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.

A number of analysts gave price targets for NYLD. The most optimistic price target was 24, implying potential capital gains of 30.08 percent. The lowest price target was 16, implying a possible loss of -13.28 percent. It is advisable to not rely only on price targets or ratings, as these can be biased for some stocks.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 1.92 percent on average, compared to last month. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is -8.24 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 0 percent, compared to last month. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -1.51 percent.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. Over the past month, 1 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 2 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Also over the last month, 1 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 0 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's 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. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. The PEG ratio of NYLD is 0.44.

NYLD has traded between a high of 18.75 and a low of 13.98 over the past year. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 31.97 percent, and 1.6 percent below the high. NYLD has a price/earnings 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 market cap of NYLD is $3.3 billion. NYLD is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.