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NYSE:EIXEdison International Competitors & Alternatives

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$55.28
Now: $55.54
$56.29
50-Day Range
$54.31
MA: $57.50
$64.76
52-Week Range
$43.63
Now: $55.54
$78.93
Volume1.76 million shs
Average Volume4.13 million shs
Market Capitalization$20.19 billion
P/E Ratio16.10
Dividend Yield4.59%
Beta0.48

Competitors

Edison International (NYSE:EIX) Vs. NEE, DUK, SO, AEP, EXC, and XEL

Should you be buying EIX stock or one of its competitors? Companies in the sub-industry of "electric utilities" are considered alternatives and competitors to Edison International, including NextEra Energy (NEE), Duke Energy (DUK), Southern (SO), American Electric Power (AEP), Exelon (EXC), and Xcel Energy (XEL).

NextEra Energy (NYSE:NEE) and Edison International (NYSE:EIX) are both large-cap utilities companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, earnings, dividends, profitability, risk, valuation and analyst recommendations.

Risk & Volatility

NextEra Energy has a beta of 0.21, meaning that its stock price is 79% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Edison International has a beta of 0.48, meaning that its stock price is 52% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current recommendations for NextEra Energy and Edison International, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
NextEra Energy14802.54
Edison International05902.64

NextEra Energy presently has a consensus price target of $253.8333, suggesting a potential upside of 3.02%. Edison International has a consensus price target of $70.2857, suggesting a potential upside of 26.55%. Given Edison International's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Edison International is more favorable than NextEra Energy.

Profitability

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

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
NextEra Energy17.77%10.38%3.60%
Edison International10.15%11.33%2.64%

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares NextEra Energy and Edison International's gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
NextEra Energy$19.20 billion6.28$3.77 billion$8.3729.44
Edison International$12.35 billion1.64$1.41 billion$4.7011.82

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

Institutional and Insider Ownership

77.1% of NextEra Energy shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 87.4% of Edison International shares are held by institutional investors. 0.4% of NextEra Energy shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 0.6% of Edison International shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Dividends

NextEra Energy pays an annual dividend of $5.60 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.3%. Edison International pays an annual dividend of $2.55 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.6%. NextEra Energy pays out 66.9% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Edison International pays out 54.3% 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 10 consecutive years and Edison International has raised its dividend for 15 consecutive years. Edison International is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Summary

Edison International beats NextEra Energy on 10 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

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

Dividends

Duke Energy pays an annual dividend of $3.78 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.6%. Edison International pays an annual dividend of $2.55 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.6%. Duke Energy pays out 74.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Edison International pays out 54.3% 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. Duke Energy has raised its dividend for 13 consecutive years and Edison International has raised its dividend for 15 consecutive years.

Profitability

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

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Duke Energy15.17%8.13%2.36%
Edison International10.15%11.33%2.64%

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Duke Energy and Edison International's top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Duke Energy$25.08 billion2.40$3.75 billion$5.0616.17
Edison International$12.35 billion1.64$1.41 billion$4.7011.82

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

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current ratings and recommmendations for Duke Energy and Edison International, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Duke Energy010402.29
Edison International05902.64

Duke Energy currently has a consensus price target of $93.00, indicating a potential upside of 13.64%. Edison International has a consensus price target of $70.2857, indicating a potential upside of 26.55%. Given Edison International's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Edison International is more favorable than Duke Energy.

Risk & Volatility

Duke Energy has a beta of 0.31, meaning that its share price is 69% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Edison International has a beta of 0.48, meaning that its share price is 52% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

64.2% of Duke Energy shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 87.4% of Edison International shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.1% of Duke Energy shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 0.6% of Edison International shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Summary

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

Southern (NYSE:SO) and Edison International (NYSE:EIX) are both large-cap utilities companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, institutional ownership, risk, earnings, profitability, analyst recommendations and valuation.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and target prices for Southern and Edison International, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Southern39302.00
Edison International05902.64

Southern currently has a consensus target price of $62.1786, indicating a potential upside of 17.78%. Edison International has a consensus target price of $70.2857, indicating a potential upside of 26.55%. Given Edison International's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Edison International is more favorable than Southern.

Profitability

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

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Southern16.83%10.57%2.85%
Edison International10.15%11.33%2.64%

Dividends

Southern pays an annual dividend of $2.56 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.8%. Edison International pays an annual dividend of $2.55 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.6%. 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. Edison International pays out 54.3% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Southern has raised its dividend for 18 consecutive years and Edison International has raised its dividend for 15 consecutive years. Southern is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

58.9% of Southern shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 87.4% of Edison International shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.4% of Southern 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 endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Southern and Edison International's top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Southern$21.42 billion2.61$4.75 billion$3.1116.97
Edison International$12.35 billion1.64$1.41 billion$4.7011.82

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

Volatility and Risk

Southern has a beta of 0.42, suggesting that its stock price is 58% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Edison International has a beta of 0.48, suggesting that its stock price is 52% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Edison International beats Southern on 10 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

Edison International (NYSE:EIX) and American Electric Power (NYSE:AEP) are both large-cap utilities companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, valuation, risk, profitability, institutional ownership, earnings and dividends.

Profitability

This table compares Edison International and American Electric Power's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Edison International10.15%11.33%2.64%
American Electric Power12.08%10.15%2.68%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent recommendations for Edison International and American Electric Power, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Edison International05902.64
American Electric Power141302.67

Edison International currently has a consensus price target of $70.2857, indicating a potential upside of 26.55%. American Electric Power has a consensus price target of $95.4118, indicating a potential upside of 15.62%. Given Edison International's higher probable upside, equities analysts clearly believe Edison International is more favorable than American Electric Power.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

87.4% of Edison International shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 74.6% of American Electric Power shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.6% of Edison International shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 0.2% of American Electric Power shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Edison International and American Electric Power's gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Edison International$12.35 billion1.64$1.41 billion$4.7011.82
American Electric Power$15.56 billion2.63$1.92 billion$4.2419.46

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

Dividends

Edison International pays an annual dividend of $2.55 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.6%. American Electric Power pays an annual dividend of $2.80 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.4%. Edison International pays out 54.3% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. American Electric Power pays out 66.0% 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. Edison International has raised its dividend for 15 consecutive years and American Electric Power has raised its dividend for 7 consecutive years. Edison International is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Volatility and Risk

Edison International has a beta of 0.48, suggesting that its stock price is 52% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, American Electric Power has a beta of 0.36, suggesting that its stock price is 64% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Edison International beats American Electric Power on 9 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

Edison International (NYSE:EIX) and Exelon (NYSE:EXC) are both large-cap utilities companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, risk, profitability, dividends, valuation, institutional ownership and earnings.

Profitability

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

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Edison International10.15%11.33%2.64%
Exelon6.43%8.47%2.35%

Institutional and Insider Ownership

87.4% of Edison International shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 79.0% of Exelon shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.6% of Edison International shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.3% of Exelon shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Dividends

Edison International pays an annual dividend of $2.55 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.6%. Exelon pays an annual dividend of $1.53 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.1%. Edison International pays out 54.3% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Exelon pays out 49.0% 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. Edison International has increased its dividend for 15 consecutive years and Exelon has increased its dividend for 3 consecutive years. Edison International is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Edison International and Exelon's top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Edison International$12.35 billion1.64$1.41 billion$4.7011.82
Exelon$35.99 billion1.01$2.01 billion$3.1212.01

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

Risk and Volatility

Edison International has a beta of 0.48, suggesting that its stock price is 52% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Exelon has a beta of 0.26, suggesting that its stock price is 74% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings and price targets for Edison International and Exelon, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Edison International05902.64
Exelon031002.77

Edison International currently has a consensus target price of $70.2857, suggesting a potential upside of 26.55%. Exelon has a consensus target price of $47.3077, suggesting a potential upside of 26.22%. Given Edison International's higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Edison International is more favorable than Exelon.

Summary

Edison International beats Exelon on 12 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

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

Insider & Institutional Ownership

87.4% of Edison International shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 74.0% of Xcel Energy shares are held by institutional investors. 0.6% of Edison International shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 0.2% of Xcel 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.

Dividends

Edison International pays an annual dividend of $2.55 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.6%. Xcel Energy pays an annual dividend of $1.72 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.7%. Edison International pays out 54.3% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Edison International has increased its dividend for 15 consecutive years and Xcel Energy has increased its dividend for 16 consecutive years.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current ratings and target prices for Edison International and Xcel Energy, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Edison International05902.64
Xcel Energy29202.00

Edison International currently has a consensus price target of $70.2857, suggesting a potential upside of 26.55%. Xcel Energy has a consensus price target of $63.3846, suggesting a potential downside of 1.12%. Given Edison International's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, equities research analysts clearly believe Edison International is more favorable than Xcel Energy.

Profitability

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

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Edison International10.15%11.33%2.64%
Xcel EnergyN/AN/AN/A

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Edison International and Xcel Energy's top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Edison International$12.35 billion1.64$1.41 billion$4.7011.82
Xcel EnergyN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A

Edison International has higher revenue and earnings than Xcel Energy.

Summary

Edison International beats Xcel Energy on 10 of the 12 factors compared between the two stocks.

Competitor NameCompetitor BTM RankCompetitor PriceCompetitor Price ChangeCompetitor Market CapCompetitor RevenueCompetitor P/E RatioCompetitor Indicator(s)
NextEra Energy logo
NEE
NextEra Energy
2.0$246.40+0.1%$120.60 billion$19.20 billion34.13Analyst Revision
Duke Energy logo
DUK
Duke Energy
2.5$81.84+0.1%$60.14 billion$25.08 billion16.17
Southern logo
SO
Southern
2.2$52.79+0.2%$55.80 billion$21.42 billion15.71
American Electric Power logo
AEP
American Electric Power
2.3$82.52+0.6%$40.90 billion$15.56 billion22.12
Exelon logo
EXC
Exelon
2.5$37.48+0.3%$36.52 billion$35.99 billion12.01Analyst Revision
Xcel Energy logo
XEL
Xcel Energy
1.3$64.10+0.1%$33.66 billionN/A0.00
Eversource Energy logo
ES
Eversource Energy
1.7$84.67+0.5%$28.49 billion$8.53 billion29.71Analyst Report
Heavy News Reporting
FirstEnergy logo
FE
FirstEnergy
1.7$39.92+0.1%$21.63 billion$11.04 billion31.94
PPL logo
PPL
PPL
2.7$26.18+0.1%$20.13 billion$7.77 billion10.69
Entergy logo
ETR
Entergy
2.1$96.86+0.1%$19.39 billion$10.88 billion17.45Heavy News Reporting
Pinnacle West Capital logo
PNW
Pinnacle West Capital
2.3$76.03+0.8%$8.55 billion$3.47 billion15.55
OGE Energy logo
OGE
OGE Energy
2.0$30.63+0.4%$6.13 billion$2.23 billion-57.79Analyst Report
IDACORP logo
IDA
IDACORP
2.0$89.58+0.0%$4.52 billion$1.35 billion19.91
Hawaiian Electric Industries logo
HE
Hawaiian Electric Industries
1.6$36.12+0.1%$3.94 billion$2.87 billion19.11
Portland General Electric logo
POR
Portland General Electric
2.0$42.71+0.4%$3.82 billion$2.12 billion17.22Analyst Upgrade
Heavy News Reporting
PNM Resources logo
PNM
PNM Resources
1.8$39.28+0.1%$3.13 billion$1.46 billion72.74
ALLETE logo
ALE
ALLETE
2.1$55.94+1.0%$2.90 billion$1.24 billion15.98
El Paso Electric logo
EE
El Paso Electric
0.9$67.37+0.2%$2.75 billion$861.99 million33.69
MGE Energy logo
MGEE
MGE Energy
1.9$64.86+0.5%$2.25 billion$568.85 million25.34
Otter Tail logo
OTTR
Otter Tail
2.2$39.26+0.1%$1.59 billion$919.50 million18.52
Unitil logo
UTL
Unitil
2.0$46.13+0.5%$690.07 million$438.20 million20.87
This page was last updated on 7/4/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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