NextEra Energy Partners, LP (NEP) At $41.27 Forms Top; HCI Group, Inc. (HCI) Covered By 3 Bulls

Among 6 analysts covering HCI Group Inc (NYSE:HCI), 3 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. HCI Group Inc had 11 analyst reports since August 6, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of HCI Group, Inc. (NYSE:HCI) earned “Overweight” rating by Piper Jaffray on Monday, December 28. The stock of HCI Group, Inc. (NYSE:HCI) has “Hold” rating given on Tuesday, August 4 by Zacks. Suntrust Robinson initiated HCI Group, Inc. (NYSE:HCI) rating on Friday, April 7. Suntrust Robinson has “Buy” rating and $52 target. The stock of HCI Group, Inc. (NYSE:HCI) has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, August 18 by Zacks. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Monday, September 18 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. The firm earned “Market Outperform” rating on Tuesday, October 20 by JMP Securities. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained it with “Hold” rating and $38.0 target in Monday, December 4 report. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Thursday, August 17 report. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Thursday, December 21 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. See HCI Group, Inc. (NYSE:HCI) latest ratings:

21/12/2017 Broker: Keefe Bruyette & Woods Rating: Hold New Target: $39.0 Maintain
04/12/2017 Broker: Keefe Bruyette & Woods Rating: Hold New Target: $38.0 Maintain
18/09/2017 Broker: Keefe Bruyette & Woods Rating: Hold New Target: $40.0 Maintain
17/08/2017 Broker: Keefe Bruyette & Woods Rating: Hold New Target: $40.0 Maintain

NextEra Energy Partners, LP (NEP) formed multiple top with $44.98 target or 9.00% above today’s $41.27 share price. NextEra Energy Partners, LP (NEP) has $2.24 billion valuation. The stock increased 2.82% or $1.13 during the last trading session, reaching $41.27. About 406,445 shares traded or 48.94% up from the average. NextEra Energy Partners, LP (NYSE:NEP) has risen 18.85% since January 21, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 2.15% the S&P500.

HCI Group, Inc. engages in the property and casualty insurance business in Florida. The company has market cap of $342.37 million. It provides property and casualty insurance to homeowners, condominium owners, and tenants; and reinsurance. It currently has negative earnings. The firm also leases office properties and retail shopping centers; and owns and operates one full-service restaurant and two marinas.

The stock decreased 2.37% or $0.85 during the last trading session, reaching $35. About 142,254 shares traded. HCI Group, Inc. (NYSE:HCI) has risen 41.60% since January 21, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 24.90% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.92 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.34, from 1.26 in 2017Q2. It fall, as 15 investors sold NextEra Energy Partners, LP shares while 44 reduced holdings. 18 funds opened positions while 36 raised stakes. 44.14 million shares or 17.54% less from 53.53 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Salient Cap Advsr Lc reported 877,234 shares. Arosa Cap Management Lp reported 100,000 shares. Berson & Corrado Invest Advsr Ltd Liability Corp holds 0.37% in NextEra Energy Partners, LP (NYSE:NEP) or 16,189 shares. Johnson Inv Counsel reported 11,000 shares. Invesco Limited invested 0% in NextEra Energy Partners, LP (NYSE:NEP). Advisors Asset Mngmt has invested 0% in NextEra Energy Partners, LP (NYSE:NEP). Highbridge Capital Limited Com holds 0.08% or 132,400 shares. 26,988 were accumulated by Roosevelt Inc. Neuberger Berman Gp Ltd Com invested 0.4% in NextEra Energy Partners, LP (NYSE:NEP). Northern Trust has invested 0% in NextEra Energy Partners, LP (NYSE:NEP). New York-based Blackrock Inc has invested 0.01% in NextEra Energy Partners, LP (NYSE:NEP). Partnervest Advisory Ser Limited Liability Corporation invested in 0.17% or 8,825 shares. Eventide Asset Management Lc holds 1.81% in NextEra Energy Partners, LP (NYSE:NEP) or 792,000 shares. The Texas-based Teacher Retirement Of Texas has invested 0.24% in NextEra Energy Partners, LP (NYSE:NEP). Reaves W H & Com Inc stated it has 1.44M shares.

Analysts await NextEra Energy Partners, LP (NYSE:NEP) to report earnings on January, 26. They expect $0.27 earnings per share, down 70.33% or $0.64 from last year’s $0.91 per share. NEP’s profit will be $14.65M for 38.21 P/E if the $0.27 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.01 actual earnings per share reported by NextEra Energy Partners, LP for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 2,600.00% EPS growth.

Among 21 analysts covering Nextera Energy Partners (NYSE:NEP), 15 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 71% are positive. Nextera Energy Partners had 37 analyst reports since July 27, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Barclays Capital maintained NextEra Energy Partners, LP (NYSE:NEP) on Thursday, August 31 with “Overweight” rating. The stock has “Sector Perform” rating by Howard Weil on Tuesday, November 17. The firm has “Buy” rating by Guggenheim given on Tuesday, January 2. The rating was maintained by JP Morgan on Thursday, October 12 with “Neutral”. The stock of NextEra Energy Partners, LP (NYSE:NEP) has “Outperform” rating given on Friday, February 17 by Raymond James. The rating was maintained by Oppenheimer with “Buy” on Wednesday, July 26. Oppenheimer maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Thursday, June 22 report. The company was maintained on Tuesday, September 1 by Deutsche Bank. The stock of NextEra Energy Partners, LP (NYSE:NEP) earned “Outperform” rating by Robert W. Baird on Tuesday, August 25. Goldman Sachs downgraded the stock to “Neutral” rating in Wednesday, March 29 report.