Nextera Energy Incorporated (NYSE:NEE) Sellers Covered 17.03% of Their Shorts

July 18, 2017 - By Adrian Erickson

 Nextera Energy Incorporated (NYSE:NEE) Sellers Covered 17.03% of Their Shorts

Investors sentiment increased to 0.96 in 2016 Q4. Its up 0.11, from 0.85 in 2016Q3. It improved, as 72 investors sold NextEra Energy Inc shares while 385 reduced holdings. 89 funds opened positions while 349 raised stakes. 343.79 million shares or 4.23% more from 329.83 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported.
10,520 are held by Driehaus Cap Management Llc. Sprott has 0.03% invested in NextEra Energy Inc (NYSE:NEE). Peddock Capital accumulated 0% or 8 shares. Cim Investment Mangement Inc reported 5,975 shares. Parametric Associates Limited Liability Com has invested 0.15% in NextEra Energy Inc (NYSE:NEE). Texas-based Cypress Asset Mgmt Incorporated Tx has invested 0.13% in NextEra Energy Inc (NYSE:NEE). Ohio-based Fort Washington Advsr Oh has invested 0.07% in NextEra Energy Inc (NYSE:NEE). Johnson Fincl Gru has 0.31% invested in NextEra Energy Inc (NYSE:NEE). Washington Tru Financial Bank holds 17,886 shares or 0.48% of its portfolio. Northern reported 6.48 million shares. Parsons Mngmt Ri holds 0.39% or 24,845 shares. Alliancebernstein L P reported 0.27% of its portfolio in NextEra Energy Inc (NYSE:NEE). Moreover, Utah Retirement Systems has 0.25% invested in NextEra Energy Inc (NYSE:NEE) for 84,422 shares. Salem Inv Counselors accumulated 7,989 shares or 0.11% of the stock. Bb&T Corporation accumulated 27,173 shares.

Since February 2, 2017, it had 1 buying transaction, and 7 insider sales for $16.66 million activity. $756,065 worth of NextEra Energy Inc (NYSE:NEE) shares were sold by Pimentel Armando Jr. 30,000 shares were sold by ROBO JAMES L, worth $3.68 million on Thursday, February 2. On Thursday, March 16 Nazar Manoochehr K sold $3.10M worth of NextEra Energy Inc (NYSE:NEE) or 23,674 shares. Arechabala Miguel sold $584,971 worth of stock. Silagy Eric E sold 8,111 shares worth $1.14 million. $761,197 worth of NextEra Energy Inc (NYSE:NEE) was sold by YEAGER WILLIAM L. 3,860 shares were bought by SWANSON WILLIAM H, worth $497,415 on Friday, February 24.

The stock of Nextera Energy Incorporated (NYSE:NEE) registered a decrease of 17.03% in short interest. NEE’s total short interest was 9.05 million shares in July as published by FINRA. Its down 17.03% from 10.91 million shares, reported previously. With 1.79 million shares average volume, it will take short sellers 5 days to cover their NEE’s short positions. The short interest to Nextera Energy Incorporated’s float is 1.94%.

The stock decreased 0.49% or $0.69 on July 17, reaching $140.97. About shares traded. NextEra Energy Inc (NYSE:NEE) has risen 15.94% since July 18, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 0.76% the S&P500.

NextEra Energy, Inc. is a holding company. The company has market cap of $65.68 billion. The Firm is an electric power companies in North America and, through its subsidiary NextEra Energy Resources, LLC (NEER) and its affiliated entities, is the generator of renewable energy from the wind and sun. It has a 17.18 P/E ratio. NEE also owns and/or operates generation, transmission and distribution facilities to support its services to retail and wholesale customers, and has investments in gas infrastructure assets.

NextEra Energy Inc (NYSE:NEE) Ratings Coverage

Among 9 analysts covering Nextera Energy Inc. (NYSE:NEE), 8 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 89% are positive. Nextera Energy Inc. has $15600 highest and $111 lowest target. $127.45’s average target is -9.59% below currents $140.97 stock price. Nextera Energy Inc. had 22 analyst reports since August 5, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Monday, August 31 the stock rating was upgraded by Zacks to “Hold”. RBC Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Thursday, July 6 report. Argus Research maintained NextEra Energy Inc (NYSE:NEE) on Thursday, March 17 with “Buy” rating. BMO Capital Markets maintained the shares of NEE in report on Monday, April 3 with “Buy” rating. Argus Research maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Friday, August 7 report. The stock of NextEra Energy Inc (NYSE:NEE) has “Buy” rating given on Friday, June 2 by BMO Capital Markets. The rating was upgraded by Deutsche Bank to “Buy” on Monday, January 30. The firm has “Buy” rating by Deutsche Bank given on Monday, October 5. The stock of NextEra Energy Inc (NYSE:NEE) has “Outperform” rating given on Friday, January 29 by Robert W. Baird. As per Tuesday, August 11, the company rating was maintained by M Partners.

More important recent NextEra Energy Inc (NYSE:NEE) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “NextEra Energy – One To Watch Closely” on July 17, 2017, also Gurufocus.com published article titled: “Pier 88 Investment Partners Llc Buys Dominion Energy Inc, Stanley Black …”, Seekingalpha.com published: “NextEra Energy: Using Solar Energy To Power The Sunshine State” on July 17, 2017. More interesting news about NextEra Energy Inc (NYSE:NEE) was released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Closing Time: NextEra Energy Preferred Stock Edition” with publication date: July 14, 2017.

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