Emera (EMA) – Investment Analysts’ Weekly Ratings Changes

Emera (TSE: EMA) has recently received a number of price target changes and ratings updates:

  • 8/21/2019 – Emera had its price target raised by analysts at Royal Bank of Canada from C$59.00 to C$62.00.
  • 8/13/2019 – Emera had its price target raised by analysts at National Bank Financial from C$52.00 to C$54.00. They now have a “sector perform” rating on the stock.
  • 8/13/2019 – Emera had its “market perform” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Raymond James. They now have a C$56.00 price target on the stock.
  • 8/13/2019 – Emera was downgraded by analysts at BMO Capital Markets from an “outperform” rating to a “market perform” rating. They now have a C$55.00 price target on the stock.
  • 8/13/2019 – Emera had its price target raised by analysts at TD Securities from C$55.00 to C$59.00. They now have a “buy” rating on the stock.
  • 7/26/2019 – Emera had its price target raised by analysts at Raymond James from C$50.00 to C$56.00.
  • 7/25/2019 – Emera had its price target raised by analysts at CSFB from C$50.00 to C$56.00. They now have a “neutral” rating on the stock.
  • 6/26/2019 – Emera had its price target raised by analysts at BMO Capital Markets from C$51.00 to C$53.00.

Shares of Emera stock traded down C$0.27 on Thursday, hitting C$56.85. The company had a trading volume of 156,764 shares, compared to its average volume of 839,137. The stock has a market capitalization of $13.67 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 17.60. Emera Inc has a 1 year low of C$38.09 and a 1 year high of C$57.48. The stock has a 50 day moving average of C$54.89 and a 200-day moving average of C$51.34. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 181.23, a quick ratio of 0.39 and a current ratio of 0.60.

The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, August 15th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, August 1st were paid a $0.587 dividend. This represents a $2.35 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 4.13%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Wednesday, July 31st. Emera’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 72.04%.

Emera Incorporated, an energy and services company, through its subsidiaries, engages in the generation, transmission, and distribution of electricity to various customers. The company is also involved in gas transmission and utility energy services businesses; and the provision of energy marketing, trading, and other energy asset management services.

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