Live Stock Coverage: Quanta Services Inc on Focus After Trading At 52-Week Highs

Live Stock Coverage: Quanta Services Inc on Focus After Trading At 52 Week Highs

The stock of Quanta Services Inc (NYSE:PWR) hit a new 52-week high and has $45.99 target or 64.00% above today’s $28.04 share price. The 5 months bullish chart indicates low risk for the $4.23B company. The 1-year high was reported on Sep, 30 by If the $45.99 price target is reached, the company will be worth $2.71 billion more.
The 52-week high event is an important milestone for every stock because it shows very positive momentum and is time when buyers come in. During such notable technical setup, fundamental investors usually stay away and are careful shorting or selling the stock. About 1.00 million shares traded hands. Quanta Services Inc (NYSE:PWR) has risen 37.56% since February 26, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 27.13% the S&P500.

Analysts await Quanta Services Inc (NYSE:PWR) to report earnings on November, 3. They expect $0.50 EPS, up 85.19% or $0.23 from last year’s $0.27 per share. PWR’s profit will be $75.43M for 14.02 P/E if the $0.50 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.14 actual EPS reported by Quanta Services Inc for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 257.14% EPS growth.

Quanta Services Inc (NYSE:PWR) Ratings Coverage

Out of 10 analysts covering Quanta Services Inc. (NYSE:PWR), 5 rate it a “Buy”, 0 “Sell”, while 5 “Hold”. This means 50% are positive. Quanta Services Inc. has been the topic of 21 analyst reports since August 6, 2015 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. The stock has “Outperform” rating given by FBR Capital on Monday, August 10. As per Monday, October 19, the company rating was downgraded by FBR Capital. As per Monday, February 8, the company rating was downgraded by UBS. As per Friday, August 5, the company rating was upgraded by Stifel Nicolaus. The stock of Quanta Services Inc (NYSE:PWR) earned “Mkt Perform” rating by FBR Capital on Friday, May 6. The company was downgraded on Friday, October 2 by BB&T Capital. Citigroup initiated Quanta Services Inc (NYSE:PWR) on Friday, November 13 with “Neutral” rating. On Thursday, November 12 the stock rating was downgraded by Robert W. Baird to “Neutral”. The firm has “Accumulate” rating given on Monday, October 19 by Johnson Rice. Stifel Nicolaus reinitiated the shares of PWR in a report on Tuesday, January 5 with “Hold” rating.

According to Zacks Investment Research, “Quanta is a leading provider of specialty electrical contracting and maintenance services primarily related to electric and telecommunications infrastructure in North America. In addition, the Company provides electrical contracting services to the commercial and industrial markets and installs transportation control and lighting systems. Some of Quantas services include the installation, repair and maintenance of electric power transmission and distribution lines and telecommunication and cable television lines, the construction of electric substations, and the erection of cellular telephone.”

Another recent and important Quanta Services Inc (NYSE:PWR) news was published by which published an article titled: “Quanta Services to Present at D.A. Davidson Engineering & Construction Conference” on September 02, 2016.

PWR Company Profile

Quanta Services, Inc. (Quanta), incorporated on August 19, 1997, is a well-known provider of specialty contracting services, offering infrastructure solutions primarily to the electric power and gas and oil industries in the United States, Canada and Australia and selected other international markets. The Firm operates through two divisions: Electric Power Infrastructure Services, and Oil and Gas Infrastructure Services. The services it provides include the design, installation, upgrade, repair and maintenance of infrastructure within each of the industries it serves, such as electric power transmission and distribution networks, substation facilities, renewable energy facilities, pipeline transmission and distribution systems and facilities, and infrastructure services for the offshore and inland water energy markets.

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