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NYSE:ES

Eversource Energy Competitors

$80.73
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(As of 03/1/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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$80.00
Now: $80.73
$81.47
50-Day Range
$78.65
MA: $85.97
$90.29
52-Week Range
$60.69
Now: $80.73
$98.92
Volume1.30 million shs
Average Volume1.57 million shs
Market Capitalization$27.69 billion
P/E Ratio22.87
Dividend Yield2.86%
Beta0.28

Competitors

Eversource Energy (NYSE:ES) Vs. NEE, DUK, SO, EIX, PPL, and FE

Should you be buying ES stock or one of its competitors? Companies in the sub-industry of "electric utilities" are considered alternatives and competitors to Eversource Energy, including NextEra Energy (NEE), Duke Energy (DUK), The Southern (SO), Edison International (EIX), PPL (PPL), and FirstEnergy (FE).

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

Dividends

Eversource Energy pays an annual dividend of $2.27 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.8%. NextEra Energy pays an annual dividend of $1.54 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.0%. Eversource Energy pays out 65.8% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. NextEra Energy pays out 73.7% 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. Eversource Energy has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years and NextEra Energy has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years. Eversource Energy is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

Risk & Volatility

Eversource Energy has a beta of 0.28, meaning that its share price is 72% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, NextEra Energy has a beta of 0.16, meaning that its share price is 84% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

76.8% of Eversource Energy shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 19.2% of NextEra Energy shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.3% of Eversource Energy shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 0.4% of NextEra Energy shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent ratings and target prices for Eversource Energy and NextEra Energy, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Eversource Energy26402.17
NextEra Energy04902.69

Eversource Energy presently has a consensus target price of $89.50, suggesting a potential upside of 10.86%. NextEra Energy has a consensus target price of $76.75, suggesting a potential upside of 1.11%. Given Eversource Energy's higher possible upside, equities analysts clearly believe Eversource Energy is more favorable than NextEra Energy.

Profitability

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

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Eversource Energy13.57%8.88%2.83%
NextEra Energy21.44%10.79%3.68%

Valuation and Earnings

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

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Eversource Energy$8.53 billion3.25$909.05 million$3.4523.40
NextEra Energy$19.20 billion7.75$3.77 billion$2.0936.32

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

Summary

NextEra Energy beats Eversource Energy on 10 of the 16 factors compared between the two stocks.

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

Dividends

Duke Energy pays an annual dividend of $3.86 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.4%. Eversource Energy pays an annual dividend of $2.27 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.8%. Duke Energy pays out 76.3% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. Eversource Energy pays out 65.8% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Duke Energy has raised its dividend for 14 consecutive years and Eversource Energy has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years. Duke Energy is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Risk and Volatility

Duke Energy has a beta of 0.23, suggesting that its stock price is 77% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Eversource Energy has a beta of 0.28, suggesting that its stock price is 72% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Duke Energy and Eversource Energy's revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Duke Energy$25.08 billion2.55$3.75 billion$5.0617.20
Eversource Energy$8.53 billion3.25$909.05 million$3.4523.40

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

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent ratings and price targets for Duke Energy and Eversource Energy, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Duke Energy09202.18
Eversource Energy26402.17

Duke Energy currently has a consensus target price of $97.2727, suggesting a potential upside of 11.76%. Eversource Energy has a consensus target price of $89.50, suggesting a potential upside of 10.86%. Given Duke Energy's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, equities research analysts plainly believe Duke Energy is more favorable than Eversource Energy.

Profitability

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

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Duke Energy8.68%8.28%2.35%
Eversource Energy13.57%8.88%2.83%

Insider and Institutional Ownership

63.5% of Duke Energy shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 76.8% of Eversource Energy shares are held by institutional investors. 0.1% of Duke Energy shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.3% of Eversource Energy shares are held by company 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

Eversource Energy beats Duke Energy on 9 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

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

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Eversource Energy and The Southern's gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Eversource Energy$8.53 billion3.25$909.05 million$3.4523.40
The Southern$21.42 billion2.85$4.75 billion$3.1118.58

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

Dividends

Eversource Energy pays an annual dividend of $2.27 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.8%. The Southern pays an annual dividend of $2.56 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.4%. Eversource Energy pays out 65.8% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. The 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. Eversource Energy has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years and The Southern has raised its dividend for 19 consecutive years. The Southern is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Risk and Volatility

Eversource Energy has a beta of 0.28, meaning that its stock price is 72% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, The Southern has a beta of 0.39, meaning that its stock price is 61% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

76.8% of Eversource Energy shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 57.6% of The Southern shares are held by institutional investors. 0.3% of Eversource Energy shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.4% of The Southern shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Profitability

This table compares Eversource Energy and The Southern's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Eversource Energy13.57%8.88%2.83%
The Southern15.80%10.08%2.69%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings for Eversource Energy and The Southern, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Eversource Energy26402.17
The Southern33902.40

Eversource Energy currently has a consensus price target of $89.50, suggesting a potential upside of 10.86%. The Southern has a consensus price target of $64.3571, suggesting a potential upside of 11.38%. Given The Southern's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe The Southern is more favorable than Eversource Energy.

Summary

The Southern beats Eversource Energy on 11 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

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

Institutional and Insider Ownership

87.6% of Edison International shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 76.8% of Eversource Energy shares are held by institutional investors. 0.6% of Edison International shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 0.3% of Eversource Energy shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Dividends

Edison International pays an annual dividend of $2.65 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.8%. Eversource Energy pays an annual dividend of $2.27 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.8%. Edison International pays out 56.4% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Eversource Energy pays out 65.8% 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. Edison International has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years and Eversource Energy has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years. Edison International is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

Volatility and Risk

Edison International has a beta of 0.52, indicating that its stock price is 48% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Eversource Energy has a beta of 0.28, indicating that its stock price is 72% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

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

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Edison International3.23%10.57%2.51%
Eversource Energy13.57%8.88%2.83%

Valuation and Earnings

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

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Edison International$12.35 billion1.68$1.41 billion$4.7011.68
Eversource Energy$8.53 billion3.25$909.05 million$3.4523.40

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

Analyst Recommendations

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

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Edison International03802.73
Eversource Energy26402.17

Edison International presently has a consensus target price of $68.0909, suggesting a potential upside of 24.00%. Eversource Energy has a consensus target price of $89.50, suggesting a potential upside of 10.86%. Given Edison International's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, equities research analysts clearly believe Edison International is more favorable than Eversource Energy.

Summary

Edison International beats Eversource Energy on 13 of the 16 factors compared between the two stocks.

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

Profitability

This table compares Eversource Energy and PPL's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Eversource Energy13.57%8.88%2.83%
PPL21.93%13.76%3.91%

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Eversource Energy and PPL's gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Eversource Energy$8.53 billion3.25$909.05 million$3.4523.40
PPL$7.77 billion2.66$1.75 billion$2.4510.98

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

Risk & Volatility

Eversource Energy has a beta of 0.28, meaning that its share price is 72% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, PPL has a beta of 0.72, meaning that its share price is 28% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent recommendations for Eversource Energy and PPL, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Eversource Energy26402.17
PPL09602.40

Eversource Energy currently has a consensus price target of $89.50, suggesting a potential upside of 10.86%. PPL has a consensus price target of $35.9286, suggesting a potential upside of 33.61%. Given PPL's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe PPL is more favorable than Eversource Energy.

Dividends

Eversource Energy pays an annual dividend of $2.27 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.8%. PPL pays an annual dividend of $1.66 per share and has a dividend yield of 6.2%. Eversource Energy pays out 65.8% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. PPL pays out 67.8% 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. Eversource Energy has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years and PPL has raised its dividend for 9 consecutive years. PPL is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

76.8% of Eversource Energy shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 67.2% of PPL shares are held by institutional investors. 0.3% of Eversource Energy shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 0.2% of PPL shares are held 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

PPL beats Eversource Energy on 10 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

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

Profitability

This table compares FirstEnergy and Eversource Energy's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
FirstEnergy6.64%20.15%3.34%
Eversource Energy13.57%8.88%2.83%

Risk and Volatility

FirstEnergy has a beta of 0.2, meaning that its stock price is 80% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Eversource Energy has a beta of 0.28, meaning that its stock price is 72% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

80.0% of FirstEnergy shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 76.8% of Eversource Energy shares are held by institutional investors. 0.3% of FirstEnergy shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.3% of Eversource Energy shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares FirstEnergy and Eversource Energy's revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
FirstEnergy$11.04 billion1.64$912 million$2.5812.95
Eversource Energy$8.53 billion3.25$909.05 million$3.4523.40

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

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations and price targets for FirstEnergy and Eversource Energy, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
FirstEnergy17502.31
Eversource Energy26402.17

FirstEnergy presently has a consensus target price of $39.3846, indicating a potential upside of 17.88%. Eversource Energy has a consensus target price of $89.50, indicating a potential upside of 10.86%. Given FirstEnergy's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, equities analysts clearly believe FirstEnergy is more favorable than Eversource Energy.

Dividends

FirstEnergy pays an annual dividend of $1.56 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.7%. Eversource Energy pays an annual dividend of $2.27 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.8%. FirstEnergy pays out 60.5% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Eversource Energy pays out 65.8% 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. FirstEnergy has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years and Eversource Energy has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years. FirstEnergy is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

Summary

FirstEnergy beats Eversource Energy on 12 of the 16 factors compared between the two stocks.


Eversource Energy Competitors List

Competitor NameCompetitor BTM RankCompetitor PriceCompetitor Price ChangeCompetitor Market CapCompetitor RevenueCompetitor P/E RatioCompetitor Indicator(s)
NextEra Energy logo
NEE
NextEra Energy
1.8$75.91+3.2%$148.77 billion$19.20 billion38.24
Duke Energy logo
DUK
Duke Energy
2.4$87.04+1.7%$64.06 billion$25.08 billion31.88
The Southern logo
SO
The Southern
2.2$57.78+1.8%$61.05 billion$21.42 billion19.26Analyst Upgrade
Edison International logo
EIX
Edison International
2.0$54.91+1.7%$20.78 billion$12.35 billion55.46Earnings Announcement
Dividend Announcement
PPL logo
PPL
PPL
2.4$26.89+2.6%$20.68 billion$7.77 billion13.31
FirstEnergy logo
FE
FirstEnergy
2.2$33.41+0.8%$18.15 billion$11.04 billion24.75
Entergy logo
ETR
Entergy
2.6$87.76+1.1%$17.57 billion$10.88 billion12.74Earnings Announcement
Decrease in Short Interest
Pinnacle West Capital logo
PNW
Pinnacle West Capital
2.2$72.30+3.3%$8.15 billion$3.47 billion12.86Earnings Announcement
Analyst Upgrade
Gap Down
OGE Energy logo
OGE
OGE Energy
2.0$29.59+1.1%$5.92 billion$2.23 billion-30.82Earnings Announcement
Dividend Announcement
Array Technologies logo
ARRY
Array Technologies
1.6$39.90+7.1%$5.07 billionN/A0.00News Coverage
Gap Down
IDACORP logo
IDA
IDACORP
2.2$88.13+2.1%$4.45 billion$1.35 billion18.06
PNM Resources logo
PNM
PNM Resources
1.9$48.04+0.1%$4.12 billion$1.46 billion19.61Earnings Announcement
Decrease in Short Interest
Hawaiian Electric Industries logo
HE
Hawaiian Electric Industries
1.9$35.39+1.2%$3.86 billion$2.87 billion18.06
Portland General Electric logo
POR
Portland General Electric
2.0$41.82+0.8%$3.74 billion$2.12 billion22.85Decrease in Short Interest
ALLETE logo
ALE
ALLETE
1.9$62.70+0.9%$3.27 billion$1.24 billion18.39
MGE Energy logo
MGEE
MGE Energy
2.1$65.47+2.7%$2.37 billion$568.85 million24.80Earnings Announcement
Otter Tail logo
OTTR
Otter Tail
2.0$41.29+1.9%$1.71 billion$919.50 million17.20
Unitil logo
UTL
Unitil
2.7$42.72+2.1%$641.40 million$438.20 million21.15
This page was last updated on 3/2/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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