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DOW   37,986.40
QQQ   414.65
North Carolina medical marijuana sales begin at Cherokee store
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Hawaii lawmakers take aim at vacation rentals after Lahaina wildfire amplifies Maui housing crisis
Autoworkers union celebrates breakthrough win in Tennessee and takes aim at more plants in the South
Ukrainian and Western leaders laud US aid package while the Kremlin warns of 'further ruin'
New York lawmakers pass $237 billion budget with policies to jump-start housing market
'Civil War’ continues box-office campaign at No. 1
S&P 500   4,967.23
DOW   37,986.40
QQQ   414.65
North Carolina medical marijuana sales begin at Cherokee store
Biden sees a $35 price cap for insulin as a pivotal campaign issue. It’s not that clear-cut
Hawaii lawmakers take aim at vacation rentals after Lahaina wildfire amplifies Maui housing crisis
Autoworkers union celebrates breakthrough win in Tennessee and takes aim at more plants in the South
Ukrainian and Western leaders laud US aid package while the Kremlin warns of 'further ruin'
New York lawmakers pass $237 billion budget with policies to jump-start housing market
'Civil War’ continues box-office campaign at No. 1
S&P 500   4,967.23
DOW   37,986.40
QQQ   414.65
North Carolina medical marijuana sales begin at Cherokee store
Biden sees a $35 price cap for insulin as a pivotal campaign issue. It’s not that clear-cut
Hawaii lawmakers take aim at vacation rentals after Lahaina wildfire amplifies Maui housing crisis
Autoworkers union celebrates breakthrough win in Tennessee and takes aim at more plants in the South
Ukrainian and Western leaders laud US aid package while the Kremlin warns of 'further ruin'
New York lawmakers pass $237 billion budget with policies to jump-start housing market
'Civil War’ continues box-office campaign at No. 1
S&P 500   4,967.23
DOW   37,986.40
QQQ   414.65
North Carolina medical marijuana sales begin at Cherokee store
Biden sees a $35 price cap for insulin as a pivotal campaign issue. It’s not that clear-cut
Hawaii lawmakers take aim at vacation rentals after Lahaina wildfire amplifies Maui housing crisis
Autoworkers union celebrates breakthrough win in Tennessee and takes aim at more plants in the South
Ukrainian and Western leaders laud US aid package while the Kremlin warns of 'further ruin'
New York lawmakers pass $237 billion budget with policies to jump-start housing market
'Civil War’ continues box-office campaign at No. 1

FirstEnergy (FE) Competitors

$38.17
+0.54 (+1.44%)
(As of 04/19/2024 ET)

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

Should you be buying FirstEnergy stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of FirstEnergy include Entergy (ETR), 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.

FirstEnergy vs.

Entergy (NYSE:ETR) and FirstEnergy (NYSE:FE) 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, institutional ownership, earnings, community ranking, risk, profitability, media sentiment, valuation and dividends.

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
Entergy19.41% 10.54% 2.41%
FirstEnergy 8.56%13.52%3.10%

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 0.74 beat Entergy's score of 0.40 indicating that Entergy is being referred to more favorably in the media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Entergy
12 Very Positive mention(s)
3 Positive mention(s)
5 Neutral mention(s)
1 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive
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 presently has a consensus price target of $110.00, suggesting a potential upside of 3.03%. FirstEnergy has a consensus price target of $40.38, suggesting a potential upside of 5.78%. Given Entergy's higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe FirstEnergy is more favorable than Entergy.

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

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

Entergy pays an annual dividend of $4.52 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.2%. FirstEnergy pays an annual dividend of $1.64 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.3%. Entergy pays out 40.8% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. 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 has increased its dividend for 9 consecutive years and FirstEnergy has increased its dividend for 2 consecutive years.

88.1% of Entergy shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 89.4% of FirstEnergy shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.4% of Entergy shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.1% of FirstEnergy shares are owned 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.

Entergy has higher earnings, but lower revenue 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
Entergy$12.15B1.87$2.36B$11.099.63
FirstEnergy$12.87B1.71$1.10B$1.8121.09

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

Summary

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

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New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

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Media Sentiment Over Time

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FE vs. The Competition

MetricFirstEnergyElectric services IndustryUtilities SectorNYSE Exchange
Market Cap$21.97B$12.49B$11.77B$17.26B
Dividend Yield4.30%5.00%4.23%3.59%
P/E Ratio21.0914.7778.0020.22
Price / Sales1.7133.7819.639.64
Price / Cash7.977.2916.1417.28
Price / Book2.011.571.804.85
Net Income$1.10B$669.21M$594.62M$970.56M
7 Day Performance2.03%0.00%-0.36%-1.76%
1 Month Performance-0.26%2.39%-1.22%-4.32%
1 Year Performance-6.01%-1.33%-4.19%92.59%

FirstEnergy Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
ETR
Entergy
3.9424 of 5 stars
$100.58
-1.7%
$109.78
+9.1%
-1.7%$21.45B$12.15B9.0712,177Upcoming Earnings
Analyst Report
News Coverage
ES
Eversource Energy
4.6779 of 5 stars
$57.20
-1.8%
$66.08
+15.5%
-24.1%$20.06B$11.91B-45.4010,171Positive News
PPL
PPL
4.5305 of 5 stars
$26.01
-1.6%
$32.50
+25.0%
-5.5%$19.18B$8.31B26.016,629News Coverage
EIX
Edison International
4.6204 of 5 stars
$66.79
-1.6%
$73.60
+10.2%
-4.2%$25.69B$16.34B21.4114,375News Coverage
PNW
Pinnacle West Capital
4.2346 of 5 stars
$71.21
-1.3%
$73.00
+2.5%
-7.2%$8.09B$4.70B16.156,133Dividend Announcement
OGE
OGE Energy
3.5098 of 5 stars
$32.49
-1.1%
$33.40
+2.8%
-9.0%$6.52B$2.67B15.702,329News Coverage
SO
Southern
4.7465 of 5 stars
$67.76
-0.9%
$74.07
+9.3%
-1.2%$74.17B$25.25B18.6728,100
DTE
DTE Energy
4.5372 of 5 stars
$103.21
-2.2%
$114.33
+10.8%
-4.2%$21.36B$12.75B15.279,950Upcoming Earnings
Analyst Report
FTS
Fortis
4.0107 of 5 stars
$37.14
-1.1%
$55.13
+48.4%
-12.8%$18.31B$8.53B16.159,600
CNP
CenterPoint Energy
3.6141 of 5 stars
$27.21
-0.7%
$30.30
+11.4%
-6.4%$17.22B$8.70B20.018,827Options Volume
High Trading Volume

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