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$62.26
Now: $63.29
$63.41
50-Day Range
$53.61
MA: $58.29
$62.16
52-Week Range
$48.61
Now: $63.29
$65.43
Volume1.60 million shs
Average Volume1.75 million shs
Market Capitalization$14.37 billion
P/E Ratio22.77
Dividend Yield3.50%
Beta0.35

Competitors

Evergy (NYSE:EVRG) Vs. EXC, XEL, PEG, WEC, ED, and PCG

Should you be buying EVRG stock or one of its competitors? Companies in the industry of "electric & other services combined" are considered alternatives and competitors to Evergy, including Exelon (EXC), Xcel Energy (XEL), Public Service Enterprise Group (PEG), WEC Energy Group (WEC), Consolidated Edison (ED), and PG&E (PCG).

Evergy (NYSE:EVRG) and Exelon (NASDAQ:EXC) are both large-cap oils/energy companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their risk, analyst recommendations, dividends, earnings, profitability, valuation and institutional ownership.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

81.1% of Evergy shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 76.6% of Exelon shares are held by institutional investors. 0.5% of Evergy shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 0.3% of Exelon shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current recommendations and price targets for Evergy and Exelon, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Evergy03202.40
Exelon11902.73

Evergy currently has a consensus price target of $64.3333, suggesting a potential upside of 1.65%. Exelon has a consensus price target of $46.20, suggesting a potential upside of 0.09%. Given Evergy's higher possible upside, research analysts clearly believe Evergy is more favorable than Exelon.

Profitability

This table compares Evergy and Exelon's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Evergy12.75%8.32%2.71%
Exelon7.15%9.24%2.55%

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Evergy and Exelon's top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Evergy$5.15 billion2.79$669.90 million$2.8921.90
Exelon$34.44 billion1.31$2.94 billion$3.2214.34

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

Dividends

Evergy pays an annual dividend of $2.14 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.4%. Exelon pays an annual dividend of $1.53 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.3%. Evergy pays out 74.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Exelon pays out 47.5% 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. Evergy has increased its dividend for 2 consecutive years. Evergy is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Risk and Volatility

Evergy has a beta of 0.35, suggesting that its stock price is 65% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Exelon has a beta of 0.41, suggesting that its stock price is 59% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Evergy beats Exelon on 9 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

Xcel Energy (NASDAQ:XEL) and Evergy (NYSE:EVRG) are both large-cap utilities companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, valuation, institutional ownership, risk, profitability, dividends and analyst recommendations.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

77.9% of Xcel Energy shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 81.1% of Evergy shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.2% of Xcel Energy shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.5% of Evergy 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.

Profitability

This table compares Xcel Energy and Evergy's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Xcel Energy12.50%10.56%2.73%
Evergy12.75%8.32%2.71%

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Xcel Energy and Evergy's revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Xcel Energy$11.53 billion3.28$1.37 billion$2.6426.66
Evergy$5.15 billion2.79$669.90 million$2.8921.90

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

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current ratings for Xcel Energy and Evergy, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Xcel Energy16102.00
Evergy03202.40

Xcel Energy currently has a consensus price target of $71.1429, suggesting a potential upside of 1.10%. Evergy has a consensus price target of $64.3333, suggesting a potential upside of 1.65%. Given Evergy's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Evergy is more favorable than Xcel Energy.

Volatility and Risk

Xcel Energy has a beta of 0.28, meaning that its share price is 72% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Evergy has a beta of 0.35, meaning that its share price is 65% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Dividends

Xcel Energy pays an annual dividend of $1.83 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.6%. Evergy pays an annual dividend of $2.14 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.4%. Xcel Energy pays out 69.3% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Evergy pays out 74.0% 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. Xcel Energy has increased its dividend for 17 consecutive years and Evergy has increased its dividend for 2 consecutive years.

Summary

Evergy beats Xcel Energy on 9 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

Public Service Enterprise Group (NYSE:PEG) and Evergy (NYSE:EVRG) are both large-cap utilities companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, valuation, profitability, risk, analyst recommendations, dividends and institutional ownership.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current recommendations for Public Service Enterprise Group and Evergy, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Public Service Enterprise Group03702.70
Evergy03202.40

Public Service Enterprise Group currently has a consensus price target of $64.1111, indicating a potential upside of 1.20%. Evergy has a consensus price target of $64.3333, indicating a potential upside of 1.65%. Given Evergy's higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Evergy is more favorable than Public Service Enterprise Group.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

69.6% of Public Service Enterprise Group shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 81.1% of Evergy shares are held by institutional investors. 0.5% of Public Service Enterprise Group shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.5% of Evergy shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Dividends

Public Service Enterprise Group pays an annual dividend of $2.04 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.2%. Evergy pays an annual dividend of $2.14 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.4%. Public Service Enterprise Group pays out 62.2% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Evergy pays out 74.0% 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. Public Service Enterprise Group has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years and Evergy has increased its dividend for 2 consecutive years. Evergy is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Profitability

This table compares Public Service Enterprise Group and Evergy's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Public Service Enterprise Group19.74%11.30%3.58%
Evergy12.75%8.32%2.71%

Risk and Volatility

Public Service Enterprise Group has a beta of 0.49, meaning that its stock price is 51% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Evergy has a beta of 0.35, meaning that its stock price is 65% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Public Service Enterprise Group and Evergy's revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Public Service Enterprise Group$10.08 billion3.18$1.69 billion$3.2819.31
Evergy$5.15 billion2.79$669.90 million$2.8921.90

Public Service Enterprise Group has higher revenue and earnings than Evergy. Public Service Enterprise Group is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Evergy, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Summary

Public Service Enterprise Group beats Evergy on 11 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

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

Insider and Institutional Ownership

73.1% of WEC Energy Group shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 81.1% of Evergy shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.3% of WEC Energy Group shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.5% of Evergy shares are owned 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.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and recommmendations for WEC Energy Group and Evergy, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
WEC Energy Group34402.09
Evergy03202.40

WEC Energy Group presently has a consensus target price of $93.8182, suggesting a potential downside of 3.24%. Evergy has a consensus target price of $64.3333, suggesting a potential upside of 1.65%. Given Evergy's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Evergy is more favorable than WEC Energy Group.

Profitability

This table compares WEC Energy Group and Evergy's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
WEC Energy Group16.26%11.36%3.37%
Evergy12.75%8.32%2.71%

Risk & Volatility

WEC Energy Group has a beta of 0.18, indicating that its stock price is 82% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Evergy has a beta of 0.35, indicating that its stock price is 65% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Dividends

WEC Energy Group pays an annual dividend of $2.71 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.8%. Evergy pays an annual dividend of $2.14 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.4%. WEC Energy Group pays out 75.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. Evergy pays out 74.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. WEC Energy Group has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years and Evergy has increased its dividend for 2 consecutive years. Evergy is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares WEC Energy Group and Evergy's gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
WEC Energy Group$7.52 billion4.07$1.14 billion$3.5827.08
Evergy$5.15 billion2.79$669.90 million$2.8921.90

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

Summary

WEC Energy Group beats Evergy on 9 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

Consolidated Edison (NYSE:ED) and Evergy (NYSE:EVRG) 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, valuation, analyst recommendations, profitability, earnings, dividends and institutional ownership.

Profitability

This table compares Consolidated Edison and Evergy's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Consolidated Edison11.06%7.77%2.43%
Evergy12.75%8.32%2.71%

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current ratings and target prices for Consolidated Edison and Evergy, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Consolidated Edison56101.67
Evergy03202.40

Consolidated Edison presently has a consensus price target of $75.00, suggesting a potential downside of 4.10%. Evergy has a consensus price target of $64.3333, suggesting a potential upside of 1.65%. Given Evergy's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Evergy is more favorable than Consolidated Edison.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Consolidated Edison and Evergy's top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Consolidated Edison$12.57 billion2.13$1.34 billion$4.3717.90
Evergy$5.15 billion2.79$669.90 million$2.8921.90

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

Dividends

Consolidated Edison pays an annual dividend of $3.10 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.0%. Evergy pays an annual dividend of $2.14 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.4%. Consolidated Edison pays out 70.9% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Evergy pays out 74.0% 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. Consolidated Edison has increased its dividend for 47 consecutive years and Evergy has increased its dividend for 2 consecutive years. Consolidated Edison is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Volatility and Risk

Consolidated Edison has a beta of 0.11, indicating that its share price is 89% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Evergy has a beta of 0.35, indicating that its share price is 65% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

62.4% of Consolidated Edison shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 81.1% of Evergy shares are held by institutional investors. 0.2% of Consolidated Edison shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.5% of Evergy shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Summary

Evergy beats Consolidated Edison on 11 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

PG&E (NYSE:PCG) and Evergy (NYSE:EVRG) are both large-cap utilities companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, risk, institutional ownership, valuation, dividends, earnings and analyst recommendations.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

70.1% of PG&E shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 81.1% of Evergy shares are held by institutional investors. 0.1% of PG&E shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 0.5% of Evergy shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Risk & Volatility

PG&E has a beta of 1.3, suggesting that its stock price is 30% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Evergy has a beta of 0.35, suggesting that its stock price is 65% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares PG&E and Evergy's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
PG&E-27.77%21.57%2.06%
Evergy12.75%8.32%2.71%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current recommendations and price targets for PG&E and Evergy, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
PG&E04702.64
Evergy03202.40

PG&E presently has a consensus price target of $13.80, indicating a potential upside of 19.17%. Evergy has a consensus price target of $64.3333, indicating a potential upside of 1.65%. Given PG&E's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, equities research analysts plainly believe PG&E is more favorable than Evergy.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares PG&E and Evergy's gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
PG&E$17.13 billion1.34$-7,642,000,000.00$3.932.95
Evergy$5.15 billion2.79$669.90 million$2.8921.90

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


Evergy Competitors List

Competitor NameCompetitor BTM RankCompetitor PriceCompetitor Price ChangeCompetitor Market CapCompetitor RevenueCompetitor P/E RatioCompetitor Indicator(s)
Exelon logo
EXC
Exelon
2.0$46.16+0.8%$45.09 billion$34.44 billion19.00Analyst Report
News Coverage
Xcel Energy logo
XEL
Xcel Energy
1.9$70.37+0.6%$37.86 billion$11.53 billion26.36
Public Service Enterprise Group logo
PEG
Public Service Enterprise Group
1.8$63.35+1.5%$32.00 billion$10.08 billion16.80Analyst Report
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
WEC Energy Group logo
WEC
WEC Energy Group
1.5$96.96+1.1%$30.58 billion$7.52 billion26.21Dividend Announcement
Analyst Report
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
Consolidated Edison logo
ED
Consolidated Edison
2.4$78.21+1.3%$26.80 billion$12.57 billion19.36Dividend Announcement
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
PG&E logo
PCG
PG&E
1.3$11.58+2.5%$22.98 billion$17.13 billion-1.16High Trading Volume
Ameren logo
AEE
Ameren
2.0$84.24+0.8%$21.52 billion$5.91 billion24.63Analyst Upgrade
Analyst Revision
CMS Energy logo
CMS
CMS Energy
2.1$64.08+1.1%$18.55 billion$6.85 billion23.91Analyst Report
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
Alliant Energy logo
LNT
Alliant Energy
1.9$56.16+0.9%$14.05 billion$3.65 billion20.96Increase in Short Interest
News Coverage
NiSource logo
NI
NiSource
1.6$25.62+0.2%$10.04 billion$5.21 billion-32.43Analyst Downgrade
Sunnova Energy International logo
NOVA
Sunnova Energy International
2.2$38.30+5.1%$4.16 billion$131.56 million-18.33Analyst Report
ALLETE logo
ALE
ALLETE
1.8$70.62+0.9%$3.69 billion$1.24 billion20.71
NorthWestern logo
NWE
NorthWestern
1.8$69.53+1.9%$3.52 billion$1.26 billion21.80Upcoming Earnings
Analyst Downgrade
Analyst Revision
Avista logo
AVA
Avista
1.4$47.24+1.0%$3.27 billion$1.35 billion26.10Analyst Upgrade
News Coverage
Unitil logo
UTL
Unitil
2.0$50.27+1.7%$755.91 million$438.20 million24.89
Spark Energy logo
SPKE
Spark Energy
1.6$10.08+1.0%$356.93 million$813.72 million8.76Unusual Options Activity
News Coverage
Genie Energy logo
GNE
Genie Energy
0.7$6.07+1.0%$160.01 million$315.29 million12.14
VivoPower International logo
VVPR
VivoPower International
0.0$8.50+2.4%$114.78 million$48.70 million0.00Decrease in Short Interest
News Coverage
VivoPower International logo
VVPR
VivoPower International
0.0$8.50+2.4%$114.78 million$48.70 million0.00Decrease in Short Interest
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This page was last updated on 4/17/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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