EDP – Energias de Portugal (OTCMKTS:EDPFY – Get Rating) and Heliogen (NYSE:HLGN – Get Rating) are both utilities companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, valuation, profitability, analyst recommendations, earnings, institutional ownership and dividends.
Valuation & Earnings
This table compares EDP – Energias de Portugal and Heliogen’s top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|EDP – Energias de Portugal||$21.76 billion||N/A||$715.52 million||N/A||N/A|
|Heliogen||$8.80 million||4.51||-$137.40 million||N/A||N/A|
EDP – Energias de Portugal has higher revenue and earnings than Heliogen.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|EDP – Energias de Portugal||0||1||2||1||3.00|
EDP – Energias de Portugal currently has a consensus price target of $5.90, suggesting a potential downside of 88.42%. Heliogen has a consensus price target of $2.00, suggesting a potential upside of 860.15%. Given Heliogen’s higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Heliogen is more favorable than EDP – Energias de Portugal.
Volatility and Risk
EDP – Energias de Portugal has a beta of 0.61, indicating that its stock price is 39% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Heliogen has a beta of 2.23, indicating that its stock price is 123% more volatile than the S&P 500.
Institutional and Insider Ownership
39.8% of Heliogen shares are owned by institutional investors. 8.7% of Heliogen shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.
This table compares EDP – Energias de Portugal and Heliogen’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|EDP – Energias de Portugal||3.19%||4.14%||1.14%|
EDP – Energias de Portugal beats Heliogen on 8 of the 12 factors compared between the two stocks.
About EDP – Energias de Portugal
EDP-Energias de Portugal SA engages in the generation, transmission, distribution and supply of electricity and supply of gas. It operates through the following segments: Renewables, Networks, and Client Solutions & Energy Management. The Renewables segment engages in generation of electricity through renewable energy sources. The Networks segment engages in electricity distribution and transmission business, including last resort suppliers. The Customer Solutions and Energy Management segment includes electricity generation from energy sources non-renewable, especially coal and gas; electricity and gas trading and energy solution services. The company was founded in 1976 and is headquartered in Lisbon, Portugal.
Heliogen, Inc., a renewable energy technology company, develops an A.I.-enabled, concentrated solar power plant. It offers HelioHeat for the production of heat for use in industrial processes; HelioPower, a solution for power generation; and HelioFuel, a solution for hydrogen fuel production. The company was formerly known as Edison Microgrids, Inc. and changed its name to Heliogen, Inc. in November 2019. The company was incorporated in 2013 and is headquartered in Pasadena, California.
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