Wells Fargo (WFC) Gets $75.0 Target By Buckingham; NextEra Energy Partners (NEP) Has 0.92 Sentiment

Among 34 analysts covering Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE:WFC), 15 have Buy rating, 5 Sell and 14 Hold. Therefore 44% are positive. Wells Fargo & Company has $71.0 highest and $44 lowest target. $57.07’s average target is -7.28% below currents $61.55 stock price. Wells Fargo & Company had 107 analyst reports since July 29, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Thursday, December 21 report. The stock of Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE:WFC) earned “Buy” rating by Buckingham Research on Thursday, December 21. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Tuesday, December 12 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. JP Morgan upgraded the stock to “Overweight” rating in Friday, October 9 report. Piper Jaffray maintained Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE:WFC) on Friday, October 13 with “Hold” rating. The stock of Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE:WFC) has “Buy” rating given on Friday, November 10 by Robert W. Baird. Guggenheim downgraded the shares of WFC in report on Wednesday, April 6 to “Neutral” rating. RBC Capital Markets maintained Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE:WFC) on Friday, October 16 with “Outperform” rating. The rating was upgraded by Morgan Stanley to “Overweight” on Tuesday, September 20. The stock of Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE:WFC) has “Sell” rating given on Wednesday, May 31 by BMO Capital Markets.

NextEra Energy Partners, LP acquires, owns, and operates contracted clean energy projects. The company has market cap of $2.24 billion. It owns interests in wind and solar projects in North America, as well as in seven contracted natural gas pipeline assets in Texas. It has a 32.97 P/E ratio. It has a portfolio of approximately 2,926 megawatts of renewable energy projects.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.73 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.15, from 0.88 in 2017Q2. It worsened, as 92 investors sold Wells Fargo & Company shares while 725 reduced holdings. 103 funds opened positions while 495 raised stakes. 3.65 billion shares or 0.40% less from 3.66 billion shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Quantum Capital reported 25,544 shares. First City Capital Mngmt has 0.65% invested in Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE:WFC) for 16,812 shares. Wade G W And stated it has 202,794 shares or 1.36% of all its holdings. Icon Advisers holds 0.15% of its portfolio in Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE:WFC) for 39,000 shares. Retirement Sys Of Alabama reported 0.76% in Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE:WFC). Canal Com invested in 38,500 shares. Crestwood Group Inc Limited Liability Corporation holds 398,343 shares. First Fiduciary Inv Counsel holds 4.38% of its portfolio in Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE:WFC) for 434,564 shares. Magellan Asset Limited invested in 23.79M shares or 4.94% of the stock. Mcmillion Mgmt Inc owns 2.49% invested in Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE:WFC) for 68,638 shares. 72,137 were reported by Somerset Gp Ltd Com. Paragon Cap Mgmt Ltd has 3,701 shares for 0.08% of their portfolio. Sequent Asset Mgmt Ltd Com accumulated 35,845 shares or 1.15% of the stock. Vision Cap holds 0.22% of its portfolio in Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE:WFC) for 12,810 shares. Capital World Invsts accumulated 1.66% or 133.04 million shares.

The stock decreased 0.10% or $0.06 during the last trading session, reaching $61.55. About 11.65M shares traded. Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE:WFC) has risen 9.67% since December 24, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 7.03% the S&P500.

Analysts await Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE:WFC) to report earnings on January, 12 before the open. They expect $1.04 earnings per share, up 0.97% or $0.01 from last year’s $1.03 per share. WFC’s profit will be $5.12 billion for 14.80 P/E if the $1.04 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.04 actual earnings per share reported by Wells Fargo & Company for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 0.00% EPS growth.

Wells Fargo & Company, a diversified financial services company, provides retail, commercial, and corporate banking services to individuals, businesses, and institutions. The company has market cap of $303.09 billion. The Company’s Community Banking segment offers checking, savings, market rate, and individual retirement accounts, as well as time deposits and remittances; and lines of credit, automobile floor plan lines, equity lines and loans, equipment and transportation loans, education and residential mortgage loans, and debit and credit cards. It has a 15.9 P/E ratio. This segment also provides equipment leases, real estate and other commercial financing, small business administration financing, venture capital financing, cash management, payroll services, retirement plans, merchant payment processing, and private label financing solutions, as well as purchases retail installment contracts.

Analysts await NextEra Energy Partners, LP (NYSE:NEP) to report earnings on January, 26. They expect $0.27 EPS, down 70.33% or $0.64 from last year’s $0.91 per share. NEP’s profit will be $14.65 million for 38.28 P/E if the $0.27 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.01 actual EPS reported by NextEra Energy Partners, LP for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 2,600.00% EPS growth.

The stock decreased 0.29% or $0.12 during the last trading session, reaching $41.34. About 233,192 shares traded. NextEra Energy Partners, LP (NEP) has risen 18.85% since December 24, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 2.15% the S&P500.

Teilinger Usa Inc. holds 59.73% of its portfolio in NextEra Energy Partners, LP for 188,410 shares. Lehman Financial Resources Inc. owns 497,921 shares or 10.2% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Beach Investment Management Llc. has 8.43% invested in the company for 120,283 shares. The Wisconsin-based A. D. Beadell Investment Counsel Inc. has invested 5.77% in the stock. Beach Investment Counsel Inc Pa, a Pennsylvania-based fund reported 1.33 million shares.

Ratings analysis reveals 100% of NextEra Energy Partners’s analysts are positive. Out of 4 Wall Street analysts rating NextEra Energy Partners, 4 give it “Buy”, 0 “Sell” rating, while 0 recommend “Hold”. The lowest target is $31.0 while the high is $35.0. The stock’s average target of $33 is -20.17% below today’s ($41.34) share price. NEP was included in 4 notes of analysts from October 17, 2016. The rating was upgraded by UBS on Monday, October 17 to “Buy”. Credit Suisse initiated the stock with “Outperform” rating in Friday, November 18 report. Avondale upgraded the shares of NEP in report on Tuesday, November 1 to “Mkt Outperform” rating. The rating was initiated by Raymond James with “Outperform” on Friday, February 17.