When it comes to strong financial performance and rewarding shareholders, NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NEE), one of the nation's leading clean energy providers, is setting the pace. The company has recently announced that it will pay a dividend of $0.47 per share on June 15, 2023, with a record date of June 15, 2023, and an ex-dividend date of May 26, 2023.
Dividend Dates Explained
To fully understand the implications of a dividend payout, investors need to be familiar with key dividend-related dates: the ex-dividend date and the record date. The ex-dividend date, set for May 26, 2023, is the deadline for buying shares to qualify for the next dividend payout. Buyers purchasing shares on or after this date will not be eligible for the announced dividend; instead, the right to this dividend reverts to the seller. Conversely, those who purchase shares before this date are eligible for the payout.
The record date, which is June 15, 2023, for NextEra's latest dividend payout, is the official date when the company determines which shareholders are eligible for the dividend. This date usually comes a few business days after the ex-dividend date.
A Look at NextEra's Dividend Consistency
NextEra Energy's upcoming dividend mirrors the previous payout of $0.47 per share on March 15, 2023. This underlines the company's commitment to consistent shareholder returns. It's worth noting that regular dividend payments are often seen as a positive signal in the market, suggesting financial stability and a reliable return to shareholders beyond potential capital gains.
An Overview of Earnings
While NextEra's continued dividend payouts are a positive indicator, a comprehensive financial analysis should also account for other metrics, such as earnings, net income, and revenue trends. The company's ability to maintain or increase its dividend payouts over time is directly linked to its net income, which funds these dividends.
As of the last available data cut-off in September 2021, NextEra Energy had shown robust earnings, driven by its diversified portfolio of renewable energy investments and infrastructure development. However, investors should take into account the company's most recent earnings report for a complete and current understanding of its financial health.
NextEra Energy's upcoming dividend payout of $0.47 per share, scheduled for June 15, 2023, reflects the company's commitment to deliver value to its shareholders. The company's steady history of dividend payouts is a promising sign, but a thorough investment analysis should consider the larger financial picture of the company.
The 10-day moving average for NEE crossed bearishly below the 50-day moving average on May 09, 2023. This indicates that the trend has shifted lower and could be considered a sell signal. In of 15 past instances when the 10-day crossed below the 50-day, the stock continued to move higher over the following month. The odds of a continued downward trend are .
The Momentum Indicator moved below the 0 level on May 16, 2023. You may want to consider selling the stock, shorting the stock, or exploring put options on NEE as a result. In of 85 cases where the Momentum Indicator fell below 0, the stock fell further within the subsequent month. The odds of a continued downward trend are .
The Moving Average Convergence Divergence Histogram (MACD) for NEE turned negative on May 17, 2023. This could be a sign that the stock is set to turn lower in the coming weeks. Traders may want to sell the stock or buy put options. Tickeron's A.I.dvisor looked at 50 similar instances when the indicator turned negative. In of the 50 cases the stock turned lower in the days that followed. This puts the odds of success at .
NEE moved below its 50-day moving average on May 16, 2023 date and that indicates a change from an upward trend to a downward trend.
Following a 3-day decline, the stock is projected to fall further. Considering past instances where NEE declined for three days, the price rose further in of 62 cases within the following month. The odds of a continued downward trend are .
The Aroon Indicator for NEE entered a downward trend on May 26, 2023. This could indicate a strong downward move is ahead for the stock. Traders may want to consider selling the stock or buying put options.
The RSI Indicator points to a transition from a downward trend to an upward trend -- in cases where NEE's RSI Indicator exited the oversold zone, of 27 resulted in an increase in price. Tickeron's analysis proposes that the odds of a continued upward trend are .
The Stochastic Oscillator shows that the ticker has stayed in the oversold zone for 6 days. The price of this ticker is presumed to bounce back soon, since the longer the ticker stays in the oversold zone, the more promptly an upward trend is expected.
Following a 3-day Advance, the price is estimated to grow further. Considering data from situations where NEE advanced for three days, in of 364 cases, the price rose further within the following month. The odds of a continued upward trend are .
NEE may jump back above the lower band and head toward the middle band. Traders may consider buying the stock or exploring call options.
The Tickeron Profit vs. Risk Rating rating for this company is (best 1 - 100 worst), indicating low risk on high returns. The average Profit vs. Risk Rating rating for the industry is 69, placing this stock better than average.
The Tickeron SMR rating for this company is (best 1 - 100 worst), indicating strong sales and a profitable business model. SMR (Sales, Margin, Return on Equity) rating is based on comparative analysis of weighted Sales, Income Margin and Return on Equity values compared against S&P 500 index constituents. The weighted SMR value is a proprietary formula developed by Tickeron and represents an overall profitability measure for a stock.
The Tickeron Price Growth Rating for this company is (best 1 - 100 worst), indicating steady price growth. NEE’s price grows at a higher rate over the last 12 months as compared to S&P 500 index constituents.
The Tickeron Valuation Rating of (best 1 - 100 worst) indicates that the company is slightly overvalued in the industry. This rating compares market capitalization estimated by our proprietary formula with the current market capitalization. This rating is based on the following metrics, as compared to industry averages: NEE's P/B Ratio (3.487) is slightly higher than the industry average of (1.729). P/E Ratio (21.930) is within average values for comparable stocks, (42.648). Projected Growth (PEG Ratio) (2.476) is also within normal values, averaging (2.855). Dividend Yield (0.024) settles around the average of (0.051) among similar stocks. P/S Ratio (5.924) is also within normal values, averaging (3.375).
The Tickeron PE Growth Rating for this company is (best 1 - 100 worst), pointing to worse than average earnings growth. The PE Growth rating is based on a comparative analysis of stock PE ratio increase over the last 12 months compared against S&P 500 index constituents.
The average fundamental analysis ratings, where 1 is best and 100 is worst, are as follows