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Companhia Paranaense de Energia - COPEL Competitors

$10.84
-0.19 (-1.72 %)
(As of 03/5/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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$10.69
Now: $10.84
$10.97
50-Day Range
$10.62
MA: $11.95
$12.89
52-Week Range
$8.28
Now: $10.84
$15.17
Volume927,548 shs
Average Volume790,264 shs
Market Capitalization$2.97 billion
P/E Ratio4.37
Dividend Yield4.76%
Beta0.73

Competitors

Companhia Paranaense de Energia - COPEL (NYSE:ELP) Vs. CNP, BEP, NRG, AQN, ENIA, and VST

Should you be buying ELP stock or one of its competitors? Companies in the industry of "electric services" are considered alternatives and competitors to Companhia Paranaense de Energia - COPEL, including CenterPoint Energy (CNP), Brookfield Renewable Partners (BEP), NRG Energy (NRG), Algonquin Power & Utilities (AQN), Enel Américas (ENIA), and Vistra (VST).

Companhia Paranaense de Energia - COPEL (NYSE:ELP) and CenterPoint Energy (NYSE:CNP) are both utilities companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, analyst recommendations, valuation, earnings, risk, institutional ownership and profitability.

Dividends

Companhia Paranaense de Energia - COPEL pays an annual dividend of $0.51 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.7%. CenterPoint Energy pays an annual dividend of $0.64 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.1%. Companhia Paranaense de Energia - COPEL pays out 31.9% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. CenterPoint Energy pays out 35.8% 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. CenterPoint Energy has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years. Companhia Paranaense de Energia - COPEL is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

Volatility & Risk

Companhia Paranaense de Energia - COPEL has a beta of 0.73, meaning that its stock price is 27% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, CenterPoint Energy has a beta of 0.95, meaning that its stock price is 5% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and recommmendations for Companhia Paranaense de Energia - COPEL and CenterPoint Energy, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Companhia Paranaense de Energia - COPEL00203.00
CenterPoint Energy08702.47

CenterPoint Energy has a consensus target price of $21.4667, indicating a potential upside of 3.90%. Given CenterPoint Energy's higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe CenterPoint Energy is more favorable than Companhia Paranaense de Energia - COPEL.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Companhia Paranaense de Energia - COPEL and CenterPoint Energy's gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Companhia Paranaense de Energia - COPEL$3.95 billion0.75$504.25 million$1.606.78
CenterPoint Energy$12.30 billion0.93$791 million$1.7911.54

CenterPoint Energy has higher revenue and earnings than Companhia Paranaense de Energia - COPEL. Companhia Paranaense de Energia - COPEL is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than CenterPoint Energy, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Profitability

This table compares Companhia Paranaense de Energia - COPEL and CenterPoint Energy's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Companhia Paranaense de Energia - COPEL18.43%16.92%7.73%
CenterPoint Energy-9.49%14.78%2.62%

Institutional & Insider Ownership

91.1% of CenterPoint Energy shares are held by institutional investors. 0.1% of CenterPoint Energy 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.

Summary

CenterPoint Energy beats Companhia Paranaense de Energia - COPEL on 10 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

Companhia Paranaense de Energia - COPEL (NYSE:ELP) and Brookfield Renewable Partners (NYSE:BEP) are both utilities companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, analyst recommendations, valuation, earnings, risk, institutional ownership and profitability.

Dividends

Companhia Paranaense de Energia - COPEL pays an annual dividend of $0.51 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.7%. Brookfield Renewable Partners pays an annual dividend of $1.16 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.0%. Companhia Paranaense de Energia - COPEL pays out 31.9% of its earnings in the form of a dividend.

Volatility & Risk

Companhia Paranaense de Energia - COPEL has a beta of 0.73, meaning that its stock price is 27% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Brookfield Renewable Partners has a beta of 0.67, meaning that its stock price is 33% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and recommmendations for Companhia Paranaense de Energia - COPEL and Brookfield Renewable Partners, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Companhia Paranaense de Energia - COPEL00203.00
Brookfield Renewable Partners012102.08

Brookfield Renewable Partners has a consensus target price of $40.0661, indicating a potential upside of 3.32%. Given Brookfield Renewable Partners' higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Brookfield Renewable Partners is more favorable than Companhia Paranaense de Energia - COPEL.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Companhia Paranaense de Energia - COPEL and Brookfield Renewable Partners' gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Companhia Paranaense de Energia - COPEL$3.95 billion0.75$504.25 million$1.606.78
Brookfield Renewable Partners$2.98 billion3.58$10 millionN/AN/A

Companhia Paranaense de Energia - COPEL has higher revenue and earnings than Brookfield Renewable Partners.

Profitability

This table compares Companhia Paranaense de Energia - COPEL and Brookfield Renewable Partners' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Companhia Paranaense de Energia - COPEL18.43%16.92%7.73%
Brookfield Renewable Partners-1.22%-0.23%-0.10%

Institutional & Insider Ownership

36.2% of Brookfield Renewable Partners shares are held by institutional investors. 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.

Summary

Companhia Paranaense de Energia - COPEL beats Brookfield Renewable Partners on 10 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

Companhia Paranaense de Energia - COPEL (NYSE:ELP) and NRG Energy (NYSE:NRG) are both mid-cap utilities companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, analyst recommendations, valuation, earnings, risk, institutional ownership and profitability.

Dividends

Companhia Paranaense de Energia - COPEL pays an annual dividend of $0.51 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.7%. NRG Energy pays an annual dividend of $1.30 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.3%. Companhia Paranaense de Energia - COPEL pays out 31.9% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. NRG Energy pays out 32.8% 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. NRG Energy has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years. Companhia Paranaense de Energia - COPEL is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

Volatility & Risk

Companhia Paranaense de Energia - COPEL has a beta of 0.73, meaning that its stock price is 27% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, NRG Energy has a beta of 1, meaning that its stock price has a similar volatility profile to the S&P 500.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and recommmendations for Companhia Paranaense de Energia - COPEL and NRG Energy, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Companhia Paranaense de Energia - COPEL00203.00
NRG Energy10602.71

NRG Energy has a consensus target price of $45.3571, indicating a potential upside of 13.82%. Given NRG Energy's higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe NRG Energy is more favorable than Companhia Paranaense de Energia - COPEL.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Companhia Paranaense de Energia - COPEL and NRG Energy's gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Companhia Paranaense de Energia - COPEL$3.95 billion0.75$504.25 million$1.606.78
NRG Energy$9.82 billion0.99$4.44 billion$3.9610.06

NRG Energy has higher revenue and earnings than Companhia Paranaense de Energia - COPEL. Companhia Paranaense de Energia - COPEL is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than NRG Energy, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Profitability

This table compares Companhia Paranaense de Energia - COPEL and NRG Energy's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Companhia Paranaense de Energia - COPEL18.43%16.92%7.73%
NRG Energy43.90%50.32%6.93%

Institutional & Insider Ownership

95.7% of NRG Energy shares are held by institutional investors. 0.7% of NRG Energy 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.

Summary

NRG Energy beats Companhia Paranaense de Energia - COPEL on 12 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

Companhia Paranaense de Energia - COPEL (NYSE:ELP) and Algonquin Power & Utilities (NYSE:AQN) are both mid-cap utilities companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, analyst recommendations, valuation, earnings, risk, institutional ownership and profitability.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

45.9% of Algonquin Power & Utilities shares are held by institutional investors. 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.

Volatility & Risk

Companhia Paranaense de Energia - COPEL has a beta of 0.73, meaning that its stock price is 27% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Algonquin Power & Utilities has a beta of 0.39, meaning that its stock price is 61% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Companhia Paranaense de Energia - COPEL and Algonquin Power & Utilities' gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Companhia Paranaense de Energia - COPEL$3.95 billion0.75$504.25 million$1.606.78
Algonquin Power & Utilities$1.62 billion5.60$530.88 million$0.6324.11

Algonquin Power & Utilities has lower revenue, but higher earnings than Companhia Paranaense de Energia - COPEL. Companhia Paranaense de Energia - COPEL is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Algonquin Power & Utilities, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and recommmendations for Companhia Paranaense de Energia - COPEL and Algonquin Power & Utilities, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Companhia Paranaense de Energia - COPEL00203.00
Algonquin Power & Utilities14402.33

Algonquin Power & Utilities has a consensus target price of $16.5278, indicating a potential upside of 8.81%. Given Algonquin Power & Utilities' higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Algonquin Power & Utilities is more favorable than Companhia Paranaense de Energia - COPEL.

Profitability

This table compares Companhia Paranaense de Energia - COPEL and Algonquin Power & Utilities' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Companhia Paranaense de Energia - COPEL18.43%16.92%7.73%
Algonquin Power & Utilities27.73%7.87%3.10%

Dividends

Companhia Paranaense de Energia - COPEL pays an annual dividend of $0.51 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.7%. Algonquin Power & Utilities pays an annual dividend of $0.62 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.1%. Companhia Paranaense de Energia - COPEL pays out 31.9% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Algonquin Power & Utilities pays out 98.4% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. Algonquin Power & Utilities has raised its dividend for 7 consecutive years. Companhia Paranaense de Energia - COPEL is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

Companhia Paranaense de Energia - COPEL (NYSE:ELP) and Enel Américas (NYSE:ENIA) are both mid-cap utilities companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, analyst recommendations, risk, earnings, profitability, institutional ownership and valuation.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

4.0% of Enel Américas shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.0% of Enel Américas shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Risk and Volatility

Companhia Paranaense de Energia - COPEL has a beta of 0.73, suggesting that its share price is 27% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Enel Américas has a beta of 1.1, suggesting that its share price is 10% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Companhia Paranaense de Energia - COPEL and Enel Américas' revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Companhia Paranaense de Energia - COPEL$3.95 billion0.75$504.25 million$1.606.78
Enel Américas$14.31 billion0.62$1.61 billionN/AN/A

Enel Américas has higher revenue and earnings than Companhia Paranaense de Energia - COPEL.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent recommendations for Companhia Paranaense de Energia - COPEL and Enel Américas, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Companhia Paranaense de Energia - COPEL00203.00
Enel Américas00203.00

Enel Américas has a consensus target price of $9.20, indicating a potential upside of 18.71%. Given Enel Américas' higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Enel Américas is more favorable than Companhia Paranaense de Energia - COPEL.

Profitability

This table compares Companhia Paranaense de Energia - COPEL and Enel Américas' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Companhia Paranaense de Energia - COPEL18.43%16.92%7.73%
Enel Américas10.43%11.67%4.70%

Dividends

Companhia Paranaense de Energia - COPEL pays an annual dividend of $0.51 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.7%. Enel Américas pays an annual dividend of $0.08 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.0%. Companhia Paranaense de Energia - COPEL pays out 31.9% of its earnings in the form of a dividend.

Summary

Enel Américas beats Companhia Paranaense de Energia - COPEL on 8 of the 13 factors compared between the two stocks.

Companhia Paranaense de Energia - COPEL (NYSE:ELP) and Vistra (NYSE:VST) are both mid-cap utilities companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, analyst recommendations, risk, earnings, profitability, institutional ownership and valuation.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

93.2% of Vistra shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.5% of Vistra shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Risk and Volatility

Companhia Paranaense de Energia - COPEL has a beta of 0.73, suggesting that its share price is 27% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Vistra has a beta of 0.93, suggesting that its share price is 7% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Companhia Paranaense de Energia - COPEL and Vistra's revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Companhia Paranaense de Energia - COPEL$3.95 billion0.75$504.25 million$1.606.78
Vistra$11.81 billion0.73$928 million$2.078.61

Vistra has higher revenue and earnings than Companhia Paranaense de Energia - COPEL. Companhia Paranaense de Energia - COPEL is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Vistra, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent recommendations for Companhia Paranaense de Energia - COPEL and Vistra, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Companhia Paranaense de Energia - COPEL00203.00
Vistra00703.00

Vistra has a consensus target price of $27.00, indicating a potential upside of 51.52%. Given Vistra's higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Vistra is more favorable than Companhia Paranaense de Energia - COPEL.

Profitability

This table compares Companhia Paranaense de Energia - COPEL and Vistra's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Companhia Paranaense de Energia - COPEL18.43%16.92%7.73%
Vistra4.98%8.57%2.57%

Dividends

Companhia Paranaense de Energia - COPEL pays an annual dividend of $0.51 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.7%. Vistra pays an annual dividend of $0.54 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.0%. Companhia Paranaense de Energia - COPEL pays out 31.9% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Vistra pays out 26.1% 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. Vistra has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years.

Summary

Vistra beats Companhia Paranaense de Energia - COPEL on 11 of the 16 factors compared between the two stocks.


Companhia Paranaense de Energia - COPEL Competitors List

Competitor NameCompetitor BTM RankCompetitor PriceCompetitor Price ChangeCompetitor Market CapCompetitor RevenueCompetitor P/E RatioCompetitor Indicator(s)
CenterPoint Energy logo
CNP
CenterPoint Energy
1.9$20.66-3.8%$11.40 billion$12.30 billion-10.59Analyst Report
News Coverage
Gap Up
Brookfield Renewable Partners logo
BEP
Brookfield Renewable Partners
1.3$38.78-4.5%$10.66 billion$2.98 billion-79.68Analyst Report
High Trading Volume
Increase in Short Interest
Gap Down
NRG Energy logo
NRG
NRG Energy
2.4$39.85-2.8%$9.75 billion$9.82 billion2.55Earnings Announcement
Gap Up
Algonquin Power & Utilities logo
AQN
Algonquin Power & Utilities
1.8$15.19-1.6%$9.09 billion$1.62 billion18.30Earnings Announcement
High Trading Volume
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
Gap Down
Enel Américas logo
ENIA
Enel Américas
1.3$7.75-1.0%$8.91 billion$14.31 billion9.81
Vistra logo
VST
Vistra
2.5$17.82-1.9%$8.62 billion$11.81 billion15.23Insider Buying
Pinnacle West Capital logo
PNW
Pinnacle West Capital
2.2$76.30-2.2%$8.60 billion$3.47 billion13.58Analyst Report
EBR
Centrais Elétricas Brasileiras S.A. - Eletrobrás
1.3$5.62-0.5%$7.60 billion$6.74 billion5.02Decrease in Short Interest
Gap Down
Brookfield Renewable logo
BEPC
Brookfield Renewable
1.1$41.49-4.6%$7.14 billionN/A0.00Analyst Upgrade
Increase in Short Interest
News Coverage
Gap Down
OGE Energy logo
OGE
OGE Energy
2.0$31.74-3.1%$6.35 billion$2.23 billion-33.06Dividend Announcement
Gap Up
Clearway Energy logo
CWEN
Clearway Energy
1.1$27.19-0.7%$5.48 billion$1.03 billion75.53Unusual Options Activity
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
Gap Down
NextEra Energy Partners logo
NEP
NextEra Energy Partners
1.9$69.26-0.3%$5.25 billion$855 million-48.10
Enel Chile logo
ENIC
Enel Chile
0.9$3.78-0.5%$5.23 billion$3.45 billion-34.36Increase in Short Interest
Huaneng Power International logo
HNP
Huaneng Power International
1.5$13.31-0.8%$5.22 billion$24.94 billion9.93
IDACORP logo
IDA
IDACORP
2.2$90.14-3.2%$4.55 billion$1.35 billion18.47Gap Up
Ormat Technologies logo
ORA
Ormat Technologies
1.6$80.20-2.5%$4.49 billion$746.04 million53.11News Coverage
PNM Resources logo
PNM
PNM Resources
1.9$47.42-0.1%$4.07 billion$1.46 billion19.36Earnings Announcement
Analyst Downgrade
Decrease in Short Interest
Hawaiian Electric Industries logo
HE
Hawaiian Electric Industries
1.7$37.24-2.4%$4.07 billion$2.87 billion19.00
Portland General Electric logo
POR
Portland General Electric
2.0$43.33-1.8%$3.88 billion$2.12 billion23.68Analyst Downgrade
Decrease in Short Interest
Atlantica Sustainable Infrastructure logo
AY
Atlantica Sustainable Infrastructure
1.9$35.16-1.1%$3.75 billion$1.01 billion59.59Earnings Announcement
Dividend Announcement
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
CEMIG logo
CIG
CEMIG
1.2$2.10-0.5%$3.19 billion$6.32 billion0.00Decrease in Short Interest
TransAlta logo
TAC
TransAlta
2.0$8.14-1.1%$2.20 billion$1.77 billion-37.00Earnings Announcement
Analyst Report
Increase in Short Interest
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
Otter Tail logo
OTTR
Otter Tail
2.0$42.87-3.0%$1.78 billion$919.50 million17.86Analyst Upgrade
Kenon logo
KEN
Kenon
0.5$28.70-2.8%$1.55 billion$373 million0.00Increase in Short Interest
News Coverage
Azure Power Global logo
AZRE
Azure Power Global
1.3$26.91-0.4%$1.29 billion$171.90 million-42.71Gap Down
Pampa Energía logo
PAM
Pampa Energía
1.0$13.67-1.2%$795.87 million$2.84 billion8.09Upcoming Earnings
Central Puerto logo
CEPU
Central Puerto
1.4$2.12-0.5%$320.97 million$606.52 million3.31Upcoming Earnings
Decrease in Short Interest
Empresa Distribuidora y Comercializadora Norte Sociedad Anónima logo
EDN
Empresa Distribuidora y Comercializadora Norte Sociedad Anónima
0.8$3.52-2.3%$159.53 million$1.52 billion-5.03Upcoming Earnings
News Coverage
Gap Down
Ocean Power Technologies logo
OPTT
Ocean Power Technologies
0.6$2.65-9.8%$81.62 million$1.68 million-2.76Gap Down
Black Hills logo
BKH
Black Hills
2.2$62.55-4.2%$44.54 million$1.73 billion17.62Analyst Downgrade
Gap Up
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