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.

Several price targets were given for NYLD by the analysts covering the stock. The most optimistic price target was 24, which equates to a potential upside of 30.08 percent. The minimum price target given was 16, which equates to a potential downside of -13.28 percent. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 1.92 percent on average, compared to last month. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days 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.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 1 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, which can be compared to the 2 analysts that decreased their estimates. During this time, 1 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

The growth rate of NYLD's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 113.74 percent. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 1, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. NYLD has a PEG ratio of 0.44.

NYLD has traded between a high of 18.75 and a low of 13.98 over the past year. Today's price is 31.97 percent above the 52-week low, and 1.6 percent lower than its 52-week high. 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.