Highly Traded Stock: Entergy Corporation (NYSE:ETR)

Entergy Corporation (NYSE:ETR)

Morgan Stanley Maintains Entergy Corporation (NYSE:ETR)’s stock to Equal-Weight with the price target of $86. This rating was issued on 10/11/18. The stock recently closed its previous session at $81.2 by showing a percentage change of -2.11% from its previous day closing price of $82.95.

Price Target is basically a projection of future price of a company’s stock by the expert analysis of investment analysts or investment firms. There may be various price targets for a stock. These analysts and investment firms use various valuation methods to decide a price target for a stock.

Several investment firms issued their expert ratings on Entergy Corporation (NYSE:ETR) in which Morgan Stanley Maintains Entergy Corporation (NYSE:ETR) to Equal-Weight by settling a price target of $85 on 9/21/18. Wells Fargo Maintains the stock to Outperform on 9/17/18 by stationing a price target of $95. Morgan Stanley Maintains the company’s stock to Equal-Weight on 9/11/18 by setting a price target of $87. JP Morgan Maintains Entergy Corporation (NYSE:ETR) to Neutral with a price target of $85.

Entergy Corporation (NYSE:ETR) currently has a consensus Price Target of $87.67. While some analysts have a High Price target for the stock of $95 and a Low Price Target of $82.

Several sell side analysts reviewed their recommendations on Entergy Corporation (NYSE:ETR) where 5 analyst have rated the stock as Strong Buy, 2 analysts said it’s a Buy, 10 rated the stock as Hold, 0 analysts reported Underperform and 0 analysts gave their recommendations as Sell. (Current Month Yahoo Finance Ratings)

Zacks Investment Research also rated the stock with a value of 1.91. This scale runs from 1 to 5 where 1 represents Strong Buy and 5 represents Sell.

In the last Quarter, Entergy Corporation (NYSE:ETR) reported its Actual EPS of $1.79/share. The analysts offering Earnings Estimates for the company were believing that Entergy Corporation (NYSE:ETR) could bring EPS of $1.31/share. The difference between Actual EPS and Estimated EPS was 0.48 Percent. Thus the company showed an Earnings Surprise of 36.6 Percent.

Entergy Corporation (NYSE:ETR) has a market capitalization of 14.69 Billion. The stock traded with the volume of 1.59 Million shares in the last trading session. The stock touched its high share price of $87.95 on 11/15/17 and the stock also touched its Lowest price in the last 52-weeks of trading on 02/06/18 as $71.95. The company has a 1 Year high price target of $87.82. The stock is currently trading with a distance of 20-Day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) of -1.1%. The Moving Average SMA50 is -2.52% while SMA200 is 1.69%.

Entergy Corporation (NYSE:ETR) is currently showing its ROA (Return on Assets) of 0.6%. The Return on Investment (ROI) is at 5.2% while it’s Return on Equity (ROE) value stands at 3.6%. The stock currently shows its YTD (Year to Date) performance of -0.23 percent while its Weekly performance value is 0%. The Monthly and Yearly performances are -3.38 percent and 1.06 percent respectively. The Relative Volume value measured for Entergy Corporation (NYSE:ETR) is 1.1. The Average Volume (3 months) is 1.44 Million.

The stock currently has its Annual Dividend of $3.56 and an annual Dividend Yield of 4.38 Percent. ETR has P/E (Price to Earnings ttm) value of 17.13, Forward P/E of 13.41, P/C (Price to cash per share) of 18.06 and Price to Free Cash Flow (P/FCF) value of 0. The stock is showing its Operating Margin of 12.2 percent.

Company Profile:

Entergy Corporation is an integrated energy company engaged primarily in electric power production and retail distribution operations. Entergy owns and operates power plants of electric generating capacity, including nuclear power. Entergy delivers electricity to utility customers in Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas.