Avangrid (AGR) Competitors

$36.87
-0.18 (-0.49%)
(As of 04/23/2024 ET)

AGR vs. NRG, EBR, CNP, FTS, PPL, PNW, ES, OGE, FE, and DTE

Should you be buying Avangrid stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Avangrid include NRG Energy (NRG), Centrais Elétricas Brasileiras S.A. - Eletrobrás (EBR), CenterPoint Energy (CNP), Fortis (FTS), PPL (PPL), Pinnacle West Capital (PNW), Eversource Energy (ES), OGE Energy (OGE), FirstEnergy (FE), and DTE Energy (DTE). These companies are all part of the "electric services" industry.

Avangrid vs.

NRG Energy (NYSE:NRG) and Avangrid (NYSE:AGR) are both large-cap utilities companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, dividends, valuation, media sentiment, analyst recommendations, community ranking, institutional ownership, profitability and earnings.

NRG Energy currently has a consensus target price of $59.50, suggesting a potential downside of 16.77%. Avangrid has a consensus target price of $34.75, suggesting a potential downside of 5.75%. Given NRG Energy's higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Avangrid is more favorable than NRG Energy.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
NRG Energy
0 Sell rating(s)
4 Hold rating(s)
3 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.43
Avangrid
1 Sell rating(s)
3 Hold rating(s)
0 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
1.75

NRG Energy received 410 more outperform votes than Avangrid when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 66.08% of users gave NRG Energy an outperform vote while only 55.07% of users gave Avangrid an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
NRG EnergyOutperform Votes
676
66.08%
Underperform Votes
347
33.92%
AvangridOutperform Votes
266
55.07%
Underperform Votes
217
44.93%

NRG Energy has a beta of 1.13, meaning that its share price is 13% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Avangrid has a beta of 0.56, meaning that its share price is 44% less volatile than the S&P 500.

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

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
NRG Energy$28.82B0.53-$202M-$1.07-66.81
Avangrid$8.31B1.72$786M$2.0318.16

97.7% of NRG Energy shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 13.1% of Avangrid shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.6% of NRG Energy shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 0.1% of Avangrid shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

In the previous week, Avangrid had 7 more articles in the media than NRG Energy. MarketBeat recorded 21 mentions for Avangrid and 14 mentions for NRG Energy. Avangrid's average media sentiment score of 0.63 beat NRG Energy's score of 0.13 indicating that NRG Energy is being referred to more favorably in the media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
NRG Energy
7 Very Positive mention(s)
1 Positive mention(s)
1 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive
Avangrid
4 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
13 Neutral mention(s)
1 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral

Avangrid has a net margin of 9.46% compared to Avangrid's net margin of -0.70%. Avangrid's return on equity of 44.03% beat NRG Energy's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
NRG Energy-0.70% 44.03% 4.00%
Avangrid 9.46%3.92%1.90%

NRG Energy pays an annual dividend of $1.63 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.3%. Avangrid pays an annual dividend of $1.76 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.8%. NRG Energy pays out -152.3% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Avangrid pays out 86.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. NRG Energy has raised its dividend for 5 consecutive years.

Summary

NRG Energy beats Avangrid on 13 of the 21 factors compared between the two stocks.

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New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

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Media Sentiment Over Time

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AGR vs. The Competition

MetricAvangridElectric services IndustryUtilities SectorNYSE Exchange
Market Cap$14.26B$12.92B$11.64B$17.43B
Dividend Yield4.77%4.90%4.24%3.58%
P/E Ratio18.1616.5280.7323.84
Price / Sales1.7233.2426.9910.59
Price / Cash7.257.4716.5614.97
Price / Book0.691.621.845.01
Net Income$786M$677.46M$587.72M$963.51M
7 Day Performance2.30%3.44%2.16%2.52%
1 Month Performance2.96%3.51%0.10%-1.85%
1 Year Performance-10.05%-0.30%-3.20%90.34%

Avangrid Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
NRG
NRG Energy
4.3591 of 5 stars
$74.54
+2.2%
$59.50
-20.2%
+107.8%$16.01B$28.82B-69.6618,131Dividend Announcement
EBR
Centrais Elétricas Brasileiras S.A. - Eletrobrás
0.3013 of 5 stars
$7.33
-2.9%
N/A+10.0%$16.86B$7.44B0.009,670Gap Down
High Trading Volume
CNP
CenterPoint Energy
3.6323 of 5 stars
$27.21
-0.7%
$30.30
+11.4%
-5.9%$17.22B$8.70B20.018,827Upcoming Earnings
Analyst Report
News Coverage
High Trading Volume
FTS
Fortis
3.9097 of 5 stars
$37.14
-1.1%
$55.13
+48.4%
-11.5%$18.31B$8.53B16.159,600Upcoming Earnings
PPL
PPL
4.54 of 5 stars
$26.01
-1.6%
$32.50
+25.0%
-5.1%$19.18B$8.31B26.016,629Upcoming Earnings
PNW
Pinnacle West Capital
4.1793 of 5 stars
$71.21
-1.3%
$73.00
+2.5%
-7.6%$8.09B$4.70B16.156,133Dividend Announcement
ES
Eversource Energy
4.2882 of 5 stars
$57.20
-1.8%
$66.08
+15.5%
-23.5%$20.06B$11.91B-45.4010,171Analyst Report
OGE
OGE Energy
3.478 of 5 stars
$32.49
-1.1%
$33.40
+2.8%
-9.8%$6.52B$2.67B15.702,329Upcoming Earnings
Analyst Downgrade
FE
FirstEnergy
3.4547 of 5 stars
$36.83
-1.5%
$40.38
+9.6%
-6.1%$21.20B$12.87B20.3512,042Upcoming Earnings
Analyst Report
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
DTE
DTE Energy
4.5502 of 5 stars
$103.21
-2.2%
$114.33
+10.8%
-3.1%$21.36B$12.75B15.279,950Upcoming Earnings
Analyst Report

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This page (NYSE:AGR) was last updated on 4/24/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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