Tara’s Breakout Stock Alert: Nextera Energy Partners (NYSE: NEP)

The Juno Beach, Florida-based renewable energy company and the publicly traded subsidiary of NextEra Energy, Nextera Energy Partners LP (NYSE: NEP) seem to be poised for a price surge as per its latest charts.

Bullish Indications

#1 Downtrend Channel Breakout: As you can see from the daily chart, the stock has been trading within a downtrend channel during the past few months. This is marked in the daily chart in pink color. Currently, the stock has broken out of the downtrend channel. Once the stock breaks out from a downtrend channel, it has the potential to move further up.

Daily Chart – NEP

#2 Price above MAs: The price is currently above both the short-term moving average of 50-day SMA and the longer-term moving average of 200-day SMA. This is a possible bullish sign.

#3 Bullish Aroon: The value of Aroon Up (orange line) is above 70 while Aroon Down (blue line) is below 30 in the daily chart. This indicates possible bullishness.

#4 Bullish Stoch: The %K line is above the %D line of the stochastic, indicating possible bullishness.

#5 Bullish ADX and DI: The ADX indicator shows bullishness because (+DI) is greater than (-DI), ADX and (+DI) are above (-DI), and ADX has moved up from below both (+DI) and (-DI).

#6 Flag Breakout in Weekly Chart: As you can see from the weekly chart, the stock was in a strong uptrend after which it started consolidating and was in a narrow range.

This is a classic flag pattern and is marked in the chart in purple color. Currently, the stock has broken out of the flag. A Flag is a continuation pattern. Whenever a stock breaks out of the flag pattern, it typically continues its previous trend (uptrend in this case).

Weekly Chart – NEP

#7 MACD above Signal Line: The weekly chart of NEP shows that the MACD (light blue color) is currently above the MACD signal line (orange color). This typically indicates a bullish setup.

#8 Bullish Stoch: The %K line is above the %D line of the stochastic in the weekly chart as well, indicating possible bullishness.

Recommended Trade (based on the charts)

Buy Levels: If you want to get in on this trade, you can purchase the shares of NEP at the current price of $47.48.

TP: Our target prices are $55 and $60 in the next 4-6 months.

SL: To limit risk, place stop-loss at $44. Note that the stop-loss is on a closing basis.

Our target potential upside is 16% to 26% in the next 4 to 6 months. For a risk of $3.48, our target rewards are $7.52 and $12.52. This is a nearly 1:2 and 1:4 risk-reward trade.

In other words, this trade offers nearly 2x to 4x more potential upside than downside.

Risks to Consider
The stock may reverse its overall trend if it breaks down from the downtrend channel breakout level with a high volume. The sell-off of the stock could also be triggered in case of any negative news, overall weakness in the market, or any regulatory changes in the sector.

Happy Trading!

Tara

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