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Edison International (EIX) Competitors

$74.57
+0.32 (+0.43%)
(As of 05/24/2024 ET)

EIX vs. SO, DUK, ETR, FE, PPL, ES, PNW, OGE, IDA, and POR

Should you be buying Edison International stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Edison International include Southern (SO), Duke Energy (DUK), Entergy (ETR), FirstEnergy (FE), PPL (PPL), Eversource Energy (ES), Pinnacle West Capital (PNW), OGE Energy (OGE), IDACORP (IDA), and Portland General Electric (POR). These companies are all part of the "electric utilities" industry.

Edison International vs.

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

Southern currently has a consensus target price of $75.73, indicating a potential downside of 2.59%. Edison International has a consensus target price of $76.00, indicating a potential upside of 1.92%. Given Southern's higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Edison International is more favorable than Southern.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Southern
1 Sell rating(s)
5 Hold rating(s)
7 Buy rating(s)
1 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.57
Edison International
1 Sell rating(s)
4 Hold rating(s)
5 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.40

In the previous week, Edison International had 12 more articles in the media than Southern. MarketBeat recorded 23 mentions for Edison International and 11 mentions for Southern. Edison International's average media sentiment score of 0.98 beat Southern's score of 0.88 indicating that Southern is being referred to more favorably in the media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Southern
6 Very Positive mention(s)
1 Positive mention(s)
3 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive
Edison International
9 Very Positive mention(s)
3 Positive mention(s)
5 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive

Southern pays an annual dividend of $2.88 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.7%. Edison International pays an annual dividend of $3.12 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.2%. Southern pays out 74.4% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Edison International pays out 136.8% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. Southern has increased its dividend for 24 consecutive years and Edison International has increased its dividend for 21 consecutive years.

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

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Southern$25.25B3.37$3.98B$3.8720.09
Edison International$16.34B1.76$1.41B$2.2832.71

Edison International received 219 more outperform votes than Southern when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 63.25% of users gave Edison International an outperform vote while only 50.05% of users gave Southern an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
SouthernOutperform Votes
528
50.05%
Underperform Votes
527
49.95%
Edison InternationalOutperform Votes
747
63.25%
Underperform Votes
434
36.75%

Southern has a beta of 0.48, indicating that its stock price is 52% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Edison International has a beta of 0.95, indicating that its stock price is 5% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Southern has a net margin of 16.74% compared to Southern's net margin of 6.14%. Southern's return on equity of 12.48% beat Edison International's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Southern16.74% 12.07% 3.06%
Edison International 6.14%12.48%2.44%

64.1% of Southern shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 89.0% of Edison International shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.2% of Southern shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 1.0% 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.

Summary

Southern beats Edison International on 12 of the 22 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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EIX vs. The Competition

MetricEdison InternationalElectric services IndustryUtilities SectorNYSE Exchange
Market Cap$28.69B$13.43B$11.87B$17.80B
Dividend Yield4.20%4.67%4.05%3.55%
P/E Ratio32.7113.1395.7422.25
Price / Sales1.7630.6821.0410.27
Price / Cash5.738.1018.0818.96
Price / Book1.801.631.825.91
Net Income$1.41B$664.86M$595.79M$976.87M
7 Day Performance-2.27%-0.90%-1.66%-1.53%
1 Month Performance4.85%6.96%3.91%3.68%
1 Year Performance13.57%9.63%3.97%24.48%

Edison International Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
SO
Southern
4.674 of 5 stars
$77.75
+0.8%
$75.73
-2.6%
+9.7%$85.11B$25.25B20.0928,100Positive News
DUK
Duke Energy
4.336 of 5 stars
$102.17
+0.4%
$101.85
-0.3%
+13.3%$78.85B$29.06B25.6727,037
ETR
Entergy
4.8045 of 5 stars
$109.14
-0.2%
$110.45
+1.2%
+10.3%$23.31B$12.15B10.9512,177News Coverage
FE
FirstEnergy
2.9895 of 5 stars
$38.97
-0.4%
$39.80
+2.1%
+3.3%$22.43B$12.87B22.4012,042
PPL
PPL
4.5342 of 5 stars
$28.68
-0.3%
$32.27
+12.5%
+8.5%$21.16B$8.31B27.846,629Analyst Revision
News Coverage
ES
Eversource Energy
4.4933 of 5 stars
$57.53
flat
$65.86
+14.5%
-19.9%$20.27B$11.91B-48.7510,171Positive News
PNW
Pinnacle West Capital
4.2564 of 5 stars
$76.82
+0.4%
$74.08
-3.6%
-0.5%$8.72B$4.70B16.746,133News Coverage
Positive News
OGE
OGE Energy
3.6326 of 5 stars
$35.65
+0.1%
$33.40
-6.3%
-0.3%$7.15B$2.67B18.102,329Analyst Downgrade
Analyst Revision
Positive News
IDA
IDACORP
4.0534 of 5 stars
$95.61
+0.7%
$96.80
+1.2%
-8.9%$5.09B$1.77B19.202,112Insider Selling
Analyst Revision
POR
Portland General Electric
1.6469 of 5 stars
$43.72
0.0%
$44.00
+0.6%
-10.8%$4.50B$2.92B16.752,842

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This page (NYSE:EIX) was last updated on 5/25/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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