E.ON (OTCMKTS: EONGY) is one of 21 public companies in the “Electric & other services combined” industry, but how does it contrast to its rivals? We will compare E.ON to similar companies based on the strength of its valuation, risk, analyst recommendations, dividends, profitability, earnings and institutional ownership.
Risk and Volatility
E.ON has a beta of 1.2, suggesting that its stock price is 20% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, E.ON’s rivals have a beta of 0.15, suggesting that their average stock price is 85% less volatile than the S&P 500.
This table compares E.ON and its rivals revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Net Income||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|E.ON||$42.91 billion||-$9.35 billion||21.75|
|E.ON Competitors||$8.66 billion||$299.18 million||16.68|
E.ON has higher revenue, but lower earnings than its rivals. E.ON is trading at a higher price-to-earnings ratio than its rivals, indicating that it is currently more expensive than other companies in its industry.
Institutional & Insider Ownership
0.1% of E.ON shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 68.8% of shares of all “Electric & other services combined” companies are held by institutional investors. 6.1% of shares of all “Electric & other services combined” companies are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.
This is a breakdown of recent ratings and target prices for E.ON and its rivals, as reported by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
As a group, “Electric & other services combined” companies have a potential upside of 7.17%. Given E.ON’s rivals higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe E.ON has less favorable growth aspects than its rivals.
This table compares E.ON and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
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 3.6% and pay out 66.3% of their earnings in the form of a dividend.
E.ON rivals beat E.ON on 9 of the 15 factors compared.
E.ON SE operates as an energy company in Germany, the United Kingdom, Romania, Hungary, the Czech Republic, Sweden, the United States, Poland, Italy, Denmark, and internationally. It operates through three segments: Energy Networks, Customer Solutions, and Renewables. The company provides power and gas distribution networks and related services; and distributes energy solutions to residential customers, small and medium sized enterprises, large commercial and industrial customers, and public entities. It also plans, builds, operates, and manages renewable generation assets, including onshore wind/solar and offshore wind/others. In addition, the company offers energy consulting, efficiency, generation, and management solutions; heat pumping and energy storage solutions; charging infrastructure facility for e-mobility; metering services; e-mobility services for communities; and natural gas mobility solutions for municipalities and vehicle fleets, as well as operates combined heat and power, renewable, and bio-methane plants. Further, it provides SmartSim, a digital solution for gas grids; gas quality tracking solutions; GasPro, a mobile gas sample collector; and GasCalc, a softwarethat calculates natural gases, LNG, and biogases properties, as well as solar panels and batteries. The company serves 21.1 million customers with power, gas, heat, and energy solutions. Its generating capacity consists of 4,176 megawatts. The company has a strategic partnership with Nissan to explore opportunities on pilot activities and commercial offers related to electric vehicles charging, vehicle-to-grid services, and grid integration, as well as decentralized energy generation and storage solutions. E.ON SE was founded in 1923 and is based in Essen, Germany.
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