Enersis Americas (NYSE: ENIA) is one of 86 public companies in the “Electric Utilities” industry, but how does it compare to its peers? We will compare Enersis Americas to related companies based on the strength of its risk, analyst recommendations, profitability, earnings, valuation, institutional ownership and dividends.

Dividends

Enersis Americas pays an annual dividend of $0.21 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.9%. Enersis Americas pays out 58.3% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. As a group, “Electric Utilities” companies pay a dividend yield of 3.1% and pay out 98.5% of their earnings in the form of a dividend.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current ratings for Enersis Americas and its peers, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Enersis Americas 0 1 1 0 2.50
Enersis Americas Competitors 529 2939 2359 41 2.33

As a group, “Electric Utilities” companies have a potential upside of 6.57%. Given Enersis Americas’ peers higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Enersis Americas has less favorable growth aspects than its peers.

Risk and Volatility

Enersis Americas has a beta of 0.75, suggesting that its share price is 25% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Enersis Americas’ peers have a beta of 0.67, suggesting that their average share price is 33% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares Enersis Americas and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Enersis Americas N/A N/A N/A
Enersis Americas Competitors -10.63% 0.96% 0.39%

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Enersis Americas and its peers top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue NetIncome Price/Earnings Ratio
Enersis Americas $7.76 billion $497.97 million 30.06
Enersis Americas Competitors $7.66 billion $831.80 million 43.76

Enersis Americas has higher revenue, but lower earnings than its peers. Enersis Americas is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its peers, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

9.1% of Enersis Americas shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 65.6% of shares of all “Electric Utilities” companies are held by institutional investors. 0.0% of Enersis Americas shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 2.7% of shares of all “Electric Utilities” companies are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Summary

Enersis Americas peers beat Enersis Americas on 8 of the 14 factors compared.

Enersis Americas Company Profile

Enel Americas S.A., formerly Enersis Americas S.A., through its subsidiaries and jointly controlled entities, is engaged in the electricity generation, transmission and distribution businesses in Chile, Brazil, Colombia, Peru and Argentina. The Company operates through two segments: Generation and Transmission, and Distribution. The Company’s Generation and Transmission segment operates through companies, including Central Comercializadora de Energia S.A. (Cemsa); Central Dock Sud S.A. (Dock Sud); Central Costanera S.A. (Costanera), and Hidroelectrica El Chocon S.A. (El Chocon). The Company’s Distribution segment operates through companies, including Empresa Distribuidora Sur S.A. (Edesur); Ampla Energia e Servicos S.A. (Ampla), and Companhia Energetica do Ceara S.A. (Coelce). The Company is engaged in non-electricity business through its subsidiary, Servicios Informaticos e Inmobiliarios Ltda. (SIEI). It holds interest in Yacylec S.A., which is an electricity transmission company.

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