$0.22 EPS Expected for NRG Energy (NRG), Kimberly Clark (KMB) Had 1 Bullish Analysts

July 14, 2017 - By Stephen Andrade

Among 15 analysts covering Kimberly-Clark (NYSE:KMB), 1 have Buy rating, 4 Sell and 10 Hold. Therefore 7% are positive. Kimberly-Clark had 37 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Kimberly Clark Corp (NYSE:KMB) has “Buy” rating given on Friday, October 23 by Societe Generale. The stock of Kimberly Clark Corp (NYSE:KMB) has “Neutral” rating given on Tuesday, October 25 by B. Riley & Co. RBC Capital Markets maintained Kimberly Clark Corp (NYSE:KMB) rating on Friday, June 30. RBC Capital Markets has “Hold” rating and $12100 target. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Monday, June 19 by Goldman Sachs. As per Friday, August 21, the company rating was initiated by Societe Generale. The firm has “Neutral” rating by Citigroup given on Wednesday, July 27. Deutsche Bank maintained it with “Hold” rating and $120 target in Tuesday, October 25 report. The stock has “Market Perform” rating by Wells Fargo on Tuesday, November 15. The stock of Kimberly Clark Corp (NYSE:KMB) has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, October 25 by Goldman Sachs. The rating was upgraded by Goldman Sachs to “Buy” on Monday, December 14. See Kimberly Clark Corp (NYSE:KMB) latest ratings:

12/07/2017 Broker: UBS Rating: Sell New Target: $120.0000 Downgrade
07/07/2017 Broker: Citigroup Rating: Sell New Target: $134.0000
06/07/2017 Broker: Jefferies Rating: Hold New Target: $122.0000 Maintain
30/06/2017 Broker: RBC Capital Markets Rating: Hold New Target: $121.0000 Maintain
19/06/2017 Broker: Goldman Sachs Rating: Buy New Target: $157.0000 Maintain
30/05/2017 Broker: Jefferies Rating: Hold New Target: $133.0000 Maintain
26/05/2017 Broker: RBC Capital Markets Rating: Hold New Target: $121.0000 Maintain
26/04/2017 Broker: Jefferies Rating: Hold Old Target: $134.00 New Target: $133.00 Target Down
26/04/2017 Broker: RBC Capital Markets Old Rating: Neutral New Rating: Sector Perform New Target: $121.00 Upgrade
19/04/2017 Broker: Jefferies Rating: New Target: $134.00 Maintain

Analysts expect NRG Energy Inc (NYSE:NRG) to report $0.22 EPS on August, 8.They anticipate $0.26 EPS change or 650.00% from last quarter’s $-0.04 EPS. NRG’s profit would be $73.20M giving it 25.92 P/E if the $0.22 EPS is correct. After having $-0.52 EPS previously, NRG Energy Inc’s analysts see -142.31% EPS growth. About 9.56M shares traded or 34.65% up from the average. NRG Energy Inc (NYSE:NRG) has risen 1.42% since July 14, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 15.28% the S&P500.

Among 14 analysts covering NRG Yield (NYSE:NRG), 11 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 79% are positive. NRG Yield had 29 analyst reports since August 10, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Overweight” rating on Wednesday, August 10 by Barclays Capital. The stock of NRG Energy Inc (NYSE:NRG) earned “Buy” rating by Goldman Sachs on Wednesday, March 29. SunTrust maintained the stock with “Neutral” rating in Monday, March 7 report. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Monday, November 7 by Citigroup. The stock of NRG Energy Inc (NYSE:NRG) earned “Buy” rating by Deutsche Bank on Monday, September 21. The stock has “Buy” rating by Guggenheim on Friday, January 29. The firm has “Buy” rating by Citigroup given on Friday, February 24. The stock of NRG Energy Inc (NYSE:NRG) earned “Neutral” rating by Suntrust Robinson on Friday, October 16. The firm has “Buy” rating by Barclays Capital given on Thursday, July 13. The stock of NRG Energy Inc (NYSE:NRG) earned “Buy” rating by Williams Capital Group on Thursday, June 1.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.62 in Q4 2016. Its down 0.41, from 1.03 in 2016Q3. It fall, as 59 investors sold NRG Energy Inc shares while 139 reduced holdings. 41 funds opened positions while 81 raised stakes. 289.83 million shares or 0.68% less from 291.81 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported. Federated Invsts Inc Pa has invested 0% in NRG Energy Inc (NYSE:NRG). Nuveen Asset Limited Liability reported 0% stake. Trexquant Investment L P owns 0.09% invested in NRG Energy Inc (NYSE:NRG) for 48,400 shares. Lmr Prtn Llp accumulated 352,696 shares. Nomura Hldg reported 8.26M shares. Group One Trading Ltd Partnership holds 0.02% or 184,173 shares. Principal Fincl Group reported 480,555 shares stake. Invesco holds 0.01% or 2.19 million shares in its portfolio. Piermont Capital Management Inc invested 0.44% in NRG Energy Inc (NYSE:NRG). Spot Trading Ltd Liability Co holds 0.03% or 113,312 shares. 314 were reported by Fifth Third Bancorp. Piedmont Investment Advsr Limited Liability Co stated it has 893 shares. First Allied Advisory Services holds 0.01% of its portfolio in NRG Energy Inc (NYSE:NRG) for 11,865 shares. 40,049 were accumulated by Sei Investments. Sumitomo Mitsui Hldg Inc holds 0% or 15,440 shares.

NRG Energy, Inc. is an integrated power company. The company has market cap of $7.59 billion. The Firm is engaged in producing, selling and delivering electricity and related services and products in various markets in the United States. It currently has negative earnings. The Company’s divisions include Generation, Retail, Renewables, NRG Yield, Inc. (NRG Yield) and Corporate activities.

Since March 2, 2017, it had 3 insider purchases, and 0 sales for $21.53 million activity. 11,750 shares were bought by Smitherman Barry T, worth $197,518. The insider Wilder John C Jr bought 1.20M shares worth $20.96 million.

Since February 1, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 9 insider sales for $24.16 million activity. PALMER ANTHONY J. sold $4.78 million worth of Kimberly Clark Corp (NYSE:KMB) on Friday, February 17. FALK THOMAS J sold $8.02 million worth of Kimberly Clark Corp (NYSE:KMB) on Friday, February 17. Another trade for 7,078 shares valued at $920,237 was made by Cruz Sergio on Wednesday, May 31. Mielke Thomas J. also sold $2.39 million worth of Kimberly Clark Corp (NYSE:KMB) shares. Another trade for 4,000 shares valued at $483,800 was made by Underhill Kimberly K on Wednesday, February 1. MacQuillan Sandra sold $659,615 worth of stock.

About 556,580 shares traded. Kimberly Clark Corp (NYSE:KMB) has risen 0.32% since July 14, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 16.38% the S&P500.

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