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Sandy Spring Bancorp, Inc. (SASR)’s Insider Mark Michael Unloaded 3,000 Shares of the Company; 15 Analysts Bullish NextEra Energy, Inc. (NEE)

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Among 16 analysts covering Nextera Energy Inc. (NYSE:NEE), 15 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 94% are positive. Nextera Energy Inc. had 44 analyst reports since August 5, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE:NEE) earned “Overweight” rating by JP Morgan on Thursday, April 26. As per Wednesday, December 13, the company rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley. The firm has “Overweight” rating by Morgan Stanley given on Monday, April 16. RBC Capital Markets maintained it with “Buy” rating and $156.0 target in Sunday, November 5 report. As per Friday, August 7, the company rating was maintained by Argus Research. The rating was upgraded by Goldman Sachs to “Buy” on Monday, October 16. Morgan Stanley maintained it with “Overweight” rating and $173 target in Monday, November 13 report. The company was maintained on Thursday, June 22 by BMO Capital Markets. Goldman Sachs maintained NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE:NEE) rating on Monday, July 24. Goldman Sachs has “Buy” rating and $160 target. The stock of NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE:NEE) has “Buy” rating given on Monday, July 31 by RBC Capital Markets. See NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE:NEE) latest ratings:

26/04/2018 Broker: JP Morgan Old Rating: Overweight New Rating: Overweight Old Target: $170 New Target: $171 Maintain
18/04/2018 Broker: KeyBanc Capital Markets Old Rating: Overweight New Rating: Overweight Old Target: $165 New Target: $168 Maintain
16/04/2018 Broker: Morgan Stanley Old Rating: Overweight New Rating: Overweight Old Target: $168 New Target: $174 Maintain
10/04/2018 Broker: JP Morgan Old Rating: Overweight New Rating: Overweight Old Target: $167 New Target: $170 Maintain
08/03/2018 Broker: Morgan Stanley Old Rating: Overweight New Rating: Overweight Old Target: $170 New Target: $168 Maintain
13/02/2018 Broker: Morgan Stanley Old Rating: Overweight New Rating: Overweight Old Target: $172 New Target: $165 Maintain
02/02/2018 Broker: UBS Rating: Buy New Target: $177 Initiates Coverage On
26/01/2018 Broker: Guggenheim Rating: Buy New Target: $182.0 Maintain
02/01/2018 Broker: Guggenheim Rating: Buy New Target: $177.0 Maintain
13/12/2017 Broker: Morgan Stanley Rating: Overweight Old Target: $173 New Target: $175 Maintain

NextEra Energy, Inc., through its subsidiaries, generates, transmits, and distributes electric power to retail and wholesale clients in North America. The company has market cap of $73.89 billion. The firm generates electricity through wind, solar, nuclear, and natural gas-fired facilities. It has a 9.04 P/E ratio. It also provides risk management services related to power and gas consumption.

The stock decreased 1.33% or $2.12 during the last trading session, reaching $156.73. About 993,196 shares traded. NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE:NEE) has risen 24.02% since May 16, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 12.47% the S&P500.

Since February 6, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 7 insider sales for $10.59 million activity. $2.08M worth of NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE:NEE) shares were sold by Nazar Manoochehr K. 5,133 shares were sold by YEAGER WILLIAM L, worth $809,690 on Thursday, March 15. Shares for $803,691 were sold by Arechabala Miguel on Thursday, March 15. Shares for $1.40M were sold by Pimentel Armando Jr. ROBO JAMES L had sold 18,000 shares worth $2.90M. Sieving Charles E had sold 2,844 shares worth $439,881.

More news for NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE:NEE) were recently published by: Prnewswire.com, which released: “NextEra Energy Resources, Salt River Project Unveil Integrated Solar and Battery Plant” on May 16, 2018. Seekingalpha.com‘s article titled: “NextEra Vs. PPL: A Thunderdome Match” and published on April 22, 2018 is yet another important article.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.04 in 2017 Q4. Its up 0.09, from 0.95 in 2017Q3. It improved, as 36 investors sold NextEra Energy, Inc. shares while 405 reduced holdings. 112 funds opened positions while 347 raised stakes. 340.36 million shares or 1.17% less from 344.40 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. New York-based Alpine Woods Ltd has invested 1.12% in NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE:NEE). Victory Capital Mngmt stated it has 33,123 shares. Cambridge Trust Company holds 0.31% or 31,897 shares in its portfolio. Chemung Canal Tru Communications has 2,401 shares. Acadian Asset Mngmt Limited Liability has 3,384 shares. Asset Advsrs Corporation reported 2,060 shares or 0.05% of all its holdings. Forbes J M And Llp holds 2.95% of its portfolio in NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE:NEE) for 81,822 shares. Cohen And Steers Inc stated it has 1.68 million shares or 0.73% of all its holdings. Daiwa Sb Investments has 79,670 shares. Argyle Cap stated it has 2,033 shares. Forte Cap Lc Adv holds 3,934 shares. Nelson Van Denburg Campbell Wealth Mngmt Ltd Limited Liability Company stated it has 0.03% in NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE:NEE). Wetherby Asset Management invested in 7,587 shares. Profund Advsr Limited Liability Co has invested 0.25% in NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE:NEE). Covington Investment Advisors Inc, Pennsylvania-based fund reported 18,475 shares.

The stock decreased 0.15% or $0.06 during the last trading session, reaching $40.79. About 254,623 shares traded or 40.46% up from the average. Sandy Spring Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:SASR) has declined 4.00% since May 16, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 15.55% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.54 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.10, from 1.44 in 2017Q3. It improved, as 15 investors sold Sandy Spring Bancorp, Inc. shares while 33 reduced holdings. 19 funds opened positions while 55 raised stakes. 16.99 million shares or 4.79% more from 16.21 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Blackrock holds 2.16 million shares or 0% of its portfolio. Glenmede Tru Communication Na holds 198 shares or 0% of its portfolio. State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement System invested in 29,930 shares. Capstone Investment Advisors Limited Liability Corporation accumulated 6,200 shares. Royal Bank & Trust Of Canada owns 506 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Wells Fargo Mn holds 82,322 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Dimensional Fund Ltd Partnership has 1.85M shares for 0.03% of their portfolio. 12,232 were accumulated by Alps Advsr Inc. Forest Hill Capital Limited Liability Company has 322,262 shares for 3.56% of their portfolio. American Century stated it has 65,033 shares or 0% of all its holdings. California State Teachers Retirement Sys holds 0% or 7,192 shares. 983 are owned by Cwm Ltd Llc. Bancorporation Of America Corp De reported 0% stake. 103,927 were accumulated by Tiaa Cref Invest Management Ltd Co. Cornercap Inv Counsel Inc invested 0.1% of its portfolio in Sandy Spring Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:SASR).

Analysts await Sandy Spring Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:SASR) to report earnings on July, 19. They expect $0.80 EPS, up 31.15% or $0.19 from last year’s $0.61 per share. SASR’s profit will be $28.40M for 12.75 P/E if the $0.80 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.80 actual EPS reported by Sandy Spring Bancorp, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 0.00% EPS growth.

The director of Sandy Spring Bancorp Inc, Mark Michael, has just unloaded – 3,000 shares of the company he’s leading and managing – coming to a total sell of $122,083 U.S Dollars (this based on avg stock price of $40.7). In the last 30 days, he also sold 13,000 shares valued at $524,080 USD. Mark now has rights to 2,470 shares accounting for 0.01% of the Company’s market cap

Another recent and important Sandy Spring Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:SASR) news was published by Globenewswire.com which published an article titled: “Sandy Spring Bancorp Increases Quarterly Dividend” on April 26, 2018.

Among 7 analysts covering Sandy Spring Bancorp (NASDAQ:SASR), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 29% are positive. Sandy Spring Bancorp has $4700 highest and $27 lowest target. $38.20’s average target is -6.35% below currents $40.79 stock price. Sandy Spring Bancorp had 13 analyst reports since July 20, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Sandy Spring Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:SASR) has “Hold” rating given on Tuesday, October 3 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. The stock of Sandy Spring Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:SASR) has “Hold” rating given on Friday, January 19 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. Robert W. Baird maintained Sandy Spring Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:SASR) rating on Thursday, October 19. Robert W. Baird has “Hold” rating and $43.0 target. As per Thursday, February 22, the company rating was upgraded by Stephens. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Thursday, December 21 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. Robert W. Baird maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Wednesday, January 10 report. On Tuesday, April 24 the stock rating was upgraded by Keefe Bruyette & Woods to “Buy”. The rating was maintained by Sandler O’Neill on Friday, January 12 with “Hold”. Zacks upgraded the shares of SASR in report on Tuesday, August 25 to “Sell” rating.

Sandy Spring Bancorp, Inc. operates as the bank holding firm for Sandy Spring Bank that provides commercial and retail banking services to individuals and businesses in central Maryland, Northern Virginia, and Washington D. The company has market cap of $1.45 billion. C. markets. It has a 18.54 P/E ratio. It operates through three divisions: Community Banking, Insurance, and Investment Management.

Since January 22, 2018, it had 2 insider buys, and 16 sales for $6.17 million activity. $23,758 worth of Sandy Spring Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:SASR) was sold by BRACEWELL JOSEPH S. $59,408 worth of Sandy Spring Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:SASR) was sold by REEDER JOE. Shares for $338,739 were sold by Andersen Shaza L. On Tuesday, February 6 Friis Mark E bought $36,760 worth of Sandy Spring Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:SASR) or 1,000 shares. $71,034 worth of Sandy Spring Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:SASR) was sold by McDowell Ronda M on Tuesday, January 30. Another trade for 3,000 shares valued at $120,740 was sold by Michael Mark C. Another trade for 600 shares valued at $22,693 was bought by Stephenson Mona Abutaleb.

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