RWE (OTCMKTS: RWEOY) is one of 99 publicly-traded companies in the “UTIL-ELEC PWR” industry, but how does it contrast to its competitors? We will compare RWE to similar businesses based on the strength of its earnings, valuation, dividends, risk, institutional ownership, profitability and analyst recommendations.
Insider and Institutional Ownership
0.1% of RWE shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 64.5% of shares of all “UTIL-ELEC PWR” companies are owned by institutional investors. 6.5% of shares of all “UTIL-ELEC PWR” companies are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.
RWE has a beta of 1.41, meaning that its share price is 41% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, RWE’s competitors have a beta of 0.15, meaning that their average share price is 85% less volatile than the S&P 500.
This is a breakdown of recent ratings for RWE and its competitors, as provided by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
As a group, “UTIL-ELEC PWR” companies have a potential upside of 10.18%. Given RWE’s competitors stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe RWE has less favorable growth aspects than its competitors.
This table compares RWE and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
Earnings & Valuation
This table compares RWE and its competitors gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Net Income||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|RWE||$48.24 billion||-$6.25 billion||-4.02|
|RWE Competitors||$9.90 billion||$501.31 million||-6.51|
RWE has higher revenue, but lower earnings than its competitors. RWE is trading at a higher price-to-earnings ratio than its competitors, indicating that it is currently more expensive than other companies in its industry.
RWE competitors beat RWE on 8 of the 13 factors compared.
RWE AG (RWE) is a holding company. The Company is a supplier of electricity and natural gas in Europe. The Company is engaged in production of lignite and electricity generation from gas, coal, nuclear and renewables, to energy trading and distribution, and the supply of electricity, gas and other solutions. The Company’s segments include Conventional Power Generation, Trading /Gas Midstream and innogy SE (innogy). The Company’s Conventional Power Generation segment includes its conventional electricity generation activities in Germany, the United Kingdom, the Netherlands and Turkey. The Company’s Trading /Gas Midstream segment covers the activities of RWE Supply & Trading GmbH, which is responsible for trading energy commodities, marketing and hedging the Company’s electricity position. innogy is responsible for business activities in renewables, grids and retail. The Company has a power generation capacity of over 40,000 Megawatt at approximately 80 locations.
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