NextEra Energy Inc

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NEE : NYSE : Utilities
$150.46 up 0.53 | 0.35%
Today's Range: 149.68 - 150.84
Avg. Daily Volume: 1754400.0
08/21/17 - 3:59 PM ET

Financial Analysis

NEXTERA ENERGY INC's gross profit margin for the second quarter of its fiscal year 2017 has increased when compared to the same period a year ago. The company managed to grow both sales and net income at a faster pace than the average competitor in its industry this quarter as compared to the same quarter a year ago. NEXTERA ENERGY INC has very weak liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 0.35 which clearly shows a lack of ability to cover short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has increased from the same period last year, indicating improving cash flow.

During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has increased by 11.87% from the same quarter last year. The key liquidity measurements indicate that the company is in a position in which financial difficulties could develop in the near future.

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Income Statement Q2 FY17 Q2 FY16
Net Sales ($mil)4404.03816.0
EBITDA ($mil)2175.01659.0
EBIT ($mil)1289.0917.0
Net Income ($mil)793.0540.0

Balance Sheet Q2 FY17 Q2 FY16
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)642.0730.0
Total Assets ($mil)92890.085420.0
Total Debt ($mil)34524.032308.0
Equity ($mil)25926.023174.0

Profitability Q2 FY17 Q2 FY16
Gross Profit Margin49.3943.47
EBITDA Margin49.3843.47
Operating Margin29.2724.03
Sales Turnover0.180.2
Return on Assets4.43.01
Return on Equity15.7911.12
Debt Q2 FY17 Q2 FY16
Current Ratio0.660.57
Interest Expense430.0602.0
Interest Coverage3.01.52

Share Data Q2 FY17 Q2 FY16
Shares outstanding (mil)469.0461.97
Div / share0.980.87
Book value / share55.2850.16
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume1753417.01799457.0


BUY. This stock's P/E ratio indicates a discount compared to an average of 26.93 for the Electric Utilities industry and a discount compared to the S&P 500 average of 24.23. Conducting a second comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 2.69 indicates a discount versus the S&P 500 average of 3.02 and a premium versus the industry average of 1.99. The price-to-sales ratio is well above both the S&P 500 average and the industry average, indicating a premium.

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  Price/Cash Flow
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NEE 17.02 Peers 26.93   NEE 11.25 Peers 8.63

Discount. A lower P/E ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower growth expectations.

NEE is trading at a significant discount to its peers.


Premium. The P/CF ratio, a stock’s price divided by the company's cash flow from operations, is useful for comparing companies with different capital requirements or financing structures.

NEE is trading at a significant premium to its peers.

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  Price to
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NEE 20.50 Peers 18.69   NEE 2.31 Peers 2.22

Premium. A higher price-to-projected earnings ratio than its peers can signify a more expensive stock or higher future growth expectations.

NEE is trading at a premium to its peers.


Average. The PEG ratio is the stock’s P/E divided by the consensus estimate of long-term earnings growth. Faster growth can justify higher price multiples.

NEE trades at a valuation on par to its peers.

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  Earnings Growth
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NEE 2.69 Peers 1.99   NEE 55.89 Peers -6.53

Premium. A higher price-to-book ratio makes a stock less attractive to investors seeking stocks with lower market values per dollar of equity on the balance sheet.

NEE is trading at a significant premium to its peers.


Higher. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.

NEE is expected to have an earnings growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.

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  Sales Growth
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NEE 4.13 Peers 2.34   NEE 1.24 Peers 13.90

Premium. In the absence of P/E and P/B multiples, the price-to-sales ratio can display the value investors are placing on each dollar of sales.

NEE is trading at a significant premium to its industry.


Lower. A sales growth rate that trails the industry implies that a company is losing market share.

NEE significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth



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