NextEra Energy, Inc. (NEE)’s Insider Manoochehr Nazar Sells 13,890 Shares; Spirit Realty Capital (SRC) Shorts Up By 12.62%

Manoochehr Nazar – an insider in Nextera Energy Inc who is presently the President – Nuclear Div and CNO — unloaded 13,890 shares of Nextera Energy Inc, with market value of approximately approximately U.S Dollars 2,161,832 based on an average price-per-share of U.S Dollars 155.6. Being a significant deal, it will most likely not go unseen. Manoochehr Nazar now owns 0.03% of the Company’s market cap with ownership of 130,228 shares.  This trade was conducted on February 27, 2018. A public form submitted with the Washington-based Security and Exchange Commission and available online here, reveals details of the trade.

Spirit Realty Capital Inc (NYSE:SRC) had an increase of 12.62% in short interest. SRC’s SI was 10.53 million shares in February as released by FINRA. Its up 12.62% from 9.35M shares previously. With 5.73 million avg volume, 2 days are for Spirit Realty Capital Inc (NYSE:SRC)’s short sellers to cover SRC’s short positions. The SI to Spirit Realty Capital Inc’s float is 2.47%. The stock decreased 2.84% or $0.22 during the last trading session, reaching $7.53. About 7.39M shares traded or 25.94% up from the average. Spirit Realty Capital, Inc. (NYSE:SRC) has declined 36.20% since February 28, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 52.90% the S&P500.

Among 18 analysts covering Spirit Realty Capital (NYSE:SRC), 7 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 11 Hold. Therefore 39% are positive. Spirit Realty Capital had 54 analyst reports since July 23, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Buy” rating by FBR Capital given on Thursday, July 20. The firm has “Outperform” rating given on Wednesday, January 4 by FBR Capital. UBS downgraded the stock to “Neutral” rating in Friday, May 5 report. Mizuho initiated the stock with “Buy” rating in Friday, October 14 report. The company was initiated on Tuesday, January 5 by Oppenheimer. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Sector Perform” on Friday, August 7. The company was upgraded on Monday, November 21 by Robert W. Baird. As per Friday, July 21, the company rating was maintained by Ladenburg. The firm has “Overweight” rating by Morgan Stanley given on Wednesday, September 7. The rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank with “Buy” on Friday, August 7.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.29 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.31, from 0.98 in 2017Q2. It is positive, as 29 investors sold Spirit Realty Capital, Inc. shares while 73 reduced holdings. 45 funds opened positions while 87 raised stakes. 417.60 million shares or 1.85% less from 425.47 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Dupont Management Corp holds 118,437 shares. Tiedemann Wealth Mngmt Llc has 31,327 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. Guggenheim Ltd Liability, a Illinois-based fund reported 925,608 shares. Sigma Planning accumulated 24,249 shares. Century has 3.59M shares. Highland Cap Mngmt Limited Partnership invested in 1.14% or 3.03 million shares. First L P owns 406,108 shares or 0.01% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Los Angeles Cap Management & Equity has 0% invested in Spirit Realty Capital, Inc. (NYSE:SRC). 176,627 were accumulated by Amp Invsts Ltd. First Allied Advisory Services has 34,748 shares. Chicago Equity Ptnrs Ltd Liability accumulated 16,000 shares. Parkside Commercial Bank And Tru invested in 0% or 161 shares. Sumitomo Mitsui Asset Mgmt Limited stated it has 0.05% in Spirit Realty Capital, Inc. (NYSE:SRC). Asset Mngmt One Limited reported 1.02M shares. Barnett & reported 207,630 shares or 0.9% of all its holdings.

Spirit Realty Capital, Inc. is a publicly traded real estate investment trust. The company has market cap of $3.38 billion. The firm primarily acquires across the United States single tenant operationally essential real estate, which refers to generally free-standing, commercial real estate facilities where tenants conduct retail, service or distribution activities that are essential to the generation of their sales and profits. It has a 87.56 P/E ratio. The firm was formerly known as Spirit Finance Corp.

The stock decreased 1.92% or $2.97 during the last trading session, reaching $151.68. About 2.04 million shares traded. NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE:NEE) has risen 15.94% since February 28, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 0.76% the S&P500.

Since September 18, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 5 insider sales for $7.05 million activity. 2,900 shares valued at $435,000 were sold by KETCHUM JOHN W on Monday, September 18. Pimentel Armando Jr had sold 9,250 shares worth $1.40M on Tuesday, February 6. Sieving Charles E sold 30,485 shares worth $4.47 million. 2,000 shares were sold by Kelliher Joseph T, worth $300,000.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.95 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.02, from 0.97 in 2017Q2. It dropped, as 38 investors sold NextEra Energy, Inc. shares while 396 reduced holdings. 89 funds opened positions while 323 raised stakes. 344.40 million shares or 7.22% less from 371.19 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Ftb Advisors owns 7,411 shares. Buckingham Capital Management owns 0.46% invested in NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE:NEE) for 14,230 shares. Public Employees Retirement System Of Ohio has invested 0.25% in NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE:NEE). 961,719 are held by Credit Suisse Ag. Ray Gerald L Associate has invested 0.19% in NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE:NEE). Cibc Asset Mgmt reported 0.04% stake. Schnieders Capital Limited Com reported 0.71% stake. Sfmg Limited Liability Company accumulated 2,679 shares. Jacobs Levy Equity Mgmt Inc invested in 0.08% or 29,020 shares. Seabridge Inv Advsr Limited Liability has invested 0.01% in NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE:NEE). Marble Harbor Investment Counsel Ltd Llc stated it has 0.06% in NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE:NEE). First City Capital Inc invested in 0.32% or 3,110 shares. First State Bank Sioux Falls holds 0.84% or 1,625 shares. Colony Group Inc Ltd Liability Corporation holds 0.16% or 15,542 shares. Godshalk Welsh Capital Management accumulated 3,000 shares or 0.44% of the stock.

Analysts await NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE:NEE) to report earnings on April, 20. They expect $1.74 EPS, down 0.57% or $0.01 from last year’s $1.75 per share. NEE’s profit will be $819.18 million for 21.79 P/E if the $1.74 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.25 actual EPS reported by NextEra Energy, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 39.20% EPS growth.

Among 15 analysts covering Nextera Energy Inc. (NYSE:NEE), 13 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 87% are positive. Nextera Energy Inc. has $182.0 highest and $111 lowest target. $151.06’s average target is -0.41% below currents $151.68 stock price. Nextera Energy Inc. had 39 analyst reports since August 5, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. RBC Capital Markets maintained NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE:NEE) on Sunday, September 3 with “Buy” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating by Argus Research given on Friday, August 7. The stock of NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE:NEE) has “Sector Outperform” rating given on Tuesday, November 17 by Howard Weil. Morgan Stanley maintained the shares of NEE in report on Thursday, August 10 with “Overweight” rating. The company was maintained on Thursday, July 6 by RBC Capital Markets. The firm has “Overweight” rating given on Wednesday, December 13 by Morgan Stanley. The stock of NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE:NEE) has “Buy” rating given on Monday, January 30 by Deutsche Bank. Zacks upgraded the shares of NEE in report on Monday, August 31 to “Hold” rating. As per Thursday, March 17, the company rating was maintained by Argus Research. The rating was upgraded by Robert W. Baird to “Outperform” on Friday, January 29.

NextEra Energy, Inc., through its subsidiaries, generates, transmits, and distributes electric power to retail and wholesale clients in North America. The company has market cap of $71.41 billion. The firm generates electricity through wind, solar, nuclear, and natural gas-fired facilities. It has a 13.33 P/E ratio. It also provides risk management services related to power and gas consumption.