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MGE Energy Competitors

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$74.67
$76.00
50-Day Range
$70.96
$75.56
52-Week Range
$56.47
$76.08
Volume56,191 shs
Average Volume93,426 shs
Market Capitalization$2.71 billion
P/E Ratio28.37
Dividend Yield1.97%
Beta0.49

Competitors

MGE Energy (NASDAQ:MGEE) Vs. NEE, DUK, SO, ES, PPL, and EIX

Should you be buying MGEE stock or one of its competitors? Companies in the sub-industry of "electric utilities" are considered alternatives and competitors to MGE Energy, including NextEra Energy (NEE), Duke Energy (DUK), The Southern (SO), Eversource Energy (ES), PPL (PPL), and Edison International (EIX).

NextEra Energy (NYSE:NEE) and MGE Energy (NASDAQ:MGEE) are both utilities companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, risk, dividends, profitability, earnings, valuation and institutional ownership.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent ratings for NextEra Energy and MGE Energy, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
NextEra Energy031102.79
MGE Energy11001.50

NextEra Energy currently has a consensus target price of $78.8333, suggesting a potential upside of 7.81%. MGE Energy has a consensus target price of $65.00, suggesting a potential downside of 13.22%. Given NextEra Energy's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe NextEra Energy is more favorable than MGE Energy.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

19.2% of NextEra Energy shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 47.2% of MGE Energy shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.4% of NextEra Energy shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 0.2% of MGE Energy shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Risk and Volatility

NextEra Energy has a beta of 0.16, suggesting that its stock price is 84% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, MGE Energy has a beta of 0.49, suggesting that its stock price is 51% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares NextEra Energy and MGE Energy's revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
NextEra Energy$19.20 billion7.47$3.77 billion$2.0934.99
MGE Energy$568.85 million4.76$86.87 million$2.5129.84

NextEra Energy has higher revenue and earnings than MGE Energy. MGE Energy is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than NextEra Energy, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Profitability

This table compares NextEra Energy and MGE Energy's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
NextEra Energy21.44%10.79%3.68%
MGE Energy17.18%10.21%4.38%

Dividends

NextEra Energy pays an annual dividend of $1.54 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.1%. MGE Energy pays an annual dividend of $1.48 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.0%. NextEra Energy pays out 73.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. MGE Energy pays out 59.0% 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. NextEra Energy has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years and MGE Energy has raised its dividend for 7 consecutive years.

Summary

NextEra Energy beats MGE Energy on 11 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

Duke Energy (NYSE:DUK) and MGE Energy (NASDAQ:MGEE) are both utilities companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, analyst recommendations, profitability, institutional ownership, earnings, valuation and dividends.

Risk and Volatility

Duke Energy has a beta of 0.23, meaning that its share price is 77% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, MGE Energy has a beta of 0.49, meaning that its share price is 51% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Dividends

Duke Energy pays an annual dividend of $3.86 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.7%. MGE Energy pays an annual dividend of $1.48 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.0%. Duke Energy pays out 76.3% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. MGE Energy pays out 59.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Duke Energy has raised its dividend for 14 consecutive years and MGE Energy has raised its dividend for 7 consecutive years. Duke Energy is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings and recommmendations for Duke Energy and MGE Energy, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Duke Energy09202.18
MGE Energy11001.50

Duke Energy presently has a consensus target price of $102.50, suggesting a potential downside of 0.54%. MGE Energy has a consensus target price of $65.00, suggesting a potential downside of 13.22%. Given Duke Energy's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, equities research analysts clearly believe Duke Energy is more favorable than MGE Energy.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Duke Energy and MGE Energy's gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Duke Energy$25.08 billion3.16$3.75 billion$5.0620.37
MGE Energy$568.85 million4.76$86.87 million$2.5129.84

Duke Energy has higher revenue and earnings than MGE Energy. Duke Energy is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than MGE Energy, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

63.5% of Duke Energy shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 47.2% of MGE Energy shares are held by institutional investors. 0.1% of Duke Energy shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 0.2% of MGE Energy shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Profitability

This table compares Duke Energy and MGE Energy's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Duke Energy8.68%8.28%2.35%
MGE Energy17.18%10.21%4.38%

Summary

Duke Energy beats MGE Energy on 10 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

The Southern (NYSE:SO) and MGE Energy (NASDAQ:MGEE) are both utilities companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, valuation, analyst recommendations, profitability, institutional ownership, earnings and risk.

Profitability

This table compares The Southern and MGE Energy's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
The Southern15.80%10.08%2.69%
MGE Energy17.18%10.21%4.38%

Institutional & Insider Ownership

57.6% of The Southern shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 47.2% of MGE Energy shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.4% of The Southern shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.2% of MGE Energy shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Dividends

The Southern pays an annual dividend of $2.56 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.9%. MGE Energy pays an annual dividend of $1.48 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.0%. The Southern pays out 82.3% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. MGE Energy pays out 59.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. The Southern has raised its dividend for 19 consecutive years and MGE Energy has raised its dividend for 7 consecutive years. The Southern is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Volatility and Risk

The Southern has a beta of 0.39, suggesting that its stock price is 61% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, MGE Energy has a beta of 0.49, suggesting that its stock price is 51% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares The Southern and MGE Energy's revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
The Southern$21.42 billion3.22$4.75 billion$3.1120.94
MGE Energy$568.85 million4.76$86.87 million$2.5129.84

The Southern has higher revenue and earnings than MGE Energy. The Southern is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than MGE Energy, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current recommendations for The Southern and MGE Energy, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
The Southern32702.33
MGE Energy11001.50

The Southern presently has a consensus target price of $66.3333, suggesting a potential upside of 1.88%. MGE Energy has a consensus target price of $65.00, suggesting a potential downside of 13.22%. Given The Southern's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe The Southern is more favorable than MGE Energy.

Summary

The Southern beats MGE Energy on 10 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

Eversource Energy (NYSE:ES) and MGE Energy (NASDAQ:MGEE) are both utilities companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, analyst recommendations, dividends, institutional ownership, earnings, risk and valuation.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

76.8% of Eversource Energy shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 47.2% of MGE Energy shares are held by institutional investors. 0.3% of Eversource Energy shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.2% of MGE Energy shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Eversource Energy and MGE Energy's top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Eversource Energy$8.53 billion3.43$909.05 million$3.4524.67
MGE Energy$568.85 million4.76$86.87 million$2.5129.84

Eversource Energy has higher revenue and earnings than MGE Energy. Eversource Energy is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than MGE Energy, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Risk & Volatility

Eversource Energy has a beta of 0.28, indicating that its share price is 72% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, MGE Energy has a beta of 0.49, indicating that its share price is 51% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Dividends

Eversource Energy pays an annual dividend of $2.41 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.8%. MGE Energy pays an annual dividend of $1.48 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.0%. Eversource Energy pays out 69.9% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. MGE Energy pays out 59.0% 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. Eversource Energy has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years and MGE Energy has increased its dividend for 7 consecutive years.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings for Eversource Energy and MGE Energy, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Eversource Energy27302.08
MGE Energy11001.50

Eversource Energy currently has a consensus target price of $90.1818, indicating a potential upside of 5.95%. MGE Energy has a consensus target price of $65.00, indicating a potential downside of 13.22%. Given Eversource Energy's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, equities analysts clearly believe Eversource Energy is more favorable than MGE Energy.

Profitability

This table compares Eversource Energy and MGE Energy's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Eversource Energy13.57%8.88%2.83%
MGE Energy17.18%10.21%4.38%

Summary

Eversource Energy beats MGE Energy on 9 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

MGE Energy (NASDAQ:MGEE) and PPL (NYSE:PPL) are both utilities companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, earnings, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, valuation, risk and profitability.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

47.2% of MGE Energy shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 67.2% of PPL shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.2% of MGE Energy shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.2% of PPL shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares MGE Energy and PPL's gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
MGE Energy$568.85 million4.76$86.87 million$2.5129.84
PPL$7.77 billion2.90$1.75 billion$2.4511.94

PPL has higher revenue and earnings than MGE Energy. PPL is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than MGE Energy, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Risk & Volatility

MGE Energy has a beta of 0.49, meaning that its share price is 51% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, PPL has a beta of 0.72, meaning that its share price is 28% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Dividends

MGE Energy pays an annual dividend of $1.48 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.0%. PPL pays an annual dividend of $1.66 per share and has a dividend yield of 5.7%. MGE Energy pays out 59.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. PPL pays out 67.8% 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. MGE Energy has raised its dividend for 7 consecutive years and PPL has raised its dividend for 9 consecutive years. PPL is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and target prices for MGE Energy and PPL, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
MGE Energy11001.50
PPL09302.25

MGE Energy currently has a consensus price target of $65.00, indicating a potential downside of 13.22%. PPL has a consensus price target of $32.4091, indicating a potential upside of 10.76%. Given PPL's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe PPL is more favorable than MGE Energy.

Profitability

This table compares MGE Energy and PPL's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
MGE Energy17.18%10.21%4.38%
PPL21.93%13.76%3.91%

Summary

PPL beats MGE Energy on 12 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

MGE Energy (NASDAQ:MGEE) and Edison International (NYSE:EIX) are both utilities companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, earnings, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, valuation, risk and profitability.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

47.2% of MGE Energy shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 87.6% of Edison International shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.2% of MGE Energy shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.6% of Edison International shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares MGE Energy and Edison International's gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
MGE Energy$568.85 million4.76$86.87 million$2.5129.84
Edison International$12.35 billion1.79$1.41 billion$4.7012.42

Edison International has higher revenue and earnings than MGE Energy. Edison International is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than MGE Energy, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Risk & Volatility

MGE Energy has a beta of 0.49, meaning that its share price is 51% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Edison International has a beta of 0.52, meaning that its share price is 48% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Dividends

MGE Energy pays an annual dividend of $1.48 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.0%. Edison International pays an annual dividend of $2.65 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.5%. MGE Energy pays out 59.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Edison International pays out 56.4% 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. MGE Energy has raised its dividend for 7 consecutive years and Edison International has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years. Edison International is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and target prices for MGE Energy and Edison International, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
MGE Energy11001.50
Edison International03502.63

MGE Energy currently has a consensus price target of $65.00, indicating a potential downside of 13.22%. Edison International has a consensus price target of $68.1429, indicating a potential upside of 16.70%. Given Edison International's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Edison International is more favorable than MGE Energy.

Profitability

This table compares MGE Energy and Edison International's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
MGE Energy17.18%10.21%4.38%
Edison International3.23%10.57%2.51%

Summary

Edison International beats MGE Energy on 13 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.


MGE Energy Competitors List

Competitor NameCompetitor BTM RankCompetitor PriceCompetitor Price ChangeCompetitor Market CapCompetitor RevenueCompetitor P/E RatioCompetitor Indicator(s)
NextEra Energy logo
NEE
NextEra Energy
1.6$73.12-0.7%$143.42 billion$19.20 billion36.84Insider Selling
Duke Energy logo
DUK
Duke Energy
1.8$103.06-0.1%$79.28 billion$25.08 billion37.75Earnings Announcement
Dividend Announcement
Analyst Report
Unusual Options Activity
The Southern logo
SO
The Southern
1.8$65.11-0.1%$68.99 billion$21.42 billion21.70Insider Selling
Eversource Energy logo
ES
Eversource Energy
2.0$85.12-0.5%$29.24 billion$8.53 billion24.11Earnings Announcement
Dividend Announcement
Analyst Report
Insider Selling
PPL logo
PPL
PPL
2.1$29.26-0.8%$22.51 billion$7.77 billion14.49Analyst Report
Unusual Options Activity
Edison International logo
EIX
Edison International
2.0$58.39-0.1%$22.16 billion$12.35 billion58.98
Entergy logo
ETR
Entergy
2.2$107.18-1.0%$21.55 billion$10.88 billion15.56
FirstEnergy logo
FE
FirstEnergy
1.9$37.61-0.3%$20.46 billion$11.04 billion27.86
Pinnacle West Capital logo
PNW
Pinnacle West Capital
2.0$86.06-0.7%$9.70 billion$3.47 billion15.31Analyst Downgrade
OGE Energy logo
OGE
OGE Energy
1.7$34.40-1.6%$6.89 billion$2.23 billion-35.83
IDACORP logo
IDA
IDACORP
2.0$101.85-0.1%$5.14 billion$1.35 billion20.87
Hawaiian Electric Industries logo
HE
Hawaiian Electric Industries
1.5$44.60-0.2%$4.87 billion$2.87 billion22.76Earnings Announcement
Portland General Electric logo
POR
Portland General Electric
1.9$49.73-0.0%$4.46 billion$2.12 billion27.17Analyst Revision
PNM Resources logo
PNM
PNM Resources
1.8$49.21-0.1%$4.22 billion$1.46 billion20.09
ALLETE logo
ALE
ALLETE
1.8$70.41-0.5%$3.67 billion$1.24 billion20.65
Otter Tail logo
OTTR
Otter Tail
1.8$48.34-0.2%$2.01 billion$919.50 million20.14
Array Technologies logo
ARRY
Array Technologies
1.6$14.23-1.5%$1.81 billionN/A0.00Earnings Announcement
Analyst Upgrade
Unusual Options Activity
News Coverage
Unitil logo
UTL
Unitil
1.9$55.70-0.6%$837.90 million$438.20 million27.57Analyst Upgrade
This page was last updated on 5/15/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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