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Clean Energy Fuels (CLNE) Competitors

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(As of 05/24/2024 ET)


Should you be buying Clean Energy Fuels stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Clean Energy Fuels include York Water (YORW), Consolidated Communications (CNSL), Consolidated Water (CWCO), Genie Energy (GNE), Artesian Resources (ARTNA), Global Water Resources (GWRS), Empresa Distribuidora y Comercializadora Norte Sociedad Anónima (EDN), Unitil (UTL), Pure Cycle (PCYO), and Shenandoah Telecommunications (SHEN). These companies are all part of the "utilities" sector.

Clean Energy Fuels vs.

Clean Energy Fuels (NASDAQ:CLNE) and York Water (NASDAQ:YORW) are both small-cap utilities companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, dividends, community ranking, institutional ownership, risk, earnings, valuation, media sentiment and analyst recommendations.

49.9% of Clean Energy Fuels shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 49.9% of York Water shares are held by institutional investors. 3.6% of Clean Energy Fuels shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 1.3% of York Water shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Clean Energy Fuels has a beta of 2.08, suggesting that its share price is 108% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, York Water has a beta of 0.6, suggesting that its share price is 40% less volatile than the S&P 500.

In the previous week, York Water had 2 more articles in the media than Clean Energy Fuels. MarketBeat recorded 6 mentions for York Water and 4 mentions for Clean Energy Fuels. Clean Energy Fuels' average media sentiment score of 0.90 beat York Water's score of 0.26 indicating that Clean Energy Fuels is being referred to more favorably in the media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Clean Energy Fuels
1 Very Positive mention(s)
1 Positive mention(s)
1 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
York Water
2 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
1 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
1 Very Negative mention(s)

York Water has a net margin of 33.35% compared to Clean Energy Fuels' net margin of -19.98%. York Water's return on equity of 11.18% beat Clean Energy Fuels' return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Clean Energy Fuels-19.98% -11.09% -6.88%
York Water 33.35%11.18%4.26%

York Water has lower revenue, but higher earnings than Clean Energy Fuels. Clean Energy Fuels is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than York Water, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Clean Energy Fuels$425.16M1.41-$99.50M-$0.35-7.69
York Water$71.03M7.34$23.76M$1.7021.36

Clean Energy Fuels currently has a consensus target price of $5.60, suggesting a potential upside of 108.18%. Given Clean Energy Fuels' higher probable upside, research analysts plainly believe Clean Energy Fuels is more favorable than York Water.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Clean Energy Fuels
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
4 Buy rating(s)
1 Strong Buy rating(s)
York Water
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
0 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)

Clean Energy Fuels received 175 more outperform votes than York Water when rated by MarketBeat users. However, 57.62% of users gave York Water an outperform vote while only 53.64% of users gave Clean Energy Fuels an outperform vote.

Clean Energy FuelsOutperform Votes
Underperform Votes
York WaterOutperform Votes
Underperform Votes


Clean Energy Fuels and York Water tied by winning 9 of the 18 factors compared between the two stocks.

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Media Sentiment Over Time

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CLNE vs. The Competition

MetricClean Energy FuelsGas & other services combined IndustryUtilities SectorNASDAQ Exchange
Market Cap$600.57M$9.83B$11.87B$8.05B
Dividend YieldN/A3.81%4.05%3.96%
P/E Ratio-7.6916.8095.7414.47
Price / Sales1.412.8021.0471.55
Price / CashN/A16.3118.0831.15
Price / Book0.822.351.824.56
Net Income-$99.50M$273.09M$595.79M$214.00M
7 Day Performance3.86%0.22%-1.66%-1.04%
1 Month Performance19.56%9.86%3.91%3.84%
1 Year Performance-34.55%-13.84%3.97%8.60%

Clean Energy Fuels Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
York Water
3.6254 of 5 stars
N/A-14.6%$545.68M$73.26M22.65130Positive News
Consolidated Communications
0 of 5 stars
N/A+22.0%$511.62M$1.11B-1.673,180Analyst Forecast
News Coverage
Consolidated Water
3.5545 of 5 stars
+39.6%$463.82M$180.21M0.00293Analyst Revision
Genie Energy
1.2791 of 5 stars
N/A+2.9%$423.26M$428.71M30.94198Positive News
Artesian Resources
2.7972 of 5 stars
N/A-21.8%$411.19M$98.86M23.51251News Coverage
Global Water Resources
3.9651 of 5 stars
Empresa Distribuidora y Comercializadora Norte Sociedad Anónima
1.0043 of 5 stars
N/A+74.5%$818.48M$2.67B2.856,647Analyst Downgrade
2.2111 of 5 stars
Pure Cycle
0 of 5 stars
N/A-5.6%$224.04M$14.59M34.4538Positive News
Shenandoah Telecommunications
3.327 of 5 stars
-8.8%$972.63M$287.38M4.12845Analyst Upgrade

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This page (NASDAQ:CLNE) was last updated on 5/25/2024 by Staff

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