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Ormat Technologies (ORA) Competitors

$75.23
+1.24 (+1.68%)
(As of 07/12/2024 ET)

ORA vs. NRG, AES, GNE, EBR, AGR, KEP, PNW, BEP, OGE, and CIG

Should you be buying Ormat Technologies stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Ormat Technologies include NRG Energy (NRG), AES (AES), Genie Energy (GNE), Centrais Elétricas Brasileiras S.A. - Eletrobrás (EBR), Avangrid (AGR), Korea Electric Power (KEP), Pinnacle West Capital (PNW), Brookfield Renewable Partners (BEP), OGE Energy (OGE), and CEMIG (CIG).

Ormat Technologies vs.

NRG Energy (NYSE:NRG) and Ormat Technologies (NYSE:ORA) are both utilities companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their media sentiment, valuation, profitability, institutional ownership, earnings, community ranking, dividends, risk and analyst recommendations.

NRG Energy presently has a consensus target price of $68.00, indicating a potential downside of 14.93%. Ormat Technologies has a consensus target price of $84.17, indicating a potential upside of 11.88%. Given NRG Energy's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Ormat Technologies is more favorable than NRG Energy.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
NRG Energy
0 Sell rating(s)
4 Hold rating(s)
3 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.43
Ormat Technologies
0 Sell rating(s)
3 Hold rating(s)
4 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.57

Ormat Technologies has a net margin of 15.43% compared to Ormat Technologies' net margin of 5.76%. Ormat Technologies' return on equity of 42.60% beat NRG Energy's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
NRG Energy5.76% 42.60% 4.11%
Ormat Technologies 15.43%5.45%2.55%

NRG Energy received 386 more outperform votes than Ormat Technologies when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 66.02% of users gave NRG Energy an outperform vote while only 56.70% of users gave Ormat Technologies an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
NRG EnergyOutperform Votes
678
66.02%
Underperform Votes
349
33.98%
Ormat TechnologiesOutperform Votes
292
56.70%
Underperform Votes
223
43.30%

NRG Energy pays an annual dividend of $1.63 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.0%. Ormat Technologies pays an annual dividend of $0.48 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.6%. NRG Energy pays out 23.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Ormat Technologies pays out 21.6% 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.

97.7% of NRG Energy shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 95.5% of Ormat Technologies shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.9% of NRG Energy shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 1.0% of Ormat Technologies 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.

NRG Energy has a beta of 1.07, indicating that its share price is 7% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Ormat Technologies has a beta of 0.51, indicating that its share price is 49% less volatile than the S&P 500.

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

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
NRG Energy$28.82B0.58-$202M$7.0611.32
Ormat Technologies$829.42M5.48$124.40M$2.2233.89

In the previous week, NRG Energy had 1 more articles in the media than Ormat Technologies. MarketBeat recorded 4 mentions for NRG Energy and 3 mentions for Ormat Technologies. NRG Energy's average media sentiment score of 1.39 beat Ormat Technologies' score of 1.32 indicating that Ormat Technologies is being referred to more favorably in the news media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
NRG Energy
4 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
0 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive
Ormat Technologies
3 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
0 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive

Summary

NRG Energy and Ormat Technologies tied by winning 10 of the 20 factors compared between the two stocks.

New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

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

MetricOrmat TechnologiesElectric services IndustryEnergy SectorNYSE Exchange
Market Cap$4.55B$13.35B$7.96B$18.31B
Dividend Yield0.67%4.67%11.71%3.58%
P/E Ratio33.8913.6311.7224.82
Price / Sales5.482.89116.7715.29
Price / Cash12.527.8710.7619.68
Price / Book1.861.723.785.08
Net Income$124.40M$667.32M$964.15M$973.14M
7 Day Performance6.26%4.68%318.36%4.03%
1 Month Performance-0.20%8.74%318.77%2.83%
1 Year Performance-10.02%2.52%-0.05%8.19%

Ormat Technologies Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
NRG
NRG Energy
3.7881 of 5 stars
3.79 / 5 stars
$78.57
+1.8%
$68.00
-13.5%
+110.9%$16.38B$28.82B11.1318,131Positive News
AES
AES
4.4708 of 5 stars
4.47 / 5 stars
$17.87
+0.9%
$22.88
+28.0%
-12.4%$12.70B$12.67B24.829,600Dividend Announcement
Short Interest ↑
News Coverage
Positive News
GNE
Genie Energy
2.0051 of 5 stars
2.01 / 5 stars
$15.25
+1.7%
N/A+23.3%$413.73M$428.71M30.50198Analyst Upgrade
Short Interest ↓
News Coverage
EBR
Centrais Elétricas Brasileiras S.A. - Eletrobrás
0.0429 of 5 stars
0.04 / 5 stars
$6.95
-0.3%
N/A-8.8%$15.99B$36.67B0.008,328Short Interest ↑
Positive News
AGR
Avangrid
3.9019 of 5 stars
3.90 / 5 stars
$35.29
-0.1%
$34.67
-1.8%
-6.6%$13.65B$8.31B15.287,999Analyst Forecast
Short Interest ↓
KEP
Korea Electric Power
0 of 5 stars
0.00 / 5 stars
$7.26
+0.7%
N/A-7.0%$9.31B$89.18T21.3448,696Short Interest ↓
PNW
Pinnacle West Capital
3.9877 of 5 stars
3.99 / 5 stars
$76.41
+0.7%
$75.46
-1.2%
-3.7%$8.68B$4.70B16.656,133Analyst Downgrade
BEP
Brookfield Renewable Partners
3.5264 of 5 stars
3.53 / 5 stars
$25.28
-0.5%
$31.17
+23.3%
-8.0%$7.20B$5.04B-54.964,770Positive News
OGE
OGE Energy
3.79 of 5 stars
3.79 / 5 stars
$35.11
-1.2%
$33.60
-4.3%
+1.3%$7.04B$2.67B17.822,329Short Interest ↓
Positive News
CIG
CEMIG
1.0014 of 5 stars
1.00 / 5 stars
$1.89
+1.6%
$2.12
+12.2%
-1.9%$5.39B$7.38B4.714,917Short Interest ↑

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This page (NYSE:ORA) was last updated on 7/13/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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