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AMC   4.43 (+0.23%)
PFE   27.76 (+0.76%)
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TSLA   191.97 (-2.76%)
NVDA   788.17 (+0.36%)
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AMD   176.52 (-2.94%)
BABA   75.96 (-0.22%)
T   16.80 (+1.27%)
F   12.15 (+0.25%)
MU   86.00 (+0.10%)
CGC   3.36 (-0.30%)
GE   153.33 (+1.09%)
DIS   107.74 (+0.09%)
AMC   4.43 (+0.23%)
PFE   27.76 (+0.76%)
PYPL   59.16 (+1.39%)
XOM   103.84 (-0.88%)

Capital Power (CPX) Competitors

C$37.53
+0.05 (+0.13%)
(As of 02/23/2024 ET)

CPX vs. TA, BEP.UN, ACO.X, AQN, BLX, NPI, BEPC, SPB, BIPC, and INE

Should you be buying Capital Power stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Capital Power include TransAlta (TA), Brookfield Renewable Partners (BEP.UN), ATCO (ACO.X), Algonquin Power & Utilities (AQN), Boralex (BLX), Northland Power (NPI), Brookfield Renewable (BEPC), Superior Plus (SPB), Brookfield Infrastructure (BIPC), and Innergex Renewable Energy (INE). These companies are all part of the "utilities" sector.

Capital Power vs.

Capital Power (TSE:CPX) and TransAlta (TSE:TA) are both mid-cap utilities companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, dividends, profitability, earnings, institutional ownership, community ranking, media sentiment, valuation and risk.

In the previous week, TransAlta had 8 more articles in the media than Capital Power. MarketBeat recorded 11 mentions for TransAlta and 3 mentions for Capital Power. Capital Power's average media sentiment score of 0.20 beat TransAlta's score of -0.09 indicating that Capital Power is being referred to more favorably in the media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Capital Power
0 Very Positive mention(s)
1 Positive mention(s)
2 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral
TransAlta
2 Very Positive mention(s)
1 Positive mention(s)
5 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
3 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral

19.1% of Capital Power shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 67.7% of TransAlta shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.2% of Capital Power shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.2% of TransAlta shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Capital Power presently has a consensus price target of C$46.36, suggesting a potential upside of 23.54%. TransAlta has a consensus price target of C$16.10, suggesting a potential upside of 62.63%. Given TransAlta's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe TransAlta is more favorable than Capital Power.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Capital Power
0 Sell rating(s)
6 Hold rating(s)
4 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.40
TransAlta
0 Sell rating(s)
1 Hold rating(s)
8 Buy rating(s)
1 Strong Buy rating(s)
3.00

Capital Power has a beta of 0.57, suggesting that its stock price is 43% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, TransAlta has a beta of 0.92, suggesting that its stock price is 8% less volatile than the S&P 500.

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

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Capital PowerC$4.01B1.10C$517MC$4.408.53
TransAltaC$3.58B0.86C$565MC$2.144.63

TransAlta has a net margin of 17.18% compared to Capital Power's net margin of 13.68%. TransAlta's return on equity of 30.24% beat Capital Power's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Capital Power13.68% 17.99% 4.92%
TransAlta 17.18%30.24%6.97%

Capital Power pays an annual dividend of C$2.46 per share and has a dividend yield of 6.6%. TransAlta pays an annual dividend of C$0.24 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.4%. Capital Power pays out 55.9% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. TransAlta pays out 11.2% 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.

Capital Power received 44 more outperform votes than TransAlta when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 53.54% of users gave Capital Power an outperform vote while only 52.83% of users gave TransAlta an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
Capital PowerOutperform Votes
371
53.54%
Underperform Votes
322
46.46%
TransAltaOutperform Votes
327
52.83%
Underperform Votes
292
47.17%

Summary

TransAlta beats Capital Power on 12 of the 21 factors compared between the two stocks.


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CPX vs. The Competition

MetricCapital PowerUtilities IndustryUtilities SectorTSE Exchange
Market CapC$4.39BC$2.32BC$11.40BC$5.11B
Dividend Yield6.72%4.20%4.24%5.63%
P/E Ratio8.53170.5884.1527.41
Price / Sales1.1038.9328.051,354.78
Price / Cash26.2215.0618.5879.49
Price / Book1.681.651.872.55
Net IncomeC$517MC$615.95MC$484.43MC$292.99M
7 Day Performance2.60%-0.06%0.40%0.99%
1 Month Performance1.19%0.28%-1.33%1.91%
1 Year Performance-12.52%104.40%-0.78%2.54%

Capital Power Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
TA
TransAlta
3.1316 of 5 stars
C$9.26
-0.3%
C$16.10
+73.9%
-21.8%C$2.87BC$3.58B4.331,150News Coverage
BEP.UN
Brookfield Renewable Partners
0 of 5 stars
C$31.88
-1.0%
N/A-14.5%C$9.16BC$5.04B-74.14N/ADividend Increase
ACO.X
ATCO
1.7161 of 5 stars
C$37.23
+1.4%
C$45.71
+22.8%
-11.9%C$3.75BC$4.87B10.127,580News Coverage
AQN
Algonquin Power & Utilities
0.567 of 5 stars
C$8.00
-1.5%
C$9.44
+18.0%
-24.8%C$5.51BC$2.78B-16.333,951
BLX
Boralex
3.8765 of 5 stars
C$29.76
-1.0%
C$40.75
+36.9%
-20.3%C$3.06BC$1.03B41.92746Upcoming Earnings
NPI
Northland Power
3.9862 of 5 stars
C$23.60
-1.7%
C$32.71
+38.6%
-28.3%C$6.00BC$2.25B15.131,150Analyst Report
News Coverage
BEPC
Brookfield Renewable
0 of 5 stars
33.78
-1.2%
N/A-15.1%$6.07B$4.55B-25.211,890News Coverage
SPB
Superior Plus
2.0526 of 5 stars
C$9.37
-0.2%
C$12.86
+37.3%
-10.4%C$2.33BC$3.44B44.6217,113Dividend Announcement
Analyst Report
News Coverage
BIPC
Brookfield Infrastructure
0 of 5 stars
49.79
+1.1%
N/A-18.3%$6.56B$2.50B43.681,700
INE
Innergex Renewable Energy
3.2792 of 5 stars
C$7.13
-3.3%
C$14.14
+98.3%
-50.1%C$1.46BC$935.53M-41.94538Dividend Cut
Analyst Report
Analyst Revision
News Coverage

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This page (TSE:CPX) was last updated on 2/23/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff