Analyst Ratings for NRG Yield Inc. Cl C (NYLD)

Updated: 2017-07-26

An average rating of Overweight has been given to NRG Yield Inc. Cl C (NYSE:NYLD) by analysts covering the stock. NYLD had previously received a consensus rating of Overweight a month ago.

12 analysts issued ratings on the stock, where 6 gave NYLD a buy rating, 0 gave an overweight rating, 6 gave a hold rating, 0 issued an underweight rating, and 0 gave a sell rating. Over the past 90 days, the number of analysts that are bullish on the stock has decreased by 2. Over the same time period, there has been an increase of 0 in the number of analysts with a negative outlook on the stock.

NYLD was given price targets by several analysts. The maximum price target given was 24, implying a possible profit of 30.08 percent. The lowest price target was 16, implying potential capital losses of -13.28 percent. It is advisable to not rely only on price targets or ratings, as these can be biased for some stocks.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 1.92 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is -8.24 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 0 percent. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -1.51 percent.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. 1 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, which can be compared to the 2 analysts that decreased their estimates. Over the same time period, 1 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

The growth rate of NYLD's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 113.74 percent. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. NYLD has a PEG ratio of 0.44.

In the last 52-weeks, NYLD has achieved a high of 18.75 and a low of 13.98. Currently the stock is 31.97 percent higher than its low, and below the high by 1.6 percent. NYLD has a P/E ratio of 49.93. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The NYLD value stock report compares NYLD to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $3.3 billion. NYLD is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.