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Emera (EMA) Competitors

C$46.73
+0.18 (+0.39%)
(As of 07/17/2024 ET)

EMA vs. FTS, H, CUP.U, KWH.UN, BIP.UN, BEP.UN, BEPC, BIPC, NPI, and CU

Should you be buying Emera stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Emera include Fortis (FTS), Hydro One (H), Caribbean Utilities (CUP.U), Crius Energy Unt (KWH.UN), Brookfield Infrastructure Partners (BIP.UN), Brookfield Renewable Partners (BEP.UN), Brookfield Renewable (BEPC), Brookfield Infrastructure (BIPC), Northland Power (NPI), and Canadian Utilities (CU). These companies are all part of the "utilities" sector.

Emera vs.

Emera (TSE:EMA) and Fortis (TSE:FTS) are both large-cap utilities companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, community ranking, risk, analyst recommendations, media sentiment, dividends, profitability, valuation and earnings.

Fortis has a net margin of 14.11% compared to Emera's net margin of 9.69%. Fortis' return on equity of 7.38% beat Emera's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Emera9.69% 5.71% 2.17%
Fortis 14.11%7.38%3.02%

Emera has a beta of 0.28, meaning that its share price is 72% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Fortis has a beta of 0.18, meaning that its share price is 82% less volatile than the S&P 500.

30.9% of Emera shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 58.0% of Fortis shares are held by institutional investors. 0.1% of Emera shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.0% of Fortis shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

In the previous week, Emera had 3 more articles in the media than Fortis. MarketBeat recorded 4 mentions for Emera and 1 mentions for Fortis. Fortis' average media sentiment score of 1.05 beat Emera's score of 0.73 indicating that Fortis is being referred to more favorably in the news media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Emera
1 Very Positive mention(s)
1 Positive mention(s)
1 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive
Fortis
1 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
0 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive

Emera presently has a consensus target price of C$50.78, suggesting a potential upside of 9.11%. Fortis has a consensus target price of C$57.38, suggesting a potential upside of 4.68%. Given Emera's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, research analysts clearly believe Emera is more favorable than Fortis.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Emera
1 Sell rating(s)
3 Hold rating(s)
5 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.44
Fortis
1 Sell rating(s)
6 Hold rating(s)
1 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.00

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

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
EmeraC$7.15B1.87C$624.70MC$2.2320.87
FortisC$11.32B2.40C$1.53BC$3.1317.58

Fortis received 139 more outperform votes than Emera when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 67.67% of users gave Fortis an outperform vote while only 58.53% of users gave Emera an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
EmeraOutperform Votes
583
58.53%
Underperform Votes
413
41.47%
FortisOutperform Votes
722
67.67%
Underperform Votes
345
32.33%

Emera pays an annual dividend of C$2.87 per share and has a dividend yield of 6.2%. Fortis pays an annual dividend of C$2.36 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.3%. Emera pays out 128.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. Fortis pays out 75.4% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future.

Summary

Fortis beats Emera on 12 of the 20 factors compared between the two stocks.

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New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

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Media Sentiment Over Time

This chart shows the average media sentiment of TSE 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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EMA vs. The Competition

MetricEmeraUtilities IndustryUtilities SectorTSE Exchange
Market CapC$13.34BC$14.89BC$12.74BC$5.35B
Dividend Yield5.69%5.57%4.20%5.56%
P/E Ratio20.87132.2391.5726.01
Price / Sales1.8748.5427.551,896.32
Price / Cash27.11153.6917.9376.91
Price / Book1.211.601.903.48
Net IncomeC$624.70MC$920.77MC$635.37MC$282.74M
7 Day Performance2.15%1.25%1.91%2.91%
1 Month Performance1.93%0.82%3.53%5.52%
1 Year Performance-13.85%2.08%1.95%27.00%

Emera Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
FTS
Fortis
0.7982 of 5 stars
0.80 / 5 stars
C$54.45
+0.4%
C$57.38
+5.4%
-5.1%C$26.84BC$11.32B17.409,598News Coverage
Positive News
H
Hydro One
0.2106 of 5 stars
0.21 / 5 stars
C$40.32
+0.1%
C$39.83
-1.2%
+6.0%C$24.17BC$7.94B22.037,044
CUP.U
Caribbean Utilities
0 of 5 stars
0.00 / 5 stars
C$14.00
+0.7%
C$14.00
+18.4%C$533.26MC$284.86M13.73226Positive News
KWH.UN
Crius Energy Unt
0 of 5 stars
0.00 / 5 stars
N/AN/AN/AC$498.13MC$1.21B-40.37N/AHigh Trading Volume
BIP.UN
Brookfield Infrastructure Partners
0.2224 of 5 stars
0.22 / 5 stars
C$41.52
+4.0%
C$40.00
-3.7%
-9.9%C$19.16BC$18.90B98.86N/A
BEP.UN
Brookfield Renewable Partners
0.7085 of 5 stars
0.71 / 5 stars
C$37.18
+3.5%
C$40.00
+7.6%
-10.4%C$10.64BC$5.20B-59.02N/APositive News
BEPC
Brookfield Renewable
0 of 5 stars
0.00 / 5 stars
42.34
+2.1%
N/A-2.2%$7.61B$4.62B3.911,890
BIPC
Brookfield Infrastructure
0 of 5 stars
0.00 / 5 stars
48.87
+2.5%
N/A-15.5%$6.45B$2.91B9.511,700
NPI
Northland Power
3.8214 of 5 stars
3.82 / 5 stars
C$24.45
+2.6%
C$31.42
+28.5%
-8.8%C$6.27BC$2.37B-34.931,150Analyst Revision
CU
Canadian Utilities
1.3636 of 5 stars
1.36 / 5 stars
C$30.36
+0.4%
C$35.43
+16.7%
-11.9%C$6.21BC$3.76B14.199,018Dividend Announcement

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This page (TSE:EMA) was last updated on 7/17/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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