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S&P 500   4,967.23
DOW   37,986.40
QQQ   414.65
How major US stock indexes fared Friday, 4/19/2024
American Express profits jump 34%, helped by jump in new customers, higher spending
American Express, Fifth Third rise; Netflix, PPG Industries fall, Friday, 4/19/2024
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S&P 500   4,967.23
DOW   37,986.40
QQQ   414.65
How major US stock indexes fared Friday, 4/19/2024
American Express profits jump 34%, helped by jump in new customers, higher spending
American Express, Fifth Third rise; Netflix, PPG Industries fall, Friday, 4/19/2024
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Entergy (ETR) Competitors

$106.77
+3.02 (+2.91%)
(As of 04/19/2024 ET)

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

Should you be buying Entergy stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Entergy include FirstEnergy (FE), Eversource Energy (ES), PPL (PPL), 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.

Entergy vs.

FirstEnergy (NYSE:FE) and Entergy (NYSE:ETR) are both large-cap utilities companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their community ranking, dividends, institutional ownership, media sentiment, valuation, earnings, analyst recommendations, risk and profitability.

Entergy has a net margin of 19.41% compared to Entergy's net margin of 8.56%. Entergy's return on equity of 13.52% beat FirstEnergy's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
FirstEnergy8.56% 13.52% 3.10%
Entergy 19.41%10.54%2.41%

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

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
FirstEnergy$12.87B1.71$1.10B$1.8121.09
Entergy$12.15B1.87$2.36B$11.099.63

FirstEnergy presently has a consensus target price of $40.38, suggesting a potential upside of 5.75%. Entergy has a consensus target price of $110.00, suggesting a potential upside of 3.03%. Given Entergy's higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe FirstEnergy is more favorable than Entergy.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
FirstEnergy
0 Sell rating(s)
3 Hold rating(s)
4 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.57
Entergy
1 Sell rating(s)
1 Hold rating(s)
8 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.70

89.4% of FirstEnergy shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 88.1% of Entergy shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.1% of FirstEnergy shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.4% of Entergy shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

FirstEnergy pays an annual dividend of $1.64 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.3%. Entergy pays an annual dividend of $4.52 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.2%. FirstEnergy pays out 90.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. Entergy pays out 40.8% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. FirstEnergy has increased its dividend for 2 consecutive years and Entergy has increased its dividend for 9 consecutive years.

FirstEnergy received 155 more outperform votes than Entergy when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 56.53% of users gave FirstEnergy an outperform vote while only 49.10% of users gave Entergy an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
FirstEnergyOutperform Votes
589
56.53%
Underperform Votes
453
43.47%
EntergyOutperform Votes
434
49.10%
Underperform Votes
450
50.90%

In the previous week, Entergy had 13 more articles in the media than FirstEnergy. MarketBeat recorded 23 mentions for Entergy and 10 mentions for FirstEnergy. FirstEnergy's average media sentiment score of 0.78 beat Entergy's score of 0.38 indicating that Entergy is being referred to more favorably in the news media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
FirstEnergy
4 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
5 Neutral mention(s)
1 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral
Entergy
13 Very Positive mention(s)
3 Positive mention(s)
4 Neutral mention(s)
1 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive

FirstEnergy has a beta of 0.48, meaning that its share price is 52% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Entergy has a beta of 0.71, meaning that its share price is 29% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Entergy beats FirstEnergy on 12 of the 21 factors compared between the two stocks.

New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

This chart shows the number of new MarketBeat users adding ETR and its top 5 competitors to their watchlist. Each company is represented with a line over a 90 day period.
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Media Sentiment Over Time

This chart shows the average media sentiment of NYSE and its competitors over the past 90 days as caculated by MarketBeat. The averaged score is equivalent to the following: Very Negative Sentiment <= -1.5, Negative Sentiment > -1.5 and <= -0.5, Neutral Sentiment > -0.5 and < 0.5, Positive Sentiment >= 0.5 and < 1.5, and Very Positive Sentiment >= 1.5.
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ETR vs. The Competition

MetricEntergyElectric services IndustryUtilities SectorNYSE Exchange
Market Cap$22.77B$12.12B$11.64B$17.25B
Dividend Yield4.38%5.03%4.27%3.62%
P/E Ratio9.6317.5780.8524.02
Price / Sales1.8730.8426.8510.92
Price / Cash5.927.0017.6917.10
Price / Book1.541.571.844.85
Net Income$2.36B$665.51M$587.14M$970.56M
7 Day Performance3.75%0.02%-0.23%-1.76%
1 Month Performance3.42%4.00%-0.57%-2.50%
1 Year Performance-2.40%-1.29%-4.06%78.15%

Entergy Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
FE
FirstEnergy
3.5813 of 5 stars
$36.83
-1.5%
$40.38
+9.6%
-6.4%$21.20B$12.87B20.3512,042Upcoming Earnings
ES
Eversource Energy
4.6705 of 5 stars
$57.20
-1.8%
$66.08
+15.5%
-24.4%$20.06B$11.91B-45.4010,171Positive News
PPL
PPL
4.519 of 5 stars
$26.01
-1.6%
$32.50
+25.0%
-5.9%$19.18B$8.31B26.016,629News Coverage
EIX
Edison International
4.6223 of 5 stars
$66.79
-1.6%
$73.60
+10.2%
-3.9%$25.69B$16.34B21.4114,375News Coverage
PNW
Pinnacle West Capital
4.2203 of 5 stars
$71.21
-1.3%
$73.00
+2.5%
-7.0%$8.09B$4.70B16.156,133Dividend Announcement
OGE
OGE Energy
3.6282 of 5 stars
$32.49
-1.1%
$33.40
+2.8%
-9.4%$6.52B$2.67B15.702,329
SO
Southern
4.668 of 5 stars
$67.76
-0.9%
$74.07
+9.3%
-0.9%$74.17B$25.25B18.6728,100
DTE
DTE Energy
4.606 of 5 stars
$103.21
-2.2%
$114.33
+10.8%
-3.8%$21.36B$12.75B15.279,950Upcoming Earnings
Analyst Report
FTS
Fortis
4.0123 of 5 stars
$37.14
-1.1%
$55.13
+48.4%
-13.4%$18.31B$8.53B16.159,600
CNP
CenterPoint Energy
3.5843 of 5 stars
$27.21
-0.7%
$30.30
+11.4%
-6.5%$17.22B$8.70B20.018,827Options Volume
High Trading Volume

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This page (NYSE:ETR) was last updated on 4/20/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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