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Is NextEra Energy, Inc.(NYSE: NEE), a large market cap stock a smart buy?

With a market cap of has a large market cap size. NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NEE) has been on the stock market since its IPO date on the 6/10/1983. NextEra Energy, Inc. is in the Electric Utilities industry and Utilities sector. Average volume for NextEra Energy, Inc., is 1990.48, and so far today it has a volume of 1693405. Performance year to date since the 6/10/1983 is 18.34%.

To help you determine whether NextEra Energy, Inc. is undervalued the following values will help you decide. P/E is 21.65 and forward P/E is 18.53. PEG perhaps more useful shows that NextEra Energy, Inc. has a value for PEG of 3.26. P/S ratio is 3.39 and the P/B ratio is 2.41. The P/Cash and P/Free cash flow is 77.52 and 95.59 respectively.

At the current price NextEra Energy, Inc. is trading at, 121.13 (-0.97% today), NextEra Energy, Inc. has a dividend yield of 2.87%, and this is covered by a payout ratio of 58.30%. Earnings per share (EPS) is 5.6, and this is looking to grow in the next year to 5.45% after growing 8.20% this past year. EPS growth quarter over quarter is -27.10%, and -12.40% for sales growth quarter over quarter.

The number of shares outstanding is 467.19, and the number of shares float is 460.67. The senior management bring insider ownership to 0.10%, and institutional ownership is at 77.10%. The float short is 1.06%, with the short ratio at a value of 2.46. Management has seen a return on assets of 3.10%, and also a return on investment of 6.50%.

The ability for NextEra Energy, Inc., to deal with debt, means it current ratio is 0.6, and quick ratio is 0.5. Long term debt/equity is 1.17 and total debt/equity is 1.39. In terms of margins, NextEra Energy, Inc. has a gross margin of *TBA, with its operating margin at 28.50%, and NextEra Energy, Inc. has a profit margin of 15.50%.

The 52 week high is -8.22%, with 29.27% being its 52 week low. The 20 day simple moving average is -3.30% and the 200 day simple moving average is 2.61%.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.


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