Analysts Give These Stocks Mix Nod: NRG Energy, Inc. (NRG), Brookfield Asset Management Inc. (BAM)

NRG Energy, Inc. (NYSE:NRG) recorded a trading volume of 4.08 million shares, below its 90-day volume average of 5.33 million shares. The stock kicked off the session at $25.29 and later approached $25.01 with a change of -1.3%.

NRG Energy, Inc. (NRG) Analyst Opinion

NRG Energy, Inc. has a consensus buy rating from 10 Wall Street analysts, and the number of shares currently sold short amount to at least 5.66% of shares outstanding. The stock sank -2.27% last month and is up 104 this year. Wall Street is only getting more bullish on the stock, with 9 of analysts who cover NRG having a buy-equivalent rating. Analysts have placed a $30.6 price target on NRG Energy, Inc., suggesting a 22.35% gain from recent close. It’s currently trading about -6.26% below its 52-week high.

NRG Energy, Inc. Earnings Surprise

NRG Energy, Inc. (NRG) surprised the stock market in its last reported earnings when it earned $0.36 a piece versus the consensus-estimated -$0.09. Its revenue totaled $3.42 billion up 23.8% from the previous quarter.

NRG Energy, Inc. (NYSE:NRG) Intraday View

This stock (NRG) is ahead of its 52-week low with 154.17%. Its last month’s stock price volatility remained 2.35% which for the week stands at 2.19%. The share price has moved backward from its 20 days moving average, trading at a distance of -2.21% and stays 0.37% away from its 50 days moving average. Over the last five days, shares have managed 0.48% gains and now is up 25.75% since hitting its 200-day moving average of $21.12. NRG Energy, Inc. (NRG) has made its way to a 12-month gain of 142.82%.

Turning to Brookfield Asset Management Inc. (NYSE:BAM), its shares were trading at $42.02 a gain of $0.21, on the trading floor. The stock, after opening at $41.85, touched a high of $42.14 before paring much of its gains. So far, analysts are sticking with their bullish recommendations with the consensus call at 1.9. Brookfield Asset Management Inc. has 2 buy ratings, 1 holds and 0 sells even after the stock tumbled -2.62% from its high of $ 43.15 to a $41.31 billion market value through last close.

Brookfield Asset Management Inc. (BAM) Consensus Price Target

The company’s consensus rating on Reuter’s scale remained unchanged from 1.88 to 1.88 during a month. Analysts set a 12-month price target of $46.28 a share. The target implies a 10.14% spike from where the shares are currently trading. Also, the current price highlights a discount of 23.75% to analysts’ high consensus price target.

Brookfield Asset Management Inc. (NYSE:BAM) Intraday Trading

The counter witnessed a trading volume of 0.88 million shares versus an average volume of 0.72 million shares during last trading session. Its last month’s stock price volatility remained 1.41% which for the week approaches 0.99%. The lowest price the stock reached in the last trading day was $41.75 and compares with the $32.04 52-week low. The stock recovered 31.15% since its low point and has performed 27.29% year-to-date.

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