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 most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 24, implying potential capital gains of 30.08 percent. The minimum price target given was 16, which equates to a potential downside of -13.28 percent. One must be careful with overanalyzing price targets and ratings due to possible conflicts of interest among the analysts releasing them.

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. 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.

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 made negative revisions. Over the same time period, 1 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, compared to 0 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

The growth rate of NYLD's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 113.74 percent. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. 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, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. The PEG ratio of NYLD is 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 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 market cap of NYLD is $3.3 billion. NYLD's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.