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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 1890.49, and so far today it has a volume of 603594. Performance year to date since the 6/10/1983 is 25.14%.

To help you determine whether NextEra Energy, Inc. is undervalued the following values will help you decide. P/E is 21.37 and forward P/E is 19.52. PEG perhaps more useful shows that NextEra Energy, Inc. has a value for PEG of 2.88. P/S ratio is 3.42 and the P/B ratio is 2.57. The P/Cash and P/Free cash flow is 93.87 and 72.33 respectively.

At the current price NextEra Energy, Inc. is trading at, 127.41 (-0.53% today), NextEra Energy, Inc. has a dividend yield of 2.72%, and this is covered by a payout ratio of 52.80%. Earnings per share (EPS) is 6, and this is looking to grow in the next year to 6.42% after growing 8.20% this past year. EPS growth quarter over quarter is -5.20%, and -6.60% for sales growth quarter over quarter.

The number of shares outstanding is 460.22, and the number of shares float is 460.22. The senior management bring insider ownership to 0.30%, and institutional ownership is at 76.00%. The float short is 2.16%, with the short ratio at a value of 5.25. Management has seen a return on assets of 3.40%, and also a return on investment of 6.50%.

The ability for NextEra Energy, Inc., to deal with debt, means it current ratio is 0.7, and quick ratio is 0.5. Long term debt/equity is 1.21 and total debt/equity is 1.41. In terms of margins, NextEra Energy, Inc. has a gross margin of *TBA, with its operating margin at 27.50%, and NextEra Energy, Inc. has a profit margin of 15.90%.

The 52 week high is -3.46%, with 39.02% being its 52 week low. The 20 day simple moving average is 3.07% and the 200 day simple moving average is 14.65%.

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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