Finance discussed the stock recently as it posted NextEra Energy and NextEra Energy Partners to meet with investors throughout the end of February and March.
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NEP belongs to the Utilities sector of the NYSE while operating in the Utilities – Renewable industry. At the end of the last regular session, the stock closed at $67.24 and fluctuated between $67.68 as its day high and $66.34 as its day low. The current market capitalization of NextEra Energy Partners LP is $5.74B. A total of 0.65 million shares were traded on the day, compared to an average of 647.25K shares.
Investors also take into account insider trades in predicting how the stock will perform in the future. During the recent three months, NEP has seen 0 BUY and 0 SELL insider trades, representing the acquisition of 0 and the disposition of 0 shares. Over the last 12 months, there were 0 BUYs and 0 SELLs from insiders. Insiders purchased 0 shares during that period but sold 0.
Paying dividends generates immediate cash flow for investors and indicates a positive outlook for the company. NextEra Energy Partners LP pays an annual dividend of $3.25, resulting in a dividend yield of 4.83%, and it has a price to earnings (P/E) ratio of 11.92. NEP’s most recent ex-dividend date was 2/3/2023 when it declared a $0.8125 quarterly dividend that was paid in cash on 2/14/2023. Previously, the company paid the dividend on 11/14/2022 with an ex-dividend date of 11/3/2022. The NEP stock dividend was $0.7880 per share in cash.
While price targets are rarely accurate, they tend to exert some kind of influence from time to time and are often taken into account by investors. According to analysts who have offered 12-month price targets for NEP in the last 3 months, the mean price target is $87.23 with high estimates of $95.00 and low estimates of $78.00. In terms of 52-week highs and lows, NEP has a high of $86.06 and a low of $61.31.
As of this writing, NEP has an earnings estimate of $0.55 per share for the current quarter. EPS was calculated based on a consensus of 3 estimates, with a high estimate of $0.68 per share and a lower estimate of $0.28. The company reported an EPS of $0.93 in the last quarter, which was 31.00% higher than expectations of $0.71.
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An organization’s balance sheet depicts the assets and liabilities it has, as well as the amount of equity invested. Investors can measure a company’s prospects by calculating its financial ratios using this information.
There is a slight risk associated with trading before and after the market open. Due to lower liquidity and higher volatility, extended-hours trading may result in wider spreads on particular security due to the release of critical financial information after regular trading hours. Currently, 15 analysts are providing their opinions on the stock. On a scale of 1 to 5, with 1 being Sell and 5 being Buy, the average analyst rating for NEP is Underweight with a score of 3.73. A total of 10 analysts rated the stock as Buy while 0 rated it as Overweight while 5 rated it as Hold. Among the other participants, 0 thought the stock was Underweight and 0 thought it should be Sold.