Dynegy Inc. (NYSE:DYN) traded up 2.7% on Monday . The company traded as high as $12.52 and last traded at $12.47, with a volume of 2,021,517 shares. The stock had previously closed at $12.14.

A number of equities research analysts have weighed in on the company. Deutsche Bank AG reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Dynegy in a report on Wednesday, May 18th. Citigroup Inc. downgraded Dynegy from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating and lifted their target price for the stock from $20.00 to $21.00 in a report on Friday, June 10th. Barclays PLC boosted their price objective on Dynegy from $20.00 to $24.00 and gave the company an “overweight” rating in a report on Friday, May 20th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Dynegy from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, May 6th. Finally, Royal Bank Of Canada restated a “buy” rating on shares of Dynegy in a report on Friday, June 17th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have assigned a hold rating and ten have given a buy rating to the stock. The company has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $28.54.

The firm’s market cap is $1.46 billion. The firm has a 50-day moving average of $15.20 and a 200-day moving average of $15.12.

Dynegy (NYSE:DYN) last released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, August 3rd. The company reported ($6.73) earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of ($0.50) by $6.23. Equities analysts expect that Dynegy Inc. will post ($2.01) EPS for the current year.

An institutional investor recently raised its position in Dynegy stock. BlackRock Advisors LLC raised its stake in Dynegy Inc. (NYSE:DYN) by 59.2% during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 3,313,819 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 1,232,572 shares during the period. BlackRock Advisors LLC owned 2.75% of Dynegy worth $44,405,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

Dynegy Inc (Dynegy) is a holding company and conducts the business operations through its subsidiaries. The primary business of Dynegy is the production and sale of electric energy, capacity and ancillary services from the fleet of 18 operating power plants in six states totaling approximately 12,300 megawatt (MW) of generating capacity.

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