Eversource Energy (ES) Competitors

$60.34
+0.04 (+0.07%)
(As of 04/23/2024 ET)

ES vs. PPL, FE, ETR, EIX, PNW, OGE, SO, DTE, FTS, and CNP

Should you be buying Eversource Energy stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Eversource Energy include PPL (PPL), FirstEnergy (FE), Entergy (ETR), Edison International (EIX), Pinnacle West Capital (PNW), OGE Energy (OGE), Southern (SO), DTE Energy (DTE), Fortis (FTS), and CenterPoint Energy (CNP). These companies are all part of the "electric services" industry.

Eversource Energy vs.

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

80.0% of Eversource Energy shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 77.0% of PPL shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.3% of Eversource Energy shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 0.2% of PPL shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

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

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Eversource Energy$11.91B1.78-$442.24M-$1.26-47.89
PPL$8.31B2.42$740M$1.0027.24

PPL received 115 more outperform votes than Eversource Energy when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 60.72% of users gave PPL an outperform vote while only 47.52% of users gave Eversource Energy an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
Eversource EnergyOutperform Votes
460
47.52%
Underperform Votes
508
52.48%
PPLOutperform Votes
575
60.72%
Underperform Votes
372
39.28%

Eversource Energy pays an annual dividend of $2.86 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.7%. PPL pays an annual dividend of $1.03 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.8%. Eversource Energy pays out -227.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. PPL pays out 103.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. Eversource Energy is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

Eversource Energy currently has a consensus target price of $65.85, indicating a potential upside of 9.13%. PPL has a consensus target price of $32.50, indicating a potential upside of 19.31%. Given PPL's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe PPL is more favorable than Eversource Energy.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Eversource Energy
0 Sell rating(s)
7 Hold rating(s)
6 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.46
PPL
0 Sell rating(s)
3 Hold rating(s)
6 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.67

PPL has a net margin of 8.90% compared to Eversource Energy's net margin of -3.71%. Eversource Energy's return on equity of 9.92% beat PPL's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Eversource Energy-3.71% 9.92% 2.75%
PPL 8.90%8.45%3.06%

Eversource Energy has a beta of 0.58, meaning that its share price is 42% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, PPL has a beta of 0.81, meaning that its share price is 19% less volatile than the S&P 500.

In the previous week, Eversource Energy had 9 more articles in the media than PPL. MarketBeat recorded 13 mentions for Eversource Energy and 4 mentions for PPL. Eversource Energy's average media sentiment score of 0.92 beat PPL's score of 0.38 indicating that Eversource Energy is being referred to more favorably in the media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Eversource Energy
7 Very Positive mention(s)
3 Positive mention(s)
2 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive
PPL
1 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
2 Neutral mention(s)
1 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral

Summary

PPL beats Eversource Energy on 11 of the 19 factors compared between the two stocks.

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Media Sentiment Over Time

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ES vs. The Competition

MetricEversource EnergyElectric services IndustryUtilities SectorNYSE Exchange
Market Cap$21.16B$12.81B$11.51B$17.47B
Dividend Yield4.79%5.01%4.23%3.58%
P/E Ratio-47.8916.3180.7024.61
Price / Sales1.783.0723.2510.31
Price / Cash8.947.5116.5414.95
Price / Book1.491.611.855.02
Net Income-$442.24M$678.75M$582.42M$963.76M
7 Day Performance5.49%4.19%2.48%2.04%
1 Month Performance4.23%3.51%0.08%-1.85%
1 Year Performance-23.47%0.42%-2.95%96.00%

Eversource Energy Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
PPL
PPL
4.5378 of 5 stars
$26.01
-1.6%
$32.50
+25.0%
-4.6%$19.18B$8.31B26.016,629
FE
FirstEnergy
3.5482 of 5 stars
$36.83
-1.5%
$40.38
+9.6%
-5.9%$21.20B$12.87B20.3512,042Upcoming Earnings
Analyst Report
News Coverage
ETR
Entergy
4.4602 of 5 stars
$100.58
-1.7%
$109.78
+9.1%
-1.1%$21.45B$12.15B9.0712,177Upcoming Earnings
Analyst Report
EIX
Edison International
4.2505 of 5 stars
$66.79
-1.6%
$73.60
+10.2%
-3.1%$25.69B$16.34B21.4114,375Upcoming Earnings
News Coverage
PNW
Pinnacle West Capital
4.2658 of 5 stars
$71.21
-1.3%
$73.00
+2.5%
-7.3%$8.09B$4.70B16.156,133Dividend Announcement
OGE
OGE Energy
3.4627 of 5 stars
$32.49
-1.1%
$33.40
+2.8%
-9.5%$6.52B$2.67B15.702,329Analyst Downgrade
SO
Southern
4.7727 of 5 stars
$67.76
-0.9%
$74.07
+9.3%
-0.8%$74.17B$25.25B18.6728,100Dividend Increase
Analyst Report
News Coverage
DTE
DTE Energy
4.6283 of 5 stars
$103.21
-2.2%
$114.33
+10.8%
-3.1%$21.36B$12.75B15.279,950Upcoming Earnings
Analyst Report
FTS
Fortis
4.0387 of 5 stars
$37.14
-1.1%
$55.13
+48.4%
-11.7%$18.31B$8.53B16.159,600
CNP
CenterPoint Energy
3.6396 of 5 stars
$27.21
-0.7%
$30.30
+11.4%
-5.7%$17.22B$8.70B20.018,827Upcoming Earnings
Analyst Report
News Coverage
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This page (NYSE:ES) was last updated on 4/23/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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