1. As of noon trading, NextEra Energy ( NEE) is down $0.84 (-0.9%) to $90.82 on light volume. Thus far, 460,628 shares of NextEra Energy exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 2.2 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $90.78-$91.65 after having opened the day at $91.65 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $91.66.

NextEra Energy, Inc., through its subsidiaries, generates, transmits, distributes, and sells electric energy in the United States and Canada. The company generates electricity from gas, oil, solar, coal, petroleum coke, and nuclear sources. NextEra Energy has a market cap of $39.3 billion and is part of the utilities industry. Shares are up 5.4% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 12 analysts that rate NextEra Energy a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates NextEra Energy as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, expanding profit margins, good cash flow from operations and solid stock price performance. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full NextEra Energy Ratings Report now.

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