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National Grid (NGG) Competitors

$65.79
+0.41 (+0.63%)
(As of 03:57 PM ET)

NGG vs. SRE, AEP, D, EXC, PCG, PEG, ED, CHT, BCE, and XEL

Should you be buying National Grid stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of National Grid include Sempra (SRE), American Electric Power (AEP), Dominion Energy (D), Exelon (EXC), PG&E (PCG), Public Service Enterprise Group (PEG), Consolidated Edison (ED), Chunghwa Telecom (CHT), BCE (BCE), and Xcel Energy (XEL). These companies are all part of the "utilities" sector.

National Grid vs.

Sempra (NYSE:SRE) and National Grid (NYSE:NGG) are both large-cap utilities companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, community ranking, valuation, institutional ownership, risk, profitability, dividends, analyst recommendations and media sentiment.

National Grid received 40 more outperform votes than Sempra when rated by MarketBeat users. However, 59.97% of users gave Sempra an outperform vote while only 58.78% of users gave National Grid an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
SempraOutperform Votes
469
59.97%
Underperform Votes
313
40.03%
National GridOutperform Votes
509
58.78%
Underperform Votes
357
41.22%

Sempra currently has a consensus price target of $82.14, suggesting a potential upside of 16.21%. Given National Grid's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, equities analysts plainly believe Sempra is more favorable than National Grid.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Sempra
0 Sell rating(s)
1 Hold rating(s)
9 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.90
National Grid
0 Sell rating(s)
1 Hold rating(s)
5 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.83

Sempra has a net margin of 18.26% compared to Sempra's net margin of 0.00%. National Grid's return on equity of 9.45% beat Sempra's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Sempra18.26% 9.45% 3.50%
National Grid N/A N/A N/A

89.7% of Sempra shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 4.7% of National Grid shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.3% of Sempra shares are owned by company 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.

National Grid has higher revenue and earnings than Sempra.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Sempra$16.72B2.67$3.08B$4.7914.73
National Grid$26.31B1.86$9.40BN/AN/A

Sempra has a beta of 0.71, meaning that its share price is 29% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, National Grid has a beta of 0.64, meaning that its share price is 36% less volatile than the S&P 500.

In the previous week, Sempra had 4 more articles in the media than National Grid. MarketBeat recorded 10 mentions for Sempra and 6 mentions for National Grid. National Grid's average media sentiment score of 0.66 beat Sempra's score of 0.64 indicating that Sempra is being referred to more favorably in the media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Sempra
5 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
4 Neutral mention(s)
1 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive
National Grid
1 Very Positive mention(s)
3 Positive mention(s)
2 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive

Sempra pays an annual dividend of $2.48 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.5%. National Grid pays an annual dividend of $2.36 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.6%. Sempra pays out 51.8% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Sempra has raised its dividend for 21 consecutive years.

Summary

Sempra beats National Grid on 14 of the 19 factors compared between the two stocks.

New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

This chart shows the number of new MarketBeat users adding NGG 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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NGG vs. The Competition

MetricNational GridNatural gas transmission IndustryUtilities SectorNYSE Exchange
Market Cap$48.89B$19.45B$10.92B$17.27B
Dividend Yield3.61%5.69%4.34%3.58%
P/E RatioN/A22.9877.1022.19
Price / Sales1.862.8026.089.99
Price / Cash9.838.0849.4114.94
Price / Book1.452.331.874.81
Net Income$9.40B$1.58B$565.76M$960.06M
7 Day Performance1.88%1.52%0.78%0.04%
1 Month Performance-3.35%1.61%-0.93%-2.83%
1 Year Performance-7.88%43.23%-3.31%12.52%

National Grid Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
SRE
Sempra
4.6334 of 5 stars
$66.41
-2.5%
$82.14
+23.7%
-10.6%$41.98B$16.72B13.8616,835
AEP
American Electric Power
4.3742 of 5 stars
$79.51
-1.7%
$87.15
+9.6%
-10.3%$41.87B$19B18.7117,250Analyst Report
Positive News
D
Dominion Energy
4.4465 of 5 stars
$46.85
-2.2%
$50.10
+6.9%
-13.6%$39.24B$14.39B20.1117,700Analyst Report
EXC
Exelon
2.6087 of 5 stars
$35.75
-1.4%
$39.09
+9.3%
-13.1%$35.73B$21.73B15.3419,962Analyst Report
Options Volume
PCG
PG&E
2.9283 of 5 stars
$16.03
-1.6%
$18.78
+17.1%
-0.2%$34.26B$24.43B15.2728,010Upcoming Earnings
PEG
Public Service Enterprise Group
4.8199 of 5 stars
$64.27
-1.4%
$67.58
+5.2%
+2.6%$32.04B$11.24B12.5312,543Dividend Announcement
ED
Consolidated Edison
4.4157 of 5 stars
$87.42
-2.1%
$87.96
+0.6%
-7.3%$30.20B$14.66B12.1814,592Dividend Announcement
Analyst Report
CHT
Chunghwa Telecom
0 of 5 stars
$38.16
-1.2%
N/A-8.3%$29.60B$7.17B24.9432,029
BCE
BCE
3.6147 of 5 stars
$32.22
-0.6%
$49.00
+52.1%
-31.5%$29.39B$18.28B19.0745,132Analyst Revision
XEL
Xcel Energy
4.2439 of 5 stars
$52.53
-1.2%
$63.08
+20.1%
-22.3%$29.18B$14.21B16.3611,311Upcoming Earnings
Analyst Report

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