Osborn Rohs Williams & Donohoe Ltd raised its position in shares of NextEra Energy Inc. (NYSE:NEE) by 13.5% during the third quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The firm owned 15,115 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 1,800 shares during the period. Osborn Rohs Williams & Donohoe Ltd’s holdings in NextEra Energy were worth $1,849,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

Other institutional investors have also made changes to their positions in the company. Schulhoff & Co. Inc. boosted its position in shares of NextEra Energy by 8.5% in the second quarter. Schulhoff & Co. Inc. now owns 2,432 shares of the company’s stock worth $317,000 after buying an additional 190 shares during the last quarter. Wright Investors Service Inc. boosted its position in shares of NextEra Energy by 8.7% in the second quarter. Wright Investors Service Inc. now owns 15,121 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,972,000 after buying an additional 1,215 shares in the last quarter. Badgley Phelps & Bell Inc. boosted its position in shares of NextEra Energy by 2.5% in the second quarter. Badgley Phelps & Bell Inc. now owns 86,814 shares of the company’s stock valued at $11,321,000 after buying an additional 2,124 shares in the last quarter. CIBC World Markets Inc. boosted its position in shares of NextEra Energy by 640.5% in the second quarter. CIBC World Markets Inc. now owns 27,887 shares of the company’s stock valued at $3,636,000 after buying an additional 24,121 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V. boosted its position in shares of NextEra Energy by 9.3% in the second quarter. Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V. now owns 662,773 shares of the company’s stock valued at $86,425,000 after buying an additional 56,443 shares in the last quarter. 72.53% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

Institutional Ownership by Quarter for NextEra Energy (NYSE:NEE)

Shares of NextEra Energy Inc. (NYSE:NEE) traded up 0.83% on Tuesday, reaching $117.27. 3,170,821 shares of the company traded hands. The company has a market capitalization of $54.80 billion, a PE ratio of 22.16 and a beta of 0.26. The firm has a 50-day moving average of $120.80 and a 200-day moving average of $123.64. NextEra Energy Inc. has a 52-week low of $96.19 and a 52-week high of $131.98.

NextEra Energy (NYSE:NEE) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Monday, October 31st. The company reported $1.74 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $1.67 by $0.07. The company had revenue of $4.81 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $4.87 billion. NextEra Energy had a return on equity of 11.90% and a net margin of 14.74%. During the same period last year, the company earned $1.60 earnings per share. On average, equities research analysts forecast that NextEra Energy Inc. will post $6.21 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, December 15th. Stockholders of record on Friday, November 25th will be issued a dividend of $0.87 per share. This represents a $3.48 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.97%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, November 22nd. NextEra Energy’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 66.29%.

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Several equities analysts have issued reports on NEE shares. Morgan Stanley reissued a “buy” rating on shares of NextEra Energy in a research note on Monday, August 1st. Mizuho reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $138.00 price objective on shares of NextEra Energy in a research note on Tuesday, August 30th. Deutsche Bank AG cut shares of NextEra Energy from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating and set a $131.00 price objective on the stock. in a research note on Friday, September 23rd. Bank of America Corp. reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $149.00 price objective on shares of NextEra Energy in a research note on Tuesday, September 27th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research raised shares of NextEra Energy from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $127.00 price objective on the stock in a research note on Tuesday, November 22nd. Four equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, ten have given a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock presently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $129.08.

In other news, Director Amy B. Lane bought 1,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, November 2nd. The stock was acquired at an average price of $122.90 per share, with a total value of $122,900.00. The acquisition was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link. Also, EVP Charles E. Sieving sold 24,927 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, November 7th. The shares were sold at an average price of $123.55, for a total value of $3,079,730.85. Following the transaction, the executive vice president now directly owns 47,189 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $5,830,200.95. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders own 0.66% of the company’s stock.

About NextEra Energy

NextEra Energy, Inc (NEE) is a holding company. The Company is an electric power company in North America with electric generating facilities located in over 30 states in the United States and approximately five provinces in Canada. NEE’s operating segments are FPL, an electric utility, and NEER, an energy business.

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