LON:PNN

Pennon Group Competitors

GBX 1,044
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MA: GBX 967.91
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Now: GBX 1,044
1,195.50
Volume887,177 shs
Average Volume1.18 million shs
Market Capitalization£4.41 billion
P/E Ratio2.39
Dividend Yield3.60%
BetaN/A

Competitors

Pennon Group (LON:PNN) Vs. SSE, UU, SVT, CNA, DRX, and GLO

Should you be buying PNN stock or one of its competitors? Companies in the sector of "utilities" are considered alternatives and competitors to Pennon Group, including SSE (SSE), United Utilities Group (UU), Severn Trent (SVT), Centrica (CNA), Drax Group (DRX), and ContourGlobal (GLO).

Pennon Group (LON:PNN) and SSE (LON:SSE) are both utilities companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, valuation, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, profitability, dividends and earnings.

Dividends

Pennon Group pays an annual dividend of GBX 0.44 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.0%. SSE pays an annual dividend of GBX 0.80 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.1%. Pennon Group pays out 0.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. SSE pays out 0.9% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years.

Profitability

This table compares Pennon Group and SSE's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Pennon GroupN/AN/AN/A
SSEN/AN/AN/A

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Pennon Group and SSE's gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Pennon Group£603.10 million7.31N/AGBX 436.302.39
SSE£6.56 billion2.37N/AGBX 89.2016.75

Pennon Group is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than SSE, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings and recommmendations for Pennon Group and SSE, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Pennon Group03102.25
SSE15502.36

Pennon Group presently has a consensus target price of GBX 1,149.33, suggesting a potential upside of 10.09%. SSE has a consensus target price of GBX 1,426.33, suggesting a potential downside of 4.53%. Given Pennon Group's higher probable upside, equities analysts plainly believe Pennon Group is more favorable than SSE.

Summary

SSE beats Pennon Group on 5 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.

United Utilities Group (LON:UU) and Pennon Group (LON:PNN) are both mid-cap utilities companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, profitability, valuation, earnings and risk.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current ratings for United Utilities Group and Pennon Group, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
United Utilities Group03202.40
Pennon Group03102.25

United Utilities Group currently has a consensus price target of GBX 980, suggesting a potential upside of 2.38%. Pennon Group has a consensus price target of GBX 1,149.33, suggesting a potential upside of 10.09%. Given Pennon Group's higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Pennon Group is more favorable than United Utilities Group.

Profitability

This table compares United Utilities Group and Pennon Group's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
United Utilities GroupN/AN/AN/A
Pennon GroupN/AN/AN/A

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares United Utilities Group and Pennon Group's gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
United Utilities Group£1.82 billion3.59N/AGBX 16.1059.45
Pennon Group£603.10 million7.31N/AGBX 436.302.39

Pennon Group is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than United Utilities Group, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Dividends

United Utilities Group pays an annual dividend of GBX 43 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.5%. Pennon Group pays an annual dividend of GBX 0.44 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.0%. United Utilities Group pays out 267.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. Pennon Group pays out 0.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend.

Summary

United Utilities Group beats Pennon Group on 5 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.

Severn Trent (LON:SVT) and Pennon Group (LON:PNN) are both mid-cap utilities companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, profitability, valuation, earnings and risk.

Profitability

This table compares Severn Trent and Pennon Group's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Severn TrentN/AN/AN/A
Pennon GroupN/AN/AN/A

Dividends

Severn Trent pays an annual dividend of GBX 1 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.0%. Pennon Group pays an annual dividend of GBX 0.44 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.0%. Severn Trent pays out 2.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Pennon Group pays out 0.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Pennon Group is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Severn Trent and Pennon Group's gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Severn Trent£1.82 billion3.27N/AGBX 47.4051.90
Pennon Group£603.10 million7.31N/AGBX 436.302.39

Pennon Group is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Severn Trent, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current ratings for Severn Trent and Pennon Group, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Severn Trent13102.00
Pennon Group03102.25

Severn Trent currently has a consensus price target of GBX 2,461, suggesting a potential upside of 0.04%. Pennon Group has a consensus price target of GBX 1,149.33, suggesting a potential upside of 10.09%. Given Pennon Group's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Pennon Group is more favorable than Severn Trent.

Summary

Pennon Group beats Severn Trent on 6 of the 8 factors compared between the two stocks.

Centrica (LON:CNA) and Pennon Group (LON:PNN) are both mid-cap utilities companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their risk, institutional ownership, profitability, earnings, valuation, analyst recommendations and dividends.

Profitability

This table compares Centrica and Pennon Group's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
CentricaN/AN/AN/A
Pennon GroupN/AN/AN/A

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current recommendations and price targets for Centrica and Pennon Group, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Centrica14402.33
Pennon Group03102.25

Centrica currently has a consensus price target of GBX 58.75, suggesting a potential upside of 3.47%. Pennon Group has a consensus price target of GBX 1,149.33, suggesting a potential upside of 10.09%. Given Pennon Group's higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Pennon Group is more favorable than Centrica.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Centrica and Pennon Group's gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Centrica£12.25 billion0.27N/AGBX 0.7081.11
Pennon Group£603.10 million7.31N/AGBX 436.302.39

Pennon Group is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Centrica, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Summary

Centrica beats Pennon Group on 4 of the 7 factors compared between the two stocks.

Pennon Group (LON:PNN) and Drax Group (LON:DRX) are both utilities companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, institutional ownership, earnings, analyst recommendations, risk, dividends and valuation.

Profitability

This table compares Pennon Group and Drax Group's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Pennon GroupN/AN/AN/A
Drax GroupN/AN/AN/A

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings and target prices for Pennon Group and Drax Group, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Pennon Group03102.25
Drax Group02502.71

Pennon Group presently has a consensus target price of GBX 1,149.33, suggesting a potential upside of 10.09%. Drax Group has a consensus target price of GBX 363.43, suggesting a potential downside of 12.34%. Given Pennon Group's higher possible upside, equities research analysts plainly believe Pennon Group is more favorable than Drax Group.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Pennon Group and Drax Group's top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Pennon Group£603.10 million7.31N/AGBX 436.302.39
Drax Group£4.24 billion0.39N/AGBX (39.80)-10.42

Drax Group is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Pennon Group, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Dividends

Pennon Group pays an annual dividend of GBX 0.44 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.0%. Drax Group pays an annual dividend of GBX 0.16 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.0%. Pennon Group pays out 0.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Drax Group pays out -0.4% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years.

Summary

Pennon Group beats Drax Group on 5 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.

ContourGlobal (LON:GLO) and Pennon Group (LON:PNN) are both utilities companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, institutional ownership, dividends, valuation, analyst recommendations, profitability and risk.

Profitability

This table compares ContourGlobal and Pennon Group's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
ContourGlobalN/AN/AN/A
Pennon GroupN/AN/AN/A

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and recommmendations for ContourGlobal and Pennon Group, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
ContourGlobal01102.50
Pennon Group03102.25

ContourGlobal presently has a consensus target price of GBX 206, suggesting a potential upside of 4.04%. Pennon Group has a consensus target price of GBX 1,149.33, suggesting a potential upside of 10.09%. Given Pennon Group's higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Pennon Group is more favorable than ContourGlobal.

Dividends

ContourGlobal pays an annual dividend of GBX 0.16 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.1%. Pennon Group pays an annual dividend of GBX 0.44 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.0%. ContourGlobal pays out 10.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Pennon Group pays out 0.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares ContourGlobal and Pennon Group's gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
ContourGlobal£1.41 billion0.92N/AGBX 1.50132.00
Pennon Group£603.10 million7.31N/AGBX 436.302.39

Pennon Group is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than ContourGlobal, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.


Pennon Group Competitors List

Competitor NameCompetitor BTM RankCompetitor PriceCompetitor Price ChangeCompetitor Market CapCompetitor RevenueCompetitor P/E RatioCompetitor Indicator(s)
SSE logo
SSE
SSE
1.4$1,494.00+0.2%£15.55 billion£6.56 billion16.75
United Utilities Group logo
UU
United Utilities Group
1.0$957.20+1.0%£6.53 billion£1.82 billion59.45High Trading Volume
Severn Trent logo
SVT
Severn Trent
1.1$2,460.00+1.2%£5.89 billion£1.82 billion51.90
Centrica logo
CNA
Centrica
1.0$56.78+0.5%£3.32 billion£12.25 billion81.11
Drax Group logo
DRX
Drax Group
1.1$414.60+1.8%£1.62 billion£4.24 billion-10.42
GLO
ContourGlobal
1.3$198.00+0.5%£1.29 billion£1.41 billion132.00
AFC Energy logo
AFC
AFC Energy
0.5$69.60+4.0%£489.67 millionN/A-87.00
PHE
PowerHouse Energy Group
0.7$5.58+0.5%£219.68 million£100,000.00-55.80Gap Down
JEL
Jersey Electricity
1.2$525.77+1.3%£163.16 million£111.75 million13.87
EQT
EQTEC
1.1$2.15+7.0%£154.97 million£1.05 million-21.50News Coverage
Gap Down
IES
Invinity Energy Systems
0.6$133.20+2.9%£118.93 million£720,000.00-4.99
OPG Power Ventures logo
OPG
OPG Power Ventures
1.0$20.01+2.4%£82.15 million£111.71 million6.45
YU
Yü Group
0.6$285.00+0.0%£46.40 million£101.53 million-39.58High Trading Volume
Gap Up
INFA
InfraStrata
0.5$44.50+7.9%£39.10 million£1.48 million-1.31Gap Up
Good Energy Group logo
GOOD
Good Energy Group
1.6$213.00+1.9%£34.78 million£130.65 million532.50
BION
BiON
0.4$2.23+34.6%£12.95 million£49.37 million22.29
AMPH
Aggregated Micro Power
0.5$17.35+0.3%£12.17 million£49.33 million13.35High Trading Volume
GSH
Green & Smart
0.6N/AN/A£9.84 millionN/A-2.85Gap Down
GRP
Greencoat Renewables
1.1$1.20+0.8%£8.90 million£3.02 million41.38
MWG
Modern Water plc (MWG.L)
0.6$2.45+7.3%£5.57 million£1.74 million-2.04
RUR
Rurelec
0.6$0.85+2.9%£4.77 millionN/A-1.42Gap Down
Plutus PowerGen logo
PPG
Plutus PowerGen
0.5$0.04+8.6%£1.97 million£1.17 million-0.19Gap Up
(MYT.L) logo
MYT
(MYT.L)
0.6N/AN/A£0.00N/A0.00
Flowgroup logo
FLOW
Flowgroup
0.6N/AN/A£0.00N/A0.00Gap Up
KSK
KSK Power Ventur plc (KSK.L)
0.4$2.25+33.3%£0.00N/A0.00
This page was last updated on 4/19/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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