Avangrid (NYSE: AGR – Get a rating) and summer energy (OTCMKTS: SUME – Get a rating) are both utility companies, but which stock is superior? We’ll compare the two companies based on their dividend strength, profitability, valuation, institutional ownership, risk, earnings, and analyst recommendations.
Valuation and benefits
This table compares the revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation of Avangrid and Summer Energy.
|Gross revenue||Price/sales ratio||Net revenue||Earnings per share||Price/earnings ratio|
|Avangrid||$6.97 billion||2.64||$707.00 million||$2.07||11:00 p.m.|
|summer energy||$166.32 million||0.02||-$10.73 million||N / A||N / A|
Avangrid has higher revenue and profit than Summer Energy.
Insider and Institutional Ownership
10.7% of Avangrid’s shares are held by institutional investors. 0.1% of Avangrid shares are held by company insiders. By comparison, 56.6% of Summer Energy’s shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership indicates that hedge funds, large fund managers, and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.
This is a breakdown of the current recommendations for Avangrid and Summer Energy, as reported by MarketBeat.com.
|Sales Ratings||Hold odds||Buy reviews||Strong buy odds||Rating|
|summer energy||0||0||0||0||N / A|
Avangrid currently has a consensus target price of $48.67, suggesting a potential upside of 2.24%. Given Avangrid’s likely higher upside, research analysts clearly believe that Avangrid is more favorable than Summer Energy.
This table compares the net margins, return on equity and return on assets of Avangrid and Summer Energy.
|Net margins||Return on equity||return on assets|
|summer energy||N / A||N / A||N / A|
Volatility and risk
Avangrid has a beta of 0.33, indicating that its stock price is 67% less volatile than the S&P 500. In comparison, Summer Energy has a beta of -157.57, indicating that its stock price stock is 15,857% less volatile than the S&P 500.
Avangrid beats Summer Energy on 9 of the 10 factors compared between the two stocks.
Avangrid Company Profile (Get a rating)
Avangrid, Inc., an energy services holding company, conducts regulated energy transmission and distribution and renewable energy generation activities in the United States. The Company operates through the Grids and Renewables segments. It is involved in the generation, transmission and distribution of electricity; and the distribution, transport and sale of natural gas. The company also operates renewable energy generation facilities using primarily onshore wind energy, as well as solar, biomass and thermal energy. It supplies natural gas and electricity to residential, commercial and institutional customers through its regulated utilities in New York, Maine, Connecticut and Massachusetts; and sells its output to investor-owned utilities, utilities and other creditworthy entities. In addition, the company generates and supplies electricity and other services to federal and state agencies, as well as institutional retail and joint action agencies; and provides thermal generation to wholesale customers in the western United States. It owns eight electric and natural gas utilities, serving 3.3 million customers in New York and New England, as well as owns and operates 8.8 gigawatts of electrical capacity primarily through wind power in 22 States. The company was incorporated in 1997 and is based in Orange, Connecticut. Avangrid, Inc. is a subsidiary of Iberdrola, SA
Summer Energy Company Profile (Get a rating)
Summer Energy Holdings, Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates as a retail electricity provider in Texas, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Ohio and Illinois. It purchases energy in bulk and resells it to commercial and residential customers. The company was founded in 2011 and is based in Houston, Texas.
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