Zacks Investment Research Downgrades Rwe Ag Sp (RWEOY) to Strong Sell

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Rwe Ag Sp (OTCMKTS:RWEOY) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a report released on Tuesday.

According to Zacks, “RWE AG is among Europe’s five largest utilities. RWE is active in the generation and transmission as well as the sale and trading of electricity and gas. RWE is also active in the water business in Continental Europe. This integrated business model gives them a good position from which to take advantage of the rising demand for energy. RWE is the biggest power producer in Germany and No. 2 in the UK. RWE continues to expand its position in Central and South-Eastern Europe. Their comprehensive power plant portfolio and investment programme for the modernization and construction of new generation capacity are the basis for growing earnings in the future. RWE’s gas and oil production business is displaying above-average growth. In light of ever-higher global demand, RWE will steadily increase the share of gas it produces in-house. “

Separately, Jefferies Financial Group lowered shares of Rwe Ag Sp from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, February 6th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have given a hold rating, two have assigned a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $28.00.

OTCMKTS:RWEOY opened at $24.96 on Tuesday. Rwe Ag Sp has a 1 year low of $19.23 and a 1 year high of $27.00. The company has a current ratio of 1.28, a quick ratio of 1.24 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.13. The firm has a market capitalization of $15.34 billion, a P/E ratio of 10.57 and a beta of 1.23.

About Rwe Ag Sp

RWE Aktiengesellschaft supplies electricity and gas. It operates through four segments: Lignite & Nuclear; European Power; Supply & Trading; and Innogy. The company operates power stations based on lignite, coal, gas, nuclear power, renewable energies, and hydro and biomass; and operates and maintains solar farms, as well as generates heat.

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