TSE:ACO.X

ATCO Competitors

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C$35.68
C$46.19
Volume274,730 shs
Average Volume256,632 shs
Market CapitalizationC$5.16 billion
P/E Ratio20.87
Dividend Yield4.05%
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ATCO (TSE:ACO.X) Vs. BIP.UN, H, EMA, BEP.UN, AQN, and NPI

Should you be buying ACO.X stock or one of its competitors? Companies in the sector of "utilities" are considered alternatives and competitors to ATCO, including Brookfield Infrastructure Partners (BIP.UN), Hydro One (H), Emera (EMA), Brookfield Renewable Partners (BEP.UN), Algonquin Power & Utilities (AQN), and Northland Power (NPI).

Brookfield Infrastructure Partners (TSE:BIP.UN) and ATCO (TSE:ACO.X) are both utilities companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their risk, valuation, analyst recommendations, earnings, profitability, institutional ownership and dividends.

Profitability

This table compares Brookfield Infrastructure Partners and ATCO's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Brookfield Infrastructure PartnersN/AN/AN/A
ATCON/AN/AN/A

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Brookfield Infrastructure Partners and ATCO's gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Brookfield Infrastructure PartnersC$9.37 billion2.13C$197.42 millionC$0.67101.05
ATCOC$3.96 billion1.30C$247.43 millionC$2.1620.87

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

Dividends

Brookfield Infrastructure Partners pays an annual dividend of C$1.97 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.9%. ATCO pays an annual dividend of C$1.75 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.9%. Brookfield Infrastructure Partners pays out 294.2% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. ATCO pays out 81.2% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. ATCO is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent ratings and price targets for Brookfield Infrastructure Partners and ATCO, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Brookfield Infrastructure Partners00403.00
ATCO03302.50

Brookfield Infrastructure Partners presently has a consensus price target of C$69.13, indicating a potential upside of 2.41%. ATCO has a consensus price target of C$46.69, indicating a potential upside of 3.57%. Given ATCO's higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe ATCO is more favorable than Brookfield Infrastructure Partners.

ATCO (TSE:ACO.X) and Hydro One (TSE:H) are both utilities companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their risk, valuation, earnings, profitability, analyst recommendations, dividends and institutional ownership.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and recommmendations for ATCO and Hydro One, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
ATCO03302.50
Hydro One05102.17

ATCO presently has a consensus target price of C$46.69, indicating a potential upside of 3.57%. Hydro One has a consensus target price of C$30.25, indicating a potential downside of 1.79%. Given ATCO's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe ATCO is more favorable than Hydro One.

Dividends

ATCO pays an annual dividend of C$1.75 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.9%. Hydro One pays an annual dividend of C$1.01 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.3%. ATCO pays out 81.2% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. Hydro One pays out 33.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares ATCO and Hydro One's revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
ATCOC$3.96 billion1.30C$247.43 millionC$2.1620.87
Hydro OneC$7.25 billion2.54C$1.81 billionC$3.0210.20

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

Profitability

This table compares ATCO and Hydro One's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
ATCON/AN/AN/A
Hydro OneN/AN/AN/A

Emera (TSE:EMA) and ATCO (TSE:ACO.X) are both utilities companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, earnings, analyst recommendations, valuation, institutional ownership, dividends and risk.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations for Emera and ATCO, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Emera03302.50
ATCO03302.50

Emera currently has a consensus target price of C$60.22, indicating a potential upside of 3.49%. ATCO has a consensus target price of C$46.69, indicating a potential upside of 3.57%. Given ATCO's higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe ATCO is more favorable than Emera.

Dividends

Emera pays an annual dividend of C$2.50 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.3%. ATCO pays an annual dividend of C$1.75 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.9%. Emera pays out 90.9% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. ATCO pays out 81.2% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Emera and ATCO's top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
EmeraC$5.48 billion2.69C$697.93 millionC$2.7521.15
ATCOC$3.96 billion1.30C$247.43 millionC$2.1620.87

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

Profitability

This table compares Emera and ATCO's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
EmeraN/AN/AN/A
ATCON/AN/AN/A

Summary

Emera beats ATCO on 6 of the 8 factors compared between the two stocks.

Brookfield Renewable Partners (TSE:BEP.UN) and ATCO (TSE:ACO.X) are both utilities companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, earnings, analyst recommendations, valuation, institutional ownership, dividends and risk.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Brookfield Renewable Partners and ATCO's top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Brookfield Renewable PartnersC$3.80 billion3.55C$-292,750,395.00C($1.07)-46.12
ATCOC$3.96 billion1.30C$247.43 millionC$2.1620.87

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

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations for Brookfield Renewable Partners and ATCO, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Brookfield Renewable Partners05302.38
ATCO03302.50

Brookfield Renewable Partners currently has a consensus target price of C$49.94, indicating a potential upside of 1.66%. ATCO has a consensus target price of C$46.69, indicating a potential upside of 3.57%. Given ATCO's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe ATCO is more favorable than Brookfield Renewable Partners.

Profitability

This table compares Brookfield Renewable Partners and ATCO's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Brookfield Renewable PartnersN/AN/AN/A
ATCON/AN/AN/A

Dividends

Brookfield Renewable Partners pays an annual dividend of C$1.24 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.5%. ATCO pays an annual dividend of C$1.75 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.9%. Brookfield Renewable Partners pays out -116.8% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. ATCO pays out 81.2% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future.

Summary

ATCO beats Brookfield Renewable Partners on 7 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.

ATCO (TSE:ACO.X) and Algonquin Power & Utilities (TSE:AQN) are both utilities companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their valuation, profitability, risk, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, earnings and dividends.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares ATCO and Algonquin Power & Utilities' revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
ATCOC$3.96 billion1.30C$247.43 millionC$2.1620.87
Algonquin Power & UtilitiesC$1.85 billion6.59C$1.12 billionC$1.8410.82

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

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings and price targets for ATCO and Algonquin Power & Utilities, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
ATCO03302.50
Algonquin Power & Utilities02312.83

ATCO presently has a consensus price target of C$46.69, indicating a potential upside of 3.57%. Algonquin Power & Utilities has a consensus price target of C$18.42, indicating a potential downside of 7.36%. Given ATCO's higher probable upside, research analysts plainly believe ATCO is more favorable than Algonquin Power & Utilities.

Profitability

This table compares ATCO and Algonquin Power & Utilities' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
ATCON/AN/AN/A
Algonquin Power & UtilitiesN/AN/AN/A

Dividends

ATCO pays an annual dividend of C$1.75 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.9%. Algonquin Power & Utilities pays an annual dividend of C$0.62 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.1%. ATCO pays out 81.2% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. Algonquin Power & Utilities pays out 33.8% of its earnings in the form of a dividend.

ATCO (TSE:ACO.X) and Northland Power (TSE:NPI) are both mid-cap utilities companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their valuation, profitability, risk, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, earnings and dividends.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares ATCO and Northland Power's revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
ATCOC$3.96 billion1.30C$247.43 millionC$2.1620.87
Northland PowerC$2.01 billion4.91C$269.03 millionC$1.2036.64

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

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings and price targets for ATCO and Northland Power, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
ATCO03302.50
Northland Power021202.86

ATCO presently has a consensus price target of C$46.69, indicating a potential upside of 3.57%. Northland Power has a consensus price target of C$49.66, indicating a potential upside of 13.43%. Given Northland Power's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Northland Power is more favorable than ATCO.

Profitability

This table compares ATCO and Northland Power's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
ATCON/AN/AN/A
Northland PowerN/AN/AN/A

Dividends

ATCO pays an annual dividend of C$1.75 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.9%. Northland Power pays an annual dividend of C$1.20 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.7%. ATCO pays out 81.2% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. Northland Power pays out 100.4% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. ATCO is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

Summary

Northland Power beats ATCO on 6 of the 10 factors compared between the two stocks.


ATCO Competitors List

Competitor NameCompetitor BTM RankCompetitor PriceCompetitor Price ChangeCompetitor Market CapCompetitor RevenueCompetitor P/E RatioCompetitor Indicator(s)
Brookfield Infrastructure Partners logo
BIP.UN
Brookfield Infrastructure Partners
1.6$67.50+0.4%C$19.95 billionC$9.37 billion101.05Analyst Report
Hydro One logo
H
Hydro One
1.8$30.80+1.0%C$18.43 billionC$7.25 billion10.20Analyst Revision
News Coverage
Emera logo
EMA
Emera
1.5$58.19+0.7%C$14.76 billionC$5.48 billion21.15Dividend Announcement
Analyst Revision
Brookfield Renewable Partners logo
BEP.UN
Brookfield Renewable Partners
1.4$49.12+0.8%C$13.50 billionC$3.80 billion-46.12
Algonquin Power & Utilities logo
AQN
Algonquin Power & Utilities
2.2$19.88+1.2%C$12.16 billionC$1.85 billion10.82Analyst Revision
Northland Power logo
NPI
Northland Power
1.8$43.78+0.8%C$9.86 billionC$2.01 billion36.64Analyst Report
Analyst Revision
TransAlta Renewables logo
RNW
TransAlta Renewables
1.4$21.97+1.1%C$5.86 billionC$448 million41.45Dividend Announcement
Analyst Revision
ACO.Y
ATCO
1.5N/AN/AC$5.21 billionC$3.96 billion21.06Gap Up
Capital Power logo
CPX
Capital Power
1.9$42.30+0.8%C$4.85 billionC$1.78 billion24.68Dividend Increase
Analyst Report
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
Boralex logo
BLX
Boralex
1.7$39.27+2.3%C$4.03 billionC$641 million84.27Upcoming Earnings
Analyst Report
Analyst Revision
Gap Down
Innergex Renewable Energy logo
INE
Innergex Renewable Energy
1.9$21.75+1.4%C$3.91 billionC$670.74 million-19.00Upcoming Earnings
Analyst Report
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
Gap Down
TransAlta logo
TA
TransAlta
1.5$13.01+1.2%C$3.51 billionC$2.14 billion-9.05Analyst Revision
Valener logo
VNR
Valener
1.3N/AN/AC$1.02 billionC$86.25 million17.73
ACI
TriSummit Utilities Inc. (ACI.TO)
1.3N/AN/AC$1.00 billionC$326.30 million23.92
CUP.U
Caribbean Utilities
1.5$14.72+2.6%C$550.66 millionC$170.20 million20.97News Coverage
GWR
Global Water Resources
1.1$22.50+0.0%C$508.23 millionC$39.66 million900.00Upcoming Earnings
Crius Energy Unt logo
KWH.UN
Crius Energy Unt
1.1N/AN/AC$498.13 millionC$1.21 billion-40.37High Trading Volume
High Trading Volume
PIF
Polaris Infrastructure
2.2$18.74+0.3%C$363.97 millionC$70.13 million10.81Upcoming Earnings
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
Atlantic Power logo
ATP
Atlantic Power
2.0N/AN/AC$324.17 millionC$271.20 million7.12Upcoming Earnings
Just Energy Group logo
JE
Just Energy Group
1.5N/AN/AC$236.55 millionC$2.46 billion-0.49
ARR
Altius Renewable Royalties
2.0N/AN/AC$235.98 millionC$130,200.00-74.38Gap Up
MXG
Maxim Power
1.3$2.85+0.4%C$141.96 millionC$69.50 million4.12Upcoming Earnings
Etrion logo
ETX
Etrion
1.2$0.41+2.4%C$136.98 millionC$21.88 million4.61Upcoming Earnings
News Coverage
NEE
Northern Vertex Mining
1.0$0.32+0.0%C$120.83 millionC$108.79 million-2.76
Spark Power Group logo
SPG
Spark Power Group
1.4$2.12+0.9%C$120.64 millionC$230.67 million-176.67Analyst Revision
Gap Up
CFY
CF Energy
1.4$0.53+7.5%C$34.97 millionC$384.48 million5.25Gap Down
ART
ARHT Media
1.0$0.22+4.5%C$29.25 millionC$4.11 million-5.24News Coverage
NKW
Oceanic Wind Energy
1.0$0.15+6.7%C$11.50 millionN/A-75.00Gap Down
SXI
Synex International
1.1$0.29+3.4%C$11.46 millionC$3.48 million-145.00
OEG
Onenergy
0.8$0.06+25.0%C$1.44 millionC$487,000.00-0.24High Trading Volume
High Trading Volume
ETR
(ETR.V)
0.8N/AN/AC$0.00N/A0.00Gap Up
EE
Exall Energy
0.8N/AN/AC$0.00N/A0.00Gap Up
Softchoice logo
SO
Softchoice
0.9N/AN/AC$0.00N/A0.00News Coverage
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