Hawaiian Electric Industries (NYSE:HE) and ENEVA S A/S (OTCMKTS:ENEVY) are both utilities companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, profitability, valuation, analyst recommendations, dividends, earnings and risk.
This table compares Hawaiian Electric Industries and ENEVA S A/S’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Hawaiian Electric Industries||7.27%||9.75%||1.60%|
|ENEVA S A/S||15.05%||8.86%||4.35%|
Insider and Institutional Ownership
52.6% of Hawaiian Electric Industries shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.9% of Hawaiian Electric Industries shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.
This is a breakdown of recent recommendations and price targets for Hawaiian Electric Industries and ENEVA S A/S, as provided by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Hawaiian Electric Industries||1||1||0||0||1.50|
|ENEVA S A/S||0||0||0||0||N/A|
Hawaiian Electric Industries presently has a consensus price target of $35.50, suggesting a potential downside of 15.25%. Given Hawaiian Electric Industries’ higher probable upside, equities analysts plainly believe Hawaiian Electric Industries is more favorable than ENEVA S A/S.
Hawaiian Electric Industries pays an annual dividend of $1.28 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.1%. ENEVA S A/S does not pay a dividend. Hawaiian Electric Industries pays out 69.2% of its earnings in the form of a dividend.
Earnings & Valuation
This table compares Hawaiian Electric Industries and ENEVA S A/S’s gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Hawaiian Electric Industries||$2.86 billion||1.60||$203.66 million||$1.85||22.64|
|ENEVA S A/S||$852.46 million||1.81||$29.90 million||N/A||N/A|
Hawaiian Electric Industries has higher revenue and earnings than ENEVA S A/S.
Risk & Volatility
Hawaiian Electric Industries has a beta of 0.26, meaning that its stock price is 74% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, ENEVA S A/S has a beta of -34.61, meaning that its stock price is 3,561% less volatile than the S&P 500.
Hawaiian Electric Industries beats ENEVA S A/S on 9 of the 13 factors compared between the two stocks.
About Hawaiian Electric Industries
Hawaiian Electric Industries, Inc., through its subsidiaries, engages in the electric utility and banking businesses primarily in the state of Hawaii. The company's Electric Utility segment is involved in generating, purchasing, transmitting, distributing, and selling electric energy. Its renewable energy sources and potential sources include wind, solar, photovoltaic, geothermal, wave, hydroelectric, municipal waste, and other bio fuels. This segment distributes and sells electricity on the islands of Oahu, Hawaii, Maui, Lanai, and Molokai; and serves suburban communities, resorts, the United States armed forces installations, and agricultural operations. Its Bank segment operates a savings bank that offers banking and other financial services, including deposit products, such as savings accounts and checking accounts; and loans comprising residential and commercial real estate, residential mortgage, construction and development, multifamily residential and commercial real estate, consumer, and commercial loans to consumers and business. This segment operates 49 branches, including 34 branches in Oahu, 6 branches in Maui, 5 branches in Hawaii, 3 branches in Kauai, and 1 branch in Molokai. The company's Other segment focuses on investing in non-regulated renewable energy and infrastructure in the State of Hawaii. Hawaiian Electric Industries Inc. was founded in 1891 and is headquartered in Honolulu, Hawaii.
About ENEVA S A/S
Eneva S.A., together with its subsidiaries, operates as an integrated energy company in Brazil. It generates electricity through coal, natural gas, hydro, and solar energy. The company has an operational installed capacity of 2.2 GWs. It also engages in the exploration, development, and production of natural gas; and energy trading activities. The company was formerly known as MPX Energia S.A. and changed its name to Eneva S.A. in October 2013. Eneva S.A. was founded in 2001 and is headquartered in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
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