Head to Head Analysis: Huaneng Power International (NYSE:HNPIY) versus Altus Power (NYSE:AMPS)

Huaneng Power International (NYSE:HNPIYGet Rating) and Altus Power (NYSE:AMPSGet Rating) are both utilities companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, earnings, dividends, institutional ownership, risk, profitability and valuation.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Huaneng Power International and Altus Power’s top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Huaneng Power International $32.09 billion 0.23 -$1.65 billion ($6.60) -2.81
Altus Power $71.80 million 18.85 $5.91 million N/A N/A

Altus Power has lower revenue, but higher earnings than Huaneng Power International.

Risk & Volatility

Huaneng Power International has a beta of 0.55, indicating that its stock price is 45% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Altus Power has a beta of 0.67, indicating that its stock price is 33% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and price targets for Huaneng Power International and Altus Power, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Huaneng Power International 0 0 0 0 N/A
Altus Power 0 3 3 0 2.50

Altus Power has a consensus target price of $12.75, indicating a potential upside of 46.89%. Given Altus Power’s higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Altus Power is more favorable than Huaneng Power International.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

0.4% of Huaneng Power International shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 43.7% of Altus Power shares are owned by institutional investors. 41.0% of Altus Power shares are owned 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.


This table compares Huaneng Power International and Altus Power’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Huaneng Power International -6.60% -10.78% -3.10%
Altus Power N/A -6.26% -1.84%


Altus Power beats Huaneng Power International on 10 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Huaneng Power International

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Huaneng Power International, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, engages in the generation and sale of electric power to the regional or provincial grid companies in the People's Republic of China and internationally. It is involved in the development, construction, operation, and management of power plants and related projects. The company also generates power from gas turbine, hydro, wind, photovoltaic, coal-fired, and biomass resources. In addition, it is involved in the sale of coal ash and lime; cargo loading and storage; port, warehousing, and conveying activities; photovoltaic power generation projects development and construction; and provision of thermal energy and cold energy services, as well as thermal heating services. Further, the company engages in the repair and maintenance of power equipment; supply of steam and hot water; plumbing pipe installation and repair; and energy engineering construction activities. Additionally, it is involved in the provision of transportation services; construction and operation of electricity distribution networks and heating pipe networks; energy supply, energy transmission, and substation project contracting activities; cargo handling and transportation; and port management, investment, and development activities. The company engages in the management of industrial water and waste, as well as provides environment engineering, and information technology and management consulting services. It also sells raw and processed coal; and offers central heat and desalinated water services. As of December 31, 2021, the company had a controlled generating capacity of 118,695 megawatts and an equity-based installed capacity of 103,875 megawatts. Huaneng Power International, Inc. was incorporated in 1994 and is based in Beijing, the People's Republic of China.

About Altus Power

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Altus Power, Inc., a clean electrification company, originates, develops, owns, and operates roof, ground, and carport-based photovoltaic solar energy generation and storage systems. It serves commercial, industrial, public sector, and community solar customers. The company was founded in 2013 and is based in Stamford, Connecticut.

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