Cardinal Capital Management Has Trimmed Its Nextera Energy (NEE) Position; National Planning Cut Its General Electric Co (GE) Holding

Cardinal Capital Management Inc decreased Nextera Energy Inc. (NEE) stake by 99.69% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Cardinal Capital Management Inc sold 97,233 shares as Nextera Energy Inc. (NEE)’s stock rose 8.22%. The Cardinal Capital Management Inc holds 300 shares with $44,000 value, down from 97,533 last quarter. Nextera Energy Inc. now has $71.41 billion valuation. The stock decreased 2.12% or $3.29 during the last trading session, reaching $151.8. About 2.75 million shares traded or 71.30% up from the average. NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE:NEE) has risen 15.94% since January 4, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 0.76% the S&P500.

National Planning Corp decreased General Electric Co (GE) stake by 27.76% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. National Planning Corp sold 57,691 shares as General Electric Co (GE)’s stock declined 7.64%. The National Planning Corp holds 150,131 shares with $3.63M value, down from 207,822 last quarter. General Electric Co now has $157.40 billion valuation. The stock increased 0.95% or $0.17 during the last trading session, reaching $18.15. About 81.47 million shares traded or 2.42% up from the average. General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) has declined 4.46% since January 4, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 21.16% the S&P500.

Analysts await General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) to report earnings on January, 19. They expect $0.29 EPS, down 36.96% or $0.17 from last year’s $0.46 per share. GE’s profit will be $2.51B for 15.65 P/E if the $0.29 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.29 actual EPS reported by General Electric Company for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 0.00% EPS growth.

Since August 8, 2017, it had 2 insider buys, and 1 insider sale for $4.48 million activity. $633,375 worth of stock was sold by Comstock Elizabeth J on Wednesday, August 9. TISCH JAMES S bought $2.46M worth of stock. $2.66 million worth of General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) was bought by Flannery John Leonard.

Among 26 analysts covering General Electric Company (NYSE:GE), 10 have Buy rating, 5 Sell and 11 Hold. Therefore 38% are positive. General Electric Company has $67 highest and $15.0 lowest target. $28.41’s average target is 56.53% above currents $18.15 stock price. General Electric Company had 80 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) has “Hold” rating given on Friday, July 21 by CFRA. As per Wednesday, December 23, the company rating was maintained by Argus Research. Credit Suisse maintained General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) on Monday, November 23 with “Outperform” rating. UBS maintained General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) on Friday, October 14 with “Buy” rating. The stock has “Buy” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Monday, October 23. Credit Suisse maintained the shares of GE in report on Wednesday, April 12 with “Buy” rating. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Thursday, December 28 by Tigress Financial. As per Tuesday, November 21, the company rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank. As per Tuesday, August 25, the company rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank. The stock of General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) has “Buy” rating given on Monday, August 17 by S&P Research.

National Planning Corp increased Vanguard World Fds (VFH) stake by 5,654 shares to 39,175 valued at $2.56M in 2017Q3. It also upped Vanguard Scottsdale Fds (VCSH) stake by 21,547 shares and now owns 56,009 shares. Vanguard Scottsdale Fds (VMBS) was raised too.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.69 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.10, from 0.79 in 2017Q2. It dived, as 112 investors sold GE shares while 818 reduced holdings. 118 funds opened positions while 525 raised stakes. 4.70 billion shares or 1.82% more from 4.61 billion shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Moreover, Ithaka Grp Incorporated Ltd has 0.05% invested in General Electric Company (NYSE:GE). Sigma Planning stated it has 240,661 shares. Blair William Il accumulated 2.77 million shares or 0.5% of the stock. Saratoga And Mngmt invested 0.18% of its portfolio in General Electric Company (NYSE:GE). Moreover, Northstar Asset Lc has 0.55% invested in General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) for 51,501 shares. Sii Invests Inc Wi holds 0.35% or 252,275 shares. First Wilshire Secs holds 0.54% or 78,731 shares in its portfolio. Manning And Napier Advsrs Limited Liability Company has 43,536 shares. Weatherly Asset Lp accumulated 161,858 shares or 1.04% of the stock. Hartline Inv has 89,890 shares for 0.66% of their portfolio. Cap Mngmt Va owns 15,138 shares or 0.1% of their US portfolio. 10,836 are held by Wealthtrust. Seaward Mgmt Partnership has invested 0.99% in General Electric Company (NYSE:GE). Bailard holds 0.06% or 33,255 shares in its portfolio. Cannell Peter B & Communication, a New York-based fund reported 437,040 shares.

Analysts await NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE:NEE) to report earnings on January, 26. They expect $1.33 EPS, up 9.92% or $0.12 from last year’s $1.21 per share. NEE’s profit will be $625.63 million for 28.53 P/E if the $1.33 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.85 actual EPS reported by NextEra Energy, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -28.11% negative EPS growth.

Among 15 analysts covering Nextera Energy Inc. (NYSE:NEE), 13 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 87% are positive. Nextera Energy Inc. has $177.0 highest and $111 lowest target. $147.50’s average target is -2.83% below currents $151.8 stock price. Nextera Energy Inc. had 36 analyst reports since August 5, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Buy” rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Thursday, July 6. The firm earned “Overweight” rating on Monday, November 13 by Morgan Stanley. BMO Capital Markets maintained the shares of NEE in report on Monday, April 3 with “Buy” rating. BMO Capital Markets maintained NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE:NEE) rating on Thursday, June 22. BMO Capital Markets has “Buy” rating and $15600 target. As per Wednesday, December 13, the company rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley. On Sunday, October 8 the stock rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Buy”. The company was maintained on Thursday, August 10 by Morgan Stanley. Zacks upgraded NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE:NEE) rating on Monday, August 31. Zacks has “Hold” rating and $114 target. The rating was maintained by M Partners on Tuesday, August 11 with “Buy”. Goldman Sachs upgraded NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE:NEE) rating on Monday, October 16. Goldman Sachs has “Buy” rating and $159.0 target.

Cardinal Capital Management Inc increased Bank Of Montreal (NYSE:BMO) stake by 6,109 shares to 793,644 valued at $59.91M in 2017Q3. It also upped Sun Life Financial Inc. (NYSE:SLF) stake by 21,606 shares and now owns 1.41M shares. Canadian Imperial Bank Of Commerce (NYSE:CM) was raised too.