EDP – Energias de Portugal (OTCMKTS:EDPFY – Get Rating) and Companhia Paranaense de Energia – COPEL (OTCMKTS:ELPVY – Get Rating) are both utility companies, but which is the better investment? We’ll compare the two companies based on valuation strength, institutional ownership, dividends, analyst recommendations, profitability, risk and earnings.
Valuation and benefits
This table compares the gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation of EDP – Energias de Portugal and Companhia Paranaense de Energia – COPEL.
|Gross revenue||Price/sales ratio||Net revenue||Earnings per share||Price/earnings ratio|
|EDP – Energias de Portugal||$17.73 billion||1.11||$776.96 million||N / A||N / A|
|Companhia Paranaense de Energia – COPEL||$3.95 billion||0.90||$504.25 million||N / A||N / A|
EDP – Energias de Portugal has higher revenues and profits than Companhia Paranaense de Energia – COPEL.
This is a summary of recent ratings and target prices for EDP – Energias de Portugal and Companhia Paranaense de Energia – COPEL, as reported by MarketBeat.
|Sales Ratings||Hold odds||Buy reviews||Strong buy odds||Rating|
|EDP – Energias de Portugal||0||0||seven||0||3.00|
|Companhia Paranaense de Energia – COPEL||0||0||0||0||N / A|
EDP - Energias de Portugal currently has a consensus target price of $53.92, suggesting a potential upside of 7.73%. Considering the higher possible upside of EDP – Energias de Portugal, research analysts clearly believe that EDP – Energias de Portugal is more favorable than Companhia Paranaense de Energia – COPEL.
EDP – Energias de Portugal pays an annual dividend of $1.47 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.9%. Companhia Paranaense de Energia – COPEL pays an annual dividend of $0.01 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.8%.
Risk and Volatility
EDP – Energias de Portugal has a beta of 0.61, suggesting that its stock price is 39% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Companhia Paranaense de Energia – COPEL has a beta of 0.42, suggesting that its share price is 58% less volatile. than the S&P 500.
This table compares the net margins, return on equity and return on assets of EDP – Energias de Portugal and Companhia Paranaense de Energia – COPEL.
|Net margins||Return on equity||return on assets|
|EDP – Energias de Portugal||N / A||N / A||N / A|
|Companhia Paranaense de Energia – COPEL||18.43%||16.92%||7.73%|
EDP - Energias de Portugal beats Companhia Paranaense de Energia – COPEL on 7 of the 10 factors compared between the two stocks.
EDP – Energias de Portugal Company Profile (Get a rating)
EDP - Energias de Portugal, SA is active in the generation, transmission, distribution and marketing of electricity in Portugal, Spain, France, Poland, Romania, Italy, Belgium, United Kingdom Kingdom, Greece, Brazil, North America and internationally. The Company operates through the Renewable Energy, Network and Customer Solutions, and Energy Management segments. It mainly generates electricity through hydro, CCGT, coal, wind, solar, nuclear and cogeneration sources. The company is also involved in the marketing of natural gas. It has an installed capacity of 25 GW; and serves 8.7 million electricity customers and 0.7 million gas customers. The company also operates 378,155 kilometers of distribution network lines. In addition, it offers engineering, laboratory testing, vocational training and energy services, as well as real estate asset management. EDP – Energias de Portugal, SA was incorporated in 1976 and is headquartered in Lisbon, Portugal.
Companhia Paranaense de Energia – Company Profile COPEL (Get a rating)
Companhia Paranaense de Energia – COPEL is engaged in the generation, transmission, distribution and sale of electricity to industrial, residential, commercial, rural and other customers, mainly in the State of Paraná, Brazil . As of December 31, 2019, the company operated 19 hydroelectric power stations, 25 wind power stations and one thermoelectric power station with a total installed capacity of 5,742.0 megawatts; and owned and operated 3,389 kilometers of transmission lines and 199,952.6 kilometers of distribution lines. It holds concessions for the distribution of electricity in 399 municipalities in the state of Paraná and in the municipality of Porto União in the state of Santa Catarina. The Company also provides telecommunications services to enterprise customers, including supermarkets, universities, banks, Internet service providers and television networks, as well as retail customers; and high-speed Internet access to public elementary and middle schools. In addition, it supplies piped gas to 47,238 customers, including thermoelectric plants, cogeneration plants, service stations, other businesses and residences through a gas distribution network covering 833 kilometers in the State of Parana. Companhia Paranaense de Energia – COPEL was founded in 1954 and is headquartered in Curitiba, Brazil.
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