E.On (OTCMKTS: EONGY) is one of 21 public companies in the “Electric & other services combined” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its peers? We will compare E.On to related businesses based on the strength of its earnings, valuation, dividends, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, risk and profitability.
This is a summary of current recommendations for E.On and its peers, as provided by MarketBeat.
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E.On pays an annual dividend of $0.17 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.5%. E.On pays out 33.3% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. As a group, “Electric & other services combined” companies pay a dividend yield of 3.5% and pay out 66.3% of their earnings in the form of a dividend.
This table compares E.On and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
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Insider & Institutional Ownership
0.1% of E.On shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 68.8% of shares of all “Electric & other services combined” companies are owned by institutional investors. 6.1% of shares of all “Electric & other services combined” companies are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.
Volatility and Risk
E.On has a beta of 1.2, indicating that its share price is 20% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, E.On’s peers have a beta of 0.15, indicating that their average share price is 85% less volatile than the S&P 500.
Valuation & Earnings
This table compares E.On and its peers gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Net Income||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|E.On||$42.91 billion||-$9.35 billion||21.81|
|E.On Competitors||$8.66 billion||$299.18 million||16.81|
E.On has higher revenue, but lower earnings than its peers. E.On is trading at a higher price-to-earnings ratio than its peers, indicating that it is currently more expensive than other companies in its industry.
E.On peers beat E.On on 9 of the 14 factors compared.
E.ON SE is an energy company. The Company’s segments include Energy Networks, Customer Solutions, and Renewables. Its non-strategic operations are reported under Non-Core Business. The Company’s business areas include energy networks, customer solutions, renewables, energy efficiency and distributed energy, technical services and nuclear. Its customers include Residential, Industrial and Resellers. The Energy Networks segment consists of its power and gas distribution networks and related activities. It is subdivided into three regional markets: Germany, Sweden, and East-Central Europe/Turkey (which consists of the Czech Republic, Hungary, Romania, Slovakia and Turkey). The Customer Solutions segment serves as the platform for working with its customers to shape Europe’s energy transition. The Renewables segment consists of Onshore Wind/Solar and Offshore Wind/Other. The Company plans, builds, operates and manages renewable generation assets.
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